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I grew up with a unique insight into the American justice system. You see, my father was a cop. And even though the majority of his colleagues were good guys, I still had the displeasure of seeing how police power can be abused. Even as a kid, I couldn’t stand the injustice, and I rapidly grew into an arguer, a justice-seeker, and an aggressive defender of the underdog.

Given my background, it probably comes as no surprise to you that I was drawn to criminal defense when I started law school. What may surprise you, though, is the other direction my education took while I was there. During my time in Campbell University’s law program, I decided to pursue my MBA as well, which gave me the chance to finally satisfy my own personal interest in business affairs.

Armed with my MBA and Juris Doctorate, I moved forward into my current role. Now, over a decade later, I have no regrets — this is what I was meant to do. Every day, I get to defend real people who are falsely accused of crimes, protect them from unfair treatment, and help them get their lives back on track. On top of that, I get to help business owners with anything and everything they may need — from forming their businesses to drafting contracts and handling commercial leases. All in all, I couldn’t be happier with my career.

Through all the emotional ups and downs, I’ll provide the guidance you need, the attention you deserve, and the aggressive representation your opponent never saw coming.


Policies Created with You in Mind

To ensure that I’m continuing to do all that I can for my clients, I have implemented several policies over the years that I implement personally:

Direct Communication. When you call to speak to your attorney, you will speak to your attorney. You won’t be directed to a paralegal, a secretary, or a call-screening robot. You’ll get me directly.

Simplified Payment Options. To start off our relationship right, I offer free initial consultations. As we proceed, payment options vary depending on your type of case, but I always strive to keep them simple and catered to your needs. Here’s a basic overview of what to expect:

  • DUI and Criminal Defense cases: We generally charge a flat fee, which we’ll share with you up front. That means no extra charges for phone calls, questions, and the like.
  • Business Consultation services: We offer several payment options, including a small retainer fee and low hourly rates, a regular retainer fee and no hourly charges, and flat fees for certain services.
  • All Clients: We offer payment plans, which we strive to cater to your particular needs.

Community Service Involvement. At work, clients are my first priority. But I also care about the larger Maricopa community as well. That’s why I dedicate my time, expertise, and proactive attitude to various philanthropic programs. Currently, those programs include We the People, Kids to Court, Maricopa County’s Elementary School Pipeline Program, and the Veteran Stand-Down program.

Education

  • JD - Campbell University, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • MBA - Campbell University, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

Professional Association & Membership

  • Member - We the People committee of the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services
  • Member - Kids to Court program of the Honorable Mary H. Murguia and ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law
  • Volunteer and Participant - Elementary School and Pipeline Program of the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services
  • Volunteer - Veteran's Stand-Down
  • Offers pro-bono services to U.S. veterans