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Jason M Kalafat
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Jason M Kalafat

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime, Federal Crime

About Me

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Criminal Defense: 45%
    14 years, 500 cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
    13 years, 400 cases
  3. White Collar Crime: 10%
    10 years, 50 cases
  4. Federal Crime: 5%
    11 years, 45 cases

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

21 total 

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    I have known Mr. Kalafat for the better part of 8 years. While practicing in Phoenix, Arizona, he quickly developed a well-earned reputation for being a knowledgeable and capable litigator in the field of criminal law. He possesses a thorough knowledge of the criminal system, and I would not hesitate to refer cases to him of all severity.

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    Matthew Schwartzstein Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. Jason and I worked together as lawyers at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. in Phoenix. Jason is a hardworking, honest and very skilled attorney. I highly recommend Jason.

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    Jonathan Frank Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Jason Kalafat Defense Attorney

409 7th St. NW
Suite 220
Washington, DC, 20004

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 200907/19/2014
AZInactive 200103/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Avvo's 2010 Top 50 Northeast Lawyers - Top 10 DUI AttorneyAcela Arrive Magazine2010
Graduate of the YearWest Virginia University - College of Arts & Sciences1997
Purinton Philosophy ScholarWest Virginia University1996

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerPrice Benowitz LLP2009 - Present
Private Contract Attorney2008 - 2009
MemberKimerer & Derrick2005 - 2008
Deputy Public DefenderMaricopa County Public Defender's Office2002 - 2005
AssociateSnell & Wilmer L.L.P.2000 - 2002

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Sandra Day O'Connor Inn of CourtMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. ESWGuilty verdict dismissed; reduced plea obtained
State v. MFNot guilty verdict on all charges after jury trial
State v. RWRNot guilty verdict after jury trial

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vanderbilt Univesity School of LawLawJuris Doctorate2000
West Virginia UniversityPhilosophyBachelor of Arts1997
Carnegie Mellon UniversityN/AN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Phoenix School of Law Career SymposiumPrivate Criminal Defense Practice2007
Arizona Public Defender's Association Annual ConferenceKeeping Out Rule 404(c) "Bad Acts" Evidence2005
Arizona State University Career SymposiumCareer Development and Public Interest Law2004
Annual Philosophy ConferenceThe Philosphy of Leibniz1997