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       I have been an AV rated trial lawyer for over 20 years. I was a prosecutor, worked for the largest law firm in the State of Arizona, and have been a name partner in a small law firm.  I have tried over 40 cases as lead counsel in state and federal courts in Arizona and Colorado.  I have appeared numerous times before the Arizona courts of Appeal, Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit.

       I am a solo practitioner and represnt clients who have been wronged---criminally accused, hurt and injured and those defrauded. I am a trial lawyer.


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Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 30%
    39 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    39 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    39 years
  4. Violent Crime: 10%
    39 years
  5. Wrongful Termination: 10%
    39 years



Hourly ($250-325/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Randy Nussbaum

    I have known Rick for almost 30 years and during that time have had many opportunities to evaluate his expertise and professionalism. Without fail, his performance has been superb and he is held in very high regard by his peers. Even more importantly, he always acts in a courteous manner and takes very seriously his ethical obligations as well. It is a privilege to be given this honor to endorse one of the most highly respected lawyers in Arizona.


    Randy Nussbaum Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Rick has been gracious enough to assist me with cases in my relatively young legal career. His mentoring, experience, and litigation skills have shown me what a great lawyering looks like. He is intuitive, efficient, and confident. Most importantly he is at ease interacting with clients, so much so that I am always happy to refer my own friends and family to him for their legal needs.


    Rachel Freeman Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Law Offfices of Richard L. Strohm, PC

11 West Jefferson Street,
Suite 1000
Phoenix, AZ, 85003


AZActive 197607/30/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Av RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2012
MembershipWho's Who in Practicing Attorney1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office Richard L Strohm, PC1989 - Present
PartnerCampana, Vieh & Strohm1984 - 1989
Associate AttorneySnell & Wilmer, LLP Law Offices1981 - 1984
Assistant Chief Criminal DeputyPima County Attorney's Office, Civil Division1976 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Arizona, Trial Practice SectionChairman1993 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMemberN/A
The Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMemberN/A
Arizona Supreme Court Committee on ExaminationsMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Hoskins, 14 P.3d 997 (2000)N/A
State v. Bass, 198 Ariz. 571, 12 P.3d 796 (2000)N/A
Fidelity Security Life Ins. Co. v. State Dept. of Ins., 191 Ariz. 222, 954 P.2d 580 (1998)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Career Press"Your Rights in the Workplace: An Employee's Guide to Legal Protection"1994
Career Press"Divorce and Child Custody: Your Options and Legal Rights"1993
Career Press"Solving Your Financial Problems"1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Northern Illinois UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1971
Northern Illinois UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Scottsdale Community CollegeCriminal Procedure and Evidence2000
National Association of Attorneys General, Trial Practice AcademyEntrapment1976