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All of his professional life, Bami has fought injustice or unfairness. He knows what it means to be unfairly targeted or unfairly charged with a crime by authorities. He knows what it feels like to have a family member deported for immigration reasons. Bami brings a unique perspective to the practice of law and to the defense of his clients be it criminal or immigration. This is as a result of his work at the public defender’ and prosecutor’s office.

From the moment he begins your representation, Bami guarantees that he will be personally involved in your case from beginning to end, and that you will always be fully informed of the status of your case.

Looking out for others, and being an aggressive advocate for those in need is his true passion. Let him help. Please call our office today, we are available 24/7.


Languages spoken: Yoruba, English

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 50%
    12 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    12 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

27 total 

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  • Neil G. Patel

    Mr. Adelayo and I used to work together as prosecutors and then against each other when he became a defense attorney. He is an excellent attorney, who showed real compassion for his client's. You are well served by having him work on your case.


    Neil Patel DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Peter John Marek

    12 years as an attorney, former public defender and also as a former prosecutor is very court experienced. The prosecutors are well aware that he knows what they know. His knowledge of both the law and procedure is excellent and evident in his pro bono contributions. His client reviews are the real test of his results and they are stellar. READ THEM! Endorsements by other attorneys are numerous and outstanding. Do yourself a favor and schedule a consultation. If your lucky he might just agree to represent you.


    Peter Marek Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info


PHOENIX, AZ, 85004


AZActive 201005/22/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200511/12/2015
MNNot Authorized200707/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lead Counsel RatedLead Counsel Review Board2015
MemberDUI Defense Lawyers Association2015
Pro Bono AwardFlorence Project2014
Lead Counsel RatedLead Counsel Review Board2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerAdelayo Law Firm, PLLC2007 - Present
Assistant State's AttorneyWill County State's Attorney's Office2005 - 2007
Deputy Assistant Public DefenderNew Jersey Office Of The Public Defender2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2011 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Washington University School of LawLawLL.M - Master of Laws1999
Ogun State UniversityLawLL.B - Bachelor of Laws1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Nigeria 55th Independence BanquetThe current status of US immigration Law as it affects African immigrants in Arizona”.2015
Immigration workshopDevelopments in U.S. Immigration Laws and Policies2015
Immigration SeminarA thru Z of applying and getting your U.S. immigrant and non-immigrant visa"2009