Flynn Carey defends clients throughout Arizona in violent crime and vehicular prosecutions; advocates for professionals in licensing investigations and in board proceedings; and assists companies and governmental entities in conducting internal investigations and litigating white collar and fraud cases.
Flynn has litigated all manner of criminal cases, from assault and domestic violence charges to drug charges, to sexual misconduct and murder cases. While at Gallagher & Kennedy, PA, Flynn worked to establish a DUI and Vehicular Crimes practice, and has litigated issues related to impaired drivers before the trial courts and the Arizona Court of Appeals. Since establishing that practice, Flynn has represented all types of licensed drivers, including those with specialized licensing and certifications, in a variety of vehicular matters including DUI, aggressive/reckless driving, aggravated assault with a vehicle, and leaving the scene of an accident cases.
Flynn represents professionals before their licensing agencies, in conjunction with parallel criminal allegations and in situations in which professionals are accused of violating the practice restrictions and standards of their licensing entity.
Flynn has extensive civil litigation experience in the trial courts at all levels of practice, and has litigated complex civil cases including racketeering claims, fraud, and unlawful shareholder oppression. Flynn is also retained frequently by family law attorneys to consult on issues involving the intersection of domestic relations law and criminal law. Flynn has experience addressing criminal allegations by one spouse against another, situations in which Child Protective Services is investigating a parent’s actions, and instances where threats have been made against a parent during family law proceedings.
Flynn holds a degree in Management Information Systems, and managed information technology for the City of Tucson prior to a career in law. Flynn’s knowledge of science and technology has allowed him to successfully litigate complex legal issues involving computer forensics, police technology, DNA analysis, mobile technology, surveillance, and toxicology.
Flynn graduated cum laude from the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, where he was the President of the Criminal Law Society and served as the Research Editor of the Arizona Law Review. During law school, he externed for the Arizona Office of the Attorney General, assisting in the prosecution of violent crime and white collar cases.
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Flynn Carey is an excellent attorney. I have worked with Flynn on several matters and have found him to adhere to the highest of professional standards. Furthermore, he is extremely knowledgeable, experienced and prompt in handling client matters. I give Flynn my highest of professional endorsements.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Clients' Choice Award||AVVO||2013|
|Arizona Attorney Creative Arts Competition, Honorable Mention||State Bar of Arizona||2008|
|Scholarship & Leadership Award||American Legal Institute-American Bar Association||2007|
|Rosenberg Distinguished Editor Award||Arizona Law Review||2007|
|T. C. Clark Litigation with Civility Award||University of Arizona College of Law||2007|
|Public Service Excellence Award||City of Tucson||2004|
|Managing Partner||Mitchell | Stein | Carey, PC||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||Gallagher & Kennedy, PA||2007 - 2013|
|Extern||Arizona Attorney General's Office||2006 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Thurgood Marshall Inn of Court||Immediate Past President||2013 - Present|
|Thurgood Marshall Inn of Court||President||2012 - 2013|
|Thurgood Marshall Inn of Court||Vice President||2011 - 2012|
|State Bar of Arizona, Criminal Jury Instructions Committee||Member||2010 - 2013|
|Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice||Member||2007 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2007 - Present|
|Maricopa County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||N/A||2007 - Present|
|Arizona Tort Law Handbook||Malicious Prosecution and Abuse of Process; Assault; Trespass||2013|
|University of Arizona||Collateral Sanctions: A Comprehensive Study of the Ongoing Effects of Criminal Convictions in Arizona||2007|
|Arizona Law Review||In re Hamm: From Behind Bars to the Arizona Bar?||2006|
|Arizona Law Review||Extending the Home Court Advantage: A Call to Update the Arizona Civil Rights Restoration Scheme||2006|
|University of Arizona College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|University of Arizona College of Law||Management Information Systems||BS - Bachelor of Science||2000|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Midwinter Meeting||Mitigating the Sentence and Collateral Consequences with Plea Agreements, Midwinter Conference||2014|
|State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention||Staying Out of the Dog House: New Issues Re Animals in Family Law & Criminal Matters||2013|
|Monthly Meeting||Current DUI Issues||2013|
|Arizona Public Defender Association Annual Conference||Focusing on Mitigation from the First Handshake Through Sentencing||2013|
|International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals, Winter Meeting||Sexual Addiction, Sexual Offending or Both?||2012|