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Joshua Blake Mayes

Joshua Blake Mayes

also known as J. Blake Mayes

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

About Me

J. Blake Mayes is a criminal defense attorney at the Phoenix law firm MayesTelles PLLC. The firm has 50 years of combined legal experience that it uses to defend individuals facing a number of different felony and misdemeanor offenses, such as drug crimes, drunk driving, sex offenses, assault, and more.

The firm is comprised of seven skilled attorneys and a dedicated support staff that make themselves available 24/7. With MayesTelles PLLC, clients get the advantage of attorneys who are former criminal prosecutors, are listed in “Top 100 Trial Lawyers,” and rated AV Preeminent™ on Martindale-Hubbell®.

The attorneys at MayesTelles have handled thousands of cases and are dedicated to doing whatever it takes to achieve optimal outcomes for clients. 


Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    0 years



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes), Pro Bono (10%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Matthew Paul Lloyd

    I have known Mr. Mayes for over 15 years and can confidently say that he is an extremely intelligent and skilled bi-lingual attorney. Additionally, Mr. Mayes has outstanding practice management skills and extensive experience. I proudly endorse this attorney.


    Matthew Lloyd Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kristi Michelle Morley

    I endorse this lawyer. Blake is an extremely competent and diligent attorney who pays attention to the details. Blake also cares very much about his clients and is great to work with.


    Kristi Morley Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


AZActive 200603/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2014
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top LawyersArizona Business Magazine2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMayesTelles PLLC2010 - Present
AssociateSacks Tierney PA2008 - 2009
AssociateGalbut & Galbut, PC2005 - 2008

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Teacher Retention ProjectBoard Member2014 - Present
Maricopa County Bar AssociationBoard Member2012 - 2012
Ninth Circuit Court of AppealsAdmitted to Practice2009 - Present
Maricopa County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionBoard Member2008 - 2010
United States District Court for the District of ArizonaAdmitted to Practice2006 - Present
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of ArizonaMemberN/A
Unknown(Canada Arizona Business Council )MemberN/A
Unknown(Arizona Mexico Commission )MemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. R.G.Case Dismissed

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Publication NameTitleDate
Arizona Law ReviewCase Note: Gunnell v. Arizona Public Service Company2004

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Arizona State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Immigration/Deferred ActionImmigration/Deferred Action2013