Craig S Orent

Craig S Orent

Criminal Defense Attorney
Phoenix, AZ




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About Me

Craig Orent has been defending and trying criminal cases for 27 years, handling everything from traffic matters to capital first degree murder. He appears in all courts (city, state, and federal). To learn more about Craig follow the link:

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Highly recommend to anyone needing help; Honest, straight forward, made it easy for me to go through a difficult time

Posted by: Mauricio about 3 years ago.

I was facing an extreme DUI and was down on my luck. Someone in the courts referred me to Craig. Very thankful. He was great. He cared. Calmed me and...

Excellent lawyer, who rescued me. Highly recommend to anyone facing criminal charges.

Posted by: AC almost 3 years ago.

Honest, straightforward; was always there for me; kept me informed of all case activity; and got me great results. Charged with a firearms offense....
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Showing 2 of 32 peer endorsements

Dmitriy Shakhnevich
Dmitriy Shakhnevich

Brooklyn, NY

About 1 month ago

Relationship: Other

I endorse this lawyer.
Peter John Marek
Peter Marek

Stockton, CA

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

27 years of criminal practice with client reviews that most lawyers dream of is just part of his legal legacy. Read the reviews. He has an additional...
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1994 License Status: Active for the state of Arizona.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/09/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1987 – 2011



Showing 1 of 6 degrees

2013 DWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing in Certification

NHTSA & IACP; sponsored byRobert LaPier & Associates


Showing 1 of 21 awards

2014 Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys - Arizona

The National Academy Of Criminal Defense Attorneys


Showing 1 of 11 association entries

1991- present Former Board of Director

Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice

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Showing 2 of 5 publications

2003 The Sooner the Better: Jencks Material of Hearsay Declarants in Pretrial Hearings

The Liberty Legend, National Association of Federal Defenders

2000 Beware Of Unknown Court Policies: What You Don't Know About Ex Parte Communications Between Judge and Jury Can Hurt You

The Defender, Arizona Attorneys For Criminal Justice

Speaking Engagements

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2007 An Ethics Roundtable Discussion

at CJA/FPD seminar

2005 Federal Victims Rights: Dormant No More?

at National Seminar for Federal Defenders

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