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Mr. Jarvis has handled criminal cases since 1992. He handles a wide variety of criminal and civil cases including DUI, sex crimes, drugs, assault, forfeitures, zoning, construction, trucking, and traffic. After working for a major litigation and medical malpractice firm, Mr. Jarvis became a prosecutor for the City of Phoenix in 1992. He wrote hundreds of motions, conducted hundreds of bench and jury trials, and handled many appeals to the higher courts.

Since Mr. Jarvis entered private practice in 1996, he has successfully defended persons accused of felonies and misdemeanors throughout Arizona in cases including murder, sex crimes, drugs, gangs, DUI, extortion, theft, weapons, zoning, traffic violations, and more. Mr. Jarvis has also continued his appellate practice in the courts of Arizona.
Mr. Jarvis has represented children, juveniles, and adults. His practice has addressed mental illness and associated medications. He has taught other attorneys on mental competency. He has been a Judge Pro Tem since 2007.
Mr. Jarvis is a member of the East Valley Bar Association, serving as its President in 2004 and continuing on its board.
With his diverse experience, Mr. Jarvis also practices in the area of Corporate Counseling, helping companies increase productivityand helpingcompanies in distress become viable and healthy. His firm can provide a team of professionals to help in needed areas.
Mr. Jarvis grew up in Mesa and has enjoyed serving his community. He enjoyed serving in the Boys Scouts of America and his church. For many years he coached youth soccer, softball, baseball, and basketball.


Languages spoken: Korean

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    19 years
  2. Driving While Intoxicated: 15%
    24 years
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 15%
    24 years
  4. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%
    24 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($200-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Law Office of Robert P. Jarvis, PLC

1423 S. Higley Road, Suite 112
Mesa, AZ, 85206-3449


AZActive 199105/25/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Judge Pro TemporeMaricopa County Justice Courts2006 - Present
Prosecuting AttorneyCity of Phoenix Prosecutor's Office1992 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
East Valley Bar AssociationPresident2003 - 2003
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeLifetime Member2001 - Present
East Valley Bar AssociationBoard Member2001 - Present
East Valley Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of ArizonaMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State V. Ricketts IIN/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Brigham Young UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
APAAC ConferenceRule 11 Competency to Stand TrialN/A