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The Schill Law Group is a legal office dedicated to defending the rights of residents throughout Phoenix who have been charged with a criminal offense. Facing criminal charges can be overwhelming—especially since they have the potential to leave a lasting negative affect on your career, reputation, relationships, and future. Depending on what you have been charged with, a criminal offense has the potential to result in a jail or prison sentence, heavy fines, probation, suspension of your driver’s license, and a permanent mark on your criminal record. This is why after you have been charged with a criminal offense, it is essential to contact the firm as soon as possible. The quicker you team up with Schill Law Group, the sooner the attorneys can begin building the strongest defense possible on your behalf. When your future is at stake, do not wait to take action. Contact Schill Law Group for more information about working with a Phoenix criminal defense attorney. 


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
    24 years, 500 cases
  2. Divorce & Separation: 30%
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    24 years, 500 cases
  4. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 10%
    16 years, 1 thousand cases



Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

The Schill Law Group

8700 East Via De Ventura
Suite 210
Scottsdale, AZ, 85258


AZActive 199806/02/2015
SCGood Standing199511/12/2015
UTAdministrative - Not authorized to practice200210/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best of 2015Thumbtack2015
Lead Counsel Rated for Criminal Law - State Felony & MisdemeanorLead Counsel2015
10 Best DUI Attorneys for ArizonaAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100 DUI Attorneys in ArizonaThe National Advocacy for DUI Defense2015
Top 100 DUI Attorneys in ArizonaNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2014
Client Choice Award DUIAvvo2014
Accredited BusinessBetter Business Bureau2014
Clienit Choice Award BankruptcyAvvo2013
Accredited BusinessBetter Business Bureau2013
Client Choice Award Criminal DefenseAvvo2013
Client Choice Award DUIAvvo2013
20 Year Anniversary AwardMartindale-Hubbell2011
Somalia Service MedalUnited Nations1994
Army Commendation MedalUS Army1994
Army Commendation MedalUS Army1994
Parachustist BadgeUnited States Army1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerThe Schill Law Group2012 - Present
Managing PartnerRowe Baldwin and Schill2010 - 2012
AttorneyHaines Kreiger and Baldwin2009 - 2010
AttorneyPhillips & Associates Law Firm1996 - 2009
AttorneyBrooks Law Firm1994 - 1996
AttorneyUnited States Army1991 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2010 - Present
Arizona Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2008 - 2009
State Bar of ArizonaN/A1998 - Present
Maricopa County Bar AssociationN/A1998 - 1999
Richland County Bar AssociationN/A1996 - 1997
South Carolina BarN/A1996 - Present
Nebraska State Bar AssociationN/A1991 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1991 - 1992
Phi Delta Phi legal fraternityN/A1990 - Present
Pi Kappa Alpha FraternityN/A1984 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Seymour v. Maricopa County and Joseph ArpaioJury Verdict for Plaintiff $750,000.00
Mota v. Gonzales and Yellow Freight SystemsSettlement $2,300,000.00
Kaylor v. BrowningWon on Appeal
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Publication nameTitleDate
ROE Card US Forces SomaliaRules of Engagment US Forces Somali1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
US Army Airborne SchoolN/AN/A1992
US Army JAG SchoolN/AN/A1991
Creighton University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Creighton UniversityAccountingBachelor of Science in Business Administration1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
PAC911 Animal Cruelty SymposiumAnimal Cruelty/Animal Crimes2015
Press Conference on Green Acre case, and Animla Cruelty ChargesAnimal Cruelty2014
Mogadishu, SomaliaRules of Engagment1993