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Paul Ramos is a Certified Criminal Law Specialist through the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of Arizona and is also a member of and currently chairs the Criminal Law Advisory Committee. Mr. Ramos has enjoyed a criminal defense career spanning approximately 21 years and  is qualified to practice in all Arizona State Courts as well as the United States District Court. He has been a member of the American Bar Association, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Ramos has conducted over 100 trials including charges of Capital Murder (death penalty), second degree murder, manslaughter, sexual conduct with minors, child molestation, sexual abuse, and numerous DUI's. Mr. Ramos has also handled high profile media cases which have received both local and national media coverage. Mr. Ramos received training from the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, the Institute for Criminal Defense Advocacy and the Fifth International Conference of the National Child Abuse Defense and Resource Center. Mr. Ramos has also instructed at the Maricopa County Public Defender Trial Advocacy Skills College and lectured at the college level in the areas of substantive criminal law and criminal procedure.


Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 80%
    23 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    23 years



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  • Raymond A Kimble

    I endorse this lawyer. Paul is a very experienced and aggressive attorney. He consistently achieves great results for his clients.


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  • Michelle L. Bell

    Paul is a very experienced and well respected attorney. I have no doubt that Paul's clients receive excellent representation.


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Contact info

Ramos Law Firm

14500 N. Northsight Blvd.
Ste 229
Scottsdale, AZ, 85260-3662


AZActive 199205/25/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Certified Specialist-Criminal LawState Bar of Arizona2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentRamos Law Firm2010 - Present
AttorneyMaasen Law Firm2006 - 2010
AttorneyLaw Office of David Michael Cantor2001 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maricopa County Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionCommitte Member2010 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2010 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember2010 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, Criminal Law Advisory CommissionChair2008 - Present
United States District Court for the District of ArizonaN/A2002 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Arizona State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Your First DUI TrialDUI Representation2012
State Bar ConventionRepresenting the Service Member or Veteran in Criminal Matters2011
Continuing Legal EducationFirst Domestic Violence Case2011
Professional and Collateral Consequences of DUIDUI Lecture2010
DUI and Distracted DrivingDUI and Distracted Driving Laws2010
Conducting Fact and Police Witness Interviews in Criminal CasesCriminal Law Presentation2010
Maricopa County Public Defender Trial Skills CollegeFaculty-Trial Skills1999