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Matthew Leon Lopez

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

About Me

Matthew Lopez was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He attended Arizona State University and received his undergraduate degree from the W.P. Carey School of Business. Matthew graduated at the top of his class and was recruited to work for a Fortune 500 Company.

While in law school, Matthew was a Staff Editor of the Phoenix Law Review Journal and was a board member of the Hispanic Law Students Association. As a member of the Phoenix Law Review Journal, Matthew authored an award winning publication regarding the environmental effects of globalization.

Matthew has worked for a well respected Maricopa County Superior Court judge, the City of Scottsdale Attorney's Office in its real property and civil litigation department and for a highly regarded civil litigation firm.

Matthew is well respected within the legal community and collaborates, on a frequent basis, with several other highly respected attorneys.  As a member of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Matthew is consistently honing his legal knowledge and skills, in an effort to provide his clients with the best possible legal representation.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
  4. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

24 total 

  • William Pierce Sargeant

    Matt and I have had the pleasure of working with each other previously. He has an excellent work ethic and takes pride in his work. I know that his ultimate goal is to best serve his client, a goal that he takes great pride in achieving. I am confident that you will be pleased with his work, his demeanor, and how he treats his clients.

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    William Sargeant Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sonja S. Duckstein

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Lopez is a very hard working and dedicated attorney. He is highly intelligent, organized, and motivated to achieve results for his clients. In addition, Mr. Lopez has excellent communication skills. I highly recommend Mr. Lopez.

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    Sonja Duckstein Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Matthew Lopez Law, PLLC

55 S Lake Havasu Ave
Ste. F-199
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86403

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 201002/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
10 Best Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in State of ArizonaAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Staff Editor Publication AwardPhoenix School of Law2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMatthew Lopez Law2010 - Present
Law ClerkAlex & Gaxioloa2009 - 2010
Law ClerkScottsdale Prosecutor's Office2008 - 2008
Summer AssociateIafrate & Associates2008 - 2008
Law ClerkMaricopa Country Superior Court2007 - 2007
ClerkLewis & Roca2003 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
District Court of ArizonaAttorney Member2013 - Present
Ahwatukee Chamber of CommerceAmbassador2013 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAttorney Member2011 - Present
Arizona Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present
South Mountain Community College President's Advisory BoardBoard Member2010 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaAttorney Member2010 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
3 Counts Assault / 3 Counts EndangermentComplete Dismissal of all 6 counts
DUI - .201 BACReduced to a Regular DUI - Client served 24 hours
DUI - .255 BACReduced to a regular DUI - Client served 24 hours

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Arizona AttorneyDiversity in Law Profile2013
Phoenix Law ReviewThe Effects of Free Trade on the Environment: Conserving the Environment While Maintaining Increased Levels of Economic Prosperity for Developing Countries2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Phoenix School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Arizona State UniversityMarketingBS - Bachelor of Science2005

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Power Partners Networking GroupWhat to do if Injured in a Car Crash2013
Celebration of CourageArizona Marijuana Laws2013
Graduation CeremonyKeynote Speaker2011

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