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About me

I am a career criminal defense lawyer with over 23 years experience defending Arizona criminal cases.  I am certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a Criminal Defense Specialist.


I understand that your case is the most important thing going on in your life.  Rest assured that your case is just as important to me and I will work tirelessly to get you the result you expect.


I am available to my clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  I encourage all of my clients to contact me whenever they have questions


Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 45%
    26 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 45%
    26 years
  3. Juvenile: 10%
    26 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. Slade is a very experienced and intelligent lawyer. He is well respected in the legal community and truly cares about his clients' cases


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Contact info

Lawson Law Office

1761 E McNair Dr Suite 102
Tempe, AZ, 85283-5002


AZActive 199007/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Specialist - CriminalState Bar of Arizona1999
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
P.W. v. G. C.The Injunction Against Harassment filed against my client was dismissed. My client was awarded 100% of her attorney fees.
State of Arizona v. G.S.Not Guilty.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2014 APDA ConferenceCandid Conversations: The Court, The Prosecutor, Your Client2014
2013 APDA ConferenceWorking Through and Surviving the Ethical Pitfalls of Operating a Private Practice2013
2012 APDA ConferenceStrategies for Working the Early Stages of Your Cae2012
2011 APDA ConferenceMaking Ethical Decisions That Help You Sleep Through The Night2011