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Craig W Penrod

Craig W Penrod

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
    39 years, 4 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    39 years, 1 thousand cases



Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Stasy D Click

    Craig is an excellent attorney - when I worked for him I found him to be one of the most ethical and knowledgeable attorneys in his field. I refer any client charged with a DUI to Craig knowing that they will be treated fairly and with respect.


    Stasy Click Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • James S Tinker

    Craig is one of the best DUI lawyers in Arizona!


    James Tinker Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Craig W. Penrod

301 West Warner Road
Suite 133
Tempe, AZ, 85284-2964



AZActive 197605/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in SouthwestSuperLawyers2014
Best Lawyers in SouthwestSuperlawyers2013
Best Lawyers in SouthwestSuperlawyers2012
Best Lawyers in SouthwestSuper Lawyers2011
Best Lawyers in SouthwestSuper Lawyers2010
Board Cerified Criminal Law SpecialistArizona State Bar Association2010
Peer Rated AV* - highest level of legal ability and ethics.Martindale-Hubbell2010
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2010
Best Lawyers in SouthwestSuper Lawyers2009
Best Lawyers in SouthwestSuper Lawyers2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Arizona State Bar Board of Legal SpecializationCriminal Law Advisory Commission.2011 - Present
U.S. Supreme Court Barmember2008 - Present
Mesa City DUI Court Case Processing CommiteeMember2006 - 2007
N/AMember2006 - 2007
National College of DUI DefenseMember2001 - 2007
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember1999 - 2007
State Bar of ArizonaMember1976 - 2007
Nevada Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Arizona Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Arizona Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State of Nevada Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Website BlogArizona Mandatory Insurance2012
Website BlogNew Laws Effecting SIIRDL'S2011
Website BlogThe Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution2011
Website BlogWho'd a Thought, Eh?2011
Website BlogSuspended or Revoked?2011
Website BlogCollaeral Consequences2011
Website BlogSobriety Checkpoints2011
Website BlogIs Home Detention an Option for Me?2011
Website BlogWhat is NRVC?2011
Website BlogWhat is SR22?2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Arizona State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1973

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired DriverCross Examining the State's Analyst2010
Understanding the Inner Workings of MVD Rules, Hearings, Policies & PracticesMVD Hearings and Vehicle Seizures2007
MVD Understanding the Inner Workings of MVD Rules, Hearings, Policies & PracticesMVD Hearings and Vehicle Seizures2006
2006 Arizona DUI SummitInvited by Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court to participate in conference2006