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Brian Douglas Sloan

also known as Brian D. Sloan

About me

SOLELY FOCUSED on DUI Defense Representation.  Numerous Awards for "Top 1 Percent," "Top Lawyer," "Top 100," "Top 40 Under 40, and "Top 10."   So, Why Should I Hire Attorney Brian Sloan over all the other lawyers?


 


This is a question many people ask themselves, and the answer is quite simple.  If you are charged with DUI, you want a DUI Attorney who FOCUSES on DUI Defense Representation.  


 


I am part of a rare breed of Attorneys who focus solely on DUI Defense Representation.  


 


Nearly every other "DUI Lawyer" on AVvo.com handles numerous other types of offenses.  Just look at thier pie charts.  Every other type of case they represent - Civil, Criminal, Divorce, Wills & Trusts, etc. - takes them away from concentrating on DUI Defense, and being up-to-date on the latest changes in DUI Representation.


 


I focus my legal practice on DUI Defense Representation only.


 


Just as you wouldn't want a Podiatrist (foot doctor) to conduct brain surgery on you - despite that they are both doctors - if you are charged with a DUI, you want an Attorney who has spent his career focusing on DUI Defense Representation.


 


I've spent the past 11+ years focusing solely DUI Defense Representation.  I've defended more than 2,100 clients, and teach DUI Representation at statewide seminars every year.


 


I've done 100+ Felony & Misdemeanor trials, and received numerous Not Guilty Verdicts, Judgments of Innocence, Guilty on Lesser Included Offenses, and Granted Plea Deviations.


 


I am rated 10-out-of-10 on AVvo.com; 4.9-out-of-5.0 on Martindale Hubbell; I am the recipient of the SuperLawyers Southwest Rising Star Award for the last three years; named one of the Top Lawyers in 2013 by North Valley Magazine; named one of the Top 100 Lawyers by Arizona Finest Lawyers; acknowledged as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer Nationally by National Trial Lawyers, and named one of Arizona's Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 by National Trial Lawyers and American Society of Legal Advocates.


 


I was acknowledged as a Top 10 DUI Lawyer in Arizona by National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, was the Featured Cover Attorney of Attorney at Law Magazine in August, 2013, and was also recognized as an "Attorney to Watch in 2015" by Attorney at Law Magazine in December, 2014.


 


Most recently, I was acknowledged as part of the "Top One Percent in the Nation" of Defense Lawyers by National Association of Distinguished Counsel.


 


All my accomplishments are too many to list on AVvo.com, but they are listed at my other website: www.ArizDUI.com.


 


 


I am a founding member of The Arizona DUI Team (www.AZDUITeam.com), and offer Experienced, Quality DUI representation at a very reasonable price.  My Legal Services Contracts offer flat fees, payment plans, and a Free 'In-Depth' Consultation.  There are no hidden fees, and my clients are clear about my representation. 


 


I have been described as "honest," and a "straight-shooter."  I am not a person who will only tell you what you want to hear, or feed you false hope or false information, just to get more money out of you.  You will hear the truth from me, and my honest opinion, so you can then make an informed decision on how you want to move forward with your case.


 


I have also developed an innovative form of Legal Representation that I call 'Bifurcated Representation,' which is unlike any other.  It is very beneficial for my clients, and ensures that my clients pay very reasonable legal fees, while not paying me for work I am not doing, or busy work.


 


These core values have led to my success with my clients, with the prosecutors, and with the courts.


 


I offer my legal services in the representation of Misdemeanor offenses in the following areas:


 



  • DUI - Alcohol

  • DUI - Drugs

  • DUI - Medications

  • Extreme DUI

  • Super Extreme DUI

  • 2nd Time DUI

  • 2nd Time Extreme DUI

  • 2nd Time Super Extreme DUI


 


 

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Contact info

Law Offices of Brian D. Sloan, PLLC

60 E. Rio Salado Pkwy, Suite 900
Tempe, AZ, 85281

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. DUI & DWI: 95%
    12 years, 2.1 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 5%
    12 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • David Kephart

    I've known Brian for over five years and I have seen first hand the dedication he has in defending DUI and vehicular cases. He has made it his career goal to be the preeminent DUI and vehicular defense lawyer and he is well on his way to achieving that goal. He is intelligent, bright, and passionate about his work -- everything that's needed in a great criminal defense attorney.

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    David Kephart Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Roy C Whitehead

    I endorse this lawyer. Brian has exceptional knowledge of DUI law. He is an outstanding advocate for his clients. He works hard to achieve wonderful results for his clients. He has a tremendous about of trial experience and his skill in the courtroom is second to none. I would recommend to anyone!

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    Roy Whitehead DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 200404/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 Under 40National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2016
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the NationThe National Trial Lawyers2016
Southwest Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2016
Premier DUI AttorneyAmerican Association of Premier DUI Attorneys2016
Top 10 Under 40National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2016
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
AV Preeminent 4.9 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2016
Client's ChoiceAVvo.com2016
Top DUI AttorneyAVvo.com2016
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2016
Top 100 Arizona DUI LawyersArizona's Finest Lawyers2016
"10 Best" Attorneys for the State of ArizonaAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2015
Top 10 Under 40National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2015
Top One Percent in the NationNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Contributing Author to Top 10 DUI Defense Lawyer BookRutherford Publishing House2015
Premier DUI AttorneyAmerican Association of Premier DUI Attorneys2015
Top 100 Arizona DUI LawyersArizona's Finest Lawyers2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent 4.9 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2015
"10 Best" Attorneys for the State of ArizonaAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2015
Top DUI AttorneyAVvo.com2015
Client's ChoiceAVvo.com2015
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the NationThe National Trial Lawyers2015
National Trial Lawyers AssociationTop 100 Trial Lawyers2014
Top 10 Under 40National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2014
AV RatedMartindale Hubbell2014
Client's ChoiceAVvo.com2014
"10 Best" Attorneys for the State of ArizonaAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent 4.9 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the NationThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2014
Top 100 Arizona DUI LawyersArizona's Finest Lawyers2014
National Trial LawyersTop 100 Trial Lawyers2014
Martindale-HubbellAV Preeminent 4.9 out of 5.0 Peer Rated2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale Hubbell2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top LawyerNorth Valley Magazine2014
Top LawyerEast Valley Magazine2014
RecognitionSuperLawyers2014
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2014
Top DUI AttorneyAVvo.com2014
AVMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 4.9 out of 5.0 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top ContributorAVvo.com2013
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Featured Attorney of the MonthAttorney at Law Magazine2013
MembershipNational College for DUI Defense2013
Nationally Ranked Superior DUI AttorneyNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2013
Lead Counsel RatedLeadCounsel.org2013
Top Lawyer 2013North Valley Magazine2013
Clients' Choice AwardAVVO2012
Top ContributorAVVO2012
DUI Defense Attorney of the Yearwww.MCDUI.com - Your Primary Information Source for DUI Charges in Maricopa County, AZ2010
Outstanding Contribution and ParticipationJudicial Branch of Arizona2008
Juris DoctoratePepperdine School of Law2004
Bar LicenseState Bar of Arizona2004
Certificate in Dispute ResolutionStrauss Institute2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding MemberAZ DUI Team2011 - Present
DUI Defense AttorneyThe Law Offices of Brian D. Sloan, P.L.L.C.2010 - Present
DUI Seminar InstructorArizona Public Defender's Association2011 - 2012
DUI Seminar PresenterArizona Speed DUI Seminar2010 - 2012
DUI Defense TrainerMaricopa County2006 - 2010
Senior Associate of Vehicular DivisionMaricopa County2004 - 2010
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Society of Legal AdvocatesMember2015 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAttorney Member2015 - Present
MCDUI.comFeatured Attorney2015 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaPracticing Attorney2015 - Present
Arizona DUI TeamFounder & Member2015 - Present
Arizona DUI TeamFounding Member2015 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2015 - Present
Better Business BureauMember2015 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAttorney Member2015 - Present
Preeminent Lawyer MemberMartindale-Hubbell2015 - Present
National Advocacy for DUI DefenseMember2015 - Present
American Association of Premier DUI AttorneysFounding Member2015 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAttorney Member2015 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2015 - Present
Law Offices of Brian D. Sloan, PLLCAttorney & Counselor at Law2015 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaPracticing Attorney2015 - Present
American Society of Legal AdvocatesTop 40 Attorney2014 - Present
Law Offices of Brian D. Sloan, PLLCAttorney & Counselor at Law2014 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaPracticing Attorney2014 - Present
National Advocacy for DUI DefenseAttorney Member2014 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2014 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationTop 100 & Top 402014 - Present
Better Business BureauAttorney Member2014 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseAttorney Member2014 - Present
SuperLawyersSouthwest Rising Star Member2014 - Present
MCDUI.comFeatured Attorney2014 - Present
Martindale-HubbellPreeminent Lawyer Member2014 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAttorney Member2014 - Present
American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys10 Best Lawyers2014 - Present
LeadCounsel.orgAttorney Member2014 - Present
American Society of Legal AdvocatesMember2014 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2014 - Present
Phoenix DUI TeamAttorney2012 - Present
Arizona DUI TeamPresident & Founder2011 - Present
Maricopa County DUI - MCDUI.org - Primary Information Source for DUI Charges in Maricopa County, ArizonaPresident2009 - Present
American Association of Premier DUI AttorneysFounding Member2014 - 2015
Arizona DUI TeamFounding Member2014 - 2015
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2014 - 2014
Martindale-HubbellPreeminent Lawyer Member2013 - 2014
LeadCounsel.orgAttorney Member2013 - 2014
American Society of Legal AdvocatesTop 40 Attorney2013 - 2014
National Advocacy for DUI DefenseAttorney Member2013 - 2014
Better Business BureauAttorney Member2013 - 2014
MCDUI.comFeatured Attorney2013 - 2014
SuperLawyersSouthwest Rising Star Member2013 - 2014
National College of DUI DefenseMember2013 - 2014
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - 2014
National Advocacy for DUI DefenseMember2013 - 2014
Arizona DUI TeamFounding Member2013 - 2014
Law Offices of Brian D. Sloan, PLLCAttorney & Counselor at Law2013 - 2014
State Bar of ArizonaPracticing Attorney2013 - 2014
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAttorney Member2013 - 2014
Arizona DUI TeamFounding Member2012 - 2013
Better Business BureauAttorney Member2012 - 2013
MCDUI.comFeatured Attorney2012 - 2013
State Bar of ArizonaPracticing Attorney2012 - 2013
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMember2012 - 2013
Law Offices of Brian D. Sloan, PLLCAttorney & Counselor at Law2012 - 2013
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAttorney Member2012 - 2013
Better Business BureauMember2011 - 2012
MCDUI.comFeatured Attorney2011 - 2012
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAttorney Member2011 - 2012
Arizona DUI TeamFounding Member & Creator2011 - 2012
Law Offices of Brian D. Sloan, PLLCAttorney & Counselor at Law2011 - 2012
State Bar of ArizonaPracticing Attorney2011 - 2012
Law Offices of Brian D. Sloan, PLLCAttorney & Counselor at Law2010 - 2011
State Bar of ArizonaPracticing Attorney2010 - 2011
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAttorney Member2010 - 2011
MCDUI.comFeatured Attorney2010 - 2011
State Bar of ArizonaPracticing Attorney2009 - 2010
State Bar of ArizonaPracticing Attorney2008 - 2009
State Bar of ArizonaPracticing Attorney2007 - 2008
State Bar of ArizonaPracticing Attorney2006 - 2007
State Bar of ArizonaPracticing Attorney2005 - 2006
Arizona State BarPracticing Attorney2004 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v Thomas C.Case Dismissed
State v Terry P.Case Dismissed in the Interests of Justice
State v Roman A.Not Guilty on Felony DUI Charges
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Ahwatukee Foothills NewsAhwatukee DUI attorney contributes to best-selling book2015
A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States: Valuable insights you should know if you are charged with a DUIAuthor2015
Attorney at Law MagazineAttorneys to Watch in 2015 - DUI Law2014
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice MaterialsSentencing Memo for Beneficial Sentence2013
Attorney at Law MagazineFeatured Attorney of the Month - Cover Story2013
ASU DUI Semnar XXVI MaterialsGuide to All DUIs - 20122012
ASU DUI Seminar XXV MaterialsGuide to All DUIs - 20112011
For The DefenseEligibility Requirements for Half Time Early Release if Detained for Deportation2009
For The DefenseGuide to Pre-Sentence Incarceration Credit2009
For The DefenseInterstate Compact Update2008
For The DefenseOut-of-State Felony Conviction - Allegeability in Arizona2008
For The DefenseWork Furlough Information Guide for Clients2008
For The DefenseInterstate Compact2007
For The DefenesManifest Injustice Criteria – When Can a Defendant Withdraw from a Plea Agreement?2007
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
APDA - Out-lawyering Your OpponentLawCertificate2016
APDA - Seeing HGN from a Different AngleLawCertificate2016
APDA - DUI Legislative Changes & Outside-the-Box DUILawTeaching Certificate2016
APDA - Implied ConsentLawCertificate2016
APDA - Creating a Story of Not GuiltyLawCertificate2016
APDA - Latest on Forensic Issues in DUI CasesLawCertificate2016
APDA - Medical Marijuana Affirmative DefenseLawCertificate2016
APDA - Medical Marijuana & Criminal LawLawCertificate2015
APDA - Changes in DUI LawsLawCertificate2015
APDA - Caselaw Update 2015LawCertificate2015
APDA - Anatomy of a K9 CaseLawCertificate2015
APDA - Defending the DUILawCertificate2015
APDALawCertificate2014
AACJLawCertificate2014
APDALawCertificate2013
AACJ - National Academy of Science ReportLawCertificate2013
AACJ - ASCLADLawCertificate2013
AACJ - MVDLawCertificate2013
AACJ - Legislation & Case Law UpdateLawCertificate2013
AACJ - EthicsLawCertificate2013
AACJ - Daubert & Scottsdale Crime LabLawCertificate2013
AACJ - Breath TestLawCertificate2013
AACJ - Dismantling Blood TestsLawCertificate2013
APDA - Issues in the Defense of Vehicular Homicide CasesLawCerfiticate2012
APDA - Accident ReconstructionLawCertificate2012
APDA - AppealsLawCertificate2012
APDA - DUI Drugs: Defending Marijuana Metabolite CasesLawCertificate2012
APDA - DUI SentencingLawCertificate2012
APDA - Cross Examination of the Arresting OfficerLawCertificate2012
APDA - Blood Draws in DUI CasesLawCertificate2012
APDA - Cell Phone Activity: Tracking, Locating, and Recovering Message ContentLawCertificate2012
APDA - EthicsLawCertificate2012
City of Phoenix: Alcohol Treatment OptionsLawCertificate2012
ASU DUI Seminar XXVILegalCertificate2012
City of Phoenix: Daubert, The New Arizona Rules of Evidence & 2012 DUI LawsLawCertificate2012
City of Phoenix: Resources for the Native American ClientLawCertificate2012
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeLegalCertificate2012
APDA - Ninth Annual Statewide ConferenceLegalCertificate2011
AACJ 24rd Annual Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired Driver FacingLegalCertificate2011
DUI Law Update - State Bar of ArizonaLegalCertificate2011
Accident InvestigationsLegalCertificate2010
AACJ 23rd Annual Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired Driver FacingLegalCertificate2010
DUI Law Update - State Bar of ArizonaLegalCertificate2010
Eighth Annual APDA Statewide ConferenceLegalCertificate2010
Seventh Annual APDA Statewide ConferenceLegalCertificate2009
Sixth Annual APDA Statewide ConferenceLegalCertificate2008
Fifth Annual APDA Statewide ConferenceLegalCertificate2007
Fourth Annual APDA Statewide ConferenceLegalCertificate2006
Third Annual APDA Statewide ConferenceLegalCertificate2006
Annual Trial Skills CollegeLegalCertificate2005
Second Annual APDA Statewide ConferenceLegalCertificate2005
Pepperdine University School of LawCriminal LawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fourteenth Annual APDA Statewide ConferenceDUI & Vehicular-Related Legislative Changes / NEW Outside-the-Box DUI / Sentencing2016
Thirteenth Annual APDA Statewide ConferenceChanges to DUI Laws, DUI Life Hacks, Outside-the-Box DUI, DUI Sentencing2015
Eleventh Annual APDA Statewide ConferenceDUI Sentencing, Legislative Changes, and Outside-the-Box DUI Defense2013
Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired Driver ConferenceTrial Techniques from Successful Cases2013
ASU DUI Seminar XXVIChanges in DUI Laws2012
Arizona Public Defenders AssociationDUI Changes in the Law - Sentencing Updates2012
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeDUI Sentencing2012
APDAUpdate on DUI Laws2011
Speed DUIUnveiling of www.MCDUI.com2010
Speed DUIMisdemeanor DUI Chart2010
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2010
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2010
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2009
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2009
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2009
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2008
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2008
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2008
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2007
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2007
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2007
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2006
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2006
Maricopa County Regional Court Center Defense TrainingRepresenting DUI Clients2006