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Aaron Michael Black

also known as Aaron M. Black, Aaron Michael Black

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*** The ONLY Phoenix lawyer selected as a 2016 SUPER LAWYER in DUI DEFENSE * Top 100 Trial Lawyer * Top 40 Under 40 * AV-Preeminent Rated * AVVO 10.0 * Top Valley DUI Lawyer * Top 1% ***


I Understand That Even Good People Sometimes Find Themselves In Bad Situations. Who else has these qualifications?


Listed in Southwest Super Lawyer Magazine as a 2014, 2015, and 2016 Super Lawyer in Criminal Defense and DUI:



 Aaron was raised in Phoenix, AZ and attended Brophy College Preparatory. After graduating high school he attended The University of Arizona where he majored in Political Science. While in college, Aaron was president and player for the Arizona Rugby Football Club. After graduating college Aaron decided pursue a Law Degree. Aaron attended the University of South Dakota. While obtaining a very fine education he spent time on the South Dakota family farm hunting and fishing.


After passing both the Arizona and South Dakota Bar Exams Aaron was quickly employed by the Office of the Maricopa County Public Defender. As a Deputy Public Defender he defended hundreds of individuals against serious felony charges. Aaron defended Drug, Conspiracy, Aggravated Assault, Aggravated DUI, Manslaughter, Murder, Money Laundering and almost every other crime in Arizona. Aaron has spent countless hours in the courtroom, has argued over 20 trials, and is extremely experienced. 


Currently, Aaron is in private practice. His practice is limited criminal defense and DUI defense in all Arizona justice, municipal, state and federal courts. In addition, over the last three years has placed a strong emphasis on DUI and DUI related crimes such as vehicular manslaughter and vehicular assault.


If you ever have any questions or would like to know more about Aaron Black please feel free to contact the Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC.


 Aaron M. Black


Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC
3219 East Camelback Road, #573
Phoenix, AZ 85018
480-729-1683
aaron@aaronblacklaw.com

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Licensed

  1. DUI & DWI: 85%
    10 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    10 years
  3. Federal Crime: 3%
    10 years
  4. Domestic Violence: 1%
  5. Sex Crime: 1%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Arthur J Hall

    Aaron is an extremely knowledgeable defense attorney especially in the area of DUI law. I've reached out to him on many occasions when I needed guidance on difficult legal issues with my cases. He is a wealth of knowledge and uses this ability to advocate for his clients and achieve some impossible results. I have no hesitation in endorsing Mr. Black.

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  • Matthew William Bartz

    I've know Aaron for several years now and have seen him both in City, State and Federal Court. I consider him to be a skilled and hard working attorney that takes great pride in fighting for his clients.

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Contact info

Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC

4500 N. 32nd Street, Suite 109
Phoenix, AZ, 85018

Law Office of Aaron M. Black, pllc

3260 N. Hayden Road
Suite #210-378
Scottsdale, AZ, 85281

Law Office of Aaron M. Black, pllc

1425 West Elliot Road, Suite 201
Gilbert, AZ, 85233

Law Office of Aaron M. Black, pllc

3219 E. Camelback Road, #573
Phoenix, AZ, 85018

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 200607/01/2016
SDInactive200708/29/2011
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AVMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2016
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2016
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2016
Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2016
Best LawyerExpertise2016
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Best DUI Lawyers in PhoenixExpertise2016
20 Best Phoenix DUI LawyersExpertise2016
America's Most Honored ProfessionalsThe American Registry2016
Top Attorneys in ArizonaPhoenix Magazine2016
Best LawyersLegal Network2016
Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2016
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2016
Premier DUI AttorneyAmerican Association of Premier DUI Attorneys2016
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Top 100 LawyersNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2015
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AVMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2015
Best LawyersLegal Network2015
MemberThe National Association of Distinguished Lawyers2015
Premier DUI AttorneyAmerican Association of Premier DUI Attorneys2015
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2015
Top 1 PercentAmerica's Most Honored Professionals2015
Top 1%National Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Super LawyersArizona Super Lawyer2015
Best LawyersLegal Network2015
Top LawyerNorth Valley Magazine2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
AV Preeminent 4.9 out of 5.0 Peer RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top Attorney DUIAVVO2014
Top Attorney Criminal DefenseAVVO2014
Top Lawyers in ArizonaThe Legal Network2014
Super LawyersArizona Super Lawyer2014
Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2014
RecognitionSouthwest Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2014
Top 100 LawyersNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2014
Best LawyersLegal Network2014
Best LawyersLegal Network2014
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2014
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2014
AVMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2013
Best LawyersLegal Network2013
RecognitionSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2013
AVMartindale-Hubbell2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Super Lawyers Rising StarPhoenix Magazine2013
Top Attorneys in ArizonaAZ Magazine2013
RecognitionSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
RecognitionSouthwest Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarSouthwest Super Lawyers2013
Top Attorney - DUIAVVO2013
Top Attorney - Criminal DefenseAVVO2013
Clients' ChoiceAVVO2013
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2013
Super Lawyer Rising StarPhoenix Magazine2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Rising StarArizona Super Lawyer2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2013
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2013
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2013
Top LawyerNorth Valley Magazine2013
Top Attorneys in ArizonaAZ Magazine2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 4.9 out of 5.0 Peer RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Top LawyerNorth Valley Magazine2013
Top Lawyers in ArizonaThe Legal Network2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AVMartindale-Hubbell2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Arizona Top Rated Lawyer: Criminal DefenseArizona's Top Rated Lawyers: Wall Street Journal and Arizona Republic2012
Top Attorneys in ArizonaAZ Magazine2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Rising StarSouthwest Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Southwest Super Lawyer Rising StarAZ Magazine2012
AV Preeminent 4.9 out of 5.0 Peer RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
RecognitionSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
RecognitionSouthwest Super Lawyers2012
Top Attorneys in ArizonaAZ Magazine2012
Top LawyerNorth Valley Magazine2012
Top LawyerNorth Valley Magazine2012
Rising StarArizona Super Lawyer2012
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2012
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
Certificate of CompetencyArizona Forensic Science Academy2011
Certificate of CompetencyAdvanced Trial College -Maricopa County Public Defender2010
Certificate of CompetencyTrial College - Maricopa County Public Defender2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at LawLaw Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC2011 - Present
JudgeMaricopa County Judge Pro Tem2013 - 2015
Public DefenderMaricopa County Public Defender Office2007 - 2011
Law ClerkMaricopa County Public Defender2006 - 2007
Law InternMaricopa County Public Defender2005 - 2005
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2015 - Present
National Advocacy for DUI DefenseMember2015 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2015 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2015 - Present
American Association of Premier DUI AttorneysFounding Member2015 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard of Governors2015 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard of Governors2014 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard Member2014 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard of Governors2013 - Present
Maricopa County Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionBoard Member2013 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard Member2013 - Present
Better Business BureauAttorney Member2013 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
Better Business BureauAttorney Member2012 - Present
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
State Bar of South DakotaMember2007 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2006 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2006 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember2006 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAttorney Member2006 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember2016 - 2016
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2016 - 2016
National Association of Distinguished CounselMember2016 - 2016
South Dakota State BarMember2016 - 2016
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2016 - 2016
National College of DUI DefenseMember2016 - 2016
American Association of Premier DUI AttorneysFounding Member2016 - 2016
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2016 - 2016
American Bar AssociationMember2016 - 2016
National Advocacy for DUI DefenseMember2016 - 2016
American Association of Premier DUI AttorneysFounding Member2015 - 2015
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAssociate Member2015 - 2015
National Trial Lawyers AssociationAssociate Member2015 - 2015
National College of DUI DefenseMember2015 - 2015
National Advocacy for DUI DefenseMember2015 - 2015
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2015 - 2015
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2014 - 2014
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard Member2014 - 2014
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard of Governors2014 - 2014
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - 2014
National Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2014 - 2014
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard Member2013 - 2013
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard of Governors2013 - 2013
National Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2013 - 2013
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - 2013
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - 2013
Better Business BureauMember2013 - 2013
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard of Governors2012 - 2012
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard Member2012 - 2012
Better Business BureauMember2012 - 2012
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAssociate Member2012 - 2012
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard of Governors2012 - 2012
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard Member2012 - 2012
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAssociate Member2011 - 2011
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard of Governors2011 - 2011
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAssociate Member2010 - 2010
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAssociate Member2009 - 2009
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAssociate Member2008 - 2008
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAssociate Member2007 - 2007
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAssociate Member2006 - 2006
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Accident Causing Serious PhysicalDismissed Prior to Trial
Driving on A Suspended License (Highland Justice Court - Gilbert) reduced to one 8 hour diversion class - 6/21/2016Diversion
Extreme DUI .181 (Kyrene Justice Court - Chandler) reduced to regular DUI and 3 days in jail - 6/20/2016Reduced
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
AACJ 26th Annual Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired DriverLawCertificate2014
Federal Practice Multi Track SeminarLawCertificate2014
APDA Thirteenth Annual Statewide Conference - EthicsLawCertificate2014
AACJ 25th Annual Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired DriverLawCertificate2013
APDA - Twelfth Annual Statewide ConferenceLawCertificate2013
AACJ 24th Annual Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired DriverLawCertificate2012
APDA - Eleventh Annual Statewide ConferenceLawCertificate2012
ASU DUI Seminar XXVILawCertificate2012
Arizona Forensics Science AcademyLawCertificate2011
APDA - Ninth Annual Statewide ConferenceLawCertificate2011
Accident Reconstruction: Auto Pedestrian/BicycleLawCertificate2011
Accident InvestigationsLawCertificate2010
Reis Technique of Interview and InterrogationLawCertificate2010
AACJ 23rd Annual Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired Driver Facing Forensic Fantasy: No Rest for the DefenseLawCertificate2010
Collateral Consequences of DUI: How Will My Clients Be Affected?LawCertificate2010
DUI Law Update - State Bar of ArizonaLawCertificate2010
AACJ - Technology: What It Can Tell You and What It Can Do For YouLawCertificate2010
1st Annual Advanced Trial CollegeLawCertificate2009
13th Annual Trial Skills CollegeLawCertificate2009
Seventh Annual APDA Statewide ConferenceLawCertificate2009
Auto/Pedestrian Collision: A New ApproachLawCertificate2009
Blood Alcohol AnalysisLawCertificate2009
Drug Testing 101LawCertificate2009
Jury Instructions 101LawCertificate2008
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers: Winning With DUI: Offense, Defense, Special TeamsLawCertificate2008
Sixth Annual APDA Statewide ConferenceLawCertificate2008
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers: New Solutions to Old ProblemsLawCertificate2008
University of South Dakota School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of ArizonaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Winning DUI CasesThe DUI Trial - Voir Dire, Openings and Closings2016
Arizona Public Defender AssociationThe Innocent and Wrongfully Accused: Making a Record for Civil Rights Lawsuits/Clearing and Sealing Records2016
St. Joseph's in Service Physician WellnessArizona DUI Law Regarding Medications and Alcohol2015
Speed DUI XXVIIDUI Sentencing2015
Phoenix organizations (city)Law Practice Management2013
Arizona Summit Law SchoolHow to Run A Successful Law Practice2013
ASU DUI Seminar XXVIFelony DUI: Challenging Notice2012
25th Annual Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired DriverSB 1200 and a lot of other legislation for 2012: A lot of changes? Depends on what coatroom you're in: Phoenix2012
10th Annual APDA ConferenceDUI 1012012
Arizona Public Defender AssociationAn Early Kick Between the Legs - Grand Jury Remands2011
Maricopa County Public Defender's Office - Vehicular MeetingEffective Closing Arguments for DUI Cases2010
Maricopa County Public Defender's Office - RCCDefending a DUI2010