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Matthew Leon Lopez

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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


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



Contingent (25-33%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    I have been professionally acquainted with Matt for almost a decade. Matt is an excellent lawyer with integrity and tenacity. I do not hesitate to recommend clients, any acquaintances, family and friends who have any personal injury, DUIs, or criminal issues. Matt is experienced, professional and personable. I highly recommend Matt Lopez.


    Gina Becker-Zarling Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Marc Steven Windtberg

    I shared an office with Matt, and know firsthand the attention to detail that he gives to every matter. He is very knowledgeable, and I would not hesitate to refer our clients to him.


    Marc Windtberg Debt collection Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact info

Matthew Lopez Law, PLLC

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



AZActive 201007/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
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
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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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
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Phoenix International School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawMarketingBS - 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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