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  1. Domestic Violence: 30%
    23 years, 400 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    23 years, 800 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
    23 years, 400 cases
  4. Juvenile: 15%
    23 years, 150 cases
  5. Native Peoples Law: 5%
    12 years, 500 cases



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  • Alec John Hanus

    I endorse this lawyer. Nicholas Fontana is a very sophisticated attorney. He understands the law -- as a former legislator he helped enact them! He also understands people as individuals and works hard for them.


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  • James A Charnesky

    Nick is an excellent attorney. I referred a very important friend to him and his work exceeded all expectations. I endorse this lawyer.


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Law Office of Nicholas Fontana

177 North Church, Suite 200
Tucson, AZ, 85701


AZActive 199203/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Sole PractionerLaw Office of Nicholas Fontana2010 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1992 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember1992 - Present
Arizona Public Defender AssociationBoard Member2004 - 2010
Publication nameTitleDate
The Champion magazineSelf-Defense: Harnessing the Autonomic Nervous System1984
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual ConferenceCivil Rights Lite - Indian Civil Rights Act2010
Annual ConferenceUnique Issues in Representing Native American Juveniles2009
National Border Town Racism ConferencePublic Defense2008
Criminal Justice & Security Program Speaker SeriesWhat's a Gideon? Indigent Defense in Indian Country2008
Winter SeminarAlternative Discovery in Indian Country2007
Annual ConferenceCriminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country2005