TOP VALLEY LAWYERS 2016 top lawyers 2016

When you find yourself in need of a lawyer, it can be difficult to know where to turn. You want to make sure your money is spent wisely and you get the outcome you deserve in court. Luckily, we’re on your side.

This guide was compiled with the help of Avvo, a Seattle-based company that helps consumers make better legal decisions by offering free Q&A forums, backed by ratings and profiles for 90 percent of the lawyers in the country. These top lawyers are ranked based on their professional backgrounds, according to Avvo’s proprietary algorithms.



Construction & Development

Attorney: Michael R. King

Firm: Gammage & Burnham

Phone: (602) 256-4405


Address: 2 N. Central Ave., 15th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Philosophy: World-clas counsel. Arizona roots.

Criminal Defense

Attorney: Craig C. Gillespie

Firm: The Gillespie Law Firm, P.C.

Phone: (602) 253-1010


Address: 3636 N. Central Ave., Suite 510, Phoenix, AZ 85012

Philosophy: Experienced counsel is your best defense!


Attorney: Alex H. Lane

Firm: Stewart & Lane, PLC

Phone: (480) 776-5757


Address: 777 E. Thomas Rd., Suite 210, Phoenix, AZ 85014

Philosophy: I’m committed to getting the best results possible for my clients through either a trial or negotiated settlement. And I am also deeply committed to try to handle every aspect of a case so my clients can stay focused on their lives.


Attorney: Michael Munoz

Firm: Munoz Law Office, PC

Phone: (480) 447-1100

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Address: 2039 S. Mill Ave., Suite A, Tempe, AZ 85282

Philosophy: Michael is a former major crimes prosecutor at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.  His practice is solely focused on criminal and DUI defense. We are committed to aggressively defending those who have been accused of committing a crime. Read our reviews online and call for a consultation.


Attorney: Craig Orent

Firm: Orent Law Offices, PLC

Phone: (480) 656-7301


Address: 11811 N. Tatum Blvd., Suite 3031, Phoenix, AZ 85028

Philosophy: Aggressive, experienced, passionate advocate, defender, advisor


Attorney: Paul A. Ramos

Firm: Ramos Law Firm

Phone: (480) 247-8558


Address: 14500 N. Northsight Blvd., Suite 229, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Philosophy: Certified criminal law specialist through the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of Arizona, and is also a member of and currently chairs the Criminal Law Advisory Committee.


Estate Planning Top Lawyers 2 2016

Attorney: Ilene L. McCauley

Firm: Ilene L. McCauley, LTD.

Phone: (480) 296-2036


Address: 9777 N 91st Street, Suite C-103, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Philosophy: Technical expertise with a human touch. Providing services in estate planning, business planning, tax planning, and probate.


Attorney: Phoebe Moffatt

Firm: Sacks Tierney P.A.

Phone: (480) 425-2600


Address: 4250 N. Drinkwater Blvd., 4th Floor, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Philosophy: Certified specialist in estate and trust law.


Family Law


Attorney: Cynthia L. Best

Firm: Best Law Firm

Phone: (480) 219-2433


Address: 5450 E. High Street, Suite 260, Phoenix, 85054

Philosophy: Our experienced team at Best Law Firm has helped thousands of clients. We listen and we thrive on finding solutions. We know family law and we understand what it takes to successfully resolve any family law issue.


Attorney: Greg R. Davis

Firm: Davis Faas Blase

Phone: (602) 279-1900


Address: 11111 North Scottsdale Rd., Suite 225, Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Philosophy: Greg R. Davis is a seasoned family and business lawyer who emphasizes effective and efficient resolutions of his clients’ disputes. In doing so, he provides his clients with insights into all of their legal options, including negotiations, alternative dispute resolution strategies, and trial.


Attorney: Rebecca L. Owen

Firm: Rebecca L. Owen, PLLC.

Phone: (602) 264-3309


Address: 301 E. Bethany Home Rd., Suite A-200, Phoenix, AZ 85012

Philosophy: Rebecca L. Owen has focused only on family law since 1998 and her clients’ satisfaction is always her top priority.


Attorney: Scott Stewart

Firm: Stewart Law Group

Phone: (602) 548-4600


Address: 777 E. Thomas Rd, Suite 210, Phoenix, AZ 85014

Philosophy: Our caring family law team is dedicated to helping clients through the legal challenges ahead, at a very difficult, emotional time. Things will get better. With decades of combined legal experience, our attorneys are committed to the best possible outcome for every client.


Personal Injury


Attorney: Alexis Saphire Breyer

Firm: Breyer Law Offices, P.C.

Phone: (480) 588-8508


Address: 3840 E. Ray Road, Phoenix, 85044

Philosophy: Bringing a unique combination of legal results and emphasis on providing the highest client service for those who have suffered life-altering injuries.


Attorney: Mark P. Breyer

Firm: Breyer Law Offices, P.C.

Phone: (480) 588-8508


Address: 3840 E. Ray Road, Phoenix, 85044

Philosophy: Bringing a unique combination of legal results and emphasis on providing the highest client service for those who have suffered life-altering injuries.



Attorney: Kevin Rowe

Firm: Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys

Phone: (602) 977-1900


Address: 2701 E. Camelback Rd., Suite 140, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Philosophy: One call, that’s all. Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys are ready to bring years of professional experience and knowledge to aggressively fight for their clients to get them what they deserve. Day or night, individuals hurt in an accident or families that have lost a loved one just have to make one call to set up a free consultation for no out of pocket costs, immediate medical attention, and the best client service in Arizona!


Attorney: Christopher Zachar

Firm: Zachar Law Firm, P.C.

Phone: (602) 494-4800


Address: 707 E. Northern Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85020

Philosophy: Chris has been practicing in Arizona for 24 years exclusively in the area of personal injury. He is a Certified Specialist (top 1 percent of AZ lawyers) and is the lawyer that other personal injury lawyers ask to handle and litigate cases for their own clients. Chris is admitted in all Arizona state and federal courts, and is a member of the United States Supreme Court.



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