Phoenix, Arizona DUI Laws & Criminal Defense

Aaron Black is routinely asked to share his knowledge and courtroom experience with other legal professionals, don't you think it would be wise for you to speak with him too?
 

Aaron Black Named to Super Lawyers 2021 as top Phoenix DUI Attorney

Super Lawyers 2021Named Top DUI Defense Attorney for 8 Years in a Row! I am once again pleased to announce that I have been selected as a DUI Super Lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona. This makes the 8th year in a row to be selected as a top Phoenix DUI attorney.

Each year Super Lawyers selects attorneys throughout the United States from practices of all sizes and over 70 practice areas. Lawyers are invited each year to nominate top attorneys in each state that they have personally observed in action and throughout the year. Although readers and clients are not eligible to place a nomination, they can send names of lawyers for consideration. The selection process includes independent research by Super Lawyers and peer evaluations by practice areas.

My feeling are that this nomination is a testament to my continual dedication to my clients DUI defense. I sincerely enjoy protecting their Constitutional rights. My focus has and always will be guaranteeing that the constitutional rights of my client are protected while in the Arizona court system.
 

Senior DUI Motor Officer Caught on Tape Admitting to Police Report Manipulation – Phoenix DUI Attorney Aaron Black Speaks With ABC15 Arizona

Senior DUI Officer Michael McGillis is facing intense scrutiny because of a recent video revealing his efforts to disadvantage defense attorneys in criminal cases. He was instructing other officers to manipulate police reports by listing passengers as “victims” instead of “witnesses” in all Phoenix DUI cases

Misclassifying passengers in DUI cases is problematic for several reasons:
  • Limits defense attorneys’ access to potential witnesses
  • Prevents defendants from receiving a fair trial under the Sixth Amendment
McGillis is the Phoenix Police Department’s most senior DUI motor officer. He processes hundreds of suspected impaired drivers each year and has a long history of driver complaints filed against him for rudeness and excessive force. His actions are in clear violation of Phoenix police policy and could potentially alter the outcome of thousands of Phoenix DUI cases.

Understandably, criminal defense attorneys throughout Arizona are appalled at this flagrant example of police misconduct. Aaron Black, a Top DUI and Criminal Defense Valley Lawyer, spoke with ABC15 Arizona about Officer McGillis’s theory on DUI reporting: “When I watched that, the first thing I thought was shady police work.”

After reviewing the video clip of McGillis speaking, the Phoenix Police Department’s Professional Standards Bureau has agreed to open an investigation into the matter. Officer McGillis remains on regular duty.

To learn more about this story, watch the following video provided by ABC15 Arizona.

Protecting Your Constitutional Rights at Every Stage of Your DUI Case

No matter the severity of the charges levied against you, Phoenix DUI Attorney Aaron Black will defend the constitutional rights that come into play during your criminal case. He believes that his job functions as a system of checks and balances on the Police, Prosecution and the Courts. He will continually attempt to defend your constitutional rights throughout each phase of your defense, whether at the trial level or during the appeal stage. If you are interested in obtaining his legal services, then contact him today at 480-729-1683 to schedule an initial consultation.

 

Law Office of Aaron M. Black Top Valley Lawyer for DUI & Criminal Defense

Top Valley Lawyer 2020The Law Office of Aaron M. Black is pleased to announce that they were chosen as one of the Top Valley Lawyers for DUI and Criminal Defense by North Valley Magazine. Aaron has been chosen as a Top Valley Lawyer since 2012.

From people, places, and stories that touch on issues related to the lives of their readers, North Valley Magazine’s goal is to keep their readers with up-to-date articles as well as inform.

With assistance from a third-party rating system, they annually provide information on the top local attorneys to provide their readers with the information they may be looking for when they find themselves in a difficult position.

Experienced DUI & Criminal Defense

Aaron Black has been practicing DUI and Criminal Defense since 2006. 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, Aaron defended hundreds of individuals charged with serious felony offenses including Drug, Conspiracy, Aggravated Assault, Aggravated DUI, Manslaughter, Murder, Money Laundering and almost every other crime in Arizona.

During his time as a Public Defender, he became more confident that being a prosecutor was not something that he wanted to pursue.

Fighting to Protect Your Constitutional Rights

Standing on the belief that good people sometimes find themselves in bad situations, Aaron’s primary focus is on the fact that we all have legal rights, and he looks at his job as a system of checks and balances on the Police, Prosecution, and the Courts.
 
 Aaron truly enjoys protecting his clients from being convicted of a crime expeditiously by the government.

Defending clients in all Arizona justice, municipal, state, and federal courts, Aaron provides personal representation to all of his clients.



The Law Office of Aaron Black has moved to a new office location in Phoenix, AZ

Aaron M. Black new locationThe Law Office of Aaron Black's new location is  4702 N. 32nd Street. The new office location will help Aaron better serve clients who are facing DUI and criminal charges.

Aaron Black has built his career as a criminal defense attorney defending clients accused of serious criminal offenses with a focus on DUI Defense in Phoenix and surrounding communities.

Aaron went into private practice in 2011 after serving the community as a Maricopa County Public Defender. Aaron’s mission is to keep his clients out of jail and get the charges reduced or dismissed entirely.


Beyond a reasonable doubt

Understanding that good people sometimes find themselves in bad situations, Aaron does not care if his client committed a crime. In fact, it’s not even a question he asks.

Aaron looks at his job as a check and balance on the Police, Prosecution, and the Courts. His focus is on determining if the Government can prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt.


Personal, Legal Representation

Defending individuals in all Arizona federal, state, and city courts, Aaron represents a limited number of clients at any given time which allows him to provide the personalized service that you expect from a DUI attorney.

With a focus on DUI Defense Aaron has spent countless hours in the courtroom, argued over 50 jury trials, tried over 100 bench trials giving him invaluable insight into the legal system. Aaron has successfully defended clients against serious criminal charges including a DUI, theft, assault, possession of marijuana, and manslaughter.

When your freedom is at risk, experience in the courtroom matters. Aaron Black will “Deliver Justice and Defend Your Freedom.”

The Law Office of Aaron Black’s office location may be new, but you can still contact him at (480)729-1683 for a free telephonic consultation.

 

Aaron Black, North Valley Magazine 2019 Top Valley Lawyer

Top Valley Lawyers 2019We are pleased to announce that Aaron Black has the honor of being selected as one of the top local lawyers in the North Valley.

With the help of a third-party ranking system, North Valley Magazine annually selects top valley attorneys to provide, individuals in their search of the best lawyer for their particular case.

Aaron is no stranger to being acknowledged as a Top Lawyer in Arizona. He has been singled out as a notable lawyer by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and Expertise, to name a few.
An AVVO rating of a 10 out of 10, Aaron prides himself in the professional legal representation he provides his clients.

Defending those Facing Criminal Charges

Aaron grew up in a family of criminal defense attorneys. He realized early on that being a criminal defense attorney was more than following in his family's footsteps. For Aaron, defending those who are facing criminal charges is an opportunity to protect their constitutional rights afforded by the United States Constitution.

Aaron chose criminal defense work as a career for the following reasons.

  • To uphold the U.S. Constitution
  • To protect the accused from the excesses of law enforcement
  • Because it truly is satisfying to help people in trouble

Aaron has been in private practice since 2011, and many of his cases have resulted in dismissals, not guilty verdicts, no jail time, or substantially reduced charges.

Aaron represents clients in all Arizona federal, state, and city courts. With his office located in Phoenix, AZ, Aaron defends clients in the following Arizona cities.

Apache Junction, AZ   Goodyear, AZ 
Mesa, AZ   Peoria, AZ
Avondale, AZ   Phoenix, AZ
Chandler, AZ   Scottsdale, AZ
Gilbert, AZ    Surprise, AZ
Glendale, AZ    Tempe, Arizona

From DUI charges to possession of dangerous drugs, theft, and criminal damage, clients can rest assured that Aaron will personally represent them putting his extensive history of successful criminal defense to work to obtain the best possible outcome.


The Law Office of Aaron Black announces it's New Office Location in Phoenix, AZ

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black has recently moved to a new location in Phoenix, AZ. Our new site is 4520 N. 12th Street, Suite 200, and although we have relocated, Aaron's job defending clients who are facing criminal charges remains the same.

Aaron Black has built his career as a criminal defense attorney defending clients accused of serious criminal offenses in Phoenix and surrounding areas. Aaron went into private practice in 2011his mission has always remained the same,  keep his clients out of jail and get the charges reduced or dismissed entirely.

Personal, Legal Representation

With a focus on DUI Defense, Aaron has spent countless hours in the courtroom, argued over 50 jury trials, tried over 100 bench trials giving him invaluable insight into the legal system and making him one of the premier defense attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona.

Aaron has successfully defended clients against serious criminal charges, including a DUI, theft, assault, possession of marijuana, and manslaughter.

Defending individuals in all Arizona federal, state, and city courts, Aaron represents a limited number of clients at any given time, which allows him to provide the personalized service that you expect from a DUI attorney.

Beyond a reasonable doubt

Understanding that good people sometimes find themselves in bad situations, Aaron does not care if his client committed a crime. It’s not even a question he asks. Aaron looks at his job as a check and balance on the Police, Prosecution, and the Courts. His focus is on determining if the Government can prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt.

When your freedom is at risk, experience in the courtroom matters, Aaron Black will “Deliver Justice and Defend Your Freedom.”

The Law Office of Aaron Black’s location may be new, but you can still contact him at (480)729-1683 or complete our contact form, and Aaron will get in touch with you.

2018 National Trial Lawyers "Top 100 Trial Lawyers"

The National Top 100 Trial LawyersAaron Black is pleased to announce that the National Trial Lawyers has once again chose him as one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers.

Aaron has successfully defended clients in numerous cases to a jury and judge. Respectively, 55 jury trials, and 120 bench trials.

National Trial Lawyers is an organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region. The premier trial lawyers must meet their stringent qualifications.

Each of the top 100 attorneys is chosen on their knowledge of the law, trial skills, experience, and success


AAaron Black Top Valley Lawyeraron Black voted Top Valley Lawyer in 2018

We are pleased to announce that Aaron Black was chosen as one of the Top Valley Lawyers in 2018 by North Valley Magazine.

North Valley Magazine annually chooses top attorneys with the help of a third-party ranking system to provide individuals in need of legal counsel with information on selecting the best lawyer for their particular needs.

Aaron is no stranger to being selected as a Top Lawyer as he has chosen by AVVO 10.0 Top Valley Dui Lawyer, Super Lawyers®, and recognized by Best Lawyers®, to name a few. An Avvo rating of 10, Aaron prides himself on the legal representation that he provides his clients.

Many of Aaron’s DUI defense cases result in dismissals, not guilty verdicts, no jail time, or substantially reduced charges.

Representing clients in all Arizona federal, state, and city courts, Aaron represents. Client's in the following areas.

  • Apache Junction, AZ
  • Avondale, AZ
  • Chandler, AZ
  • Gilbert, AZ
  • Glendale, AZ
  • Goodyear, AZ
  • Mesa, AZ
  • Peoria, AZ
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Surprise, AZ
  • Tempe, AZ

Legal Experience in the Courtroom Matters

Aaron has been in private practice since 2011. Before going into private practice, he was employed by the Office of the Maricopa County Public Defender after passing both the Arizona and South Dakota Bar Exams.

During his time as a Public Defender Aaron became more confident that being a prosecutor was not something that he wanted to pursue as he has never had a desire to ruin anyone’s life by putting them in jail because they made a mistake
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When your freedom is at risk, experience in the courtroom matters, and Aaron Black will “Deliver Justice and Defend Your Freedom.”

Fighting to protect your constitutional rights

Standing on the belief that good people sometimes find themselves in bad situations, Aaron’s primary focus is on the fact that we all have legal rights, and he looks at his job as a system of checks and balances on the Police, Prosecution, and the Courts.

Aaron truly enjoys protecting his clients from being convicted of a crime expeditiously by the government.

Personal, Legal Representation

Unlike many large firms that want as many cases as possible, Aaron personally represents each of his clients and is available throughout the process to answer any questions that you have.

You can rest assured that Aaron will personally fight your case and defend you against criminal charges, including a DUI.

Contact Top Valley Lawyer, Aaron Black, to learn more or call to set up a free consultation today at 480-729-1683.
 

2018 Southwest Super Lawyer, Criminal Defense: DUI
 

Aaron Black is pleased to announce that he has been named a 2018 Southwest Super Lawyer for Criminal Defense, DUI. Super Lawyers. Aaron has achieved a high-degree of peer recongnition and professional achievement.


National Trial Lawyers Top 1002013 National Trial Lawyers "Top 100 Trial Lawyers"

Aaron Black is pleased to announce that the National Trial Lawyers chose him as one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers.

National Trial Lawyers is an organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region. The premier trial lawyers must meet their stringent qualifications.

Each of the top 100 attorneys is chosen on their knowledge of the law, trial skills, experience, and success.


2013 Rising Star in Criminal, DUI Defense by Southwest Super Lawyers

Once again Aaron Black has been chosen as a Rising Star in Criminal, DUI Defense by Super Lawyers. A recipient in 2012, Aaron opened his private practice in 2011 after serving as a Deputy Public Defender and the Maricopa County Office of Public Defender.

Super Lawyers is a rating service is intended to be used as an aid when selecting a lawyer. Each candidate is evaluated on their professional achievement and peer nominations. The selections are made using their patented, multiphase selection process.


2National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 under 40013 – Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Lawyer

The National Trial Lawyers has chosen Aaron Black as a top 40 under 40 criminal defense lawyer. The top 40 is a professional organization composed of top trial lawyers from each state or region who are under the age of 40.

Selection for the Top 40 under 40 is through peer nomination. Those chosen have demonstrated superior leadership, reputation, influence, and stature. Also, invitees must exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership.


2012 Rising Star in Criminal DUI Defense

Aaron Black is pleased to announce his Rising Star in Criminal DUI Defense selection by Super Lawyers.

Super Lawyers is a rating service that is intended to be used as an aid when selecting a lawyer. Each candidate is evaluated on their professional achievement and peer nominations. The selections are made using their patented, multiphase selection process.

Aaron graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2006, earning his J.D. He was quickly employed by the Office of the Maricopa County Public Defender.

After serving as a public defender, Aaron began my private practice in 2011 as a Criminal and DUI Defense Attorney.


 

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of South Dakota
  • American Bar Association
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, I wanted to inform clients and potential clients I am still available for consultations. I am always available by phone, text and/or email. We can also use Facetime for social distancing. The criminal justice system is not stopping due to COVID-19.

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I understand that good people sometimes find themselves in bad situations. - Aaron Black

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