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Arja Shah

Arja Shah

DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney with Over 2,700 Successful Case Victories.
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence ...
  • Arizona
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Arja is skilled in all areas of criminal and DUI defense, from the beginning of a case, through investigation, negotiations, and trial. She is well-rounded as a trial lawyer and brings her skills and tenacity to bear, winning cases for her clients that others couldn't.
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Liz R. April 5, 2020
Extremely professional Arja has left a life-long great impression on me for the constant level of professionalism she exuberated during the entire time of my life-changing ordeal and for the great outcome of my case. From the start, she was very upfront and honest with me , and showed great understanding about what I was going though dealing with this situation.
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I found an instant passion for Criminal Defense almost two decades ago and feel blessed to love my work. I have always sought to fight for the underdog, and through my work, get to help people deserving a quality and affordable defense.

I was was born in East Amherst, NY and graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. After graduation, I spent two years working for one of the nations most respected Criminal Defense firms in Washington DC., learning early on what qualities make a for a effective defense attorney. I graduated with a Law Degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego.

I began my legal career working for a large criminal defense firm in their Vehicular Crimes unit. There, I learned from some of the best on how to defend and win against the State. I was given rare training and experience practicing in front of every judge throughout Maricopa County.

I took my experience, relationships and knowledge and created the Shah Law Firm PLLC. In total, I have successfully defended well over 2,300 criminal cases in my career. I have received awards for numerous achievements and numerous accolades for my work. However, the thing I am most proud of is my client reviews from former clients who I was able to help. I think when hiring an DUI/Criminal Defense Attorney, the most important thing you should look for, is what other people say about them, not what they say about themselves.

I handle all my clients cases personally. Offer payment plans. I have won cases in every criminal courtroom in Arizona and will always fight to defend your freedom and do everything possible for a complete dismissals of charges.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
White Collar Crime
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  • Free Consultation
    Free Consultations by Phone in the Privacy of your own home. We will review your case from top to bottom and come up with the best defense strategy.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Custom payment plans available.
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Gujarati: Spoken
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Shah Law Firm PLLC
- Current
California Western School of Law
J.D. (2007) | Law
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Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018, 2020
Best DUI Lawyer in Phoenix
Shah Law was Ranked Best DUI Lawyer in Phoenix out of 535 DUI Attorneys!
Best DUI Lawyer in Phoenix
Top 40 Under 40
The National Trial Lawyers Association
2018 Clients Choice Award
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Best of Thumbtack
10 Best - Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Top Lawyer Award
Phoenix Magazine
Professional Associations
Arizona Bar Association
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Articles & Publications
Can a good Mesa, Arizona lawyer beat a DUI?
The legal blog of the Shah Law Firm
Speaking Engagements
Issues in DUI Cases, Arizona Public Defenders Association, Tempe, AZ
Arizona Public Defenders Association
Websites & Blogs
Arja Shah Law
Arja Shah Law Blog
Contact & Map
Shah Law Firm, PLLC
Phoenix Office
2 N Central Ave
Suite 1926
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Telephone: (602) 888-0369
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: We are available by Phone and Video Conference.
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