Over 50 Years

of Criminal Defense Experience

Our attorneys have over five decades of collective legal experience that they use to your advantage.

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MayesTelles PLLC

No Two Cases

Are the Same

We understand that every client and their case is unique.
This is why we work to pair you with the attorney best suited for you.

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We Are Your Phoenix Criminal Defense Firm

Phoenix Criminal Defense Attorney

More Than 50 Years' Experience Defending the Accused

Any run-in with the law can be frightening, whether it is your first offense or you have been in this situation before. The uncertainty of your future can make your situation even more intimidating. At MayesTelles PLLC, we understand what you are going though and are prepared to fight on your behalf with the skill and tenacity your case deserves.

When the Odds Are Stacked Against You, Turn to a Firm That Cares

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By choosing

MayesTelles, you will have the benefit of attorneys...

  • With 50+ years of collective experience
  • Who make themselves available 24/7
  • Who are former criminal prosecutors
  • Who have handled thousands of cases
  • Who are listed in "Top 100 Trial Lawyers"
  • Who are AV Preeminent™ rated on Martindale-Hubbell®

Whether faced with misdemeanor or felony charges, you need a formidable force in the courtroom.

Your future is on the line, so you need a team you can depend on. The Phoenix criminal defense lawyers at our firm works tirelessly on your behalf to fight for charge reduction or case dismissal.

The MayesTelles PLLC Promise

The criminal attorneys at MayesTelles operate on a set of principles
that drive our practice. Should you choose our law firm for your defense, we promise

  • 1

    To strive for the best result possible, not just the convenient way out

  • 2

    To offer representation that you can afford

  • 3

    To provide an initial evaluation of your case free of charge

  • 4

    To treat you with dignity and respect throughout the process

Get in touch with an attorney at
MayesTelles today when you call 602.490.8732 for a free case evaluation.

The Benefit of a Former Prosecutor on Your Side

As a former prosecutor, Attorney David V. Telles is skilled in anticipating an opponent's moves and building a defense accordingly. Attorney J. Blake Mayes has a comprehensive understanding of both Arizona's legal system and the trial process, which can be an invaluable advantage in almost any case.

Contact a Phoenix Criminal Defense Lawyer Today

If you have recently been arrested or accused of a crime, you cannot afford to waste any time. By contacting MayesTelles PLLC, our Phoenix criminal attorneys can evaluate your case to inform you of your legal rights and options. Our flexible payment options and client-centered approach give us an edge over almost any other defense law firm in the greater Phoenix area.

If you're ready to take back the life you deserve, contact a Phoenix criminal defense attorney from our firm today. Our office is open from approximately 8:00am to 5:00pm but we are available to take your calls 24/7. We look forward to speaking with you and acting as an advocate on your behalf.

Client Reviews

MayesTelles PLLC has enjoyed many positive reviews from former clients. Our goal is always client satisfaction, so we are extremely proud to receive testimonials such as the following.

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"Excellent Attorney"

Blake Mayes is an excellent attorney. Needing an attorney's services is a scary prospect in itself but I could not have asked for a better person to be working with.

Former Client Aug 19, 2014

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David V. Telles

David V. Telles

Attorney David Telles is a partner at MayesTelles PLLC. He has an extensive legal and law enforcement background, and is a former prosecutor. As a criminal defense attorney at MayesTelles, he is driven by the concept of the rights of the individual and keeping people accountable.

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J. Blake Mayes

J. Blake Mayes

Attorney J. Blake Mayes is a criminal defense attorney with MayesTelles PLLC. He is committed to securing justice for clients facing felony and misdemeanor criminal accusations. He is "Top 100" rated by The National Trial Lawyers and AV Preeminent™ rated.

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Candy Marrufo

Candy Marrufo

Upon graduating with her Bachelor of Science in criminology, Candy Marrufo went to work for the organization "ICAN" where she worked with at-risk youths. After this, she pursued a degree in law. Ms. Marrufo's experiences have made her a more compassionate criminal defense a

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Melanie Laboy

Melanie Laboy

With more than 12 years of legal experience, Melanie Laboy is one of the most respected criminal defense attorneys in the greater Phoenix area. Throughout her career, Melanie has handled countless cases – from misdemeanors to felonies as well as juvenile matters.

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Paula Dixon

Paula Dixon

Attorney Paula Dixon is a criminal defense attorney at MayesTelles PLLC. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Dixon worked as a prosecuting attorney where she handled countless felony and misdemeanor cases, focusing on domestic violence issues.

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David Lish

David Lish

Attorney David Lish is a criminal defense attorney at MayesTelles PLLC. David is a former Assistant City Prosecutor for the City of Scottsdale and former Deputy County Attorney for Maricopa County.

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Claudia Z. Horan

Claudia Horan

Claudia Horan joins MayesTelles PLLC with both criminal defense and personal injury experience. Before joining our firm, Claudia gained experience with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office felony trial group.

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