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Arizona’s Premier Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Firm with 100+ Years of Combined Experience.

  • AV Preeminent
    AV Preeminent

    Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ is a the peer review system for lawyers to recognize other lawyers for outstanding legal skills and high ethical standards. Attorneys use this rating system to evaluate other lawyer's abilities within specific legal issues. 

  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers

    Super Lawyers is a rating service that rigorously evaluates attorneys in more than 70 practice areas and honors them based on positive peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys who have been named to Super Lawyers are some of the top attorneys in their fields.

  • Lead Counsel Verified
    Lead Counsel Verified

    The Lead Counsel Rating is a comprehensive non-biased entity that rates attorneys on key factors individuals look at when they are choosing a lawyer to represent their case.

  • Voted #1 by Ranking Arizona
    Voted #1 by Ranking Arizona

    Mayes Telles, PLLC has been voted #1 by Ranking Arizona two years in a row. This prestigious ranking has validated the time, dedication and drive we use to meet our client's needs every single day.

  • America’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys®
    America’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys®

    Attorney J. Blake Mayes has been named among America’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys®, an invite-only selection that honors the most accomplished criminal and white-collar defense attorneys in each state. No more than one-half percent (0.5%) of active attorneys in the U.S. earn this distinction.

  • The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers

    The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers is an organization that consists of the top trial lawyers in each state. Lawyers are evaluated and included on this honor on an invite-only basis.

  • Former Prosecutors & Law Enforcement
    Former Prosecutors & Law Enforcement

    At MayesTelles, our award-winning attorneys include many former major crimes felony prosecutors and law enforcement. This means they have a unique perspective on criminal law that helps benefit our clients with insight and the skills to understand the arguments that will come up on the opposing side before they happen.


We've Won Thousands of Cases 

  • Violent Crimes Client Charged with DV Disorderly Conduct

    Our client was facing a domestic violence related disorderly conduct charge. Our client was found not guilty at trial.

  • Violent Crimes Charged with Assault & Failure to Appear

    Our client, L.S., was charged in Phoenix on December 27, 2014 for assault and failure to appear. After completing diversion, our client's case was dismissed.

  • Violent Crimes Domestic Assault & Failure to Appear Charges

    Our client, Ms. C., was facing an assault / domestic violence offense (class 1 misdemeanor) and a failure to appear charge (class 1 misdemeanor). We were able to get our client's case dismissed. Location: Phoenix Municipal Court

  • Violent Crimes Domestic Violence Assault Charge

    MayesTelles was able to secure a complete case dismissal for a client charged with domestic violence assault.

  • Violent Crimes Domestic Assault Charge

    Our client was charged with domestic violence related assault. We were able to achieve a "not guilty" verdict at trial.


Phoenix Criminal Defense Attorneys

100+ Years' Combined Experience

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 through and are prepared to fight on your behalf with the skill and tenacity your case deserves.

Former Prosecutors Working for You

Our attorneys have spent decades working on both sides of the bench in all kinds of criminal cases, including drug crimes, sex crimes, and DUI charges to name a few. What better way to learn how the prosecution thinks and acts than working as one for years? With that kind of experience on your side, you will be hard-pressed to find better representation anywhere in Arizona. We understand how these cases need to be handled and will work with you to ensure that you can enter your trial feeling confident in your future.

We're Available Whenever You Need Us!

If you have been charged with a crime, the most important thing to do is to hire qualified legal representation as soon as you can. The longer you wait, the more difficult your case may become, and you want to put yourself in the best position to fight the charges against you. While our office open from about 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., you can reach us by phone at (602) 428-7104 any time of the day, any day of the week.

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 MayesTelles PLLC work tirelessly on your behalf to fight for a charge reduction or case dismissal.

When Bad Things Happen to Good People 
We're There to Help.

At MayesTelles, we know that sometimes your situation isn't your fault. When you've been accused of a crime, you need quality representation that will aggressively fight for your freedom.

Why Hire Our Firm 

  • Over 100 Years of Combined Experience
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Former Major Crimes Prosecutors & Law Enforcement
  • Available 24/7
  • Voted Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Thousands of Cases Handled

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The Benefit of a Former Prosecutor on Your Side

MayesTelles PLLC has many former prosecutors on our team: David V. Telles, Mark Mendoza and Melanie Laboy. This unique insight gives them the skills to anticipate an opponent's arguments and build a defense accordingly. During their time as prosecutors, they also became familiar with the courts, judges, and opposing counsel in the Phoenix area. Each criminal defense attorney at our law firm 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, accused, or you are under investigation for a crime, you cannot afford to waste any time. By contacting MayesTelles PLLC, our experienced 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.

Get in touch with an attorney at MayesTelles today when you call (602) 428-7104 for a free case evaluation.

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.

  • There are no words I can give you to thank you for what your company has done for me!!

    “There are no words I can give you to thank you for what your company has done for me!!”

    - K.H.
  • Loyal! Honest law firm! Best lawyers ever! Only pick MayesTelles

    “I sure hope to never get in trouble again but when I did I put my money and trust in MayesTelles. Not only do they listen, they CARE! As if it was them in my shoes! They don't judge you or make you feel uncomfortable and you can sit back and relax while th”

    - L. M.
  • Choosing MayesTelles was a great choice which has put my mind at ease.

    “Choosing MayesTelles was a great choice which has put my mind at ease.”

    - E.W.
  • I had a great experience and would definitely recommend David Lish.

    “Got myself in some trouble and David Lish pulled me right out. He was really good at making me feel comfortable and helping me understand exactly what was going on with my case. David made my Felony go down to a misdemeanor and allowed me to come home to N”

    - Elizabeth
  • Zach Thornley the greatest criminal lawyer at Mayes Telles

    “Zach turned hell to heaven (not guilty) for me and I will never say enough thank you for the fantastic job he did!!!!! Zach thank you”

    - SG