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Arizona’s Premier Criminal Defense, Immigration, & Personal Injury Firm with 200+ Years of Combined Experience
  • Voted #1 by Ranking Arizona
    Voted #1 by Ranking Arizona
    MayesTelles PLLC has been voted #1 by Ranking Arizona five 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.
  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    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.
  • 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.
  • Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys®
    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.

Phoenix Criminal Defense Attorneys

200+ Years' Combined Experience in Criminal Defense, Immigration, & Personal Injury Law

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.

While our office is open from about 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., you can reach our criminal attorneys in Phoenix at (602) 428-7104 any time of the day, any day of the week.

Former Prosecutors Working for You

Our criminal defense attorneys in Phoenix, AZ, 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. 

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. 

We've Won Thousands of Cases

  • Charges Reduced to Reckless Driving

    Client R.C. was stopped by Mesa Police for a civil traffic violation and later charged with DUI, Extreme DUI, and Super Extreme DUI in a justice court. During the course of their representation, MayesTelles attorneys discovered important inconsistencies in the police reports. When we presented these issues to the State, the prosecutor’s office agreed to drop all DUI charges.

  • Fatal Commercial Vehicle Accident

    MayesTelles Client A.F. and her husband tragically lost their unborn child as a result of the negligence of an individual operating a commercial vehicle in Yuma, Arizona. After substantial investigation including accident reconstruction and filing a lawsuit, the insurance company paid out the policy limits of $1,000,000.00.

  • 4 Counts of Aggravated DUI Dismissed

    Client M.W. was charged with 4 counts of Aggravated DUI in the Maricopa County Superior Court in July 2016 for allegedly riding a motorized bicycle under the influence. The attorneys at MayesTelles demanded that the State include certain materials in their presentation to the grand jury, resulting in the grand jury refusing to indict and the case being dismissed.

  • Client Charged with DUI

    Client, GS, charged with DUI - sentence was reduced to reckless driving.

  • Client Facing Assault Felony

    M.L. was charged with 1 count of Aggravated Assault, a class 3 dangerous felony. She plead guilty to Aggravated Assault, a class 6 undesignated felony, with a stipulation to 3 months of initial jail. She received credit for 32 days and the rest of the jail time was deferred. She was placed on 3 years of supervised probation. She has the opportunity to designate the offense a misdemeanor after successfully completing probation. Location: Maricopa County Superior Court

  • Client Charged with DUI

    Our client, A.R, was charged with 1 count of DUI and 1 count of Failure to Control Speed to Avoid a Collision. During extensive pre-trial investigation, it was discovered that the police made many errors in how they handled the case. We were able to get the client's charges reduced to reckless driving. Location: Glendale City Court

  • Client Charged with Four Felony Counts

    Our client, Ms. D., was charged with two counts of forgery - a class 4 Felony as well as theft - a class 2 Felony and also fraudulent schemes and artifices - a class 2 Felony. We were able to get her conviction reduced to a class 6 undesignated felony with the opportunity to reduce further to a misdemeanor. Location: Maricopa County Superior Court

  • Client Charged with Trespass & Assault

    Our client, T.C., was charged in Maricopa County Superior Court on July 8, 2015 with 1 count of Criminal Trespass, a class 6 felony, and 1 count Assault, a class 2 Misdemeanor. On September 9, 2015, after an 8-day jury trial, our client was found not guilty on both charges. Location: Maricopa County Superior Court

  • Client Charged with Shoplifting

    Our client, Ms. H., was charged with shoplifting - a class 1 misdemeanor. We were able to get her conviction set aside. Location: Phoenix Municipal Court

  • Client Faced 5 Felony Sex Offenses

    Our client, Mr. C., was charged with five counts of felony sex offenses, including two counts of Sex Conduct with a Minor and three counts of Molestation of a Child. We were able to get the case dismissed upon a successful Motion to Dismiss. Location: Maricopa County Superior Court

  • Client Charged with Disorderly Conduct

    Our client, K.F., was charged with Disorderly Conduct, a class 1 misdemeanor. We were able to get this client's case dismissed. Location: Tempe Municipal Court

  • Client Facing Multiple Criminal Charges

    Our client, L.S., was charged on October 20, 2014 in Mesa for an assault, disorderly conduct, and criminal damage. MayesTelles PLLC was able to get those charges dismissed.

  • Client Facing Multiple Domestic Violence Offenses

    Our client, Ms. C., was facing charges of assault / domestic violence (class 1 misdemeanor), disorderly conduct / domestic violence (class 1 misdemeanor), and criminal damage / domestic violence (class 1 misdemeanor). We were able to get our client's case dismissed. Location: Mesa Municipal Court

  • 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.

  • Multiple Felony Theft Offenses

    Our client, Mr. C., was charged with Theft of Means of Transportation (Class 3 Felony) and Trafficking in Stolen Property (Class 3 Felony). Both class 3 felonies have a possible sentencing range of 2 - 8.75 years in prison. We were able to get our client's charge reduced to a Class 1 Misdemeanor with no jail time. Location: Maricopa County Superior Court

Why Choose MayesTelles PLLC?

Both of our principal attorneys, J. Blake Mayes and David Telles, are listed in "The Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by The National Trial Lawyers. Click below to learn more about why you should choose MayesTelles to handle your criminal defense, immigration or personal injury case.

  • Nearly 200 Years of Combined Experience
  • Thousands of Cases Successfully Handled
  • Voted Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Available to Our Clients 24/7
  • Former Prosecutors & Law Enforcement
  • AV Preeminent Rated Attorneys

Strong Results Require strong Representation About mayesTelles

At MayesTelles, our criminal defense, immigration, and personal injury attorneys in Phoenix, AZ are committed to helping you navigate complex legal matters. Whether you have been accused of a crime, were injured in an accident, or are looking for assistance with the immigration process, you need quality representation that will aggressively fight for you.

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The Benefits of a Former Prosecutor on Your Side

MayesTelles PLLC has many former prosecutors on our team: David V. Telles, Mark Mendoza, Melanie Laboy, Chance East, James Simpson, and Sean Coll. 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 Phoenix 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.

MayesTelles PLLC has enjoyed many positive reviews from former clients. Our goal is always client satisfaction, so we are extremely proud to receive positive testimonials from clients whom we have helped.

Contact a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Phoenix, AZ

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 Phoenix criminal defense lawyers 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 a criminal defense attorney in Phoenix, AZ at MayesTelles today when you call (602) 428-7104 for a free case evaluation.

    "I would recommend them 1,000%"
    The entire staff was so kind and nobody treated me any different because of my past! There are no words I can give you to thank you for what your company has done for me!! Thank you so much!
    - K.H.
    "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.
    - L. M.
    "Put My Mind at Ease"
    I never thought I would be someone needing a criminal lawyer. Choosing Mayes Telles was a great choice which has put my mind at ease. Melanie Laboy has been super responsive to my case and kept me informed during this entire process.
    - E.W.
    "The Best Lawyer in My Experience"
    David Telles is the best lawyer in my experience. It was a pretty big case, but he handled very professionally. My case was dismissed, I was very happy with the result and I am really thanks to David Telles.
    - Hanna
    "Best Firm To Have Been Around"
    MayesTelles has brought me out of an almost terrible situation. As a man who was looking at 30 plus years and barely beginning life at 18, I am thankful for these miracle workers. I was assigned two of the best lawyers I have ever met.
    - Brandon
    "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. Blake made the entire process painless and comfortable.
    - Former Client
    "Contacted Me Within 24 Hours"
    When I contacted the firm I was frightened and quite panicked, but from the first phone call I was reassured that I would get the best possible representation and I DID.
    - Alicia
    "Handled Each Step Of My Case Very Professionally"
    Blake handled each step of my case very professionally and at the end of it all delivered a very positive outcome. He explained everything each step of the way and was always available to answer questions.
    - Daniel