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Melissa Baugh

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Melissa Baugh is exclusively dedicated to representing clients in criminal defense cases. This has been the focus of her practice since the beginning of her legal career. She is passionate about providing a smart, aggressive, and compassionate defense for her clients.

Melissa discovered her passion for criminal defense while working as a paralegal at one of the largest criminal firms in Arizona. This passion drove her to pursue her law degree and to become an attorney. Melissa attended and graduated from the Sandra Day O’ Connor College of Law. While in law school, she continued her work in criminal defense, working alongside some of the most respected criminal defense attorneys in the Phoenix area, and achieving remarkable results for her clients.

Melissa places high value on getting to know each of her clients on an individual level. She feels this is crucial to effectively advocate for her clients and their unique situations. Melissa is passionate about fighting for her clients’ rights and helping them navigate the challenging and often biased criminal justice system.

Admitted to Practice

  • Arizona State Bar, 2021
  • B.S. Justice Studies Arizona State University - Undergraduate School 2013
  • J.D. Sandra Day O’ Connor College of Law - Graduate School 2021