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Mike Kessler

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Mike Kessler is a career criminal defense trial lawyer at MayesTelles PLLC

Originally from Northern California, Mike relocated to Arizona to attend the University of Arizona where he achieved his bachelor’s degree from the Eller College of Management. Mike continued his education at the University of Arizona earning his law degree from the James E. Rogers College of Law.

Since being admitted to the Arizona State Bar in 2011, Mike has defended hundreds of clients charged with felony and misdemeanor cases throughout the State of Arizona where he has proven to be steadfast in his ability to defend the accused and protect clients constitutional rights.

As a trial lawyer, Mike has been lead counsel for many complex major crimes cases involving First Degree Murder, Sexual Assault, Sex Crimes, Robberies, Complex Drug Sales Cases, and Aggravated DUI cases, to name a few.

Due to Mikes tremendous abilities as a criminal defense lawyer and his keen ability as a trial lawyer he has been successful in seeking full acquittals and dismissals for clients, including clients charged with Murder and Child Sex Crimes. Mike continues to hone his skills and perfect his craft as a criminal defense trial attorney at MayesTelles PLLC.


    • University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    • University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


  • Criminal Defense Attorney, Maricopa County
  • Criminal Defense Attorney, Pinal County
  • Law Clerk, Coconino County