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Zach Thornley

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As a criminal defense attorney with MayesTelles PLLC and in prior positions, Zachary has always been passionate about protecting his client’s rights.

Zachary is a Graduate from Arizona State University where he received a Bachelor of Science Cum Laude in Political Science. Zachary received his Juris Doctorate from Arizona Summit Law School.

In law school, Zachary worked as a Rule 38 certified prosecutor with the city prosecutors of Avondale, Tolleson, and Buckeye where he prosecuted various misdemeanors. Zachary also worked as a Rule 38 certified prosecutor with the Gila County Attorney’s Office in the dangerous drugs division.


  • All Courts – State of Arizona
  • United States District Court – District of Arizona

  • Arizona State Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Division
  • Criminal Law Section
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Criminal law Section Committee Member
  • Member of the National Child Abuse Defense & Resource Center