Arizona Criminal Defense Attorneys

Award-Winning Representation throughout the State
of Arizona

When your rights and freedom are on the line, you need an aggressive Arizona criminal defense lawyer who is not afraid to stand strong in defense of your future. The defense attorneys at Grand Canyon Law Group serve Arizona area with a track record of excellent results. We stand ready to help you tell your side of the story and fight hard against the government to avoid or minimize the damage of a conviction. David Lish and Ryan McPhie are former prosecutors in Arizona prosecuting agencies. They were trained alongside the prosecutors trying to convict you. They know the strategies the State will employ to work for your conviction, and they know the best way to defend against them. You will not find a law firm that will better serve you in your criminal case.

Our clients are at the center of everything we do, and our compassionate and aggressive legal team can take the time to fully understand your situation and help you make the best use of your legal options.

Call (480) 400-5555 today or fill out our online contact form to schedule your free consultation and get started on your proactive defense.

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    The Grand Canyon Law Advantage

    Whether you were charged with DUI, domestic violence, homicide, or any other crime in between including serious sexual offenses, Ryan and David at Grand Canyon Law Group can fight your case as far as it needs to go to ensure you get the best chance at a favorable outcome. We have taken numerous cases to trial, and we know what it takes to build an effective strategy that protects your interests.

    Our Attorneys’ commitment to effective representation earned them numerous accolades and awards by the legal community, including a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating and inclusion in the prestigious company of Super Lawyers®, and invitation-only distinction offered to only the top 2.5% of attorneys in an area of law.In addition, they are former prosecutors who have worked for two of Arizona’s prosecuting agencies. They know both sides of the case and what the prosecutor is considering in your case.

    When you are charged with a crime, the attorney you select can have a major impact, good or bad, on the outcome of your case and your life over the following years. Also, it will impact your ability to be informed and make good decisions with your options. Call our Arizona criminal defense lawyers right away to schedule your free consultation.

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    Helping Clients Across Arizona Create a Powerful Defense

    Put a Former Deputy County Attorneys on Your Side

    Since Grand Canyon Law opened its doors under the original name of “McPhie Law”, we have built a reputation for aggressive, top-notch representation and excellent results. No matter how desperate a client’s situation may seem, we know how to help them get through it and obtain the best possible outcome in their case. We maintain strategic relationships throughout the State of Arizona’s legal community, and we leverage them to help our clients.

    Our experience spans across virtually every type of criminal offense. No matter how severe your charges and how hopeless you may feel, David Lish and Ryan McPhie at Grand Canyon Law have the in-depth knowledge and insight necessary to provide you with the advice you want and the highest level of representation. We are criminal defense lawyers who have been tested in court and understand the strategies that must be utilized when fighting for our clients.

    During your free consultation, we will go over the charges and evidence filed against you to help you plan for what to do next. When you feel confident about your position, you will have a better chance at telling your side of the story in a compelling way. We are not intimidated by prosecutors, (after all, we used to be them) and we will not allow the charges against you to go unchallenged. Put award-winning representation by two former Deputy County Attorneys on your side today. Call our Arizona criminal attorneys today and get started building an effective defense.

    Meet Your Attorneys

    Working Hard to Make a Positive Difference
    in Clients' Lives
    Ryan McPhie
    Criminal Defense Attorney
    David Lish
    Criminal Defense Attorney
    Kristin McPhie
    Criminal Defense Attorney
    Matt Hayes
    Criminal Defense Attorney
    Meet The Team
    Ryan McPhie
    Ryan McPhie is uniquely qualified and trained to handle criminal cases ranging from traffic citations to major felony offenses. While some criminal defense attorneys subscribe...
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    David Lish
    David Lish defends clients in all types of criminal cases in all courts throughout Arizona. A former misdemeanor and felony prosecutor, he has extensive courtroom...
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    Kristin McPhie
    Kristin is a nationally recognized attorney admitted to practice in Arizona, the Navajo Nation, Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, Gila River Indian Community, and...
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    Matt Hayes
    Matt has a diverse legal  background and vast amount of legal experience, to include working as a Deputy Pima County Attorney, Civil Litigator and Criminal...
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    Personalized, Trial-tested Defense. We provide the best criminal defense representation in Arizona.
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      The Grand Canyon Law Group Difference

      Free Consultation & Flexible Payment Plans
      Former Deputy County Attorney/Prosecutor
      Commitment to Keeping Our Clients Informed & Educated About Their Case
      Highly Awarded & Recognized By Independent Organizations
      Stellar Reputation Among Clients, Attorneys, Judges & Prosecutors

      Our Locations

      Mesa Office
      Gilbert Office
      Phoenix Office