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Arja Shah

Arja Shah

Shah Law Firm PLLC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI
  • Arizona
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Ms. Shah has dedicated her professional career to helping people in need of a quality and affordable defense.

Ms. Shah was born and raised in East Amherst, NY. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. After graduation, Ms. Shah spent two years working for a well respected criminal defense firm in Washington DC., learning early on what qualities make a for a good defense attorney. Ms. Shah is a graduate of California Western School of Law in San Diego.

Ms. Shah began her legal career working for a large criminal defense firm in their Vehicular Crimes unit. There, she spent seven years defending clients charged with serious criminal charges specializing in DUI defense, Manslaughter defense and Aggravated Assault defense. Ms. Shah garnered rare training and experience practicing in numerous courts throughout Maricopa County. During this time, Ms. Shah also taught classes to fellow criminal defense attorney’s at yearly Defense Attorney conference in Arizona.

Ms. Shah has led a successful Criminal Defense firm the last 4+ years, covering all of Maricopa County. In total, she has successfully defended over 2,300 criminal cases in her career. Ms. Shah is rated 10 out 10 on, is the recipient of the Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Star Award for the last three years and acknowledged as a top 100 Trial Lawyer by National Trial Lawyers, among other accolades. However, her highest accomplishment is her numerous positive client reviews from former clients and her representation within the legal community.

Outside of practicing law, Ms. Shah enjoys traveling with her family and outdoor activities.

California Western School of Law
J.D. (2007) | Law
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Shah Law Firm PLLC
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Issues in DUI Cases, Arizona Public Defenders Association, Tempe, AZ
Arizona Public Defenders Association
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Arizona Bar Association
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Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Gujarati: Spoken
  • Spanish: Spoken
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2 N. Central Ave.
18th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Telephone: (602) 888-0369
Fax: (480) 718-7863