If you have been charged with a crime in
Phoenix, Arizona, or surrounding valley cities, you may be worried and apprehensive
about the future. An experienced criminal defense attorney can launch
an aggressive defense on your behalf and advocate for you in court. Whether
you have been charged with a
drug crime, or any other criminal violation, it is critical to seek counsel from
an attorney with proven results to assist in your defense. Mr. Buckallew
is a Mesa area criminal defense lawyer with the experience and track record
to handle any criminal matter in the valley and throughout the State of Arizona.
Check out our
client testimonials page to see what others are saying about Attorney Trent Buckallew. He
has been described as
informative, personable, knowledgeable, and
compassionate. Mr. Buckallew cares about each and every client and has a reputation
for zealously defending his clients in court. He has extensive experience
in conducting a thorough defense investigation, proven ability to litigate
any legal issues which may exist in a case, and negotiating the most favorable
resolution possible in each case. Mr. Buckallew has also taken countless
cases to trial, including misdemeanor bench trials and complex felony
jury trials, with many cases resulting in acquittals or hung juries.
Mr. Buckallew was born in San Diego, California and grew up in
Tempe, Arizona. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Justice Studies from
Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ) and then attended the California
Western School of Law (San Diego, CA) for his Juris Doctorate degree.
From there, he passed the Arizona bar exam and accepted a position at
the Mohave County Public Defender’s Office, and subsequently, moved
to the Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office. At these public
defense firms, Mr. Buckallew was able to gain invaluable trial experience
and a greater understanding of the criminal justice system. During this
time, he handled countless cases ranging from simple midemeanors to complex
Mr. Buckallew is very skilled in handling both bench trials and jury trials,
and also has significant experience in conducting pre-trial plea negotiations
as well as settlement conferences. After years of experience in the public
defense firms, Mr. Buckallew established his own solo practice, with an
emphasis on criminal defense litigation and also handles select civil
mental health Title 36 hearings (court order for treatment) as well as PSRB (Psychiatric
Security Review Board) matters, and
Injunctions Against Harrassment. Because he has a statewide practice, Mr. Buckallew can represent any
individual in any court in the State of Arizona. This means that whether
your case is under the jurisdiction of a City Court, a Municipal Court,
a Justice Court or a Superior Court, Mr. Buckallew can represent you in
In addition to his law degree, Attorney Buckallew also earned a Master
of Forensic Sciences degree from the National University (San Diego, CA).
This unique educational background enables him to have an in depth understanding
of both the legal side of a case as well as the forensic aspect inherent
in criminal cases. Having an attorney who understands the complexity of
the science behind the evidence, including the potential weaknesses of
the scientific evidence in your case, can help ensure that you are properly
represented and defended in court.
Mr. Buckallew belongs to many professional DUI and criminal defense organizations
in order to keep abreast of the dynamic and ever changing practice of
criminal and DUI litigation. He is an active member of The National Association
of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), the State Bar of Arizona, the American
Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
(AACJ). He also belongs to the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD),
The American Psychology-Law Society, Division 41 of the American Psychological
Association and the American Academy of Forensic Science (AAFS). Mr. Buckallew
has completed the Advanced Trial Skills Academy at the Institute for Criminal
Defense Advocacy and also participated in the Arizona Forensic Science Academy.
Attorney Trent Buckallew has been nominated as one of the National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Attorneys for 2012, a high honor that recognizes those attorneys who exemplify superior
qualifications. With his educational background and extensive experience,
Mr. Buckallew is well equipped to handle your case with both expertise
and professionalism. He understands both the short term and long term
impacts of a criminal conviction and will work tirelessly to resolve your
case under the most favorable terms possible.
According to his
Avvo account, Mr. Buckallew has been rated a 7.8/10 on the Avvo rating system. This is
very high, and shows that he is a well regarded attorney. Clients have rated Mr.
Buckallew under a variety of categories, and he has been able to maintain
a perfect score regarding his professional conduct and his client reviews.
Because of his experience and knowledge, Mr. Buckallew was invited to
speak at the APDA Statewide Conference on the topic of Mental Health Law
(2006) and has also published two eBooks entitled 'Arizona Criminal Defense Strategies' and 'Arizona DUI/Criminal Traffic Defense Strategies'. For a free copy of one (or both) of these books, submit your name and
e-mail to the Firm via the
home page of their website. Mr. Buckallew is also a featured lawyer on
Lawyer Central, which means that he has been verified as an excellent and well regarded
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If you have additional questions regarding your case or any area of criminal
law, be it
white collar crime,
probation violations, or
shoplifting, contact the Firm today. The Firm can also be contacted by e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org Whether this is a first time criminal violation, a probation violation,
or you want to
appeal your case, the Firm can help!
Contact the Firm today to arrange a free evaluation of your criminal case.