Blischak Law

Blischak Law

Aggressive Phoenix Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Attorneys In Arizona.

Firm Overview

Supervising Attorney John W. Blischak has extensive experience as a criminal defense attorney combined with his prior career as an FBI agent and deputy prosecutor in the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. He is well versed in state and federal criminal defense law and has a proven track record of aggressively and successfully defending clients against a variety of misdemeanor and felony charges.

In addition, the firm handles personal injury claims vigorously, arising from all types of accidents in Arizona. If your injury was caused by the reckless or negligent conduct of another person, you may be able to recover significant compensation. We will offer you knowledge, boldness, experience and compassion, and fight to protect your rights so that you can focus on recovering.
Main Office
Main Office
1100 E Washington St Suite 100
Phoenix  AZ  85034
  • (602) 999-1951
  • (602) 293-8125


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Criminal Defense.
Criminal Defense
- Former F.B.I Agent
- Former Deputy Maricopa County Attorney
- Over 39 Years of Experience Practicing Law in Arizona
Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, and All of Arizona

If you have been arrested or charged with a crime in Arizona, whether you live in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa or Glendale, it takes an experienced criminal defense attorney to protect your rights and preserve your freedom. The Blischak Law Firm has more than 25 years of experience handling criminal cases in the state and federal courts.

John W. Blischak started his legal practice after serving as an FBI agent and a county prosecutor. His experience in the criminal justice system has given him a unique perspective on defending criminal cases. At the same time, he has also developed solid working relationships with members of law enforcement and state and federal prosecutors. By understanding the unique circumstances of your case, he will provide you with an honest assessment of the charges against you and the chances of success at trial.

Mr. Blischak has a proven track record of aggressively and successfully defending clients who are facing a variety of criminal charges, including:

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Because these are serious driving offenses that often lead to injuries and fatalities, the state aggressively prosecutes DUI, which is defined as driving while impaired by alcohol or other legal or illegal substances. The penalties for DUI are serious, including jail time, loss of driving privileges, points on your license, and significant fines and fees. Arizona also has an implied consent law which means that you will be subject to a fine and automatic license suspension for refusing to submit to a breathalyzer or blood test.

Drug offenses There are a variety of drug charges including possession, distribution or trafficking, manufacturing and prescription fraud. While the severity of these charges depend on the classification of the drugs involved, state and federal narcotics laws are vigorously enforced in Arizona. In short, anyone facing drug charges can be incarcerated, even for minor offenses.

Assault Assault can involve making mere threats of violence to actually inflicting bodily harm on another individual. Misdemeanor assault, or simple assault, can be charged when an individual puts another person in fear of bodily harm, touches another with the intent of causing physical harm, or causes physical injury. A conviction can lead to a one year prison sentence and a fine.

Aggravated Assault This crime involves so-called aggravating circumstances such as whether the assault results in a serious physical injury or was committed with a deadly weapon, among others. Aggravated assault is a felony charge and a conviction can result in prison sentences ranging from 5 to 25 years depending on the circumstances.

Domestic Violence This crime involves any act or threat of violence against any person with whom the accused has or had an intimate relationship such as current or former spouses, parents, children, romantic partners, or anyone residing in the same household. A conviction can lead to serious consequences such as a prison sentence, fines, court fees, probation, a permanent restraining order, and more.

Sex Offenses There are a variety of offenses that can be charged as misdemeanors or felonies, including sexual assault (rape), sexual abuse, child molestation, prostitution, public sexual indecency, and indecent exposure. A conviction can lead to a lengthy prison sentence, mandatory registration as a sex offender and possible lifetime probation.

White Collar Crime Fraud, theft, embezzlement, bribery and other white collar crimes are serious offenses that can lead to severe penalties in Arizona including fines and imprisonment.

Superior Defense Strategies

If you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges in Arizona, the Blischak Law Firm will provide you with a comprehensive defense strategy. Our work begins as soon as you are arrested, and we will represent you at the arraignment. This is the initial court hearing during which you are formally charged and bail is arranged. We will work to secure your release so that you can return to your normal routine while we build your case.

A successful strategy starts with conducting a thorough investigation and collecting evidence. We will obtain and review a copy of the police report to determine the facts and uncover any errors that may have been committed by law enforcement. For example, the arresting officer may have failed to read you your rights or the police may have obtained evidence without a search warrant. We will also identify and interview all relevant witnesses and determine if there is evidence of your innocence or any mitigating factors. In addition, we will conduct pre-trial discovery, prepare and file all of the necessary legal motions, and vigorously defend you at trial.
Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney in Phoenix

John Blischak

Mr. John W. Blischak was born in Scuvindile, Ohio. After graduating from law school in Cleveland, Ohio in 1975, John W. Blischak embarked on a rewarding nine year career as a FBI Agent with the U.S. Department of Justice commencing in Cleveland and thereafter transferring to Phoenix. Wanting to seek independence and a challenge, Mr. Blischak, voluntarily left the FBI and commenced a three year stint as a prosecutor in the Maricopa County Attorney's Office in the complex white collar crime unit where invaluable trial experience was accumulated and thereafter Mr. Blischak ventured into sole practice in 1987.

John W. Blischak also has attained a CPA certification in Arizona and has testified in U.S. District Court in Arizona as an expert accountant. This CPA background serves as an invaluable asset for various business minded clients.

With over 40 years of experience working in the criminal defense field as an F.B.I. Agent, Maricopa County Deputy Prosecutor and as a Criminal Defense Attorney in Arizona, Mr. John W. Blischak is now the Supervising Attorney at Blischak Law and oversees all Criminal Law and Personal Injury involving Automobile Accidents. Attorney John W. Blischak has seen it all, Mr. Blischak's biggest asset is his relation with prosecutors and law enforcement in ways other lawyers cannot because of his background. He is known in the legal community for his honesty, forthrightness, and personal charm. If you or someone you know is facing criminal charges, or has been involved in a automobile accident it is comforting to know that your attorney knows so many angles and opportunities to work a any case inside and out.

Andrew Blischak

Growing up, Mr. Andrew J. Blischak was exposed immensely into the legal world. Mr. Blischak's step father was a Judge in Pinal County Superior Court, his mother a legal assistant, his uncle general counsel for a Fortune 500 company, and his father, John W. Blischak, an F.B.I. Agent, Prosecutor and Defense Attorney in Phoenix for over 40 years, it was only natural to work in the legal profession.

Mr. Andrew J. Blischack acquired his Bachelor's Degree of Political Science in 2009 from Arizona Sate University. From there, Mr. Blischak obtained his Master's degree of Science in Leadership in South University, which is in the State of Georgia. He then graduated as a Juris Doctor Cum Laude from Arizona Summit School of Law. While in Law School, Andrew J. Blischak interned at the Mesa Prosecutor's Office in downtown Mesa, AZ. He learned the "in's and out's" of variety of criminal cases such as DUI's, shoplifting, assault, domestic violence, drug cases, and other criminal charges. Prior to prosecutor work, Andrew J. Blischak interned for two successful criminal defense and personal injury firms, where he learned how to successfully defend criminal charges as well as aggressively fight for a high settlement in accident cases. Mr. Blischak was involved in client consultations and set realistic and honest evaluations about cases. Attorney Andrew J. Blischak continues to stay on top of changes in Arizona case law to fight for clients' needs.

Attorney Andrew J. Blischak is currently one of the Attorneys at Blischak Law. Mr. Blischak has successfully resolved misdemeanors, and Felony cases in the State of Arizona preventing jail or prison terms.

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