Rosenstein Law Group PLLC

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Rosenstein Law Group PLLC

Rosenstein Law Group is a full-service criminal defense law firm. We represent those facing all kinds of Criminal and DUI related charges in Courts throughout Arizona. We are open and ready to serve you. Available 24/7 by calling (480) 248-7666

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Arizona and has no record of discipline from the Arizona bar association. *

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC

Open for Business
Offers Video Calls

Rosenstein Law Group is a full-service criminal defense law firm. We represent those facing all kinds of Criminal and DUI related charges in Courts throughout Arizona. We are open and ready to serve you. Available 24/7 by calling (480) 248-7666

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Arizona and has no record of discipline from the Arizona bar association. *

Firm Overview

Good people make mistakes. Rosenstein Law Group is a full-service criminal defense law firm, that is committed to continuing to provide the absolute best possible criminal defense to members of our community during these difficult times. Our experienced legal team and criminal defense lawyers are dedicated to securing the best possible outcome each of clients facing any type of criminal charges by working hard to ensure that one bad night does not change the rest of your life. We are open during the COVID-19 pandemic and ready to serve you. We represent those facing all kinds of Criminal and DUI related charges in Courts throughout Arizona. We are accepting new clients and, as always, can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 480-248-7666. Consultations safely via phone or one of the many video conferencing platforms out there are now available. In addition to in-person office appointments, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. We handle cases such as DUI, Aggravated DUI, Assault, Possession of Drugs, Paraphernalia, Aggravated Assault, Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Trespassing, Domestic Violence, Extreme DUI, Criminal Speeding, and many more.

Our team of defense lawyers utilize over 100 years of combine legal experience to provide a smart and aggressive approach to defending our clients, with the only two board-certified DUI Defense attorneys in Maricopa County as part of our team. Rosenstein Law Group recognizes that each of our client's cases are unique that require an individualized defense to help get the best possible result for you and your case. Our team of criminal lawyers have achieved many significant victories, including case acquittals, dismissals, reduced charges, and probation. Do not wait to speak to an attorney. Schedule your free initial consultation today with our local and skilled defense attorney by contacting us online or by calling (480) 248-7666. We are ready and waiting for your call.

We want to let you know we are open and ready to serve you. We are accepting new clients and, as always, our local criminal lawyers can be reached 24/7 by calling (480) 248-7666. Consultations safely via phone or one of the many video conferencing platforms out there are now available. In addition to in-person office appointments that can be scheduled Monday - Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

We provide comprehensive and aggressive criminal defense to the citizens of Arizona accused of crimes. Arizona lawmakers have established some of the toughest sentencing guidelines in the country, and the criminal justice system does not favor the criminally accused. Here at Rosenstein Law Group we understand people make mistakes and our criminal defense attorneys work hard to ensure that one bad decision does not destroy your future. Also, when we come across unjust laws or laws being abused by prosecuting agencies, we do not complain - we change the laws. Most recently, during the last legislative session our office authored and with the help of AACJ was the driving force behind a bill put forward prohibiting commercial use of mug shots through the legislature and were ecstatic when the governor signed it into law. Our office works closely with the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice organization for the past 5 years, most recently Craig Rosenstein served as the president for one year. Craig is also a registered lobbyist in the State of Arizona and regularly testifies at the Arizona legislature regarding criminal justice issues.

Main Office

Main Office
8010 E. McDowell Road, Suite 111
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Phone

(480) 248-7666

Fax

(480) 946-0681

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Criminal Defense DUI/DWI Defense Possession of Drugs Defense Set Aside conviction Misdemeanor Offenses Felony Charges Defense Juvenile Defense Criminal Speeding Tickets Traffic Violations Violent Crimes Defense Firearm Defense Domestic Violence Defense Possession of Marijuana Defense Possession of Dangerous Drugs Defense Possession of Drugs for sale Defense Prescription Drug Crime Defense Sex Crimes Defense Probation Violation Defense Aggravated DUI Defense Extreme DUI Defense Super Extreme DUI Defense Repeat DUI Defense Minor in Consumption Defense Fake ID Defense DUI Drug Defense Reckless Driving Defense Driving on a suspended license defense Disorderly Conduct Defense Urinating in Public Defense OUI Defense False Reporting Defense White Collar Crime Defense Fraud Defense Identity Theft Defense Credit Card Theft Defense

Office Information
Office Hours

24/7

Office Manager

Lesley Propp

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English

Other Offices
  • Tempe Office

    404 E Southern Ave
    Tempe, AZ 85282

  • Gilbert Office Location

    633 E. Ray Road, Suite 105
    Gilbert, AZ 85296

Criminal Defense

A full-service criminal defense law firm with a legal team of experienced and skilled defense attorneys ready to aggressively to protect your rights. We represent those facing a wide spectrum of criminal charges in Courts throughout Arizona.

Rosenstein Law Group is a criminal defense law firm, that represents individuals facing all kinds of criminal charges, including but not limited to aggravated assault, misdemeanors, drug possession, drug sales, drug crimes, domestic violence, sexual assault, sex crimes, simple assault, DUI, theft, juvenile offenses and traffic offenses throughout all courts in Arizona. Our team of skilled and experienced attorneys utilize over 100 years of combined legal experience to aggressively fight to secure the best possible outcome for you and your criminal case. We also understand that facing criminal charges can be an unsettling and scary time, and more than likely frustratingly originally occurs outside regular office hours. Rosenstein Law Group is committed to continuing to provide the absolute best possible criminal defense to members of our community during these difficult times.

We want to let you know we are open and ready to serve you. We are accepting new clients and, as always, our local criminal lawyers can be reached 24/7 by calling (480) 248-7666. Consultations safely via phone or one of the many video conferencing platforms out there are now available. In addition to in-person office appointments that can be scheduled Monday - Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

We provide comprehensive and aggressive criminal defense to the citizens of Arizona accused of crimes. Arizona lawmakers have established some of the toughest sentencing guidelines in the country, and the criminal justice system does not favor the criminally accused. Here at Rosenstein Law Group we understand people make mistakes and our criminal defense attorneys work hard to ensure that one bad decision does not destroy your future. Also, when we come across unjust laws or laws being abused by prosecuting agencies, we don’t complain - we change the laws. Most recently, during the last legislative session our office authored and with the help of AACJ was the driving force behind a bill put forward prohibiting commercial use of mug shots through the legislature and were ecstatic when the governor signed it into law. Our office works closely with the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice organization for the past 5 years, most recently Craig Rosenstein served as the president for one year. Craig is also a registered lobbyist in the State of Arizona and regularly testifies at the Arizona legislature regarding criminal justice issues.

DUI and DWI

We are a full-service criminal defense law firm that is open and ready to serve you. Our experienced and skilled team of defense attorneys includes the only two board-certified in DUI Defense attorneys in Maricopa County.

We provide legal representation to individuals facing all types of criminal, DUI & traffic related offenses ranging from misdemeanors to felonies including Aggravated DUI's, Drug DUIs, Extreme DUIs, Reckless Driving, impaired to the slightest degree DUI, first offense DUI, assault charges, drug possession charges, DUI with accident, criminal damage charges, disorderly conduct citations and many more. We can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by contacting us online through our website contact form or by calling (480) 248-7666. We are a full-service criminal defense law firm that is committed to continuing to provide the absolute best possible criminal defense to members of our community. We offer free initial new client consultations via phone or one of the many video conferencing platforms out there. In addition to in-person office appointments which are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

If you are facing DUI charges, you must contact that a knowledgeable DUI defense attorney as soon as possible. The prosecuting and arresting agencies rely on this scientific evidence€ and your ignorance to convict DUI cases that otherwise can be challenged by competent and skilled DUI defense attorneys. require It is important for your defense attorney to have the resources and knowledge to build an effective defense on these tests that the state will present as solid evidence to convict you of a DUI offense. DUI cases are complex and require a certain level of skill and scientific knowledge therefore you will need an attorney that is ready and willing to challenge the reliability of the governments tests. The attorneys here at Rosenstein Law Group, have successfully defended against thousands of DUI cases. Our team includes the only two Board Certified in DUI Defense lawyers in Maricopa County. If you or someone you know finds themselves in trouble with the law, our local DUI attorneys will come to get you out of jail. Call now and get our team of attorneys working on your case immediately without risk. Contact us online here or by calling 480-248-7666 to schedule your free initial DUI case consultation today and get our skilled legal team started on building the defense for your case immediately.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Our team of defense lawyers include the only two board certified in DUI Defense attorneys in Maricopa County, and two of the only four certified in the state of Arizona. We utilize our over 100 years of combined legal experience to provide a smart and aggressive approach to defending our clients. Our team of trial attorneys are well-respected and regarded among the most aggressive and finest trial attorneys in Arizona. At the Rosenstein Law Group, we bring a different attitude and approach that has produced notable results. We take the time to fully explain what you can expect as your case moves forward and ensure that you understand your options. We never advise our clients to “just plead guilty” and will always be prepared to go to trial to fight for your rights in Court. Craig Rosenstein, found and owner of Rosenstein Law Group, leader in the criminal defense legal community here in Arizona. He has for years and continues to dedicate himself to the mission of assisting not just the accused but other attorneys trying to help the accused. He has spoken at national and statewide conferences sharing his knowledge, skills, and creative practices on trial and defense strategies. Craig has lectured and taught attorneys on a variety of topics including jury trial strategy, cross-examination of police officers and expert witnesses, and how to present an effective closing argument. He has also been a faculty member at some of the country's most respected trial colleges. Craig Rosenstein has worked tirelessly on criminal justice issues and regularly testifies at the Arizona legislature on criminal justice matters. When we come across unjust laws or laws being abused by prosecuting agencies, we don't complain - we change the laws. Most recently, during the last legislative session our office authored and with the help of AACJ was the driving force behind a bill put forward prohibiting commercial use of mug shots through the legislature and were ecstatic when the governor signed it into law.

What does being certified in DUI Defense mean and how does it distinguish our attorneys from others? This means that our attorneys, have committed to meeting the most stringent standards in the industry. Our attorneys are recognized as true experts in their area of law practice. We have the only two board certified DUI defense attorneys in Maricopa County. The National College for DUI Defense, a national organization, is recognized by the American Bar Association for the certification of specialists in DUI Defense. It identifies lawyers who possess an enhanced level of skill and expertise in DUI Defense. In order to be certified as a criminal law specialist, the board identifies lawyers who have demonstrated superior knowledge, skill, integrity, professionalism, and competence in a specific area of law, to better serve the public. Board certification signals to outside parties that you have hired an attorney with significant legal experience that has also been subjected to extensive peer review. With so much at stake, make sure you as our client can have confidence in your attorney to be an expert in their field and who is committed to you every step of the way, working hard to seek the best possible case results for your specific situation.

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
Craig Rosenstein

Craig Rosenstein is the founder and owner of Rosenstein Law Group, now celebrating 13 years of business in Scottsdale, Arizona. Craig received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of Arizona in 2002. He then graduated from Arizona State University College of Law in 2006. In late 2007, Craig opened the Rosenstein Law Group, PLLC, with the first attorney he hired being his then-fiancé' (now wife) of over ten years. He has his focused his practice on criminal defense providing the defense to those accused of all types of charges, with having a strong focus in defense of the accused impaired driver. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona, as well as in the U.S. Federal District Court in Arizona.

He is a well-respected criminal defense attorney. Craig is one of the only two Board Certified in DUI Defense attorneys in Maricopa County, and one of the only four in the state of Arizona. Craig is known in the legal community as an aggressive and skilled trial attorney that is always willing to bring any case to trial if necessary. He has been the lead counsel in hundreds of jury trials taken to verdict. Craig is a leader in the criminal defense legal community here in Arizona. He has for years and continues to dedicate himself to the mission of assisting not just the accused but other attorneys trying to help the accused. He has spoken at national and statewide conferences sharing his knowledge, skills, and creative practices on trial and defense strategies.

Craig has been on the Board of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ) from 2014-present and its elected President in 2018. He has helped form and is an active member of the Legislative committee. He works tirelessly on pushing forward the agenda of improving the criminal justice system. Craig's efforts include drafting legislation that has been sponsored by State legislators that seek to reform criminal justice in Arizona. Most recently, his office was single handily been responsible for a bill signed by the Governor and passed into law.

Craig is a board member for the Arizona Justice (Innocence) Project while also being an active member of various professional organizations. These include the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and is a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA). Recently Craig held an appointed position as the sole private defense attorney on the DUI Case Processing Work group. A group hosted by the Arizona Supreme Court with stakeholders including Judges, Justices of the Peace, Law enforcement, and many Prosecutors. The goal was to discuss and offer suggestions on reform for how DUI cases are processed in Court. Craig was a proud advocate in a hostile room for the rights of those accused of DUI and was responsible for stopping many reforms that would have further eroded the rights of criminal defendants.

License

Bar Number: 024766
Arizona, 2006

Education

University of Arizona
Bachelor of Science, 2002

Arizona State University, College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2006

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
Craig Rosenstein

Craig Rosenstein is the founder and owner of Rosenstein Law Group, now celebrating 13 years of business in Scottsdale, Arizona. Craig received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of Arizona in 2002. He then graduated from Arizona State University College of Law in 2006. In late 2007, Craig opened the Rosenstein Law Group, PLLC, with the first attorney he hired being his then-fiancé' (now wife) of over ten years. He has his focused his practice on criminal defense providing the defense to those accused of all types of charges, with having a strong focus in defense of the accused impaired driver. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona, as well as in the U.S. Federal District Court in Arizona.

He is a well-respected criminal defense attorney. Craig is one of the only two Board Certified in DUI Defense attorneys in Maricopa County, and one of the only four in the state of Arizona. Craig is known in the legal community as an aggressive and skilled trial attorney that is always willing to bring any case to trial if necessary. He has been the lead counsel in hundreds of jury trials taken to verdict. Craig is a leader in the criminal defense legal community here in Arizona. He has for years and continues to dedicate himself to the mission of assisting not just the accused but other attorneys trying to help the accused. He has spoken at national and statewide conferences sharing his knowledge, skills, and creative practices on trial and defense strategies.

Craig has been on the Board of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ) from 2014-present and its elected President in 2018. He has helped form and is an active member of the Legislative committee. He works tirelessly on pushing forward the agenda of improving the criminal justice system. Craig's efforts include drafting legislation that has been sponsored by State legislators that seek to reform criminal justice in Arizona. Most recently, his office was single handily been responsible for a bill signed by the Governor and passed into law.

Craig is a board member for the Arizona Justice (Innocence) Project while also being an active member of various professional organizations. These include the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and is a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA). Recently Craig held an appointed position as the sole private defense attorney on the DUI Case Processing Work group. A group hosted by the Arizona Supreme Court with stakeholders including Judges, Justices of the Peace, Law enforcement, and many Prosecutors. The goal was to discuss and offer suggestions on reform for how DUI cases are processed in Court. Craig was a proud advocate in a hostile room for the rights of those accused of DUI and was responsible for stopping many reforms that would have further eroded the rights of criminal defendants.

License

Bar Number: 024766
Arizona, 2006

Education

University of Arizona Bachelor of Science, 2002


Arizona State University, College of Law Juris Doctor, 2006


Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
Jonathan Goebal

Jonathan Goebel has been practicing criminal law for over fifteen years. He is experienced and knowledgeable in criminal defense. He has worked on all kinds of criminal matters ranging from misdemeanors to complex felony cases in Courts throughout Arizona. Jonathan is compassionate and genuinely cares for the well-being of his clients while being an aggressive advocate and dedicated to securing the best results for each of his clients. His personal interaction and compassion with clients only add to his success in the courtroom. He is currently the managing attorney for the Rosenstein Law Group.

Mr. Goebel is board certified in DUI Defense by the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD). This is a highly exclusive club of DUI attorneys. In fact, Jonathan is one of only four in the entire State of Arizona, one of approximately 50 in the whole United States and Canada. In 2019, he was selected to be on the State Bar of Arizona's Criminal Law Advisory Commission. He was chosen along with only 9 other selected attorneys; he will serve a 3-year term. The mission of the advisory commission is to regulate the certification of legal specialists. Jonathan is also an AV Preeminent® by Martindale Hubbell, this means he has been Peer Rated for the Highest Level of Professional Excellence. He is also a member of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ) and The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).

Jonathan is an exceptional trial attorney who has won countless jury trials and is well regarded in the Arizona legal community as one of the most effective trial attorneys in the State. As a former Maricopa County Deputy Attorney, Assistant Arizona Attorney General, and active criminal defense attorney, Jonathan has spent his entire career in Arizona's various criminal justice arenas and has tremendous experience in all criminal matters. He has represented clients in nearly every Court in Arizona, earning many complete dismissals of all his clients' charges by successfully arguing numerous types of pretrial motions. Most importantly, Jonathan fully subscribes to the philosophy of aggressively representing his clients in Court but also spending the time with them to understand their perspective and explain the proceedings to get their insight. He is dedicated to securing the best possible outcome for his clients. He goes above and beyond for his clients, handling every detail of his client's case and leaving no stone unturned to fight hard for his client's defense.

License

Bar Number: 023229
Arizona, 2005

Education

Pepperdine
JD - Juris Doctor, 2003

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
Jonathan Goebal

Jonathan Goebel has been practicing criminal law for over fifteen years. He is experienced and knowledgeable in criminal defense. He has worked on all kinds of criminal matters ranging from misdemeanors to complex felony cases in Courts throughout Arizona. Jonathan is compassionate and genuinely cares for the well-being of his clients while being an aggressive advocate and dedicated to securing the best results for each of his clients. His personal interaction and compassion with clients only add to his success in the courtroom. He is currently the managing attorney for the Rosenstein Law Group.

Mr. Goebel is board certified in DUI Defense by the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD). This is a highly exclusive club of DUI attorneys. In fact, Jonathan is one of only four in the entire State of Arizona, one of approximately 50 in the whole United States and Canada. In 2019, he was selected to be on the State Bar of Arizona's Criminal Law Advisory Commission. He was chosen along with only 9 other selected attorneys; he will serve a 3-year term. The mission of the advisory commission is to regulate the certification of legal specialists. Jonathan is also an AV Preeminent® by Martindale Hubbell, this means he has been Peer Rated for the Highest Level of Professional Excellence. He is also a member of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ) and The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).

Jonathan is an exceptional trial attorney who has won countless jury trials and is well regarded in the Arizona legal community as one of the most effective trial attorneys in the State. As a former Maricopa County Deputy Attorney, Assistant Arizona Attorney General, and active criminal defense attorney, Jonathan has spent his entire career in Arizona's various criminal justice arenas and has tremendous experience in all criminal matters. He has represented clients in nearly every Court in Arizona, earning many complete dismissals of all his clients' charges by successfully arguing numerous types of pretrial motions. Most importantly, Jonathan fully subscribes to the philosophy of aggressively representing his clients in Court but also spending the time with them to understand their perspective and explain the proceedings to get their insight. He is dedicated to securing the best possible outcome for his clients. He goes above and beyond for his clients, handling every detail of his client's case and leaving no stone unturned to fight hard for his client's defense.

License

Bar Number: 023229
Arizona, 2005

Education

Pepperdine JD - Juris Doctor, 2003


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James David Smith

Mr. Smith is a well-respected, intelligent, and aggressive criminal defense attorney. He represents clients who are facing all types of DUI & Criminal offenses throughout Courts in Arizona. He has a strong focus in the defense of the impaired driver but successfully defends clients facing all degrees of criminal charges ranging from misdemeanor DUI offenses to felony assault charges.

James David Smith is a U.S. Army Desert Storm war veteran and regularly provides legal representation for clients facing criminal charges in Veterans Court here in Phoenix, Arizona. James David Smith (Dave) attended the University of Phoenix and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. Following his undergraduate education, Mr. Smith then attended law school at night for two years while working as a civil litigation paralegal during the day at a large international law firm in Phoenix, Arizona. Following law school, Mr. Smith started practicing criminal law at a large private (criminal law) firm. Mr. Smith quickly gained courtroom experience and honed his skills by personally managing a high-volume caseload. Mr. Smith's trial experience resulted in superior results at one of the largest criminal defense law firms in the Valley.

Attorney Smith is a practicing attorney in the Rosenstein Law Group and has gained the reputation throughout the legal community as dedicated advocate for his clients that will leave no stone un-turned until he achieves the best result for his clients

License

Bar Number: 27373
Arizona, 2009

Education

The University of Phoenix
BS - Bachelor of Science, 2001

Phoenix School of Law
JD - Juris Doctor, 2008

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
James David Smith

Mr. Smith is a well-respected, intelligent, and aggressive criminal defense attorney. He represents clients who are facing all types of DUI & Criminal offenses throughout Courts in Arizona. He has a strong focus in the defense of the impaired driver but successfully defends clients facing all degrees of criminal charges ranging from misdemeanor DUI offenses to felony assault charges.

James David Smith is a U.S. Army Desert Storm war veteran and regularly provides legal representation for clients facing criminal charges in Veterans Court here in Phoenix, Arizona. James David Smith (Dave) attended the University of Phoenix and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. Following his undergraduate education, Mr. Smith then attended law school at night for two years while working as a civil litigation paralegal during the day at a large international law firm in Phoenix, Arizona. Following law school, Mr. Smith started practicing criminal law at a large private (criminal law) firm. Mr. Smith quickly gained courtroom experience and honed his skills by personally managing a high-volume caseload. Mr. Smith's trial experience resulted in superior results at one of the largest criminal defense law firms in the Valley.

Attorney Smith is a practicing attorney in the Rosenstein Law Group and has gained the reputation throughout the legal community as dedicated advocate for his clients that will leave no stone un-turned until he achieves the best result for his clients

License

Bar Number: 27373
Arizona, 2009

Education

The University of Phoenix BS - Bachelor of Science, 2001


Phoenix School of Law JD - Juris Doctor, 2008


Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
Tim Sparling

Phoenix Criminal Defense Lawyer
Attorney Timothy Sparling is a Criminal Defense attorney with Rosenstein Law Group, law firm in Scottsdale, Arizona. Serving clients throughout the Greater Phoenix metro area and all across the state of Arizona. Mr. Sparling focuses his practice primarily on Criminal Defense and White-Collar Criminal Defense. Timothy is an experienced trial attorney willing to fight for your rights, he can be reached by contacting Rosenstein Law Group by calling our law office at (480) 248-7666 or visiting our website to schedule a free initial consultation.

Overview
Timothy Sparling's legal career began as an extern with the Maricopa County Superior Court. He then went on to represent everyday people in insurance coverage cases. He graduated as a Trial Advocacy Fellow from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and has practiced criminal law since. He began his criminal practice with the Maricopa County Public Defenders Office specializing in serious felony cases. He quickly became known for handling complex, multi-million-dollar white collar cases with a focus in litigating restitution issues. He has appellate experience and is a named attorney in published Arizona Supreme Court precedent. Timothy became a seasoned general criminal practitioner following his transition into private practice and continues that practice today.
Timothy makes significant contributions to criminal justice reform and public policy. He previously served as Vice Chair and Finance Director on the board of legislative district 26 and worked as Strategy Officer and Interim Finance Director for the Will Knight 2020 campaign. He also fights for criminal justice reform as a Legislative Advocate for Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and has worked directly on issues regarding police civilian review boards, death penalty exoneration processes, public disclosure of police bodycam footage, and drug policy reform. Timothy serves on the Death Penalty Subcommittee of Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and has received media attention for his legislative work from the Arizona Central and ABC15.
Timothy is also a figure in the legal community. He is a graduate from the Arizona State Bars esteemed Bar Leadership Institute. He also regularly teaches law courses on legislative research methods for the Arizona Public Defenders Association and has previously taught classes on criminal restitution, Miranda and voluntariness, legal writing method, and cross-examination. He has received recognition for his pro bono work and is a published author in the Adelphia Law Journal and the OpenSIUC online publication.

License

Bar Number: 033749
Arizona, 2017

Education

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Philosophy/History, 2012

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2016

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
Tim Sparling

Phoenix Criminal Defense Lawyer
Attorney Timothy Sparling is a Criminal Defense attorney with Rosenstein Law Group, law firm in Scottsdale, Arizona. Serving clients throughout the Greater Phoenix metro area and all across the state of Arizona. Mr. Sparling focuses his practice primarily on Criminal Defense and White-Collar Criminal Defense. Timothy is an experienced trial attorney willing to fight for your rights, he can be reached by contacting Rosenstein Law Group by calling our law office at (480) 248-7666 or visiting our website to schedule a free initial consultation.

Overview
Timothy Sparling's legal career began as an extern with the Maricopa County Superior Court. He then went on to represent everyday people in insurance coverage cases. He graduated as a Trial Advocacy Fellow from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and has practiced criminal law since. He began his criminal practice with the Maricopa County Public Defenders Office specializing in serious felony cases. He quickly became known for handling complex, multi-million-dollar white collar cases with a focus in litigating restitution issues. He has appellate experience and is a named attorney in published Arizona Supreme Court precedent. Timothy became a seasoned general criminal practitioner following his transition into private practice and continues that practice today.
Timothy makes significant contributions to criminal justice reform and public policy. He previously served as Vice Chair and Finance Director on the board of legislative district 26 and worked as Strategy Officer and Interim Finance Director for the Will Knight 2020 campaign. He also fights for criminal justice reform as a Legislative Advocate for Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and has worked directly on issues regarding police civilian review boards, death penalty exoneration processes, public disclosure of police bodycam footage, and drug policy reform. Timothy serves on the Death Penalty Subcommittee of Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and has received media attention for his legislative work from the Arizona Central and ABC15.
Timothy is also a figure in the legal community. He is a graduate from the Arizona State Bars esteemed Bar Leadership Institute. He also regularly teaches law courses on legislative research methods for the Arizona Public Defenders Association and has previously taught classes on criminal restitution, Miranda and voluntariness, legal writing method, and cross-examination. He has received recognition for his pro bono work and is a published author in the Adelphia Law Journal and the OpenSIUC online publication.

License

Bar Number: 033749
Arizona, 2017

Education

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Philosophy/History, 2012


Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2016


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Howard Dworman

Phoenix Criminal Defense Lawyer
Attorney Howard Dworman is a DUI & Criminal Defense attorney with Rosenstein Law Group, law firm in Scottsdale, Arizona. Serving clients throughout the Greater Phoenix metro area and all across the state of Arizona, Mr. Dworman focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense. To find out more about how attorney Howard Dworman can best advocate on your behalf and help you fight the criminal charges you face, you can contact Rosenstein Law Group by calling our law office at (480) 248-7666 or visiting our website to schedule a free initial consultation.

Attorney Howard Dworman was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. In 2006, he earned his BA in Criminal Justice from Western Michigan University. Howard enjoyed his years in college and was active in intramural ice hockey, roller hockey, and soccer. During his studies, he was an active member of the Criminal Justice Student Association and a Teaching Assistant for a variety of criminal justice and sociology courses. Howard proudly received a certificate of appreciation from the College of Arts and Sciences for his work as a teaching assistant.
In 2015, Howard earned his J.D. from Arizona Summit Law School, where he was the President and Co-Founder of the Criminal Law Society. This student group focused on networking and giving back to the community.
Experience
Howard’s Criminal Defense experiences include State and Federal misdemeanor and felony matters, including but not limited to: Rights Restoration Cases, Reckless Driving, Driving on Suspended License, Misdemeanor and Aggravated Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Marijuana and Narcotic Drugs, Misdemeanor and Aggravated Assault, Probation Violations, Domestic Violence, Violation of Order of Protection, Disorderly Conduct, Gun Crimes, Computer Crimes, Sexual Assault, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, Fraud, Theft of Property, Theft of Identity, Burglary, Robbery, Homicides, Kidnapping, Theft of Means of Transportation, and Injunction Against Harassment.
Additionally, Howard has drafted and argued appellate briefs at the State and Federal levels, including the Arizona Supreme Court and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Howard has conducted bench and jury trials, evidentiary hearings, probable cause hearings, and in-custody Initial Appearances.

License

Bar Number: 033013
Arizona, 2016

Education

Arizona Summit Law School
Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2015

Western Michigan University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Criminal Justice, 2006

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
Howard Dworman

Phoenix Criminal Defense Lawyer
Attorney Howard Dworman is a DUI & Criminal Defense attorney with Rosenstein Law Group, law firm in Scottsdale, Arizona. Serving clients throughout the Greater Phoenix metro area and all across the state of Arizona, Mr. Dworman focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense. To find out more about how attorney Howard Dworman can best advocate on your behalf and help you fight the criminal charges you face, you can contact Rosenstein Law Group by calling our law office at (480) 248-7666 or visiting our website to schedule a free initial consultation.

Attorney Howard Dworman was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. In 2006, he earned his BA in Criminal Justice from Western Michigan University. Howard enjoyed his years in college and was active in intramural ice hockey, roller hockey, and soccer. During his studies, he was an active member of the Criminal Justice Student Association and a Teaching Assistant for a variety of criminal justice and sociology courses. Howard proudly received a certificate of appreciation from the College of Arts and Sciences for his work as a teaching assistant.
In 2015, Howard earned his J.D. from Arizona Summit Law School, where he was the President and Co-Founder of the Criminal Law Society. This student group focused on networking and giving back to the community.
Experience
Howard’s Criminal Defense experiences include State and Federal misdemeanor and felony matters, including but not limited to: Rights Restoration Cases, Reckless Driving, Driving on Suspended License, Misdemeanor and Aggravated Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Marijuana and Narcotic Drugs, Misdemeanor and Aggravated Assault, Probation Violations, Domestic Violence, Violation of Order of Protection, Disorderly Conduct, Gun Crimes, Computer Crimes, Sexual Assault, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, Fraud, Theft of Property, Theft of Identity, Burglary, Robbery, Homicides, Kidnapping, Theft of Means of Transportation, and Injunction Against Harassment.
Additionally, Howard has drafted and argued appellate briefs at the State and Federal levels, including the Arizona Supreme Court and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Howard has conducted bench and jury trials, evidentiary hearings, probable cause hearings, and in-custody Initial Appearances.

License

Bar Number: 033013
Arizona, 2016

Education

Arizona Summit Law School Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2015


Western Michigan University Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Criminal Justice, 2006


Firm Overview

Good people make mistakes. Rosenstein Law Group is a full-service criminal defense law firm, that is committed to continuing to provide the absolute best possible criminal defense to members of our community during these difficult times. Our experienced legal team and criminal defense lawyers are dedicated to securing the best possible outcome each of clients facing any type of criminal charges by working hard to ensure that one bad night does not change the rest of your life. We are open during the COVID-19 pandemic and ready to serve you. We represent those facing all kinds of Criminal and DUI related charges in Courts throughout Arizona. We are accepting new clients and, as always, can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 480-248-7666. Consultations safely via phone or one of the many video conferencing platforms out there are now available. In addition to in-person office appointments, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. We handle cases such as DUI, Aggravated DUI, Assault, Possession of Drugs, Paraphernalia, Aggravated Assault, Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Trespassing, Domestic Violence, Extreme DUI, Criminal Speeding, and many more.

Our team of defense lawyers utilize over 100 years of combine legal experience to provide a smart and aggressive approach to defending our clients, with the only two board-certified DUI Defense attorneys in Maricopa County as part of our team. Rosenstein Law Group recognizes that each of our client's cases are unique that require an individualized defense to help get the best possible result for you and your case. Our team of criminal lawyers have achieved many significant victories, including case acquittals, dismissals, reduced charges, and probation. Do not wait to speak to an attorney. Schedule your free initial consultation today with our local and skilled defense attorney by contacting us online or by calling (480) 248-7666. We are ready and waiting for your call.

We want to let you know we are open and ready to serve you. We are accepting new clients and, as always, our local criminal lawyers can be reached 24/7 by calling (480) 248-7666. Consultations safely via phone or one of the many video conferencing platforms out there are now available. In addition to in-person office appointments that can be scheduled Monday - Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

We provide comprehensive and aggressive criminal defense to the citizens of Arizona accused of crimes. Arizona lawmakers have established some of the toughest sentencing guidelines in the country, and the criminal justice system does not favor the criminally accused. Here at Rosenstein Law Group we understand people make mistakes and our criminal defense attorneys work hard to ensure that one bad decision does not destroy your future. Also, when we come across unjust laws or laws being abused by prosecuting agencies, we do not complain - we change the laws. Most recently, during the last legislative session our office authored and with the help of AACJ was the driving force behind a bill put forward prohibiting commercial use of mug shots through the legislature and were ecstatic when the governor signed it into law. Our office works closely with the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice organization for the past 5 years, most recently Craig Rosenstein served as the president for one year. Craig is also a registered lobbyist in the State of Arizona and regularly testifies at the Arizona legislature regarding criminal justice issues.

Main Office

Main Office
8010 E. McDowell Road, Suite 111
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Phone

(480) 248-7666

Fax

(480) 946-0681

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Criminal Defense DUI/DWI Defense Possession of Drugs Defense Set Aside conviction Misdemeanor Offenses Felony Charges Defense Juvenile Defense Criminal Speeding Tickets Traffic Violations Violent Crimes Defense Firearm Defense Domestic Violence Defense Possession of Marijuana Defense Possession of Dangerous Drugs Defense Possession of Drugs for sale Defense Prescription Drug Crime Defense Sex Crimes Defense Probation Violation Defense Aggravated DUI Defense Extreme DUI Defense Super Extreme DUI Defense Repeat DUI Defense Minor in Consumption Defense Fake ID Defense DUI Drug Defense Reckless Driving Defense Driving on a suspended license defense Disorderly Conduct Defense Urinating in Public Defense OUI Defense False Reporting Defense White Collar Crime Defense Fraud Defense Identity Theft Defense Credit Card Theft Defense

Office Information
Office Hours

24/7

Office Manager

Lesley Propp

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English

Other Offices
  • Tempe Office

    404 E Southern Ave
    Tempe, AZ 85282

  • Gilbert Office Location

    633 E. Ray Road, Suite 105
    Gilbert, AZ 85296

Criminal Defense

A full-service criminal defense law firm with a legal team of experienced and skilled defense attorneys ready to aggressively to protect your rights. We represent those facing a wide spectrum of criminal charges in Courts throughout Arizona.

Rosenstein Law Group is a criminal defense law firm, that represents individuals facing all kinds of criminal charges, including but not limited to aggravated assault, misdemeanors, drug possession, drug sales, drug crimes, domestic violence, sexual assault, sex crimes, simple assault, DUI, theft, juvenile offenses and traffic offenses throughout all courts in Arizona. Our team of skilled and experienced attorneys utilize over 100 years of combined legal experience to aggressively fight to secure the best possible outcome for you and your criminal case. We also understand that facing criminal charges can be an unsettling and scary time, and more than likely frustratingly originally occurs outside regular office hours. Rosenstein Law Group is committed to continuing to provide the absolute best possible criminal defense to members of our community during these difficult times.

We want to let you know we are open and ready to serve you. We are accepting new clients and, as always, our local criminal lawyers can be reached 24/7 by calling (480) 248-7666. Consultations safely via phone or one of the many video conferencing platforms out there are now available. In addition to in-person office appointments that can be scheduled Monday - Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

We provide comprehensive and aggressive criminal defense to the citizens of Arizona accused of crimes. Arizona lawmakers have established some of the toughest sentencing guidelines in the country, and the criminal justice system does not favor the criminally accused. Here at Rosenstein Law Group we understand people make mistakes and our criminal defense attorneys work hard to ensure that one bad decision does not destroy your future. Also, when we come across unjust laws or laws being abused by prosecuting agencies, we don’t complain - we change the laws. Most recently, during the last legislative session our office authored and with the help of AACJ was the driving force behind a bill put forward prohibiting commercial use of mug shots through the legislature and were ecstatic when the governor signed it into law. Our office works closely with the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice organization for the past 5 years, most recently Craig Rosenstein served as the president for one year. Craig is also a registered lobbyist in the State of Arizona and regularly testifies at the Arizona legislature regarding criminal justice issues.

DUI and DWI

We are a full-service criminal defense law firm that is open and ready to serve you. Our experienced and skilled team of defense attorneys includes the only two board-certified in DUI Defense attorneys in Maricopa County.

We provide legal representation to individuals facing all types of criminal, DUI & traffic related offenses ranging from misdemeanors to felonies including Aggravated DUI's, Drug DUIs, Extreme DUIs, Reckless Driving, impaired to the slightest degree DUI, first offense DUI, assault charges, drug possession charges, DUI with accident, criminal damage charges, disorderly conduct citations and many more. We can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by contacting us online through our website contact form or by calling (480) 248-7666. We are a full-service criminal defense law firm that is committed to continuing to provide the absolute best possible criminal defense to members of our community. We offer free initial new client consultations via phone or one of the many video conferencing platforms out there. In addition to in-person office appointments which are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

If you are facing DUI charges, you must contact that a knowledgeable DUI defense attorney as soon as possible. The prosecuting and arresting agencies rely on this scientific evidence€ and your ignorance to convict DUI cases that otherwise can be challenged by competent and skilled DUI defense attorneys. require It is important for your defense attorney to have the resources and knowledge to build an effective defense on these tests that the state will present as solid evidence to convict you of a DUI offense. DUI cases are complex and require a certain level of skill and scientific knowledge therefore you will need an attorney that is ready and willing to challenge the reliability of the governments tests. The attorneys here at Rosenstein Law Group, have successfully defended against thousands of DUI cases. Our team includes the only two Board Certified in DUI Defense lawyers in Maricopa County. If you or someone you know finds themselves in trouble with the law, our local DUI attorneys will come to get you out of jail. Call now and get our team of attorneys working on your case immediately without risk. Contact us online here or by calling 480-248-7666 to schedule your free initial DUI case consultation today and get our skilled legal team started on building the defense for your case immediately.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Our team of defense lawyers include the only two board certified in DUI Defense attorneys in Maricopa County, and two of the only four certified in the state of Arizona. We utilize our over 100 years of combined legal experience to provide a smart and aggressive approach to defending our clients. Our team of trial attorneys are well-respected and regarded among the most aggressive and finest trial attorneys in Arizona. At the Rosenstein Law Group, we bring a different attitude and approach that has produced notable results. We take the time to fully explain what you can expect as your case moves forward and ensure that you understand your options. We never advise our clients to “just plead guilty” and will always be prepared to go to trial to fight for your rights in Court. Craig Rosenstein, found and owner of Rosenstein Law Group, leader in the criminal defense legal community here in Arizona. He has for years and continues to dedicate himself to the mission of assisting not just the accused but other attorneys trying to help the accused. He has spoken at national and statewide conferences sharing his knowledge, skills, and creative practices on trial and defense strategies. Craig has lectured and taught attorneys on a variety of topics including jury trial strategy, cross-examination of police officers and expert witnesses, and how to present an effective closing argument. He has also been a faculty member at some of the country's most respected trial colleges. Craig Rosenstein has worked tirelessly on criminal justice issues and regularly testifies at the Arizona legislature on criminal justice matters. When we come across unjust laws or laws being abused by prosecuting agencies, we don't complain - we change the laws. Most recently, during the last legislative session our office authored and with the help of AACJ was the driving force behind a bill put forward prohibiting commercial use of mug shots through the legislature and were ecstatic when the governor signed it into law.

What does being certified in DUI Defense mean and how does it distinguish our attorneys from others? This means that our attorneys, have committed to meeting the most stringent standards in the industry. Our attorneys are recognized as true experts in their area of law practice. We have the only two board certified DUI defense attorneys in Maricopa County. The National College for DUI Defense, a national organization, is recognized by the American Bar Association for the certification of specialists in DUI Defense. It identifies lawyers who possess an enhanced level of skill and expertise in DUI Defense. In order to be certified as a criminal law specialist, the board identifies lawyers who have demonstrated superior knowledge, skill, integrity, professionalism, and competence in a specific area of law, to better serve the public. Board certification signals to outside parties that you have hired an attorney with significant legal experience that has also been subjected to extensive peer review. With so much at stake, make sure you as our client can have confidence in your attorney to be an expert in their field and who is committed to you every step of the way, working hard to seek the best possible case results for your specific situation.

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
Craig Rosenstein

Craig Rosenstein is the founder and owner of Rosenstein Law Group, now celebrating 13 years of business in Scottsdale, Arizona. Craig received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of Arizona in 2002. He then graduated from Arizona State University College of Law in 2006. In late 2007, Craig opened the Rosenstein Law Group, PLLC, with the first attorney he hired being his then-fiancé' (now wife) of over ten years. He has his focused his practice on criminal defense providing the defense to those accused of all types of charges, with having a strong focus in defense of the accused impaired driver. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona, as well as in the U.S. Federal District Court in Arizona.

He is a well-respected criminal defense attorney. Craig is one of the only two Board Certified in DUI Defense attorneys in Maricopa County, and one of the only four in the state of Arizona. Craig is known in the legal community as an aggressive and skilled trial attorney that is always willing to bring any case to trial if necessary. He has been the lead counsel in hundreds of jury trials taken to verdict. Craig is a leader in the criminal defense legal community here in Arizona. He has for years and continues to dedicate himself to the mission of assisting not just the accused but other attorneys trying to help the accused. He has spoken at national and statewide conferences sharing his knowledge, skills, and creative practices on trial and defense strategies.

Craig has been on the Board of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ) from 2014-present and its elected President in 2018. He has helped form and is an active member of the Legislative committee. He works tirelessly on pushing forward the agenda of improving the criminal justice system. Craig's efforts include drafting legislation that has been sponsored by State legislators that seek to reform criminal justice in Arizona. Most recently, his office was single handily been responsible for a bill signed by the Governor and passed into law.

Craig is a board member for the Arizona Justice (Innocence) Project while also being an active member of various professional organizations. These include the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and is a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA). Recently Craig held an appointed position as the sole private defense attorney on the DUI Case Processing Work group. A group hosted by the Arizona Supreme Court with stakeholders including Judges, Justices of the Peace, Law enforcement, and many Prosecutors. The goal was to discuss and offer suggestions on reform for how DUI cases are processed in Court. Craig was a proud advocate in a hostile room for the rights of those accused of DUI and was responsible for stopping many reforms that would have further eroded the rights of criminal defendants.

License

Bar Number: 024766
Arizona, 2006

Education

University of Arizona
Bachelor of Science, 2002

Arizona State University, College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2006

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
Craig Rosenstein

Craig Rosenstein is the founder and owner of Rosenstein Law Group, now celebrating 13 years of business in Scottsdale, Arizona. Craig received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of Arizona in 2002. He then graduated from Arizona State University College of Law in 2006. In late 2007, Craig opened the Rosenstein Law Group, PLLC, with the first attorney he hired being his then-fiancé' (now wife) of over ten years. He has his focused his practice on criminal defense providing the defense to those accused of all types of charges, with having a strong focus in defense of the accused impaired driver. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona, as well as in the U.S. Federal District Court in Arizona.

He is a well-respected criminal defense attorney. Craig is one of the only two Board Certified in DUI Defense attorneys in Maricopa County, and one of the only four in the state of Arizona. Craig is known in the legal community as an aggressive and skilled trial attorney that is always willing to bring any case to trial if necessary. He has been the lead counsel in hundreds of jury trials taken to verdict. Craig is a leader in the criminal defense legal community here in Arizona. He has for years and continues to dedicate himself to the mission of assisting not just the accused but other attorneys trying to help the accused. He has spoken at national and statewide conferences sharing his knowledge, skills, and creative practices on trial and defense strategies.

Craig has been on the Board of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ) from 2014-present and its elected President in 2018. He has helped form and is an active member of the Legislative committee. He works tirelessly on pushing forward the agenda of improving the criminal justice system. Craig's efforts include drafting legislation that has been sponsored by State legislators that seek to reform criminal justice in Arizona. Most recently, his office was single handily been responsible for a bill signed by the Governor and passed into law.

Craig is a board member for the Arizona Justice (Innocence) Project while also being an active member of various professional organizations. These include the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and is a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA). Recently Craig held an appointed position as the sole private defense attorney on the DUI Case Processing Work group. A group hosted by the Arizona Supreme Court with stakeholders including Judges, Justices of the Peace, Law enforcement, and many Prosecutors. The goal was to discuss and offer suggestions on reform for how DUI cases are processed in Court. Craig was a proud advocate in a hostile room for the rights of those accused of DUI and was responsible for stopping many reforms that would have further eroded the rights of criminal defendants.

License

Bar Number: 024766
Arizona, 2006

Education

University of Arizona Bachelor of Science, 2002


Arizona State University, College of Law Juris Doctor, 2006


Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
Jonathan Goebal

Jonathan Goebel has been practicing criminal law for over fifteen years. He is experienced and knowledgeable in criminal defense. He has worked on all kinds of criminal matters ranging from misdemeanors to complex felony cases in Courts throughout Arizona. Jonathan is compassionate and genuinely cares for the well-being of his clients while being an aggressive advocate and dedicated to securing the best results for each of his clients. His personal interaction and compassion with clients only add to his success in the courtroom. He is currently the managing attorney for the Rosenstein Law Group.

Mr. Goebel is board certified in DUI Defense by the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD). This is a highly exclusive club of DUI attorneys. In fact, Jonathan is one of only four in the entire State of Arizona, one of approximately 50 in the whole United States and Canada. In 2019, he was selected to be on the State Bar of Arizona's Criminal Law Advisory Commission. He was chosen along with only 9 other selected attorneys; he will serve a 3-year term. The mission of the advisory commission is to regulate the certification of legal specialists. Jonathan is also an AV Preeminent® by Martindale Hubbell, this means he has been Peer Rated for the Highest Level of Professional Excellence. He is also a member of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ) and The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).

Jonathan is an exceptional trial attorney who has won countless jury trials and is well regarded in the Arizona legal community as one of the most effective trial attorneys in the State. As a former Maricopa County Deputy Attorney, Assistant Arizona Attorney General, and active criminal defense attorney, Jonathan has spent his entire career in Arizona's various criminal justice arenas and has tremendous experience in all criminal matters. He has represented clients in nearly every Court in Arizona, earning many complete dismissals of all his clients' charges by successfully arguing numerous types of pretrial motions. Most importantly, Jonathan fully subscribes to the philosophy of aggressively representing his clients in Court but also spending the time with them to understand their perspective and explain the proceedings to get their insight. He is dedicated to securing the best possible outcome for his clients. He goes above and beyond for his clients, handling every detail of his client's case and leaving no stone unturned to fight hard for his client's defense.

License

Bar Number: 023229
Arizona, 2005

Education

Pepperdine
JD - Juris Doctor, 2003

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
Jonathan Goebal

Jonathan Goebel has been practicing criminal law for over fifteen years. He is experienced and knowledgeable in criminal defense. He has worked on all kinds of criminal matters ranging from misdemeanors to complex felony cases in Courts throughout Arizona. Jonathan is compassionate and genuinely cares for the well-being of his clients while being an aggressive advocate and dedicated to securing the best results for each of his clients. His personal interaction and compassion with clients only add to his success in the courtroom. He is currently the managing attorney for the Rosenstein Law Group.

Mr. Goebel is board certified in DUI Defense by the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD). This is a highly exclusive club of DUI attorneys. In fact, Jonathan is one of only four in the entire State of Arizona, one of approximately 50 in the whole United States and Canada. In 2019, he was selected to be on the State Bar of Arizona's Criminal Law Advisory Commission. He was chosen along with only 9 other selected attorneys; he will serve a 3-year term. The mission of the advisory commission is to regulate the certification of legal specialists. Jonathan is also an AV Preeminent® by Martindale Hubbell, this means he has been Peer Rated for the Highest Level of Professional Excellence. He is also a member of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ) and The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).

Jonathan is an exceptional trial attorney who has won countless jury trials and is well regarded in the Arizona legal community as one of the most effective trial attorneys in the State. As a former Maricopa County Deputy Attorney, Assistant Arizona Attorney General, and active criminal defense attorney, Jonathan has spent his entire career in Arizona's various criminal justice arenas and has tremendous experience in all criminal matters. He has represented clients in nearly every Court in Arizona, earning many complete dismissals of all his clients' charges by successfully arguing numerous types of pretrial motions. Most importantly, Jonathan fully subscribes to the philosophy of aggressively representing his clients in Court but also spending the time with them to understand their perspective and explain the proceedings to get their insight. He is dedicated to securing the best possible outcome for his clients. He goes above and beyond for his clients, handling every detail of his client's case and leaving no stone unturned to fight hard for his client's defense.

License

Bar Number: 023229
Arizona, 2005

Education

Pepperdine JD - Juris Doctor, 2003


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James David Smith

Mr. Smith is a well-respected, intelligent, and aggressive criminal defense attorney. He represents clients who are facing all types of DUI & Criminal offenses throughout Courts in Arizona. He has a strong focus in the defense of the impaired driver but successfully defends clients facing all degrees of criminal charges ranging from misdemeanor DUI offenses to felony assault charges.

James David Smith is a U.S. Army Desert Storm war veteran and regularly provides legal representation for clients facing criminal charges in Veterans Court here in Phoenix, Arizona. James David Smith (Dave) attended the University of Phoenix and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. Following his undergraduate education, Mr. Smith then attended law school at night for two years while working as a civil litigation paralegal during the day at a large international law firm in Phoenix, Arizona. Following law school, Mr. Smith started practicing criminal law at a large private (criminal law) firm. Mr. Smith quickly gained courtroom experience and honed his skills by personally managing a high-volume caseload. Mr. Smith's trial experience resulted in superior results at one of the largest criminal defense law firms in the Valley.

Attorney Smith is a practicing attorney in the Rosenstein Law Group and has gained the reputation throughout the legal community as dedicated advocate for his clients that will leave no stone un-turned until he achieves the best result for his clients

License

Bar Number: 27373
Arizona, 2009

Education

The University of Phoenix
BS - Bachelor of Science, 2001

Phoenix School of Law
JD - Juris Doctor, 2008

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
James David Smith

Mr. Smith is a well-respected, intelligent, and aggressive criminal defense attorney. He represents clients who are facing all types of DUI & Criminal offenses throughout Courts in Arizona. He has a strong focus in the defense of the impaired driver but successfully defends clients facing all degrees of criminal charges ranging from misdemeanor DUI offenses to felony assault charges.

James David Smith is a U.S. Army Desert Storm war veteran and regularly provides legal representation for clients facing criminal charges in Veterans Court here in Phoenix, Arizona. James David Smith (Dave) attended the University of Phoenix and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. Following his undergraduate education, Mr. Smith then attended law school at night for two years while working as a civil litigation paralegal during the day at a large international law firm in Phoenix, Arizona. Following law school, Mr. Smith started practicing criminal law at a large private (criminal law) firm. Mr. Smith quickly gained courtroom experience and honed his skills by personally managing a high-volume caseload. Mr. Smith's trial experience resulted in superior results at one of the largest criminal defense law firms in the Valley.

Attorney Smith is a practicing attorney in the Rosenstein Law Group and has gained the reputation throughout the legal community as dedicated advocate for his clients that will leave no stone un-turned until he achieves the best result for his clients

License

Bar Number: 27373
Arizona, 2009

Education

The University of Phoenix BS - Bachelor of Science, 2001


Phoenix School of Law JD - Juris Doctor, 2008


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Tim Sparling

Phoenix Criminal Defense Lawyer
Attorney Timothy Sparling is a Criminal Defense attorney with Rosenstein Law Group, law firm in Scottsdale, Arizona. Serving clients throughout the Greater Phoenix metro area and all across the state of Arizona. Mr. Sparling focuses his practice primarily on Criminal Defense and White-Collar Criminal Defense. Timothy is an experienced trial attorney willing to fight for your rights, he can be reached by contacting Rosenstein Law Group by calling our law office at (480) 248-7666 or visiting our website to schedule a free initial consultation.

Overview
Timothy Sparling's legal career began as an extern with the Maricopa County Superior Court. He then went on to represent everyday people in insurance coverage cases. He graduated as a Trial Advocacy Fellow from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and has practiced criminal law since. He began his criminal practice with the Maricopa County Public Defenders Office specializing in serious felony cases. He quickly became known for handling complex, multi-million-dollar white collar cases with a focus in litigating restitution issues. He has appellate experience and is a named attorney in published Arizona Supreme Court precedent. Timothy became a seasoned general criminal practitioner following his transition into private practice and continues that practice today.
Timothy makes significant contributions to criminal justice reform and public policy. He previously served as Vice Chair and Finance Director on the board of legislative district 26 and worked as Strategy Officer and Interim Finance Director for the Will Knight 2020 campaign. He also fights for criminal justice reform as a Legislative Advocate for Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and has worked directly on issues regarding police civilian review boards, death penalty exoneration processes, public disclosure of police bodycam footage, and drug policy reform. Timothy serves on the Death Penalty Subcommittee of Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and has received media attention for his legislative work from the Arizona Central and ABC15.
Timothy is also a figure in the legal community. He is a graduate from the Arizona State Bars esteemed Bar Leadership Institute. He also regularly teaches law courses on legislative research methods for the Arizona Public Defenders Association and has previously taught classes on criminal restitution, Miranda and voluntariness, legal writing method, and cross-examination. He has received recognition for his pro bono work and is a published author in the Adelphia Law Journal and the OpenSIUC online publication.

License

Bar Number: 033749
Arizona, 2017

Education

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Philosophy/History, 2012

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2016

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
Tim Sparling

Phoenix Criminal Defense Lawyer
Attorney Timothy Sparling is a Criminal Defense attorney with Rosenstein Law Group, law firm in Scottsdale, Arizona. Serving clients throughout the Greater Phoenix metro area and all across the state of Arizona. Mr. Sparling focuses his practice primarily on Criminal Defense and White-Collar Criminal Defense. Timothy is an experienced trial attorney willing to fight for your rights, he can be reached by contacting Rosenstein Law Group by calling our law office at (480) 248-7666 or visiting our website to schedule a free initial consultation.

Overview
Timothy Sparling's legal career began as an extern with the Maricopa County Superior Court. He then went on to represent everyday people in insurance coverage cases. He graduated as a Trial Advocacy Fellow from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and has practiced criminal law since. He began his criminal practice with the Maricopa County Public Defenders Office specializing in serious felony cases. He quickly became known for handling complex, multi-million-dollar white collar cases with a focus in litigating restitution issues. He has appellate experience and is a named attorney in published Arizona Supreme Court precedent. Timothy became a seasoned general criminal practitioner following his transition into private practice and continues that practice today.
Timothy makes significant contributions to criminal justice reform and public policy. He previously served as Vice Chair and Finance Director on the board of legislative district 26 and worked as Strategy Officer and Interim Finance Director for the Will Knight 2020 campaign. He also fights for criminal justice reform as a Legislative Advocate for Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and has worked directly on issues regarding police civilian review boards, death penalty exoneration processes, public disclosure of police bodycam footage, and drug policy reform. Timothy serves on the Death Penalty Subcommittee of Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and has received media attention for his legislative work from the Arizona Central and ABC15.
Timothy is also a figure in the legal community. He is a graduate from the Arizona State Bars esteemed Bar Leadership Institute. He also regularly teaches law courses on legislative research methods for the Arizona Public Defenders Association and has previously taught classes on criminal restitution, Miranda and voluntariness, legal writing method, and cross-examination. He has received recognition for his pro bono work and is a published author in the Adelphia Law Journal and the OpenSIUC online publication.

License

Bar Number: 033749
Arizona, 2017

Education

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Philosophy/History, 2012


Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2016


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Howard Dworman

Phoenix Criminal Defense Lawyer
Attorney Howard Dworman is a DUI & Criminal Defense attorney with Rosenstein Law Group, law firm in Scottsdale, Arizona. Serving clients throughout the Greater Phoenix metro area and all across the state of Arizona, Mr. Dworman focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense. To find out more about how attorney Howard Dworman can best advocate on your behalf and help you fight the criminal charges you face, you can contact Rosenstein Law Group by calling our law office at (480) 248-7666 or visiting our website to schedule a free initial consultation.

Attorney Howard Dworman was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. In 2006, he earned his BA in Criminal Justice from Western Michigan University. Howard enjoyed his years in college and was active in intramural ice hockey, roller hockey, and soccer. During his studies, he was an active member of the Criminal Justice Student Association and a Teaching Assistant for a variety of criminal justice and sociology courses. Howard proudly received a certificate of appreciation from the College of Arts and Sciences for his work as a teaching assistant.
In 2015, Howard earned his J.D. from Arizona Summit Law School, where he was the President and Co-Founder of the Criminal Law Society. This student group focused on networking and giving back to the community.
Experience
Howard’s Criminal Defense experiences include State and Federal misdemeanor and felony matters, including but not limited to: Rights Restoration Cases, Reckless Driving, Driving on Suspended License, Misdemeanor and Aggravated Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Marijuana and Narcotic Drugs, Misdemeanor and Aggravated Assault, Probation Violations, Domestic Violence, Violation of Order of Protection, Disorderly Conduct, Gun Crimes, Computer Crimes, Sexual Assault, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, Fraud, Theft of Property, Theft of Identity, Burglary, Robbery, Homicides, Kidnapping, Theft of Means of Transportation, and Injunction Against Harassment.
Additionally, Howard has drafted and argued appellate briefs at the State and Federal levels, including the Arizona Supreme Court and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Howard has conducted bench and jury trials, evidentiary hearings, probable cause hearings, and in-custody Initial Appearances.

License

Bar Number: 033013
Arizona, 2016

Education

Arizona Summit Law School
Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2015

Western Michigan University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Criminal Justice, 2006

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC
Howard Dworman

Phoenix Criminal Defense Lawyer
Attorney Howard Dworman is a DUI & Criminal Defense attorney with Rosenstein Law Group, law firm in Scottsdale, Arizona. Serving clients throughout the Greater Phoenix metro area and all across the state of Arizona, Mr. Dworman focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense. To find out more about how attorney Howard Dworman can best advocate on your behalf and help you fight the criminal charges you face, you can contact Rosenstein Law Group by calling our law office at (480) 248-7666 or visiting our website to schedule a free initial consultation.

Attorney Howard Dworman was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. In 2006, he earned his BA in Criminal Justice from Western Michigan University. Howard enjoyed his years in college and was active in intramural ice hockey, roller hockey, and soccer. During his studies, he was an active member of the Criminal Justice Student Association and a Teaching Assistant for a variety of criminal justice and sociology courses. Howard proudly received a certificate of appreciation from the College of Arts and Sciences for his work as a teaching assistant.
In 2015, Howard earned his J.D. from Arizona Summit Law School, where he was the President and Co-Founder of the Criminal Law Society. This student group focused on networking and giving back to the community.
Experience
Howard’s Criminal Defense experiences include State and Federal misdemeanor and felony matters, including but not limited to: Rights Restoration Cases, Reckless Driving, Driving on Suspended License, Misdemeanor and Aggravated Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Marijuana and Narcotic Drugs, Misdemeanor and Aggravated Assault, Probation Violations, Domestic Violence, Violation of Order of Protection, Disorderly Conduct, Gun Crimes, Computer Crimes, Sexual Assault, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, Fraud, Theft of Property, Theft of Identity, Burglary, Robbery, Homicides, Kidnapping, Theft of Means of Transportation, and Injunction Against Harassment.
Additionally, Howard has drafted and argued appellate briefs at the State and Federal levels, including the Arizona Supreme Court and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Howard has conducted bench and jury trials, evidentiary hearings, probable cause hearings, and in-custody Initial Appearances.

License

Bar Number: 033013
Arizona, 2016

Education

Arizona Summit Law School Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2015


Western Michigan University Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Criminal Justice, 2006


This lawyer is licensed to practice in Arizona and has no record of discipline from the Arizona bar association. *

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in Arizona and has no record of discipline from the Arizona bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.