Rosenstein Law Group PLLC

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC

When you need effective, strategic defense, contact one of our Scottsdale Criminal Defense attorneys 24 hours a day. Our team includes attorneys that are board certified DUI and Criminal Law Specialists.

Firm Overview

Good people make mistakes. At Rosenstein Law Group, we work hard to ensure that one bad night does not change the rest of your life. At Rosenstein Law Group, we have board certified DUI and Criminal Law Specialists, that will work hard to deliver the highest quality counsel and representation in all kinds of Criminal, DUI, and traffic offense cases for our clients. You can rely on us to build a solid defense against your charges. Arizona's criminal courts are manned by some of the most aggressive prosecutors in the country, dedicated to securing a conviction whether you are guilty or innocent. Your attorney must have the skills and resources to work within the system and produce positive results. Our team of criminal attorneys has achieved many significant victories, including case acquittals, dismissals, reduced charges, and probation. We are passionate, dedicated, and experienced.

Main Office

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


(480) 248-7666


(480) 946-0681


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Criminal Defense DUI/DWI Defense

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Office Manager

Lesley Propp

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AZ Defenders
404 E Southern Ave

Criminal Defense

With one of the biggest Criminal Defense law firms in Maricopa County, we work aggressively to protect your rights.

People make mistakes. We work hard to ensure that one bad decision does not destroy your future.

Arizona prosecutors are highly motivated to secure convictions criminal cases, and the state legislature continues to pass laws that impose increasingly severe punishments. Our criminal defense lawyers fight aggressively to prevent adverse outcomes that could impact your civil rights, your ability to work and provide for your family, and other important considerations.

An overly aggressive defense lawyer could do more harm than good to your situation. Charging at the prosecutor with brute force can often burn a bridge to a favorable result. Preliminary negotiations require a certain level of finesse in order to get a read on the prosecutor's position. We know the Arizona prosecutors, and they know us. We are respected for the way we conduct our business, and we are proud of our reputation throughout the Arizona legal community.

You can rely on us to do everything in our power to secure the best possible outcome on your behalf. We know when to negotiate and when to go to trial. Aggressiveness has its time and place, and it is aimed at the prosecutors, not our clients. We demand that the state proves its case. We will attack any weakness in its evidence and use it to strengthen your defense.


What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

We have two of the only DUI Board certified attorneys in Maricopa County

Craig Rosenstein

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC

Craig is a well-respected trial defense attorney and has been lead counsel in nearly 100 jury trials taken to verdict. He would happily aid in a case. As a highly regarded speaker at legal conferences across the nation, Mr. Rosenstein has spoken on different jury trial strategies and a taught other attorneys jury trial tactics. He has also been a faculty member at some of the country's most respected trial colleges. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona, as well as in the U.S. Federal District Court in Arizona. Craig is also one of the only two Board Certified DUI Defense attorneys in Maricopa County. He is also an active member of various professional organizations, including the NCDD, the AACJ- where he was elected president in 2017, The NACDL, and is a founding member of the DUIDLA. Craig is also a registered lobbyist in the State of Arizona and regularly testifies at the Arizona legislature regarding criminal justice issues.


Bar Number: 024766
Arizona, 2006


University of Arizona
Bachelor of Science, 2002

Arizona State University, College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2006

Jonathan Goebal

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC

With over fourteen years practicing criminal law, Jonathan Goebel has litigated criminal matters ranging from misdemeanors to complex felony cases throughout Arizona. He is currently an Attorney for the Rosenstein Law Group/AZ Defenders in Scottsdale, AZ.

Jonathan has been Peer-Reviewed Rated AV (the highest honor) by Martindale-Hubble. He is certified as a DUI Certified Specialist 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, and one of approximately 50 in the entire United States and Canada. 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 a 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 in various criminal justice arenas and has a 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 one of four Board certified DUI attorneys in the State, and is Peer Reviewed Rated AV (the highest honor) by Martindale-Hubble.

He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wonderful wife Alyssa Watral Goebel. He is an avid golfer with a six handicap, and is a huge Arizona Cardinals fan (a twelve-year season-ticket holder).


Bar Number: 023229
Arizona, 2005


JD - Juris Doctor, 2003

David Smith

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC

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. In school, Mr. Smith was a staff editor for the Phoenix Law Review. Mr. Smith earned his juris doctorate degree, graduating cum laude, from Phoenix School of Law in 2008.

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. Smiths trial experience resulted in superior results at one of the largest criminal law firms in the Valley. Mr. Smith is experienced in handling felony and misdemeanor cases and highly emphasizes DUI/DWI defense. Mr. Smith is a well prepared trial attorney, providing a comprehensive defense against the States charges, and has gained a reputation as an aggressive defender in the courtroom.


Phoenix School of Law
JD - Juris Doctor, 2008

Timothy Hintze

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC

Attorney Timothy Hintze represents clients across all courts in Arizona, litigating criminal matters ranging from misdemeanors to complex felony cases. He has gained extensive experience at some of the largest defense firms in Arizona, obtaining numerous victories including jury trial acquittals and complete dismissals.

Tim graduated from law school summa cum laude. He was an executive board member for his school's law journal and participated in national oral advocacy competitions. He has since devoted his practice solely to criminal defense and is a member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association. Tim is an aggressive advocate for his clients, fighting for the best possible outcome in all cases. He prides himself on exhausting all avenues to ensure that his clients receive the highest level of representation. His comprehensive approach to defending his clients has earned him a reputation as an extremely effective trial attorney.


Arizona Summit Law School
J.D. - Juris Doctor,

David Maletta

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC

Mr. Maletta is a widely respected criminal defense attorney with over 20 years' experience. David graduated from Northern Arizona University in 1993 with a degree in Psychology. Shortly thereafter, he earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1998. Following law school, he became a prosecutor with the Arizona Attorney General's office. While working as a prosecutor, he felt that the punishments were too severe and that some of the defendants were not being defended aggressively enough so that is when he decided to become a criminal defense attorney. He has been working as a criminal defense attorney for over 17 years.
A former prosecutor and recognized trial attorney, Mr. Maletta is experienced in criminal and DUI matters. He represents individuals who have been accused and charged with all types of crimes ranging from homicides and sexually based offenses to DUI's and various misdemeanor crimes. David is an exceptional, well respected trial attorney. He once represented a DUI Defendant that had a .468 BAC and was found not guilty at jury trial. David has also been published twice, which means his victories have created new case law in Arizona. He loves his dog Sidney and does MMA to stay in shape. His energetic presence is contagious and carries into his courtroom performance.


Bar Number: 19191
Arkansas, 1999


Seton Hall University School of Law
Juris Doctor, 1998

Omer Gurion

Rosenstein Law Group PLLC

Omer Gurion is a Criminal Law Specialist certified by the State Bar of Arizona, Board of Legal Specialization. Omer is a highly skilled defense attorney who brings his talent, his work ethic and his passion to each case he handles. When Omer takes on a case, his clients reap the benefit of his considerable knowledge, experience and intense personal investment in obtaining the best possible outcome in their case. He graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Political Science magna cum laude and continued to law school at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. After law school Omer pursued his passion, practicing criminal defense and since, has never stopped. He has handled numerous high-stakes cases involving complex litigation ranging from multiple-week long felony trials to misdemeanor trials. Omer is always prepared to go to battle in the courtroom and is known as a highly skilled trial attorney in Maricopa County. Omer is not afraid to engage in theatrics in his court room performance to ensure the clients position is heard and most importantly that their rights are protected. Omer is committed to making sure his clients receive the best criminal defense possible. Because of his commitment and dedication, he has obtained numerous wins through pretrial resolution, at trial and evidentiary hearings for his clients.

Omer has substantial experience defending felony charges including sex crimes, violent offenses, drug offenses, felony DUI as well as misdemeanor charges ranging from DUI, domestic charges and even traffic violations.


Bar Number: 028820
Arizona, 2011


Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2010

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