Suzuki Law Office, LLC

Suzuki Law Office, LLC

Suzuki Law Offices represents the criminally accused of Pinal and Maricopa Counties. Our award-winning team focuses on sex crime cases, but our decades of legal experience allow us to tackle most any case.

Firm Overview

The people of Pinal County and Maricopa County trust in Suzuki Law Offices for criminal defense representation and personal injury claim management. Our lead attorney, Mr. Richard J. Suzuki, has nearly two decades of legal experience under his belt. Today, he focuses on sex crimes defense charges, which often place defendants in an unfair starting position due to social bias and a tilted criminal justice system. We are staffed by an award-winning team of legal professionals who have been recognized by the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Avvo, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and many more organizations. Knowing when a problem is going to arise is impossible, be it an auto accident or an arrest. Suzuki Law Offices answers the phone 24/7 for client emergencies. Examples of some of our practice areas include drug crimes, sex crimes, DUI, car accidents, truck accidents, and wrongful death. Unlike many other law firms, Suzuki Law Offices can take your case to trial when needed. Each time we accept a case, especially a high stakes criminal defense case like a sex crimes case, we prepare it as if it is headed for trial. Such a deliberate, focused approach has allowed our trial attorneys to secure a history of impressive litigation successes. Our law firm is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona on University Drive, but we accept cases throughout Pinal and Maricopa Counties. Inquiring clients can call our firm for free initial case evaluations to learn more about their legal options and the services of Suzuki Law Offices.

Main Office

Main Office
2929 E Camelback Road
Suite 224
Phoenix AZ 85016


(602) 682-5270


(480) 907-1571


Office Information

Office Hours


Criminal Defense

Suzuki Law Offices handles a variety of criminal defense cases but has a deliberate focus on sex crimes cases. Our firm's criminal defense lawyers in Pinal County and Maricopa County prepare each defense case as if it were going to trial.

Suzuki Law Offices handles a variety of criminal defense cases in Arizona. However, our law firm focuses primarily on high stakes criminal defense and sex crimes defense cases. Under the direction of Attorney Richard J. Suzuki, our law firm's founder, we are poised to handle anything the opposition throws at our clients. No matter the criminal charge filed against our client, there is a way to defend against it. The intuition, experience, and skill of our attorneys are known throughout Arizona. From challenging chemical evidence and the validity of traffic stops to intense cross-examinations of alleged witnesses, we utilize every defense tactic possible to make certain our clients are represented fairly. Everyone is innocent until proven guilty. Some of the best case results possible for a client accused of a serious crime like sexual assault are only achievable through a hard-fought trial. For this reason, our trial attorneys can take your criminal defense case to litigation when needed. Where many other law firms would back down, we continue forward confidently.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Suzuki Law Offices is a law firm founded on the idea that everyone should have access to a trustworthy attorney to guide them through legal cases and claims. In personal injury claims and criminal defense cases alike, the key to success is often understanding the smallest details of the situation and their interaction with established law. The average person understandably does not have the time or the resources to become a legal expert, so it is up to local legal professionals to bridge that knowledge gap for them. Our attorneys are here to make certain you are ready for whatever legal complication or challenge lies ahead on the horizon.

Richard Suzuki

Suzuki Law Office, LLC

Richard J. Suzuki, Esq. is the founding attorney of Suzuki Law Offices, L.L.C., located in Tempe, Arizona but serving personal injury and criminal defense clients throughout Pinal and Maricopa Counties. He is licensed to practice law in both the state of Arizona, the United States District Court of Arizona, and the U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit.
Richard began his legal career as a law clerk in the Arizona Superior Court, clerking under the Honorable Howard Fell. He was able to earn this clerkship only a short time after completing his J.D. at the University of Arizona College of Law in 2000.
For three years, Attorney Suzuki was actually a criminal prosecutor with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. He was tasked during this time to investigate and litigate criminal cases involving suspected gang crimes, which included him in the Major Crimes Gang and Repeat Offender Program Bureau. Richard would later become the Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Arizona, where he was in charge of both misdemeanor and felony cases being processed in Tucson and Phoenix.
Today, Richard has switched his attention to criminal defense, which has proven to be his true calling. The experience and insight he gained working as a prosecutor and for the District Attorney's Office has translated well to his criminal defense work, especially when managing complex sex crimes defense cases. He is capable of managing a client's file from start to finish, including taking matters to litigation.
Attorney Suzuki belongs to a number of professional legal organizations, including the Maricopa County Bar Foundation, the State Bar of Arizona, Los Abogados, and the Arizona Hispanic Bar Association. He has been recognized with a number of professional awards and memberships, including The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, The Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and The Arizona Trial Lawyers Association. Richard speaks both English and Spanish fluently.


University of Arizona College of Law
JD, 2000

University of Arizona
BA, 1997

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