Violent Crimes

Phoenix Violent Crime Lawyers

Put a Proven Criminal Defense Attorney on Your Side

Most violent crimes carry a presumption of prison time. If prosecutors can prove "dangerous allegations" that heighten the charges, you may face a mandatory prison sentence. More than 25,000 violent crimes were reported across Arizona in 2012, and the people arrested for these crimes, be it murder or rape or aggravated assault, face serious criminal penalties.

If you have been charged with a violent crime in Phoenix, it is critical that your defense lawyer has the experience and skill to fight these charges and help you avoid a conviction or minimize the consequences. Contact Suzuki Law Offices, L.L.C. today if you are facing serious felony charges for a crime of violence. We offer FREE and confidential consultations.

Why Should You Call Suzuki Law Offices, L.L.C.?

  • Richard Suzuki has worked as a state and federal prosecutor
  • We are available to take your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Suzuki Law Offices, L.L.C. has defended hundreds of clients
  • We will start your case with a free, no-risk consultation

Our Attorneys Are Available to Help with Your Case 24/7

Our founding lawyer, Richard Suzuki, represents felony defendants across Maricopa County and surrounding counties of southern Arizona. He has a proven record of favorable outcomes in a full range of violent crime cases, including:

After an arrest, time is of the essence. This is why the Phoenix criminal defense lawyers at Suzuki Law Offices, L.L.C. are available to take your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact us today for a free initial consultation.

How “Dangerous Allegations” Can Affect Your Charges

Crimes that might otherwise be a high-level misdemeanor or low-level felony can be charged as major felonies if dangerous allegations are present. Any of these dangerous allegations automatically escalate violent crimes to mandatory prison time, even on a first offense. Even in plea negotiations, the prosecution will usually demand the minimum prison time.

  • Use of a deadly weapon – using or carrying a gun while committing a crime
  • Use of a dangerous instrument – can include a knife, baseball bat, beer bottle, etc.
  • Serious bodily injury – life-threatening or lasting injuries caused by violence

Your Future Is On the Line – Call Now for a Free Case Review!

Lead Attorney Richard Suzuki is an accomplished criminal defense lawyer, a former Deputy Maricopa County Attorney, and a former Assistant U.S. Attorney. He uses his experience to gauge the strength of the case against you and give you honest and knowledgeable advice about your legal options. We can explore all viable defenses to your charges, including self-defense or defense of a third party, mistaken identity and/or lack of intent to cause harm or commit a crime.

When you hire Suzuki Law Offices, L.L.C., we will scrutinize all aspects of your case, from the initial arrest to police conduct to all available defense strategies. Our goals are focused on having your charges dismissed or reduced, and we draw from decades of experience and insight as former prosecutors to pursue the best results possible. If you have been accused of a serious felony, don't wait to contact a Phoenix violent crime attorney who can make the most of your defense.


Contact our law office today at (602) 842-6762. We offer free consultations are fluent in Spanish.


  • Avvo Clients' Choice Award
  • Avvo Rating
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • United States Court of Appeals | Ninth Circuit
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • ABA
  • American Association for Justice
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys

What Sets Us Apart

  • Aggressive

    Aggressive

    We are aggressive in our pursuit to uphold the rights and interests of our clients. We have the tenacity and the legal edge necessary to make a difference in your case.

  • Dedicated

    Dedicated

    We are dedicated to protecting our clients' rights. We genuinely care about your well-being, and will always work diligently to pursue a positive outcome. You deserve nothing less!

  • Honest

    Honest

    We are honest in our assessment of each case. Our lawyers make every effort to evaluate and review every case we receive. We are always candid and upfront about our conclusions. Our goal is your best interest, and we won't compromise that objective.

  • Highly-Rated

    Highly-Rated

    We are highly rated by our peers and past clients. With a long list of achievements and accolades attached to our name, you can have confidence in our ability and our commitment.

  • Successful

    Successful

    We are successful with a track record that includes many notable case wins, as well as millions of dollars in recoveries for injured clients. Our legal finesse and determination has been proven time and again. Let us put this experience to work for you.

  • Experienced

    Experienced

    We’ve worked on both sides of the courtroom, handling cases at the state and federal level. We apply this insight to the defendants we protect and the injured we advocate for.