With Over 15 Years of Experience, Attorney Arja Shah Provides Superior Criminal Defense Representation for Clients Facing Misdemeanor or Felony Charges Including DUI & DWI, Drug Crimes, Assault, Domestic Violence, Theft, Vehicular Crimes, Warrants and Record Set-Aside.

Attorney Arja Shah from Shah Law Firm PLLC


Arizona DUI Alcohol, DUI Drugs, Marijuana DUI or DWI

(alcohol & drugs)

Felony Robbery and Armed Robbery


Drug Crime Charges


Vehicular Manslaughter, Hit and Run, Fatal Car Accident Charges


Felony Aggravated Assault Charges


Disorderly Conduct Charges, Disturbing the Peace


Domestic Violence Charges


Arizona Bench Warrant for Arrest


Theft, Stolen Property and Shoplifting

Theft &
Stolen Property

Set Aside, Expungement and Sealed Records

Set Aside &

Best Rated Phoenix and Scottsdale DUI Attorney

shah law firm is An Arizona Boutique Defense firm with proven success!

Leading criminal defense and DUI lawyer Arja Shah represents clients in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe, and surrounding areas. Arja gained her experience by successfully defending hundreds of clients who were facing serious criminal charges.

Arja takes great pride in providing her clients with highly individualized service because she genuinely understands what is at stake when you are accused of committing a crime or arrested for drunk driving. Arja is adamant that it takes more than just knowing the law to support and guide people through trying times.


It can be terrifying being charged with a DUI or other crime. Let attorney Arja Shah navigate the criminal justice system for you. Arja routinely teaches classes to other attorneys on how to handle complicated legal issues and how to suppress evidence in criminal cases.

Avoid Unnecessary Jail Time and Fines.

Affordable Rates and Payment Plans Offered.

You’re a Client, not a Case Number. Arja has devoted her entire career to helping her clients with the utmost compassion and concern that every citizen deserves.



“I was totally impressed and grateful for the expertise and successful case Arja handled for me. She answered my calls immediately and saved me a lot of professional and personal heartache. Arja did a great job refuting the State’s evidence and convinced the Prosecutor that my chewing tobacco was a major issue in the case that the officer did not check.”

Arja Shah Law Firm Reviews
Thomas - Super Extreme DUI
Argued Police Stop Protocols and Reduced to a Fine

“Arja represented me for a DUI case in Scottsdale. I met with her immediately after being charged and she very quickly was able to speak to the prosecutor and get my charges reduced after my initial hearings. She was attentive and easy to talk to. She gets results.”

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Jason - Scottsdale DUI
Felony Charges Reduced to Reckless Driving

“Arja was extremely knowledgeable and kept us up to date on the entire case. I would hire her and recommend her to anyone- although I hope I never need her help again! But if a problem arises I would be sure to call her!!”

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Maggie - Mesa Super Extreme DUI
Super Extreme DUI Reduced to First Time Regular DUI

“Ms. Shah got my charges completely dismissed. She worked hard, was thorough, and took care of all the details. Seriously, hire her. It’s a complete piece of mind.”

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R. Aguilera - Attempted Murder
Attempted Murder Charges DISMISSED

“During my recent DUI case and time spent working with Arja Shah, I can say I had an absolute positive Experience. She was there to represent me and handle my questions and concerns with ease. Thank you.”

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Michael - Phoenix DUI Arrest
Felony DUI Charge Reduced to a Fine

“I endorse this lawyer. She is knowledgeable as well as up-to-date on the latest case law. She is one of the very few attorneys I would recommend to family or friends.”

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Michael Pittman (Attorney Peer)

“First, Arja is a superb and energetic attorney who is always willing to listen and help out in client cases. Second, she works hard for your case to minimize or eliminate penalties for the charges you are facing. She has a good analytical mind and presents your case successfully. Third, she is approachable even outside work hours if the situation calls for it. Always punctual for meetings. Lastly, she is an affordable attorney in comparison to some big-name law firms where personalized and flexible service is almost impossible. The above review is based on my experience derived from her working on my case.”

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T. McCarty- Extreme DUI Charge Possible 30 Days Jail
Reduced to Reckless Driving and a Fine

“Attorney Arja Shah took the time to compile letters from family members and show the Prosecutor that they lacked evidence to move forward with my case. Arja did what she said she would do and was there to help me. Outstanding Attorney.”

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Andrea- Disorderly Conduct and Domestic Violence
Charged Dismissed

“I Personally Handle Each Case”

Arja has a deep and profound understanding of the stakes involved in being accused of a crime or driving under the influence, and she takes incredible pride in providing extremely individualized service to each of her clients. Arja is a firm believer that it is not enough to simply be familiar with the law; one must also be able to provide solace to others and guide them through trying times.

Arja provides her undivided attention to each and every one of her clients, in contrast to other DUI lawyers and "law firm mills" out there in which the client can be passed around to various other attorneys and paralegals.

As demonstrated by the positive Google client reviews and feedback she receives from clients and the numerous awards she receives for her professional work, Arja is of the opinion that everyone is entitled to a strong defense.

5-star Google Rating Customer Reviews


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