shah law firm is An Arizona Boutique Defense firm with proven success!
Leading criminal defense 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. Arja is adamant that it takes more than just knowing the law to support and guide people through trying times.
YOU NEED A POWERHOUSE ATTORNEY WHO GETS THE JOB DONE!
It can be terrifying being charged with a 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.
Arja Shah’s Bio
Attorney Arja Shah is an east coast transplant, originally born and raised in East Amherst, NY. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI. After her graduation, Arja spent her first two years in the legal field working for a well-respected criminal defense firm in Washington DC., learning what makes a top-rated defense attorney early in her career.
In 2007, she graduated from California Western School of Law in San Diego and began working in the Vehicular Crimes Unit for a large criminal defense law firm. While working there, she spent 7 years defending clients facing serious charges. These cases included charges such as DUI, Extreme DUI, Vehicular Manslaughter, and Aggravated Assault.
Over the years, Arja has gained extensive experience by practicing in numerous courts throughout Courts in Arizona. She has also taught classes and seminars to her fellow criminal defense attorney peers at yearly Defense Attorney conferences in Arizona.
As of 2023, attorney Arja Shah has successfully defended over 3,000 clients facing life-altering charges. Her successful career has earned her a number of awards and recognitions throughout the legal industry. She has a 10 out of 10 rating on Avvo, the recipient of the Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Star Award from 2015-2023, ranked the Expertise.com Best DUI Attorney, acknowledged as a top 100 Trial Lawyer by National Trial Lawyers, and many more.
However, her highest accomplishment is her numerous positive client reviews from former clients and her peers within the legal community. Ms. Shah has dedicated her professional career to helping people in need of quality and affordable defense.
Outside of practicing law, Ms. Shah enjoys traveling with her family and outdoor activities.
Accomplishments and Recognitions
Defense Attorney Arja was selected for the following
- Expertise.com Best DUI Lawyer in Phoenix
- Super Lawyers – Rising Stars 2015-2023
- Justia 10.0 Rating
- Avvo Clients’ Choice Award – Avvo 10.0 Rating, Best Criminal Defense
- Best Of Thumbtack
- The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers
- Named Top 100 Attorneys by Phoenix Magazine
- Ten Best Client Satisfaction Award by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys