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Arja Shah is a leading Mesa Criminal Defense Attorney. Over the years, she has acquired her experience by successfully defending hundreds of individuals facing criminal charges carrying life-altering ramifications. Arja truly understands what is at stake when you’re charged with a crime and takes great pride in offering very personalized service to her clients. Arja strongly believes it’s not just about knowing the law, but also knowing how to comfort and lead people through difficult times.

Evidenced by client reviews and professional recognition, Arja believes that everyone deserves a quality defense before they can be served a life-altering punishment. Arja will aggressively defend you in court while vigorously protecting your constitutional rights.

Arja was selected to The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers and named a 2015 and 2016 Top 100 Attorneys by Phoenix Magazine.

Best DUI Lawyer in Phoenix Ranked by Expertise.com

Types of Cases The Shah Law Firm Handles:


Mesa Criminal Cases Handled include:

DUI / DWI cases handled include:

Why do you need to Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney In Mesa?

When you’re facing criminal charges such as a DUI, there is no other recourse for you but to secure the service of an experienced criminal defense lawyer to defend you in court. Here are some reasons why hiring Attorney Arja Shah, a skilled criminal defense attorney, should be at the top of your to-do list.

Arja is a skilled and experienced Mesa DUI lawyer / Mesa Criminal Defense Lawyer.  Arja Shah is exceptionally well-versed in the law. While you can try to read up on the laws that apply to your criminal case, Arja Shah has spent many years immersed in the law, successfully defending clients facing dire choices over the years. Having Attorney Shah’s experience and training on your side,  you stand a better chance of winning your case.

Arja Handles Every Client Directly. Arja is Your Partner, Not Just a Lawyer.

  • Experience with and Knowledge of Specific Judges and Prosecutors is Important
  • Affordable Rates without Sacrificing Quality Defense is Key
  • It’s Not Just Knowing the Law, It’s Also Knowing People and Compassion

Arja created the Shah Law Firm with the sole purpose to use her several years of Criminal Law experience to fight for the dismissal of her client’s charges. Arja will aggressively defend you in court against the serious charges that you have been charged with while vigorously protecting your constitutional rights.

Mesa Defense Attorneys Focus on Favorable Results

Defense lawyers are primarily there to help you get a favorable result, and such results are not limited to an acquittal (acquittal meaning charges completely dropped as if they never happened). Arja Shah’s Mesa DUI Law Firm can also get your case dismissed before it even gets to court. For criminal cases where a plea bargain or settlement appears to be the best choice, you can trust Arja Shah, with considerable experience in negotiating plea deals with prosecutors, to get the best possible outcome for you.

Arja can Protect You from the Unfair Practices of Unscrupulous Authorities

Let’s face it: While most police officers and legal officials are fair and honest, there are those who are unscrupulous enough to tamper with evidence, fabricate reports, and exaggerate testimonies just to get you convicted. Good defense attorneys have the ability to sniff out the truth about the evidence presented against you, so if you have one representing you, you should have a great measure of protection against them.
Arja Shah can do all of the above, and more.


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Helpful Arizona Criminal Law Resources:


AZLeg.gov – Arizona State Legislature: Title 13 – Criminal Code
AZCourts.gov – Arizona Judicial Branch: Self-Help Guide for Criminal Law
AZCourts.gov – Arizona Judicial Branch: Criminal Code Sentencing Chart


AZDPS.gov – Arizona Department of Public Safety: Overview of Arizona DUI Laws
ADOT.gov – Arizona Department of Transportation: Driver Improvement Measures for DUI
AZGOHS.gov – Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety: Arizona DUI Laws

Attorney Arja Shah has Successfully Represented Thousands of Clients Throughout All Arizona Courts.

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“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.”

Arja Shah Law Firm Reviews
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

Considering the amount of charges I was facing I ended up with the minimum charges I could have received. If it wasn’t for Ms/Mrs. Shah, I would have had to given up everything. I will forever recommend to anybody in need…

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Tyler Goodwill - DUI
Charges Reduced to Minimum
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