Belen Olmedo Guerra
Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Phoenix, ArizonaBelen Law Firm PLLC
The attorney behind the Belen Law Firm, PLLC, in Phoenix, Arizona, Belen Olmedo Guerra devotes the entirety of her practice to criminal defense. She has over a decade of experience fighting for the rights and liberties of her clients. She handles a broad spectrum of criminal cases such as:
- Sexual offenses
- Drug charges
- Violent crimes
- Homicide, assault and battery
- Federal crimes
- Theft and robbery
- DUI/DWI and other traffic charges
- Juvenile offenses
Majoring in cultural anthropology, Ms. Guerra earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona. She received her Juris Doctor from Phoenix School of Law and became admitted to practice in Arizona in 2012. As a law student, she served as a judicial intern for the Maricopa County Superior Court Judge. She also holds a master’s degree in elementary education and has eight consecutive years of experience teaching in a Title One school in the Tucson Unified School District.
Over her time in practice, Ms. Guerra has successfully resolved and litigated many complex legal disputes in the state and federal courts of Arizona. She enlists the help of the industry's top accident reconstruction specialists, forensic experts, neuropsychologists and other investigators to establish facts and ensure quality. She has also been successful in negotiating favorable plea agreements with the prosecution.
Ms. Guerra’s successful track record and her commitment to her clients have resulted in a number of honors and awards. She was named to the 2021 list of '10 Best Attorneys' for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. She received the Avvo Clients’ Choice Award and the “Litigator of the Year” award from the American Institute of Trial Lawyers. Furthermore, she was listed in the “Best Criminal Defense Attorneys in Pheonix” by Expertise.com in 2021. She also holds a “Superb” rating on Avvo.
Actively involved in serving her community, Ms. Guerra assisted victims of domestic violence as a volunteer at Elim House. She also provided free legal and social services by being part of the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project. She is a board member of ArtsReach, a program that offers free art performances to schoolchildren. She is a member of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Arizona Women Lawyers Association.
Practice areasCriminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
DUI/DWI, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Sex Offenses
- 90% Criminal Defense
- 10% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
First Admitted: 2012, Arizona
Professional Webpage: https://www.belenlawfirm.com/about-us/
- University of Arizona, Bachelor of Arts with a major in Cultural Anthropology
- Family Law Association, President
- Arizona Women’s Lawyers Association, Member
- United States District Court District of Arizona, Member
- Arizona State Bar, Member
- Title One school in the Tucson Unified School District
- The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Team in Training and the International Rescue Committee, Volunteer
- Elim House- a Salvation Army Domestic Violence Shelter, Volunteer
Office location for Belen Olmedo Guerra
1 North 1st St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
- Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022