Brian D. Sloan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Law Offices of Brian D. Sloan, PLLC
 | 2 N. Central Ave, 18th Floor, Suite 1929
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 480-720-7839
Fax: 480-893-2123
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (90%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Brian Douglas Sloan has devoted his entire career to DUI Defense Representation.

Mr. Sloan has spent the last 13+ years solely focused on DUI Defense Representation, having represented 2,600+ DUI clients, and defended at nearly 100 Felony and Misdemeanor DUI Trials.

Mr. Sloan has received a perfect 10-out-of-10 on Avvo.com; a 4.9-out-of-5.0 on Martindale-Hubbell; received the 2013, 2014 & 2015 Southwest Rising Star award from Super Lawyers; and was honored with the Featured Attorney of the Month Cover Story in Attorney at Law Magazine.  Mr. Sloan earned both the Top 100 Trial Lawyers Award and the Top 40 Under 40 Award from National Trial Lawyers; as well as the Top 40 Under 40 Award from American Society of Legal Advocates.  Mr. Sloan was ranked a Top Lawyer by North Valley Magazine in 2013 and 2017; a Superior DUI Attorney by National Advocacy for DUI Defense; and one of Arizona's Finest DUI Lawyers by Arizona's Finest Lawyers.  Mr. Sloan also received a "Superior" ranking from The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC, is "Lead Counsel Rated" by Lead Counsel.org; and received the "10 Best Client Satisfaction Award" by the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys."  Mr. Sloan has also been acknowledged as a "Lawyer of Distinction," which is awarded to less than 10% of attorneys in each state.

In 2015, Mr. Sloan was named an "Attorney to Watch" in a featured issue of Attorney at Law Magazine, and has been requested to be a guest author as one of the Top 10 DUI Lawyers in the Nation in an Amazon.com Best Selling book called A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States.  In 2015 and 2017, Mr. Sloan was also named one of the Top One Percent in the Nation by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

In 2018, Mr. Sloan was awarded the "Best Business of 2018" by ThreeBest, was named a "Lawyer of Distinction" by Lawyers of Distinction, and was acknowledged as a "Top 10 DUI Defense Attorney" by Attorney and Practice Magazine.

Mr. Sloan is the Founding Member of The Arizona DUI Team; is often a speaker at statewide seminars; and has created a Guide to DUI Representation used by lawyers throughout the state.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (90%): DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense (10%)

Focus Areas

DUI/DWI

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017

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About Brian Sloan

Admitted: 2004, Arizona

Professional Webpage: http://www.arizdui.com/about-us/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 40 Under 40 in Arizona, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2017
  • Premiere DUI Attorney, American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys, 2015
  • 10.0 rating from Avvo - Superb Lawyer, AVvo.com, 2017
  • Client's Choice Award, AVvo.com, 2015
  • One of only two DUI Lawyers awarded., Top DUI Lawyer, North Valley Magazine, 2018
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the Nation, National Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • Recipient of the 2009 Attorney of the Year Award In Recognition for Contributions to the Field of DUI Defense, Attorney of the Year, MCDUI.com - Your Primary Information Source for DUI Charges in Maricopa County, AZ, 2009
  • Top 40 Under 40 in Arizona, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2015
  • LeadCounsel.org rated me as Lead Counsel, as determined by a review board and peer evaluations., Lead Counsel Rated in Drunk Driving Defense, LeadCounesl.org, 2013
  • Top 40 Under 40 in Arizona, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016
  • Rated Top 40 Under 40 in Arizona, Top 40 Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014
  • 10.0 rating from Avvo - Superb Lawyer, AVvo.com, 2016
  • Featured Speaker at the annual Arizona Public Defender's Association Conference in Tempe, AZ., Speaker, APDA Annual Legal Conference, Defense Lawyer Seminar, Guest Speaker, APDA - 2011, Guest Speaker, APDA, 2011
  • Speaker at the Speed DUI Seminar in Tempe, AZ, Speaker, Speed DUI Seminar, 2011, Guest Speaker, Speed DUI Seminar - ASU, 2011
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyer, Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2016
  • Top One Percent in the Nation, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2016
  • 10.0 rating from Avvo, Superb Lawyer, AVvo.com, 2014, Superb Lawyer, AVvo.com, 2014
  • Premiere DUI Attorney, American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys, 2017
  • Awarded the 2014 Southwest Rising Star award by SuperLawyers., Southwest Rising Star, SuperLawyers, 2014, Rising Star, SuperLawyers, 2014
  • One of only two DUI lawyers named., Top DUI Lawyer, North Valley Magazine, 2017
  • National Advocacy for DUI Defense ranked me as one of the recognized Superior DUI Lawyers in 2014., Superior DUI Lawyer, NAFDD, 2014
  • Top One Percent in the Nation, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2017
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys, 2014
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyer, Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2017
  • Top One Percent in the Nation, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • AV Rated - Preeminent Attorney, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyer, Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2015
  • 10.0 rating from Avvo, Superb Lawyer, AVvo.com, 2012
  • 10.0 rating from Avvo - Superb Lawyer, AVvo.com, 2015
  • Awarded the 2013 Southwest Rising Star award by SuperLawyers., Southwest Rising Star, SuperLawyers, 2013
  • Top 40 Under 40 in Arizona, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • The National Trial lawyers ranked me as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the nation in 2013., Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2013
  • Top 40 Under 40 in Arizona, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Rated Top 40 Under 40 in Arizona, Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the Nation, National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • AV Preeminent Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, Preeminent Lawyer, Martindale Hubbell, 2013
  • Speaker at the AACJ., Speaker, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, 2013, Guest Speaker, AACJ, 2013
  • Client's Choice Award, AVvo.com, 2016
  • Premiere DUI Attorney, American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys, 2016
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyers, Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2014
  • Southwest Rising Star Award, SuperLawyers, 2017
  • The National Trial lawyers ranked me as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the nation in 2014., Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014, Top 100 Trial Lawyer, National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Client's Choice Award, AVvo.com, 2017
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyer, Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 40 Under 40 in Arizona, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Attorney Brian Sloan was requested as a guest author to write a chapter in what became an Amazon.com Best Selling book called A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States, Requested Guest Author on Amazon.com Best Selling Book, Rutherford Publishing & Amazon.com, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the Nation, National Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys, 2015
  • Lawyer of Distinction, Lawyers of Distinction, 2018
  • Superior DUI Lawyers in 2015, National Advocacy for DUI Defense, 2015
  • AV Preeminent Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, Preeminent Attorney, Martindale Hubbell, 2012
  • AV Rated - Preeminent Attorney , Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • Was awarded the August 2013 Featured Cover Story in Attorney at Law Magazine., Featured Cover Story, Attorney at Law Magazine, 2013
  • Best Businesses of 2018, ThreeBest, 2018
  • Southwest Rising Star Award, SuperLawyers, 2015
  • AV Rated - Preeminent Attorney , Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
  • Featured Speaker at the annual Arizona Public Defender's Association Conference in Tempe, AZ., Speaker, APDA Annual Legal Conference, Defense Lawyer Seminar, Guest Speaker, APDA - 2013, 2013
  • Superior DUI Lawyers in 2015, National Advocacy for DUI Defense, 2016
  • AV Preeminent Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, Preeminent Lawyer, Martindale Hubbell, 2014
  • 10.0 rating from Avvo, Superb Lawyer, AVvo.com, 2013, Superb Lawyer, AVvo.com, 2013
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys, 2016
  • Featured Speaker at the annual Arizona Public Defender's Association Conference in Tempe, AZ., Featured Speaker at APDA, 2016
  • Top Lawyer 2013, North Valley Magazine, 2014
  • Southwest Rising Star Award, SuperLawyers, 2016
  • National Advocacy for DUI Defense ranked me as one of the recognized Superior DUI Lawyers in 2013., Superior DUI Attorney, NAFDD, 2013
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys, 2017
  • Client's Choice Award, AVvo.com, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certificate in Dispute Resolution - Strauss Institute of Dispute Resolution, 2003

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Founding Member of The Arizona Criminal Law Team.  Created in 2012., 2018
  • Arizona State Bar, 2004
  • Founding Member of The Arizona DUI Team.  Created in 2011., 2018
  • Creator of The MCDUI.com - an informational website devoted to correct informaiton concerning DUI cases in Maricopa County.  Created in 2007.  Shut down in 2017., 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Featured Speaker at the annual Arizona Public Defender's Association Conference in Tempe, AZ., Speaker, APDA Annual Legal Conference, Defense Lawyer Seminar, Guest Speaker, APDA - 2012, Speaker, APDA Annual Legal Conference, APDA, Defense Lawyer Seminar, 2012
  • Speaker at the Speed DUI Seminar in Tempe, AZ, Speaker, Speed DUI Seminar, 2010
  • Speaker at the AACJ., Speaker, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, 2012
  • Featured Speaker, Arizona Public Defender's Association Conference, 2013
  • Speaker, Arizona Public Defender's Association Conference, 2014
  • Featured Speaker, Arizona Public Defender's Association Conference, 2015
  • Featured Speaker, Arizona Public Defender's Association, Conference, 2016

Verdicts/Settlements:

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Lead Attorney in a landmark win in Superior Court in suppressing the Blood Test Results for an unreliable retrograde under the new Daubert Scientific Principle. , 2013
  • Created the Worlds First Attorney Self Published Comic Book, which was then given away at local comic book conventions, as well as giving away free posters, cards, and toys, all as a way to give back to the community., 2015
  • Created and Updated the 'Guide to All DUI Fines Fees and Punishments' - created to give Attorneys an easy guide to all the fines, fees, and punishments associated with Felony and Misdemeanor DUIs.  Used by Defense Lawyers throughout the state.  THis Guide was created in 2008, and has been updated every year., 2017
  • One of a number of lawyers involved in the Maricopa County Superior Court challenge of the Scottsdale Crime Lab's unreliable blood tests., 2013

Educational Background:

  • Certificate for Video and Audio Forensic Issues CLE, 2016
  • Certificate for DUI & Vehicular-Related Legislative Changes / SFSTs by the Numbers / NEW Outside-the-Box DUI / Sentencing CLE - Taught the class  , 2016
  • Certificate for The Latest on Forensic Issues in DUI Cases CLE, 2016
  • Certificate for Cell Phone Forensics CLE, 2018
  • Certificate for Prescription Drugs CLE, 2018
  • Certificate for SFST Impeachment CLE, 2017
  • Graduated from Pepperdine University and The Strauss Institute with a Law Degree and Certificate in Dispute Resolution in 2 1/2 years, rather than the normal 3 years Law School alone usually takes., 2004
  • Certificate for Ethics and Governmental Surveillance with Stingrays CLE, 2017
  • Certificate for Search & Seizure CLE, 2017
  • Certificate for Seeing HGN from a New Angle CLE, 2016
  • Certificate for Forensic Issues in DUI Cases CLE, 2017
  • Certificate for Working with Prosecutors to Achieve the Best Pre-Trial Results for Your DUI Client CLE, 2018
  • Certificate for Advanced Challenges to Crime Lab Practices and Protocols CLE, 2017
  • Certificate for Criminal Justice in 2018 CLE, 2018
  • Certificate for Effective Use of Impeachment in a DUI Trial CLE, 2017
  • Certificate for Trial Strategies and Explaining Complex Issues to a DUI Jury CLE  , 2018
  • Certificate for Out-Lawyersing Your Opponent.  Successful Litigation of Unique Pre-Trial Motions and Requested Jury Instructions CLE, 2016
  • Certificate for "The DUI Storybook" Creating a Story of Not Guilty CLE, 2016
  • Certificate for Medical Marijuana's New Affirmative Defense to DUI CLE, 2016
  • Certificate for Search & Seizure CLE, 2017
  • Certificate for Accident Reconstruction CLE, 2018
  • Certificate for Advanced Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer in a DUI Case CLE, 2017
  • Certificate for Annual Search and Seizure Update CLE, 2018

Industry Groups

  • American Society Of Legal Advocates (Top 40 Under 40)
  • Arizona DUI Team
  • Attorney At Law Magazine (Featured Attorney Of The Month In 2013 & “Attorney To Watch In 2015” In De
  • AVvo.com (Rated 10-out-of-10)
  • AZ Bar
  • Better Business Bureau (Rated A)
  • Lawyers Of Distinction
  • Lead Counsel Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell (Rated 4.9-out-of-5.0)
  • National Advocacy For DUI Defense (Rated Superior DUI Attorney)
  • National Association Of Distinguished Counsel (Top 1 Percent In The Nation)
  • National College For DUI Defense (Member)
  • National Trial Lawyers (Rated Top 100 In The Country)
  • National Trial Lawyers (Rated Top 40 Under 40)

Comments

  • “Brian Sloan is a leading attorney in the area of DUI law in Arizona. He is very knowledgeable about the DUI law and provides instruction concerning DUI law in Arizona every year at the Arizona Public Defender Association Conference.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Brian D. Sloan

2 N. Central Ave
18th Floor, Suite 1929
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Phone: 480-720-7839

Fax: 480-893-2123

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Last Updated: 11/30/2018

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