David A. Black

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Law Offices of David A. Black PLLC
 | 40 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 480-280-8028
Fax: 602-296-4885
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Mr. Black owns the Law Offices of David A. Black PLLC, which was formed in 2010.  There, he focuses his practice in the area of criminal defense.  His representative matters include DUI/vehicular crimes, white collar criminal defense, domestic violence crimes, fraud, injunction practice, and drug crimes.  Over the years, he has represented doctors, nurses, lawyers, teachers, athletes and other professionals in the entire range of criminal defense practice.  Mr. Black is on the board of the Arizona Jewish Lawyer’s Association, volunteers as a judge pro tem in Maricopa County, and serves on the Arizona Association for Criminal Justice Legislative Committee. 

    Mr. Black is AV Rated and is licensed in both Arizona and California.  He received his B.S. in Justice Studies from ASU Summa cum laude in 2004, and he is a 2007 graduate of UCLA School of Law.


    Practice Areas
    • 70%Criminal Defense
    • 30%Personal Injury - General
    Focus Areas

    Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

    Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020

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    About David Black

    Admitted: 2008, Arizona

    Professional Webpage: http://www.dbphoenixcriminallawyer.com/attorney-profile/


    • Avvo Rating of 10.0 in Criminal Defense

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Legislative Committee, AACJ., 2019
    • Board Member, AJLA., 2019
    • Board Member, Arizona Jewish Lawyer's Association, 2017, 2018
    • Board Member, Arizona Jewish Lawyer's Association, 2017
    • Licensed to practice law in California., 2017
    • Legislative Committee, AACJ, 2017
    • Member in Good Standing, AZ Bar, 2015
    • Member in good standing, St. Bar of Arizona., 2014
    • Member Good Standing Arizona Bar 025369, 2013
    • Member of Arizona Association of Criminal Justice, legislative committee, 2016

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • We consistenly represent at least one client on a pro bono basis, exceeding the recommended number of hours proposed by the ABA and State Bars of Arizona and California., 2019


    • Court of Appeals, Division One, State v. Wasbotten.  Case under Petition for Review AZ Supreme Court.  Resolves issue of standing for driver's of rental vehicle's in favor of defense bar; reversed on other grounds, but pending Petition., 2016
    • Misdemeanor prostitution dismissed after Double Jeopardy motion in Phoenix Municipal Court, 2013
    • DUI Tempe Municipal Court Dismissed after Evidentiary Hearing, 2013
    • Not Guilty - Domestic Violence Assault Phoenix Municipal Court, 2013

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • AV Rated, 2018
    • AV Rated , 2019
    • Attorney of the Month - Preliminary Hearing Bureau MCAO, 2008
    • AV Rated, 2016
    • AV Rated, 2013
    • AV Rated, 2015
    • AV Rated , 2012
    • AV Rated, 2014
    • AV Rated, 2017


    Educational Background:

    • J.D. University of California, School of Law, 2007
    • Arizona State University, B.S. Justice Studies, School of Public Policy, summa cum laude, 2004

    Industry Groups

    • AACJ
    • ABA
    • AJLA
    • Criminal Justice
    • State Bar Of Arizona
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    Office Location for David A. Black

    40 North Central Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85004

    Phone: 480-280-8028

    Fax: 602-296-4885

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    Last Updated: 12/10/2019

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