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J. Blake Mayes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

MayesTelles PLLC
3636 North Central Avenue, Suite 1000
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: 602-428-7104
Fax: 602-357-3037
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed in Arizona Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Mayes Telles, J. Blake Mayes provides dedicated legal representation to clients in Phoenix, Arizona, and throughout Maricopa County and the state. He focuses his practice on criminal defense, generally handling cases that involve assault, domestic violence, sex crimes, theft, white collar crimes, DUI and drug offenses. Mr. Mayes also represents clients in personal injury cases.

In 2000, Mr. Mayes graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Arizona State University. He then went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, again graduating cum laude.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Mayes has committed himself to pursuing justice for those facing misdemeanor and felony offenses. With each case he handles, Mr. Mayes works tirelessly on his clients’ behalf and fights to see that their rights are upheld. He puts an emphasis on communication and informs his clients of what is going on at every step of the legal process. Mr. Mayes is dedicated to maintaining high standards of ethics, while providing representation that his clients can depend on. He has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell and has an Avvo “Superb” rating. Mr. Mayes was named in the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and the National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40.

Beyond his work in the courtroom, Mr. Mayes believes in giving back to the community. He regularly volunteers his services, taking on pro bono cases. Mr. Mayes also helps high risk youth in the community, volunteering as a mentor with New Pathways for Youth.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas
Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

About J. Blake Mayes

First Admitted: 2006, Arizona

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Educational Background

  • Arizona State University, B.A., Cum Laude

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Phoenix Youth-At-Risk, Mentor

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Ninth Circuit Court
  • Arizona City / Municipal Courts
  • All Courts – State of Arizona
  • U.S District Court of Arizona
  • Arizona Court of Appeals


  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers
  • 10.0 Rated
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2014
  • Editor, The Arizona Law Review, University of Arizona College of Law
  • Super Lawyers: Rising Stars, 2015
  • 2009 Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers
  • 10 Best 2015 for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • Nation’s Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2015
  • Top Lawyers 2008 as Published in Arizona Business Magazine
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Office Location for J. Blake Mayes

3636 North Central Avenue
Suite 1000
Phoenix, AZ 85012

Phone: 602-428-7104

Fax: 602-357-3037

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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