Jeffrey D. Ross

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Budoff & Ross PC
 | 801 North 1st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: 602-253-9110
Fax: 602-345-8686
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

As firm principal of Budoff & Ross PC, Jeffrey D. Ross represents clients primarily in the greater Phoenix metro region, as well as across Arizona. His practice is focused on criminal defense, representing persons charged with or under investigation for the following matters: felony charges in State and Federal Court, including assault and homicide, sexual offenses, vehicular crimes, drug offenses, and conspiracy. Mr. Ross also has an extensive DUI practice.

Beginning his career as a felony prosecutor, Mr. Ross gained valuable insight into criminal law proceedings. With over 35 years of litigation experience that includes primary representation in more than 150 jury trials, he is able to build strong cases based on extensive experience and hard work on behalf of his clients, and deftly navigate through both the open waters and back-channels of the criminal justice system. Mr. Ross appreciates and understands the importance of getting to know and work closely with his clients to achieve the common goal. His tenacity in the courtroom has netted many successes for which he has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Ross has been Certified as a Specialist in Criminal Law by the State Bar of Arizona since 1987, and also holds memberships with the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is admitted to practice in all Arizona courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

In launching his legal career, Mr. Ross received his Bachelor of Arts from Johns Hopkins University in 1971 and went on to earn his Juris Doctor in 1976 from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. While earning his law degree, he was a member of the Maryland Law Review and served as president of the Student Bar Association.

* 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 (100%): Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Murder, Sex Offenses, Sex Offenses

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019

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About Jeffrey Ross

Admitted: 1976, Arizona

Professional Webpage: http://www.budoff-ross.com/attorney/

Honors/Awards:

  • "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Law Review, University of Maryland School of Law, 1976
  • President, Student Bar Association, University of Maryland School of Law, 1976

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Since 1987, Certified Specialist in Criminal Law by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Budoff & Ross, P.C., 1984 - Present
  • Arizona, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for 9th Circuit, 1989
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, 1984

Newsletters:

  • Traffic Law DUI/DWI, Pre-Sentencing Alcohol Evaluations in DUI/DWI Cases
  • Traffic Law DUI/DWI, Penalties for Driving at an Excessive Rate of Speed
  • Criminal Law, Witness Immunity From Prosecution
  • Criminal Law, Attacking Eyewitness Identification
  • Traffic Law DUI/DWI, Sober Living as Alternative Sentencing for DUI/DWI
  • Criminal Law, A DEFENDANT'S RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL
  • Traffic Law DUI/DWI, Penalties for DUI/DWI Offenses Involving Operation of Aircraft
  • Traffic Law DUI/DWI, Admissibility of Evidence of Drug Use in Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Cases
  • Criminal Law, Challenging the Introduction of Improper Identification Evidence
  • Criminal Law, APPEALS OF FEDERAL CRIMNAL PROSECUTIONS

Educational Background:

  • Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 1971
Office Location for Jeffrey D. Ross

801 North 1st Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: 602-253-9110

Fax: 602-345-8686

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Last Updated: 11/30/2018

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