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Richard C. Bock

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Tucson, AZ

Law Office of Richard C. Bock
100 N Stone, Suite 1003
Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-792-4940
Fax: 520-792-2139
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2013, 2016 - 2022
Licensed in Arizona Since: 1974
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Richard C. Bock is the founder of his own law firm in Tucson, Arizona. Focusing his practice exclusively on criminal defense matters, he represents clients in Pima, Pinal and Cochise counties who have been charged with federal or state crimes, including drug possession and distribution, DUI, sex offenses, white collar crimes, and assault and battery.

Mr. Bock pursued his undergraduate education at the University of Arizona, where he received a bachelor's degree in 1970. He then went on to attend what is now known as the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1974. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Bock spent three years as a deputy prosecutor with the Pima County Attorney's Office. He is admitted to practice in Arizona and before 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.

Fluent in both English and Spanish, Mr. Bock has been certified as a specialist in criminal law by the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization. He has also been qualified to represent indigent clients who are facing capital felony charges, and he has obtained numerous acquittals in first-degree murder cases. His superb track record and high ethics have not gone unnoticed by his fellow professionals, as attested to by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Bock is a member of the Pima County Bar Association and has taught courses at his law school alma mater and served as a judge pro tempore on a variety of cases.

*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. 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
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 40%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, White Collar Crime


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2013, 2016 - 2022

About Richard C. Bock

First Admitted: 1974, Arizona

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Educational Background

  • University of Arizona 1974 JD
  • University of Arizona, 1970 BA

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • United States Army – honorable discharge

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Law school instructor: University of Arizona School of Law


  • Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys
  • Annual list of Arizona's Finest Lawyers
  • top criminal defense attorney in Arizona and New Mexico
  • Rated AV-Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top Attorney in Arizona

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Criminal Specialist through the Arizona State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • Death penalty certified

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Arizona
  • Judge pro tempore
  • State Bar of Arizona, member
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Office Location for Richard C. Bock

100 N Stone
Suite 1003
Tucson, AZ 85701

Phone: 520-792-4940

Fax: 520-792-2139

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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