Criminal Law Attorney | Mesa, AZ

As a top criminal defense lawyer, Lemuel A. Carlos and his team of paralegals at the Law Office of Lemuel A. Carlos know the ins and outs of the criminal justice system and applies his knowledge and experience to each and every case he receives.

Since Mr. Carlos is also an experience Immigration Law practitioner and member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), he is well versed with regard to the intricacies of criminal law and how it can affect someone in the immigration law context. Mr. Carlos treats each and every client uniquely and maintains a great reputation in the courts as well as with the local USCIS office for professionally, passionately and aggressively fighting for every client, and he strives to meet those expectations with every case he takes.

Mr. Carlos is a graduate of the prestigious U.C. Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law where he received his J.D. in 1993. He has practiced in Hawaii as well as in Arizona and is a member of the federal bar.

Attorney Lemuel A. Carlos has handled most types of criminal cases including, DUI, domestic violence, aggravated assault and drug cases. He has argued dozens of motions to dismiss and completed dozens of jury trials, involving charges ranging from DUI to robbery, theft and assault as well as a variety of drug cases. Any criminal charges in Arizona - whether for felony or misdemeanor offenses - can be very harsh. With his wide range of legal knowledge and ability, Mr. Carlos can provide you with an efficient and effective defense when you are in need. Your case could greatly benefit from the help and experience of a seasoned defense attorney who will work tirelessly on your behalf in order to help enhance your chances of a positive outcome in your case.

We are a Mesa-based criminal defense law firm that provides services to clients throughout Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale, Tempe and Glendale. Our main areas of practice are criminal defense, DUI defense and Immigration law. We also have a unique practice in that we are also very sensitive to issues involving the LGBT community.

We defend individuals accused of virtually any type of criminal offense, from serious sex crimes to property offenses such as theft and everything in between. We can help if you have been arrested for assault, kidnapping or a similar violent offense, are facing weapon charges, or have been accused of fraud or another white collar crime or internet/computer crime. Some of the other key types of crimes we can address include: child abuse, extreme DUI, stalking/harassment, robbery, resisting arrest, marijuana and narcotic drug charges, endangerment, disorderly conduct, drug possession, arson, armed robbery and aggravated robbery. We represent adult and juvenile defendants. In our criminal defense practice we are very sensitive to how your charges may affect your immigration status in the United States.

Our firm can also offer helpful counsel before and after criminal convictions. If you are facing a bench warrant for a failure to appear in court or a failure to pay a fine, we can challenge this for you and work to avoid your mandatory appearance in court.

We handle post conviction issues as well and can even handle your request for expungement if you are interested in clearing your criminal record and the defense of alleged probation violations if you are on probation following a conviction and have been accused of violating the terms. In every case we handle, your freedom and the full protection of your rights are of the utmost importance.

Being charged with a crime is one of the most scary and difficult things to face in life. The feelings of uncertainty, anxiety and frustration that come along with criminal charges can be overwhelming and you need to have someone on your side who understands your unique needs. Attorney Lemuel A. Carlos will personally handle your case, no matter how big or small it may be. As an experienced criminal defense lawyer, he will make sure your case receives the individual attention it deserves. If you have been arrested for a DUI or any other criminal defense, you should contact our office immediately.

We are proud to serve the communities of Phoenix, Scottsdale, Glendale, Tempe and Mesa.

If you are facing any type of criminal charge, contact a top Mesa criminal defense lawyer today! Contact the Law Office of Lemuel A. Carlos. We speak Spanish, English and French.

Practice Areas

Immigration Law

LGBT Issues

DUI & Criminal Law

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Deferred Action For Parental Accountability (DAPA)