AACJ understands the unique professional challenges faced by criminal defense attorneys and provides publications, educational programs, and committees to support defense practitioners throughout the state. AACJ is committed to improving the quality of justice in the State of Arizona.
When you need to stay informed – rely on AACJ to keep you up-to-date on criminal justice news and issues.
When you need to succeed – rely on AACJ to provide practical assistance when you need it most.
When you want to influence the criminal justice system in Arizona – rely on AACJ to make your voice heard in the courts and in the Arizona Legislature.
Your clients are depending on you; you owe it to them to be a member of AACJ.
Discounted CLE seminar registration fees
AACJ offers three annual CLE seminars to provide you with innovative trial tactics which give you the professional edge. Top regional and national speakers keep you informed about the changing issues in criminal defense.
Discounted Professional Liability Insurance
AACJ has partnered with Complete Equity Markets, Inc. to offer its members discounted malpractice insurance.
AACJ’s members-only online forum is the place to go to get assistance, advice and support from fellow members statewide. The forum is divided into specialty areas to make them more relevant to your individual practice. You can receive quick answers and suggestions from fellow defense attorneys with decades of experience.
Calendar of Events
CLE seminars, AACJ meetings, committee schedules
Law Related Links
Local, State and Federal links as well as national law-related links.
Members with cases to refer often seek out other members to refer them to. Your listing will appear in our on-line Member Search page.
Connect with your colleagues through AACJ. Our three annual seminars offer an excellent opportunity for you to meet and share information with the best criminal defense lawyers in Arizona. Through our on-line forum and committees, you are tapping into a strong networking system.
AACJ provides support when you need it most. Our Strike Force lawyers are there when your zealous representation of your client puts you in the hot seat. They react quickly to member requests for assistance in court.
Have a case involving substantial issues of statewide or national importance? AACJ participates as Amicus Curiae in selected cases, lending its support and credibility to your cause.
After years of struggle, AACJ’s voice is now being heard in the legislature We aggressively monitor criminal justice issues in the legislature and keep our members informed.
AACJ is a participatory organization. You are welcome and encouraged to attend meetings of the Executive Committee or the Board of Governors, and to serve on committees that peak your interest.