Phoenix criminal defense attorney Mark S. Williams offers honest, experienced representation to clients charged with felonies and misdemeanors in Arizona, including DUI and related traffic crimes, domestic violence, drug offenses, sexual assaults, and property offenses. Mr. Williams has devoted his legal career to defense representation in Maricopa County since 1985.
Mr. Williams is a personable advisorin the office, a tenacious negotiator at the bargaining table,and an aggressive litigator in court.He brings a mature, professional attitude to his work, respecting his clients and making no empty promises. His extensive experience allowshim to accurately and efficiently assess cases, clearly laying out the whole process for clients, while encouraging questions and explaining how the case will be resolved. He diligently works to earn hisclients the best possible outcome despite practicing in a state with mandatory sentencing for many offenses, which does not always provide room for negotiation. For many clients, Mr. Williams has been able to get charges dropped, reduced, or changed from a felony to a less serious misdemeanor carrying amuch lighter sentence.
Born and raised in Arizona, Mr. Williams received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Northern Arizona University in 1976, and his Juris Doctor from Arizona State University in 1979.Before establishing his criminal defense practice, he was a prosecutor with the Phoenix City Prosecutor's Office from 1982 to 1985.
- Arizona State University, Juris Doctor
- Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Arts
- Arizona, 1979
- nited States District Court, District of Arizona, 1979
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
- Maricopa County Bar Association
- State Bar of Arizona
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers