HOW MUCH DOES A QUALITY CRIMINAL DEFENSE COST?
Arizona has a harsh, rigid statutory sentencing scheme and County Attorneys who seem more interested in incarceration and punishment than justice and rehabilitation. You know that you need experienced, analytical and zealous representation but how will you be able to afford it?
FREE INITIAL STRATEGY SESSION
The attorney client relationship is an important personal relationship requiring teamwork. Lisa offers a free initial strategy session either in person or on the phone to see if she and the potential client can work together as a team.
FREE JAIL OR PRISON VISITS
She also offers initial free jail or prison visits to see if she and the client are a good fit. If she is hired, jail or prison visits continue to be part of the flat fee; there are no additional charges for jail or prison visits.
ONE FLAT FEE
The cost of representation may be more affordable than you think. Lisa charges a flat fee so that you know up front how much it will cost. Lisa takes cash, checks, all major credit cards, and Zelle.
FREE EXPERTS (MOST ATTORNEYS DON'T KNOW ABOUT)
Felony cases often need private investigators, mitigation specialists or other experts that can add thousands of dollars on top of legal fees. Many defense attorneys either don’t know or don’t care enough to obtain free experts hired at county expense for poor clients. Lisa knows how to request experts for her clients; so far, she has a very high success rate in doing so regardless of their income. She once had a client who was a disbarred attorney who she didn’t think would qualify as poor; to her surprise, he did and was appointed an expert at county expense. Federal financial assistance for experts is even more complex than county assistance, but Lisa has had great success jumping through the federal hoops.
Trying to locate community resources in the Valley can be very frustrating. Lisa has created a community resource list for clients and their families that she keeps updated on topics concerning housing, counseling/addiction, and employment.
Clients and their families often need family law, bankruptcy, personal injury and/or civil rights attorneys. Lisa has a referral list of all these types of attorneys. She also has advice on how to pay for them.