I am Lee Phillips. I was born on an Air Force base in Fairbanks, Alaska, where my father was a fighter pilot, and raised in rural Northwest Ohio. After working as a union organizer for Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers Union in Ohio and California, I attended law school at The Ohio State University.
I first came to Arizona during and after graduating law school to work with the Navajo Indian tribe, representing several thousand Navajo Indians in a century old land dispute between the Navajo and Hopi tribes and the United States government. During this period of time, I formed a nonprofit law office to provide free legal representation to Native Americans. My work was funded by grants from several private foundations including two MacArthur Foundation grants, and a fellowship from the Berkeley Law Foundation.
Before I started my own criminal defense practice, I served as a deputy public defender with the Coconino County Public Defender's Office.
I am certified by the Arizona State Bar as a criminal law specialist. In addition, I have earned the following honors:
My law firm offers a free office consultation to discuss the specifics of your case. To get started, complete our contact form or call 928.779.1560. Se habla español.
Tell Us About Your Case
Thanks for your message! We'll get back to you soon.
By pressing 'Submit' above, you agree to have read our Disclaimer.