Lee Phillips

Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Phone: 928.779.1560
Email: Contact Us

Areas of Practice

90% Criminal Defense
5% Civil Rights
5% Indian Law
Traffic Violations

Litigation Percentage

95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

Criminal Law, State Bar of Arizona, 1995

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 1985
Ohio, 1984


The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
J.D. - 1983

Bowling Green State University


  • "Sorry, No Unreliable Dogs Allowed" - K9 Searches, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ)
  • Investigative Stops, Detentions & Searches of People and/or Vehicles, Arizona Public Defender's Association (APDA)
  • Pre-Trial Investigations - Discovery Requests & Motions, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ)
  • Drug Sniffing Dogs, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ)
  • Racial Profiling, Arizona Public Defender's Association (APDA)
  • Racial Profiling, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ)

Honors and Awards

  • Berkeley Law Foundation Fellowship, Boalt Hall School of Law, 1988
  • McArthur Foundation Grant (Native American Rights Advocate), 1986-1987
  • Navajo Nation Treaty Day Award (Native American Rights), 1992
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, First William Rothstein Award for Efforts to Combat Racial Profiling, 2003
  • ACLU of Arizona Racial Justice Award (Racial Profiling), 2004
  • Invited Speaker at Open Society Institute Conference on Racial Profiling in America, New York City, 2008
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
  • Super Lawyer, 2010
  • Best Lawyers in Arizona, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Life Member
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Member of the Board of Governers
  • National Association for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), Legal Committee Member



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