"Mike Black [is] regarded by many as the finest defense attorney in the state.”
Phoenix Magazine




335 East Palm Lane
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
602.265.7200
Fax: 602.265. 2431
Toll Free: 877.745.3576

Michael V. Black ..

Attorney At Law
Certified Specialist in Criminal Law,
Arizona Board of Legal Specialization

Mike Black has been a criminal defense attorney in Phoenix since 1984, having practiced law for over 31 years as a criminal litigator.

A board-certified criminal law specialist, Mike emphasizes the aggressive defense of white-collar and other serious crimes. He has tried more than 125 jury trials in several states during 31 years as a trial lawyer and has defended hundreds of cases.

Mike has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America, Southwest Super Lawyers and appears in the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Pre-eminent Lawyers.

A writer in Phoenix Magazine (April, 2000) stated, "Mike Black [is] regarded by many as the finest defense attorney in the state." He has lectured extensively on criminal law issues to lawyers and also appears frequently as an expert legal commentator on Phoenix television stations.

Nationally he has appeared on The Today Show and Court TV. Clients benefit from Mike's breadth of experience as a former prosecutor, as well as his understanding of the complex issues that citizens face in this electronic era.


Mike has appeared as an expert legal commentator on many television channels and programs, including:

The Today Show (NBC)
Court TV (MSNBC)
Channel 15 (ABC)
Channel 12 (NBC)
Channel 10 (FOX)
Channel 8 (PBS)
Channel 5 (CBS)
KFYI and KTAR (radio news programs)