Craig Rosenstein is the founder and owner of Rosenstein Law Group, now celebrating 13 years of business in Scottsdale, Arizona. Craig received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of Arizona in 2002. He then graduated from Arizona State University College of Law in 2006. In late 2007, Craig opened the Rosenstein Law Group, PLLC, with the first attorney he hired being his then-fiancé' (now wife) of over ten years. Rosenstein Law Group is a full-service criminal defense firm that provides the defense to those accused of all types of charges, with the firm also having a strong focus in defense of the accused impaired driver. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona, as well as in the U.S. Federal District Court in Arizona.
He is a well-respected criminal defense attorney. Craig is one of the only two Board Certified in DUI Defense attorneys in Maricopa County, and one of the only four in the state of Arizona. Craig is known in the legal community as an aggressive and skilled trial attorney that is always willing to bring any case to trial if necessary. He has been the lead counsel in hundreds of jury trials taken to verdict. Craig is a leader in the criminal defense legal community here in Arizona. He has for years and continues to dedicate himself to the mission of assisting not just the accused but other attorneys trying to help the accused. He has spoken at national and statewide conferences sharing his knowledge, skills, and creative practices on trial and defense strategies.
Craig has been on the Board of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ) from 2014-present and its elected President in 2018. He has helped form and is an active member of the Legislative committee. He works tirelessly on pushing forward the agenda of improving the criminal justice system. Craig's efforts include drafting legislation that has been sponsored by State legislators that seek to reform criminal justice in Arizona. Most recently, his office was single handily been responsible for a bill signed by the Governor and passed into law.
Craig is dedicated and passionate about defending the rights of his clients, leaving no stone unturned to achieve the best possible outcome for their case. He is skilled and effective with achieving positive results in his client's cases and recognized as being among the finest and highly rated DUI defense attorneys in the state of Arizona. But Craig takes the most pride in creating Rosenstein Law Group, a criminal defense firm that has a team of dedicated attorneys and support staff focused on the needs of their clients while providing aggressive and effective criminal defense. He is happy to aid in any case and to help in any way that he can.
Craig is a board member for the Arizona Justice (Innocence) Project while also being an active member of various professional organizations. These include the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), and is a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA). Recently Craig held an appointed position as the sole private defense attorney on the DUI Case Processing Workgroup. A group hosted by the Arizona Supreme Court with stakeholders including Judges, Justices of the Peace, Law enforcement, and many Prosecutors. The goal was to discuss and offer suggestions on reform for how DUI cases are processed in Court. Craig was a proud advocate in a hostile room for the rights of those accused of DUI and was responsible for stopping many reforms that would have further eroded the rights of criminal defendants.
He is happy to aid in any case and to help in any way that he can. If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges, contact his office 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online or call 480-248-7666.
Areas of Practice
Certified Legal Specialties
- Board Certification in DUI Defense, National College for DUI Defense
- Field Sobriety Test (FST) Certified
- Intoxilyzer 8000 Certified
- Certified in Forensic Blood and Urine
- U.S. District Court District of Arizona
- Arizona State University, College of Law, Tempe, Arizona
- J.D. - 2006
- University of Arizona
- B.S. - 2002
- Major: Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships
- State Bar of Arizona, Member
- National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Member
- Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Member
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Member
- Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, Member
- National Organization for the Reformation of Marijuana Laws (NORML), Legal Committee
- Scottsdale Bar Association, Member
- Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), President, 2017 to Present
- DUIDLA, Member
- Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Board Member, 2014 to 2014
Protect Your Rights
Available 24/7 at 480-248-7666
- 1. We have defended hundreds of clients.
- 2. We have a successful track record.
- 3. We care about your future.
CLIENT THANK YOUS
“Craig is my hero and he saved my career and my future. I got stopped in Tempe and was charged with a regular DUI. Craig questioned the validity of the stop and was able to get it reduced to a reckless driving charge…”
“Dear Mr. Rosenstein, Having talked to you this day, I determined that you were right in your decision on my case. I appreciate and thank you…”
Thank you again for helping settle this matter for me. I appreciate all you guys did on my behalf…”