Jonathan Goebel

Jonathan Goebel has been practicing criminal law for over fifteen years. Attorney Jonathan Goebel is experienced and knowledgeable in criminal defense. He has worked on all kinds of criminal matters ranging from misdemeanors to complex felony cases in Courts throughout Arizona. Jonathan is compassionate and genuinely cares for the well-being of his clients while being an aggressive advocate and dedicated to securing the best results for each of his clients.

His personal interaction and compassion with clients only add to his success in the courtroom.

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Jonathan is Board Certified in DUI Defense by the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD). This is a highly exclusive club of DUI attorneys. In fact, Jonathan is one of only four in the entire State of Arizona, one of approximately 50 in the whole United States and Canada. In 2019, he was selected to be on the State Bar of Arizona’s Criminal Law Advisory Commission. He was chosen along with only 9 other selected attorneys; he will serve a 3-year term. The mission of the advisory commission is to regulate the certification of legal specialists. Jonathan is also an AV Preeminent® by Martindale Hubbell, this means he has been Peer Rated for the Highest Level of Professional Excellence. He is also a member of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ) and The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).

Jonathan is an exceptional trial attorney who has won countless jury trials and is well regarded in the Arizona legal community as one of the most effective trial attorneys in the State. As a former Maricopa County Deputy Attorney, Assistant Arizona Attorney General, and active criminal defense attorney, Jonathan has spent his entire career in Arizona’s various criminal justice arenas and has tremendous experience in all criminal matters. He has represented clients in nearly every Court in Arizona, earning many complete dismissals of all his clients’ charges by successfully arguing numerous types of pretrial motions. Most importantly, Jonathan fully subscribes to the philosophy of aggressively representing his clients in Court but also spending the time with them to understand their perspective and explain the proceedings to get their insight. He is dedicated to securing the best possible outcome for his clients. He goes above and beyond for his clients, handling every detail of his client’s case and leaving no stone unturned to fight hard for his client’s defense.

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certification in DUI Defense, National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), 2017

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Arizona, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Member, Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Member, Present
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Member, Present

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in Arizona, The National Trial Lawyers, 2021
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, 2021
  • AV Preeminent®: highest level of professional excellence, Martindale-Hubbell®, 2021
  • 10 Best DUI Attorney for the State of Arizona, American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys, 2020
  • AV Preeminent®: highest level of professional excellence, Martindale-Hubbell®, 2020, 2019, 2017
  • Top Contributor Award, AVVO, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
  • Board Certified DUI Defense Specialist, National College for DUI Defense, 2017
  • Clients’ Choice Award, AVVO, 2017