Michael P. Denea is an experienced and effective criminal defense attorney. Michael provides effective, knowledgeable, and experienced representation for those who have been charged with serious felony crimes, including assault, possession of child pornography, murder, crimes against children, sexual offenses, automobile crimes, and white collar crimes. Michael treats each client's case with the highest degree of professionalism and care. Michael maintains that each of his clients deserves to be treated with dignity. Michael's criminal defense practice is comprehensive. Michael is an accomplished trial attorney and maintains a highly respected and effective appellate practice. His appellate practice includes direct appeals in criminal cases, petitions for post-conviction relief, and habeas corpus petitions in federal court. Michael has at his disposal a number of outside experts with whom he routinely consults to assist him in his practice. He has maintained longstanding relationships with professionals in the fields of mental health, sexually related offenses, accident reconstruction, accountancy, and computer forensics. If you have been charged with or convicted of a serious criminal offense, call Michael. He is happy to set an appointment and meet with you to discuss your case.
Undergraduate: B.A., Oberlin College, 1986
Law: J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1989
Member: Case Western Reserve University Journal of International Law. Jurisdictions: State of Arizona; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (inactive); United States District Court, District of Arizona; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; United States Supreme Court.
Affiliations: Member, Maricopa County Board of Public Health, 1996-2000; Member, Maricopa County Bar Association; Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice; State Bar of Arizona; Maricopa County Bar Association; Sons of the Revolution (SR) (past President); Sons of the American Revolution (SAR); The Mayflower Society; and the Ordo Militaris et Hospitalaris Sancti Lazari.
Practice Areas: Criminal Trials and Criminal Appeals; Petitions for Post Conviction Relief; Administrative Law.