Janey Henze Cook practices criminal law in Federal and State Courts. She has experience in both white collar and non-white collar criminal cases, arising out of felony and misdemeanor crimes.
Janey's experience includes representation of individuals charged with: fraudulent schemes and artifices, homicide, assault, theft, public corruption, drug offenses, gambling, prostitution, forfeiture, and offenses against public order. Janey has also represented media enterprises with respect to First Amendment constitutional issues and elected officials in matters involving disclosure obligations and election laws. Uniquely, Janey has experience with the defenses guilty but insane and assisted suicide in homicide cases. Janey has also represented victims and their families, including the the family of a homicide victim.
Upon graduation from law school, Janey served as the law clerk for two United States District Court Judges from 2003-2006. She clerked for the Chief Judge, Honorable Stephen M. McNamee, in the District of Arizona and the Honorable William Q. Hayes in the Southern District of California. Prior to founding Henze Cook Murphy, PLLC, Janey was a shareholder at Gallagher & Kennedy P.A., commencing her practice there in 2006.
Janey has been recognized by Super Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, and U.S. News and World Report.
University of Arizona J.D., 2003 Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law Legal Intern, Senator John McCain Criminal Law, Georgetown University, Summer 2002
University of Arizona B.A., 1999
BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
Arizona, 2003 California, 2006 U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2006
Honorable Stephen M. McNamee, District of Arizona, 2003-2004 Honorable William Q. Hayes, Southern District of California, 2004-2006
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Maricopa County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section, Chair Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Member Amicus Task Force Committee, Member Valley Leadership, Class 29, Graduate Women's White Collar Defense Association, Member Horace Rumpole American Inn of Court, Member Community Legal Services, Board Member
COMMUNITY & PHILANTHROPY
Phoenix Women's Board of the Steele Children's Research Center at the University of Arizona, ("PANDA"), 2017 Chairperson, Current Board Member, Hon Kachina Council, Former Board Member and Council Member ICM Food and Clothing Bank, Former Board Member St. Vincent de Paul Legal Clinic, Volunteer