Client Reviews

Honored with two Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Awards for 2012 and 2013, and two AVVO Client’s Choice Awards, based almost entirely upon client reviews and ratings, Michael is grateful to his many clients, dozens of whom have written and published comprehensive reviews, lauding not just outcomes, but explaining Michael’s honesty, responsiveness and compassion for those facing some of the most difficult moments in their lives.   readmore

Michael has handled numerous cases receiving national and focused local media attention. As a result,  Michael is well-versed in handling cases with intense public scrutiny. Michael advocates both carefully yet aggressively for his clients in the public eye, navigating the treacherous waters that often rise suddenly and sometimes remain a flood. A few of Michael’s cases receiving such attention are: readmore
DUI & Vehicular Offenses

Most people who get stopped for a DUI have never been in trouble before. Many are professionals. Some hold licenses or security clearances. And all need to drive. Our clients are worried, with good reason, about how a DUI may affect their futures. Almost everyone we talk to has a lot of good questions about DUI and Arizona’s confusing minimum penalty laws. There are actually at least ten different common Arizona crimes.


michael-pictureAn A-V rated litigator (Martindale-Hubbell), and former prosecutor, Michael Harwin graduated summa cum laude from University of Arizona College of Law in May 1994, where he was inducted into Order of the Coif and served on the Editorial Board of the Arizona Law Review. He is the recipient of numerous professional awards and honors.

Michael’s practice focuses upon representing professionals, their businesses and families in selected criminal matters and government investigations, including financial and transactional crimes; vehicular offenses and DUI; domestic and other violence; and professional licensing and regulation.

Michelle Behan, Michael’s Associate, formerly served as an FBI agent and a Naval Intelligence Analyst before attending law school at University of Arizona.