Kimerer Law Group is recognized as one of the preeminent law firms in the Southwestern United States. The firm's reputation is based on skill and success in handling all aspects of criminal defense at the State and Federal levels.

Criminal Lawyer in Phoenix, AZ

Kimerer Law Group, P.C. is not an ordinary law firm. The genesis of this firm started over thirty-five years ago, and it is now recognized as one of the preeminent law firms in the Southwestern United States. The firm’s highly regarded reputation is primarily based on its skill and success in handling all aspects of criminal defense at the State and Federal levels. Other practice areas include complex civil litigation, family law, personal injury/accident law, medical malpractice and professional licensing and regulation matters.

The firm has been involved in highly visible cases throughout the courts of Arizona. It does not fit the mold of the “advertising law firm”. Caring about the client is paramount and no case is treated as routine.

The lawyers in the firm are some of the most successful practitioners in the state, and have been recognized by their peers as among the very best.

Martindale–Hubbell, the foremost directory of lawyers and law firms in the United States, describes Kimerer Law Group as a “Boutique Law Firm”, and has awarded the firm with its highest “AV” rating. The firm is also listed by Martindale-Hubbell as one of the “Preeminent Law Firms” in the United States. Mr. Kimerer is a past President of the prestigious American Board of Criminal Lawyers and named in Best Lawyers in America.

The members of the firm pride themselves in recognizing the uniqueness of each individual case, and know that you can’t handle every case in exactly the same way. Each client’s case is viewed as a challenge with its own special problems, and the lawyers of Kimerer Law Group take pride in finding creative solutions to the problems, and fighting zealously for the client’s cause.

Kimerer Law Group is the firm that cares.

About the Founder

Michael D. Kimerer has been practicing law in Phoenix since 1970 when he left California and joined the law firm of Lewis & Roca. Shortly thereafter, he and John J. Flynn started the firm of Flynn, Kimerer, Thinnes & Derrick which principally did criminal defense work, even though a portion of Mr. Kimerer's practice was devoted to civil litigation.

Mr. Kimerer is a certified criminal law specialist and devotes his entire practice to criminal defense work with a special emphasis on white collar and environmental crimes. He is licensed to practice in Arizona and California and several Federal courts throughout the United States, including the United States Supreme Court.

Michael D. Kimerer criminal defense attorney

Our firm’s founders are highly successful and nationally renowned trial lawyers who work tirelessly to provide the best possible defense for their clients. The team's reputation is exceptional and their knowledge and relationships within the legal community are unmatched. They have a proven track record of delivering positive results.

Decades of Proven Experience

Federal Felony Cases

We've represented a number of high profile clients, including NFL players, NBA stars, and doctors.

State Felony Matters

We can handle everything from simple drug charges to the most complex of cases.

Misdemeanor Cases

Our defenses have been used by the Arizona Supreme Court to set new laws.

Administrative Hearings

We're experts at representing clients during administrative disputes.


We've represented clients presenting appeals in both Federal and State courts.


If you've already been convicted and you need help, turn to us for representation.


If you've been subject to civil forfeiture, we can help you get through the process.


We can help with contract negotiations, arrest record removals, and more.




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