Craig Orent

Orent Law Offices is a criminal defense firm in Phoenix and the surrounding areas. Attorney Orent has over 30 years of experience helping those accused of crimes. We handle all criminal matters including domestic violence, drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft crimes, and more.



University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California

  • J.D. – 1987
  • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Civil Procedure
  • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Conflict of Laws

Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island

  • B.S. magna cum laude – 1984
  • Honors: National Criminal Justice Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma
  • Honors: Awarded Top Honors in Administration of Justice by School Faculty Vote
  • Honors: Nominated by School Faculty for Placement in Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (1984 ed.)

Areas Of Practice

  • Appellate
  • Business
  • Cannabis
  • Criminal
  • Health Care
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Police
  • Probate
  • Sexual Harrassment


  • The Nation’s Top One Percent Attorneys – National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Arizona’s Finest Lawyers
  • Invited to be Lifetime Charter Member – Rue Ratings Best Attorneys of America
  • Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers – The American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Board Certified Specialist – Criminal
  • Selected to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Attorneys
  • Nationally Ranked Superior DUI Attorney – The National Advocacy for DUI Defense
  • “10 Best” DUI Attorneys – American Institute of DUI Attorneys
  • Avvo, the national lawyer rating service, rates Attorney Orent a 10.0/10.0 for “superb.”
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell.

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1991 – Present
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • American Bar Association
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Former Board of Director

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