Jose De Jesus Rivera

Jose De Jesus Rivera: Attorney with Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, P.C. AV stamp icon
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Mr. Rivera represents clients in the areas of plaintiff's personal injury, civil rights violations, government liability, sexual abuse and child molestation, wrongful death, motor vehicle accidents, white-collar criminal defense, federal criminal practice, internal corporate investigations, election, voting and redistricting law, and representation of and against federal, state and local governments. He is fluent in Spanish.

Mr. Rivera served as the United States Attorney to the District of Arizona for three years before joining the firm in 2001. As US Attorney for Arizona, he was the chief federal law enforcement officer for the state and took a particular interest in civil rights, voting rights, and community outreach. He had broad experience as a federal prosecutor and in private practice before becoming US Attorney.

Mr. Rivera is rated "AV" by Martindale Hubbell. He was a member of the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Arizona from 1995 to 1998 and the Chair of the State Bar's Appointments Committee from 1997 to 1998. A member of numerous civic and professional organizations, he has received numerous awards and commendations. He currently serves as counsel to the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission and the Arizona Clean Elections Commission.

Areas of Practice (34)

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Election Law
  • International Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Legislative Redistricting
  • Voting Rights
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bodily Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Wrongful Death
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Torts
  • Civil Liability
  • Intentional Torts
  • Municipal Defense
  • Municipal Liability
  • County Liability
  • Federal Tort Claims
  • Government Immunity
  • Government Investigations
  • Government Tort Liability
  • Governmental Defense
  • Governmental Liability
  • Local Government Defense
  • Local Government Liability
  • Political Subdivision Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602-266-5557  Phone
602-266-2223  Fax
University Attended:
Northern Arizona University, B.S., 1972
Law School Attended:
Arizona State University, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1976, Arizona
State Bar of Arizona.

Peer Reviews

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Phoenix, Arizona

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