Paul A. Ramos is a Certified Criminal Law Specialist through the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of Arizona and is also a member of and currently chairs the Criminal Law Advisory Committee and is a member of the National College for DUI Defense, Inc.
Furthermore, Paul Ramos is AV Preeminent ® Rated (Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards) by Martindale-Hubbell®. His AV Preeminent Rating is also included at Lawyers.com.
Mr. Ramos has enjoyed a criminal defense career spanning approximately 18 years and is qualified to practice in all Arizona State Courts as well as the United States District Court.
He has been a member of the American Bar Association, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
As a DUI Defense Lawyer and Certified Specialist in Criminal Law by the State Bar of Arizona, Paul Ramos is well versed in DUI and Criminal law, DUI and Criminal law procedure and the DUI and Criminal court process. Mr. Ramos has practiced DUI Defense and Criminal law for 20 years within the greater Phoenix metropolitan area and throughout the state of Arizona. Mr. Ramos’s experience, knowledge and work ethic enables him to thoroughly explain the DUI laws, DUI Defenses and DUI court process in a way that will allow you to make informed decisions about your case.
Mr. Ramos has conducted over 100 trials including, but not limited to, Aggravated DUI’s, Extreme DUI’s, Non-extreme DUI's, Capital Murder (death penalty), Second Degree Murder, Vehicular Manslaughter, Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Accident, Sexual Conduct with Minors, Child Molestation, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Aggravated Assaults, Endangerments, Regular Assaults, Disorderly Conduct, Burglaries, Thefts, Trafficking in Stolen Property and Drug Possession Charges. Mr. Ramos has also maintained an extensive pretrial motion practice including numerous Motions to Dismiss, Motions to Suppress and Motions to Preclude in DUI cases.
Mr. Ramos has handled high profile media cases which have received both local and national media coverage.
Mr. Ramos has received extensive DUI training through National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Ramos has also received extensive Criminal Law trial training through the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, the Institute for Criminal Defense Advocacy and the Fifth International Conference of the National Child Abuse Defense and Resource Center. Mr. Ramos has instructed at the Maricopa County Public Defender Trial Advocacy Skills College and lectured at the college level in the areas of substantive criminal law and criminal procedure.
He has also served as a faculty member/presenter for the Maricopa County Bar Association. The areas of education he has presented include cross-examination; opening and closing arguments; justification defenses; interviewing techniques; and DUI Laws and penalties
(Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization)