Stephen M. Weiss

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  • Shareholder at Karp & Weiss, P.C. (6 Attorneys)
  • 3060 North Swan Road, Tucson, AZ 85712-1225
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Mr. Weiss was admitted to practice in 1968 and practices in the areas of: Criminal Defense Personal Injury, Wrongful Death & Civil Litigation Medical and other Professional Malpractice Civil Rights Litigation

In his criminal law practice, Mr. Weiss has represented clients in all Arizona Courts, the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Weiss, a former Deputy Pima County Attorney, has represented clients charged with a wide array of major felony crimes, including first-degree murder. Mr. Weiss has been a Martindale Hubbell, AV rated preeminent lawyer since 1986.

Recipient, Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, 1994. Listed: Best Lawyers in America; Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007—. Contributing Author: "Family Violence, Conflict and Sexual Abuse," Shepard's, McGraw-Hill, June, 1989. Staff Attorney, Papago Legal Services, Sells, Arizona, 1969-1970. Deputy County Attorney, Pima County, Arizona, 1970-1974. Judge Pro Tempore, Pima County Superior Court, 1982—. Member, Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments, 1985-1989. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, Pretrial Litigation, 1998—, College of Law, University of Arizona.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Rights
  • Professional Malpractice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
520-300-9607  Phone
5203254200  Phone
University Attended:
Pennsylvania State University; University of Arizona, B.A., 1965
Law School Attended:
University of Arizona, J.D., 1968
Year of First Admission:
1969, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; 1974, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 1968, Arizona; 1988, U.S. Claims Court
Pima County Bar Association; State Bar of Arizona (Member: Committees on: Judicial Performance Review, 1992-1994); State Bar Criminal Law Advisory Commission; American Bar Association (Member, Section on Criminal Justice); Federal Bar Association (Tucson Chapter, President 2001-2002); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice; Morris K. Udall Inn of Court (President, 2002); Arizona Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness (Member, 2000-2006; Co-chair, 2005-2006); Pima County Trial Court Commission (Member, 1985-1989).
Reported Cases:
Cooper v. Dupnik, 963 F.2d 1220 (9th Cir. 1992); U.S. v. Alston, 974 F.2d 1206 (9th Cir. 1992); Jessup v. Del Webb, Inc., 176 Ariz. 541, 863 P.2d 260 (1993); Hulsey v. Secretary of HHS, 19 Cl. Ct. 331 (1990); State v. Olm, 223 Ariz. 429, 224 P.3d 245 (2010).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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