I contacted Craig for a brief consultation during a extremely difficult time in my life. I've never really had any run-in with the law, so this was an extraordinarily stressful time for me. Without sharing too much detail, I was charged with something that was more or less a technical violation that should've never been accepted by a city prosecutor.After speaking with him briefly over my phone, he advised me of the next steps before I agreed to retain him as counsel. From the moment I paid him, he took almost all the weight off my shoulders; he advised me of his 'strategy,' the various outcomes, and kept me at ease for a matter that took over a year to be resolved. Between keeping me informed and attending all court visits he turned something incredibly difficult into something that allowed me to live my life. His strategy was clear, a dismissal or trial-- after a year he achieved exactly that. Merely days before the holidays I received the best Christmas gift imaginable, the case was dismissed as he continued to poke holes in something that should never have been filed in the first place.While he may not be the 'cheapest' around, when it comes to criminal matters, you can't be in better hands. Craig carries a weight of confidence that puts you at ease the entire time while also never shying away from other outcomes. Beyond that I felt like he treated my case with absolute importance and care, he was extremely empathetic and often times would reach out to check how I was doing. Throughout the whole process he made it clear his job was to protect me and that while these matters take time, it's 'my job' to live my life, his job to get the best outcome.He did exactly what he set out to do and I truly can't thank him enough.
13:44 01 Dec 20
Great to work with and great with communication!
21:36 23 Oct 20
Craig was amazing! I was nervous about my ticket and he made me feel much better , he is confident and good at what he does! He was even kind enough to meet me half way between my house and his office on our first visit to save me the drive. Craig worked hard on my case and ended up getting it dismissed completely! If your in need of a good lawyer, who is a straight shooter, Craig is your man! He was a pleasure to work with and I would hire him again immediately if I ever was in a similar situation! THANKS CRAIG !
21:56 26 Aug 20
Amazing attorney!!! I am glad i hired him and he got my case dismissed!!!
23:18 09 Jul 20
Craig was very attentive and helped me out tremendously. I would recommend him to anyone!
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21:45 27 Mar 20
Excellent job and advice in dealing with legal matters. Highly recommended!
09:26 25 Mar 20
I called to find out more information about a previous case I had from 16-18 years ago. He was very informative and very honest with me. He took the time to give me knowledge even though I want a client of his. I can tell he is very passionate about his career and his clients. I would like to thank him for his time, and his advice he gave to me. He gained a new client in the future just from his professionalism. I would defiantly recommend him based on my experience.
01:51 06 Dec 19
Fortunately for me I hired Craig after a criminal speeding ticket. He kept me up to date on everything regarding my case. Clearly this was a stressful time, but his caring demeanor and always explaining things- put me at ease. He made a strategy and took time on my case. Ultimately the charge was dismissed- that's the best outcome. I was worried about my record for jobs. Upon completion of this matter, now I'll be fine. As his client he was ready to make any big moves to insure the best scenario for me. He was also available anytime I needed to ask a question. I felt very cared for. I am very happy to have chose Craig Orent. I would recommend him to someone in need of legal help. He truly cares and will fight for you. He is an expert at what he does. So grateful for Craig Orent’s help!
14:25 27 Nov 19
Attorney Craig Orent was a beacon of hope to me and my family at a time when my options appeared limited and the likelihood of a good outcome seemed impossible. My scope of understanding the laws involved were minimal at best, Craig Orent walked me through all the potential issues and outcomes. His patience and professionalism as I described the timeline of the events was welcoming and reassuring. Ultimately prosecution was averted and the case against me was dismissed . I cannot thank him or recommend him enough for his professionalism and care during this situation. I am forevergrateful for his service and I recommend Craig Orent without reservation.
16:52 17 Nov 19
My case went on for 2 years and it was a roller coaster! I wasn’t sure it was going to work in my favor, but Craig made sure they threw it out before anything even went to trial! He really had done his research on previous cases like mine and fought for my rights. Well worth every penny!
08:33 25 Oct 19
Mr. Orent was very professional and helpful during this difficult time. I found him fair minded and willing to go that little extra to help solve problems. Would use his services again if needed,
08:44 07 Oct 19
17:10 03 Oct 19
Craig Orent did a fantastic job representing me for a DUI violation. He helped calm me down by clearly describing the process and was available any time I needed him. Craig understands law very well, is extremely patient with the proceedings and was able to get my charges significantly reduced. I would use the Orent Law Offices again if needed and recommend them to anyone needing good legal representation.
03:05 02 Oct 19
Craig Orent recently handled two cases for me and I highly recommend him for your criminal law needs. I cannot say enough positive things about him!The first thing I noticed about Craig, which was immediately apparent from my initial conversation with him, is that he is very passionate about his job, and it is very important to him that he win ALL of his cases. He has a superb understanding of the law, a vast amount of legal experience, great attention to detail, and his legal expertise is extraordinary. His ability to devise the best legal strategy for a particular case is excellent, and he is always thinking several moves ahead.Craig is professional, ethical, and trustworthy, and he is also realistic and will take the time required to explain in detail the pros and cons of a particular course of action. I have witnessed Craig in action in a courtroom multiple times and he absolutely knows his stuff. He is also well respected by both judges and prosecutors.Of course, I hope I do not ever have to call Craig again for legal help, but if I do get in trouble and need criminal representation, he will ABSOLUTELY be the attorney I call!
20:56 30 Sep 19
Craig Orent recently handled a case for us. He was a great choice. From the beginning, he let us know what our options were and how the case was likely to proceed. He kept us informed about progress, and made everything as painless as possible. We're happy with the outcome, and glad we made the decision to engage him.
02:45 24 Sep 19
Craig Orent has been fantastic to work with. He has gone above and beyond the requirements of his position, including proactively contacting people on occasion (without my prompting him to do so) to get updates on the situation he's helping me with. I recommend him without reservation!
01:15 21 Sep 19
Best lawyer, fight persistently with experience, strategy and wisdom, and trustworthy, saved me from criminal speeding chargeCraig is a truly great lawyer! He is the type that go the extra miles to fight for his clients. His approach is special. He doesn’t fight loud with brutal force, but moves on calm with wisdom, knowledge and strategy.He fought for my criminal speeding for a year and a half, and helped me to get a favorable result. I know that no other lawyers I talked with would do so. His service does cost a bit more, but you won't regret choosing him. His legal expertise is extraordinary and he is honest and trustworthy. And again, he didn’t give up on my case until we got a favorable result!Backstory:I got criminal speeding charge in the beginning of 2018. It’s the first criminal charge I got in my lifetime. I don’t want to have a criminal record on file for the rest of my life. Criminal speeding in Arizona, once convicted, no way to seal or expunge. And I’m an immigrant. I didn’t have the green card at that time. But my case is a very tough one: the policy car followed me for a while as I didn’t see him at first. The speed on his radar showed that my speed doubled the speed limit. I didn’t do it on purpose. It’s highway to national parks, early in the morning, very few cars and the speed limit drops from 65 MPH to 45 MPH where I got caught.I called a dozen lawyers I found on the internet and two referred by a friend. Most of the lawyers I talked with are good lawyers. They have pretty good reviews on avvo or yelp. But they all told me that they were not confident about my case. I remember that one lawyer told me that his winning ratio is about 85%, and my case falls into the 15% that he can’t win. One lawyer even told me that he didn’t think I should try to NOT get the criminal charge and the good result he could get me would be no jail time.Later I found Craig on the avvo website. His rating is 10 out of 10. I read all the good reviews from his previous clients. I called him. We talked over the phone. He told me his style and strategy. I sort of had the feeling that he is the right one!He charges more than other traffic lawyers. But it’s a one time fee for the whole case. He never asked me for extra money even after he had a bunch of pretrial conferences with the court, drove to Flagstaff from Phoenix and kept my case open for a long time.There was a time that I was facing a big dilemma: I was told that I could do the green card interview, but I probably would fail if I had the traffic case open. The immigrate office would usually require the final resolution of any criminal charge.I struggled a lot, and seeked advice from Craig. He didn’t suggest me to close the traffic case. He let me make the decision. And I chose to NOT give up the traffic case.Over all these months, it’s been a stressful experience to go through a criminal case. But it’s a big relief if you know you have someone very capable and reliable hold you up. I still remember Craig suggested me to not try as much as I can to NOT let the case affect my daily life, to live as if it’s not there and let him handle the issue on my behalf.He has been very helpful and pretty responsive. His communication style is effective, and upfront, which I like.Finally, it’s the fall 2019. Craig one day texted me that we got the favorable result I’ve been hoping for: the case was downgraded to civil one. This time he suggested me to finish the traffic course right away and I did so.I’m not super clear about how he did it, but he did it! He didn’t promise me that he would win at the beginning, but he did say that he would fight hard for me. In the end, he delivered beyond what he said: the almost impossible case got downgraded. I feel fortunate to have him as my attorney and I am forever grateful for his persistence and expertise. I would lose the case for sure if it were not him.Real ending: Craig is a very very experienced, wise, and respectful attorney. Best of the best! I highly recommend him to anyone facing criminal issues!
19:02 20 Sep 19
Great service and phenomenal quailty. Craig really knows his stuff and makes the whole process so simple. I was amazed at how much easier dealing with the courts was thanks to hiring the Orent law offices. I highly recommend him andmd his office for any of your legal needs. I have zero complaints this business is worth the money every time.
16:45 20 Sep 19
15:41 20 Sep 19
I've hired Craig on several occasions to represent others and I have witnessed him in action. He is excellent. He is the first person I recommend to anyone when it comes to criminal law. Craig will fight for you as if you were his own brother or mother or child. He's fierce and he's very intelligent and the judges respect him. You can find an attorney for less money and you can find an attorney for more money but I can assure you you will have a very hard time finding a criminal attorney who's better than Craig.If you want the best representation in the criminal court system in Arizona you need not look any further. Craig Orent is the one.
07:42 20 Sep 19
This attorney s a true warrior very knowledgeable and very experienced In his line of work, you cannot put a price on peace of mind that this man will give you ! I was truly blessed to find this gentlemen . Philip Nesbihal Jr. OUTSTANDING!!
03:32 20 Sep 19
I was very satisified with my experience with Craig Orent! He represented me in a DUI case which happen to be my 2nd within a 7 year span. So I was looking at significant fines and jail time. But Mr. Orent was able to get my fines and jail time reduced significantly which was awesome. I ended up just serving a day in jail and had a reasonable reduction on my fines that helped me out greatly. I felt the money that was spent on my defense was well worth it and if I should ever get in a situation again I would certainly use his services again. I would also highly recommend the services to anyone in need of a reliable and affordable attorney!
03:23 20 Sep 19
My experience with Orent Law Offices was great! In my opinion, my case was a little complicated however, Mr. Orent was upfront and honest before taking on my case which helped me weigh out my options. Throughout the legal process Mr. Orent kept me up to speed with my case and answered questions I had. If you or anyone you know is in need of some legal advice or help, don’t hesitate and call Orent Law Offices.
01:49 20 Sep 19
5 Stars are not enough to express my level of satisfaction with Craig Orent. if I could give 100 I would. I retained Craig to represent me for an incident that occurred in 2015, but was not settled until 1 year ago in 2018.During the 3 years the case dragged on, Craig went far above and beyond expectations to defend my interests and rights against an extremely hostile and potentially vindictive prosecution.Through changes in prosecutors, additional charges that were veiled attempts at intimidation, appeals and changes of jurisdiction ordered by an appellant judge - Craig remained professional, determined, aggressive and expertly professional in his representation of me. He did this even though my case was a couple hundred miles from Craig's office and required several multiple hour round trips for court appearances.In the end I received what I decided was a fair offer of settlement.I have witnessed Craig's professionalism, legal expertise, courtroom tenacity and attention to detail first hand and I can not imagine having better representation.I cannot recommend Craig any more vehemently.If you need help, give Craig a call.
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Mr. Orent went above and beyond with his services. I would employ his expertise again without hesitation. Excellent.
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05:15 29 Jan 19
Craig was such a great help to us. He believed in us, and put his heart and soul into the fight for our case. Craig knows the laws, and has considerable experience fighting criminal cases. You can always count on him to be ethical, realistic, and supportive. We would highly recommend referring him to anyone dealing with a criminal matter in the court system.
04:48 19 Aug 18
Earlier this year I was charged with Criminal Speeding. I had recently been hired for a position in which a clean driving record was a necessity. Craig put my fears to rest, and made the process extremely simple. Craig was able to get my charge COMPLETELY DISMISSED after attending traffic school. No points on my driving record, no fines, etc.I highly recommend Craig for your criminal defense needs.
00:44 17 Apr 18
I am posting this after only speaking with the receptionist I’m confident things will be handled very confidently and I have a smile on my face already stay tuned…*competently.
20:01 29 Dec 17
Before I chose Craig Orent to represent me in an Order of Protection and concurring domestic violence case, I did what everyone does these days. I searched the internet and clicked on the top ranking most elaborate website that came up. That click led me to large firm in Phoenix that had an incredible web presence and top ranking Search Engine Optimization. I called them and was immediately routed to a “Closer” who convinced me that their firm was the best and that if I did not utilize their experience I would certainly be at a disadvantage. I analyzed their experience with similar matters, their attorney’s years of experience and their success rate. I was pleased, so I paid the deposit and felt like I was on my way to redemption. However, I quickly realized that I was just another cog in their machine. This was a frightening time for me and I needed a more personalized service. So I cancelled the agreement with the large firm, went back to scouring the internet, reading reviews and researching to find a “real” professional.My extensive search brought me to Craig Orent, who from the start gave me the personal service I so desperately needed. Craig did not sugar coat things, he was forthright and honest about the potential outcome of my case. But his decades of experience, honest demeanor and passion for his work convinced me to hire him.Craig took on my case with a slow-and-steady wins the race stance. At times I just wanted to get the case over with but Craig would real me back assuring me that with time, the odds of a better outcome would lean toward my favor.Craig worked extensively and seemed obsessed with winning my case. He used a strategic and unconventional approach in his methodology. He was accessible and kept communication open throughout. He knew I would not accept anything less than a full dismissal of the Order of Protection and domestic violence charges and when he could have easily worked to convince me to take a plea bargain, he continued to push forward.Extraordinarily, even though Craig had already been paid, and that no further payments were due, he took the time to communicate and follow through on his strategic plan which resulted in the full dismissal of all the charges against me.Life is full of decisions. Thank goodness I made the right one in my choice for representation.
14:49 25 Mar 16
Craig is who you want/need in your corner no matter what your issues are. He is the most professional and ethical attorney you will ever meet. He is respected by both the judges and prosecutors and is confident in his dealings with them. This translates to the best possible defense one can get. He was supportive to both me and my son during the most stressful of times. We all understood that the case could have a less than desirable outcome, but he was realistic in his expectations which kept us all balanced. My son was facing serious charges in two cases being tried simultaneoulsy. Due to all of the above, he was able to finesse the facts with the prosecutor and both charges were ultimately dismissed. I will forever be indebted to this man.
05:26 30 Dec 15
It has been exactly one year since I was lucky enough to find Craig Orent online..... we are glad we did.Backstory:My wife and I are from southern California and took a trip to Arizona for the holidays. Celebrating the season we both had too many drinks. A dispute between us escalated with the police getting involved. My wife unaware of the repercussions, decided to lie to the police. The result was Assault, Disorderly Conduct and a Criminal Damage charge.My wife feeling awful of the outcome decided to scour the phoenix area for an attorney that could handle our case. We were not expecting to find such a kind caring individual as Craig. After speaking with several different lawyers we finally spoke with Craig. The instant we spoke we could tell a difference in his approach; thought out, intelligent, and kind. He immediately made us feel better on what calculated moves could be made to protect us. He informed us the worst has happened and this issues will take time to resolve, go on living your life he said, while he takes care of helping us get back to it. These small encouraging words, I believed help save and start the healing process of our broken marriage. Constantly keeping us updated on court appearances and tactics we found out 4 months later ALL CHARGES WERE DROPPED!This has been a long year of rebuilding after this emotional experience and our gratitude towards Craig for his compassion and expertise can not be put into words. If your looking for a passionate attorney who provides impeccable service... look no further. Thank you Craig!
12:57 26 Oct 15
These days it is hard to find someone who does what they say they are going to do - especially attorneys. Craig was thorough, thoughtful and explained the situation in terms you don't need a law degree to understand. He proceeded with a sense of urgency that I found impressive. Additionally his fees were reasonable. I highly recommend him.
01:47 06 Sep 15
Very thankful I found Craig in my time of need. I had never needed an attorney nor been involved in any court proceedings. He was very patient, explained each step of the process and was there for me whenever I needed him. Would highly recommend him to anyone needing an attorney.
03:53 12 Mar 15
When I discovered ORENT LAW OFFICES, where would I begin to describe the satisfaction?! When I hired Mr. Orent, there was not one moment when I felt paranoid, discouraged, or worried about not winning my case. Mr. Craig Orent provided positive feedback to me every time we arranged meetings and he had reinforced his words and actions by going out of his way to dig deeper and investigate my case! In the beginning, I had already had an attorney and things started slipping such as no returned calls, emails, text messages etc. Alongside Craig Orent, I felt I had an attorney willing to fight for me and it was worth EVERY PENNY! As a military service member or a civilian, I would highly recommend ORENT LAW OFFICES at the highest extent.Again, Thank you Mr. Orent for all your valiant efforts to protect me in a time of need when I felt no one else would.Respectfully,Shawn
16:24 17 Sep 14
A couple of years back, I was worried I would be called as a witness in a criminal proceeding. I had never been involved in any criminal case so I had questions about the process and wanted to hire an attorney for witness representation. Working in the legal field, I was very aware of Craig's amazing reputation so I called him. He listened to my situation and then told me that I didnt need to hire him. He went on to explain the process and potential outcomes. He was extremely professional and very helpful to say the least. He simply asked that I call him if I ever get in trouble myself. Well since I doubt I will ever need a criminal lawyer, I felt the least I could do was thank him online for his help.
15:36 05 Sep 14
Craig obtained the best possible outcome for my case. He kept me updated at all times and explained in detail how he would approach the case and what to possibly expect. Craig was very easy to talk to and always treated me with respect and was never condescending. Craig's expertise let me live my life normally throughout my case. When you talk with Craig you will plainly see that he is very passionate regarding his work, is a hard worker and always has your best interests in the forefront. I would not hesitate for a second to hire him again or to recommend him.