Criminal Defense

Gallagher & Kennedy Shareholders, Woody Thompson and Jay Volquardsen, have been providing outstanding legal defense to those accused of crimes in the State of Arizona for over thirty (30) years.  Additionally, Gallagher & Kennedy also represents the victims of crimes to make sure that their voices are heard throughout all court proceedings.

Woody Thompson is widely regarded as one of the preeminent attorneys in the State of Arizona for his work in defending individuals charged with crimes that are sexual in nature.

Woody Thompson and Jay Volquardsen have represented their clients against all types of criminal charges and have handled all manner of felony and misdemeanor offenses including:

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What our clients are saying

“Jay provided impeccable attention to my case. He knew the law, communicated it to me precisely, heard my concerns, answered my questions, alleviated my fear, and negotiated a fair, streamlined settlement. He was always friendly and upbeat, and in the end I could breathe a sigh of relief and feel satisfied that the very best had been done for me.”

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