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Behind the Bar: “Evil” Is Not a Look

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in blog, Criminal Defense | 0 comments

Although I have won five first-degree murder trials and favorably resolved many more; I have a client who was convicted of first-degree murder last year in Yavapai County, Arizona. She is currently awaiting a decision from the Arizona Supreme Court on a Petition for Review that I filed on her behalf because the Arizona Court of Appeals affirmed her conviction despite the paucity of evidence to convict her. In fact, she wasn’t even charged until about ten years after the murder. Upon returning home one morning she had discovered her husband in...

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Not Backing Down From Goliath

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in blog, Criminal Defense | 0 comments

Blumberg & Associates is relied upon by clients for criminal defense matters, even when the evidence is mounting against them. Bruce Blumberg recently defended a client who was alleged to have shot and killed a family member from ‘point blank’ range. The client was charged with first-degree murder and was represented by Mr. Blumberg. Before trial, the defendant’s wife refused to testify against him, and while the case was building toward a trial date, the State of Arizona dismissed all charges without prejudice. However, the State of...

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Casting Doubt to Save The Client

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in blog, Criminal Defense | 0 comments

Bruce Blumberg has a long history of successfully defending clients in an array of violent crime charges. In a recent case, Mr. Blumberg defended his client and received not guilty verdicts in all 11 counts of a home invasion, robbery, and aggravated assault case. Blumberg’s client was charged with home invasion and aggravated assault after being arrested when police were tipped off about his identity. During trial, the homeowners/victims – a mother and daughter – both positively identified the defendant as being the perpetrator of the home...

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Preserving a Student’s Future

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in blog, Criminal Defense, drug crimes | 0 comments

Bruce Blumberg has proven experience successfully defending clients in serious drug-related charges, including a recent case in which Mr. Blumberg was able to help his client avoid jail time altogether despite serious felony charges, and a mountain of evidence on the prosecution’s side. Bruce Blumberg represented an Arizona State University (ASU) student who was caught selling illegal narcotics to an undercover police officer on the ASU campus. Blumberg’s client initially met the undercover officer (buyer) on Craigslist, and...

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Justice Prevails!

Posted by on Apr 1, 2017 in blog | 0 comments

Our firm recently secured an acquittal for the defendant who was facing a 9 count indictment involving a home invasion.

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White Collar Crime

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in blog, Infographics | 0 comments

White Collar Crime

Did you know that one and four houses were victimized by white collar crime in 2010? At Blumberg and Associates we can assist !

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I’ve Been Accused of a Sex Crime – Now What?

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in blog | 0 comments

I’ve Been Accused of a Sex Crime – Now What?

Being accused of a sex offense – whether it be rape, child molestation, an internet sex crime or possession of child pornography – is possibly the most stressful situation a person can experience. The ramifications can be life shattering and costly, potentially resulting in the loss of your freedom and rights. You could be subjected to a long prison sentence, placed on probation and forced to register as a sex offender for the rest of your life, which has several embarrassing and irreversible effects in and of itself. There are also many...

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When It Is Time to Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in blog | 0 comments

The question of when to hire a criminal defense lawyer is a fairly easy one to answer: as soon as possible. For many people, talking to an attorney can feel like a big step and it might be intimidating to make that initial phone call. Those who have been arrested often believe they can simply explain their situation to the police and avoid criminal charges. This approach is understandable, but it is also deeply misinformed and dangerous. If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, you need to get in touch with a criminal defense lawyer...

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Responding to a Police Stop

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in blog | 0 comments

Responding to a Police Stop Provoking an officer who is fulfilling his duties is unproductive. Being respectful during a stop and exercising your right to silence will prevent further complications in your case. Mesa, AZ A significant aura of distrust pervades the environment when local authorities and the public enter into an exchange. On the side of the officer, the necessity of fulfilling his appointed duties, while meeting and resolving the challenges they present, requires a constant alertness and promotes an inherent distrust in public...

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How to Defend Yourself Without A Criminal Lawyer

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in blog, Criminal Defense | 0 comments

How to Defend Yourself Without A Criminal Lawyer In the information age, a recent trend has occurred of people attempting to defend themselves in court. But is this decision wise? Phoenix, AZ Deciding not to hire legal counsel for representation is a serious, misguided decision and should not be taken lightly. Defending oneself “pro se” (without an attorney) might prove less expensive in the short term, but heavy legal repercussions could be something one would later regret. While it might not be necessary to retain counsel for lesser...

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