The Right Lawyer

can make all the difference.

~30 Years of Experience

In the past 29 years, Attorney William Foreman has successfully represented untold hundreds of criminal suspects against misdemeanor and felony charges in state and federal court.

Board Certified Specialist

William Foreman is a Board Certified Specialist (Criminal Law) with the State Bar of Arizona, and has also earned the coveted distinction of AV-Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Free Initial Consultation

Criminal Defense Attorney William Foreman will meet with you to discuss your case at no cost & no obligation. If he’s not a good fit for your case, he will gladly recommend another local attorney.

Trial Preparation

If you have been accused of a crime in Arizona, the government will have a tremendous advantage when building a criminal case against you. When prosecuting criminal offenses, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, the United States Attorney’s Office and other government officials throughout the country have access to legal experts and sophisticated resources in all areas.

  • Legal Research 50%
  • Case Analysis 70%
  • Negotiation 90%
  • Litigation 80%

Leveling the Playing Field

Arizona criminal defense lawyer William Foreman is creative, tough and can level the playing field with the vast resources of the government. He provides the highest quality criminal defense services to clients accused of state and federal crimes throughout Maricopa County. He represents people both in the Arizona state court and the federal court in the District of Arizona.


Attorney William Foreman

Attorney William Foreman

Founding Attorney

Tel: (480) 941-2700
Fax: (480) 481-9021
M-F 9:00am – 4:30pm

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John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois

  • J.D. – 1986
  • Honors: Honors Appellate Advocacy
  • Law Review: John Marshall Law Review, Executive Comments Editor

University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, USA

  • B.A. – 1980
  • Major: Liberal Arts
Published Works
  • The Importance of Thorough Investigations in Internet Child Pornography Cases, chapter in the book “Evidence Discovery in Internet Pornography Cases”, Aspatore (a Thomson Reuters imprint), “Inside the Minds” series, 2011
  • The Proposed Federal Product Liability Act: The Substantive Impact of S. 100 On Establishing a Cause Of Action For Product-Caused Injury In Illinois, 18 The John Marshall Law Review 659, 1985.
Bar Admissions

Arizona, 1986

  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona

Wisconsin, 1991

  • U.S. District Court of Wisconsin

Texas, 1997

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
Associations & Memberships
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • Arizona’s Finest Lawyers: Sustaining Member

Industry Recognition: Honors & Awards

As you can see from the list below, Attorney Foreman has received an impressive amount of industry recognition and praise during his nearly 30 years as a criminal defense attorney in Arizona and Wisconsin. Attorney Foreman has recently been named a “Super Lawyer” identifying him in the top five percent of attorneys in Arizona, as chosen by peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics. He has also recently been designated among the 2010 Super Lawyers in Corporate Counsel/White Collar Criminal Defense and in 2011, he was given the distinction of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers.

Awards & Associations

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William Foreman has experience with all types of criminal cases, so he can help you understand all of your options, and if you choose to have him represent you, he will make sure you walk away with the least possible consequences for your criminal offense. Attorney Foreman offers free initial consultations, provides emergency service, maintains flexible office hours, and keeps clients personally informed of the status of their cases.

If you have been contacted by the police or charged with a crime, please give us a call at 480-941-2700 to schedule a free, no obligation consultation to discuss your case and determine your options.