Trent R. Buckallew, Esq., was born in San Diego, California and raised in Tempe, Arizona. He attended Arizona State University, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Justice Studies (1996).
Immediately thereafter, Mr. Buckallew attended California Western School of Law in San Diego, CA where he graduated and received his Juris Doctorate degree (1999).
Upon graduation from law school and passing the Arizona bar exam, he accepted a position with the Mohave County Public Defender’s Office, and subsequently, the Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office, before entering into private practice.
While serving with these public defense firms he gained invaluable trial experience, and an extensive knowledge of our often-complicated criminal justice system. Mr. Buckallew is a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law by the Arizona State Bar, and has extensive experience handling the defense of DUI and criminal cases.
With nearly 20 years’ experience as a Criminal Defense Attorney, Mr. Buckallew has handled criminal cases ranging from simple misdemeanor cases to serious and complex felony jury trials.
Mr. Buckallew has extensive experience resolving difficult criminal cases utilizing pre-trial negotiations, settlement conferences and, where appropriate, contested trials – including both bench trials and jury trials.
As a solo practitioner, Mr. Buckallew continues to focus his scope of representation on DUI and criminal defense litigation.