Jonathan Goebel

Jon is an exceptional trial attorney who has found a home at the AZ Defenders after practicing criminal law for nearly 15 years.

As a former Maricopa County Attorney, Assistant Arizona Attorney General, and active Phoenix criminal defense attorney, Jon has spent his entire career in Arizona’s various criminal justice arenas and has tremendous experience in all criminal matters.

He has won countless jury trials and is well regarded in the Arizona legal community as one of the most effective trial attorneys in the State.

Most importantly, Jon fully subscribes to the AZ Defenders philosophy of aggressively representing our clients in Court but also spending the time with them to understand their perspective and explain the proceedings to get their insight. He is one of four Board certified DUI attorneys in the State, A member of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), NACDL, and is Peer Reviewed Rated AV (the highest honor) by Martindale-Hubble.


  • Board Certification in DUI Defense from the National College for DUI Defense
  • Field Sobriety Test (FST) Certified
  • Intoxilyzer 8000 Certified
  • Certified in Forensic Blood and Urine