Michael A. Shaw

Mike Shaw


Michael A. Shaw is a 2002 graduate of Arizona State University College of Law in Tempe, Arizona. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, from Southwestern College in Kansas. Mr. Shaw was licensed by the State Bar of Arizona in October, 2002. While in law school, Mr. Shaw participated in the Public Defender Clinic, the Homeless Legal Assistance Project, and the Florence Immigration and Refugee Rights Project. He was also an intern with the Federal Public Defender’s Office for the District of Alaska in Anchorage, Alaska, and worked for the United States Department of Interior Field Solicitor’s Office in Billings, Montana.

Since graduation from law school, Mr. Shaw has been working as an attorney in Yavapai County, Arizona; specifically, the Verde Valley area. He is licensed to practice in all Arizona Courts and in the Federal District Court for the District of Arizona. He has been a member of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Verde Valley Bar Association.


  • Criminal Law
  • DUI Defense
  • Juvenile Law
  • Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Estate Planning


  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Arizona Supreme Court
  • Steering Committee for Victim’s Impact Panel


  • Southwestern College, Kansas, B.A. in Mass Communications, 1998, Summa Cum Laude
  • Arizona State University College of Law, J.D., 2002
  • Practicum in Public Defender Clinic, Homeless Legal Assistance Project, Florence
  • Immigration and Refugee Rights Project


  • Sole Practitioner, Shaw Law Firm, P.L.L.C. (October 2011-present)
  • Partner, Shaw and Schlegel Law Office, P.L.L.C. (2004-2011)
  • Associate Attorney, Vaughn Ledbetter, P.L.L.C. (2002-2004)
  • Internship, Federal Public Defender’s Office for the District of Alaska, Anchorage,Alaska (2001)
  • Externship, United States Department of the Interior, Field Solicitor’s Office Billings, Montana (2000)

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