Phoenix Criminal Defense Attorney

Burges McCowan PLC

Burges McCowan is a native Californian who moved to the Valley of the Sun in 1989. He’s a graduate of Corona del Sol High School in Tempe and Arizona State University. He returned to his hometown, Los Angeles, to get his law degree from the UCLA School of Law. While in school he interned for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office and developed his love for the field of criminal law. He returned to Phoenix to begin his legal career at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office where he handled cases ranging from Fraud and Identity Theft to Sex Crimes and almost everything in between. After his uncle died in prison he had a change of heart about prosecution. He decided he didn’t want to be responsible for putting people in prison anymore. In honor of his uncle, he now devotes his time and energy to helping those facing the quagmire of the criminal justice system get the best possible outcome.



Awards & Associations

Phoenix Criminal Defense Attorney Burges McCowan Avvo Profile
Phoenix Criminal Attorney Burges McCowan Better Business Bureau profile
Phoenix DUI attorney Burges McCowan is a member of the National Advocacy for DUI Defense organization.
Phoenix criminal attorney Burges McCowan is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Phoenix criminal defense attorney Burges McCowan is a member of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice association.
Phoenix criminal lawyer Burges McCowan is a member of the Maricopa County Bar Association.
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From day one, he was honest about what he could do. His knowledge about the law and his energy to take my case was almost a dream to me. This man knows what he is doing! He has worked for the city prosecutor side first, then chose to move over as a defense attorney. My rating for Burges McCowan as a attorney, on a scale from 1-10, is a 20!

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