Contact 1221 E. Osborn Rd. A-200 Phoenix, Arizona 85014
P: (602) 257-8900

Larry Debus

Mr. Debus is well-known and widely recognized as one of Arizona's most formidable trial lawyers. Throughout his 40 plus years of practice he has handled many of Arizona's most famous cases. Mr. Debus's professional recognitions include: listed for 33 years in Best Lawyers of America; recognized in the Arizona Republic's Best Lawyers of Arizona and Phoenix Magazine’s Best Lawyers of Phoenix; and profiled in Phoenix Magazine as “The Go To Guy.” His clients range from Glenn Campbell to the “Trunk Murderess” Winnie Ruth Judd, and many professional athletes. He has presented to Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Arizona State Bar seminars, Kansas State Lawyer’s Association and others. As a Phoenix Police detective, Mr. Debus was one of the investigators who interrogated Ernesto Miranda. Mr. Debus has crossed the Pacific, Mediterranean and sailed much of the Caribbean in small sailing yachts.

L.L.B., University of Arizona, 1967

Bar Admissions
Arizona, 1967

Court Admissions
U.S. Supreme Court, 1982
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1978
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1978
Arizona Supreme Court, 1967

Practice Areas
Criminal Defense
Civil Rights
Plaintiff's Personal Injury

Professional Recognitions
Best Lawyers in America, 1983-2016
Southwest Superlawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers, American Trial Lawyers Association
Arizona's Finest Lawyers

Professional Associations
Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers
Member, State Bar of Arizona
Member, Maricopa County Bar Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
Past-President, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice