Todd Coolidge


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28 Apr What is a Certified Criminal Law Specialist?

Todd Coolidge, Attorney, has over 25 years of experience exclusively as a criminal defense attorney. The Arizona Board of Legal Specialization identifies lawyers who have demonstrated superior knowledge, skill, integrity, professionalism and competence in a specific area of law, to better serve the public by...

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03 May Defenses Against DUI: Part 1

It is important to understand that there are many ways in which to defend against DUI charges. There are a number of constitutional and statutory challenges that DUI defense attorney Todd Coolidge looks for when he prepares a DUI case. Arizona DUI Law Arizona’s DUI law indicates...

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21 Apr Arizona Gun Control Laws

Gun control is a hot topic in America these days. Regardless of your political stance, Todd Coolidge Law Firm would like to address from a legal standpoint, the gun control laws in Arizona. What are your rights as a resident of the Grand Canyon State,...

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21 Jul The Difference Between Murder and Manslaughter in Phoenix, Arizona

Todd Coolidge, the lead criminal defense attorney at Coolidge Law Firm, has represented many homicide cases in Arizona. His experience in the courtroom and his vast knowledge of the subtleties of law mean his clients trust him to handle their case. In our previous blog...

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14 Jul Committing Homicide in Arizona

Subjects like these are never fun to discuss, but understanding how the law approaches and defines acts like homicide is essential when interacting with our court systems. Todd Coolidge, a Certified Criminal Law Specialist, has handled scores of challenging cases throughout Maricopa County and the...

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28 Jun Understanding Capital Punishment Laws in Arizona

Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is a polarizing legal issue in our nation. And it’s extremely relevant to citizens of the Grand Canyon State, as we are one of 31 States in the US where the death penalty is still legal. On three separate...

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21 Jun Arizona Law – What is Pre-file Representation?

When the suspect of a crime is brought into custody by law enforcement and made aware of their right to an attorney, Coolidge Law Firm (serving Chandler, Gilbert, and Mesa Arizona) ALWAYS recommends they call an experienced criminal defense attorney. The reason? There may not...

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14 Jun Is Violent Crime Worse In The Summer?

The Old Wives’ Tale—that hot weather makes people irritable and more likely to commit a crime—may just have some validity. In 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice gathered nationwide research and published a report in which they tracked seasonal criminal victimization trends for various violent...

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