Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Christian Lueders is a strong advocate
for his clients, a skilled litigator, and a compelling presence in the
courtroom. As a former felony prosecutor, he has handled thousands of
cases from all corners of the Criminal Law realm – from traffic
and DUI to serious and violent felonies. As a Deputy County Attorney for
Maricopa County, Christian quickly gained a reputation for his proficiency
in the law, ability to command the attention of a judge and jury, and
willingness to work with opposing attorneys.
During his career as a prosecutor, Christian fostered strong relationships
with prosecutors from city, county, state, and federal agencies. He worked
closely with law enforcement from every corner of Arizona and has argued
cases before judges in dozens of jurisdictions across the state. Throughout
his career, Christian has been determined to grow his relationships with
a growing circle of the legal community in Arizona.
Since leaving the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, Christian has
worked diligently to defend the rights of Arizona citizens accused of
crimes. He has worked with experts in every Criminal law avenue: medical
examiners, forensic toxicologists, accident reconstruction, forensic accountants,
computer and cell phone forensics, etc.
A Sun Devil for life, Christian is a proud two-time ASU alumni. For his
undergraduate studies he attended Arizona State University and graduated
cum laude with honors from the W.P. Carey School of Business. After his
undergraduate work, he spent 8 years as a very successful sales and marketing
professional – among his numerous awards, he earned Sales Representative
of the Year honors for a Fortune 500 company. Looking back, he believes
this was perfect preparation for his career as an attorney. His business
career honed a natural ability to connect, build rapport, and influence
people – skills he utilizes in every interaction with judges, juries,
and opposing attorneys.
Christian returned to Arizona State University and attended the Sandra
Day O’Connor College of Law where he was selected for the coveted
Truman Young Fellowship. He completed clerkships at numerous prosecution
agencies, including the Arizona Attorney General’s Office and the
United States Attorney’s Office. He graduated cum laude with high
pro bono distinction donating hundreds of hours of legal assistance.