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Steven Scharboneau

Steven Scharboneau

(480) 363-0090
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI
  • Arizona
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Biography

Attorney Steven Scharboneau primarily focuses in the areas of criminal defense, legislative advocacy, and appellate advocacy. He is extremely passionate about protecting the rights of others and achieves this by advocating for his clients directly in the courtroom and indirectly at the legislative level as a lobbyist.

Steven graduated cum laude from the University of Arizona earning a bachelor’s degree in political science with an emphasis in law and public policy. He then earned his Juris Doctorate degree from ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and is licensed to practice law in Arizona and in U.S. District Court in the District of Arizona.

Steven works with Arizona’s top criminal justice reform leaders in an effort to transform Arizona’s penal system. He regularly spends time at the Arizona State Capitol meeting with elected officials, community leaders and special interest groups and frequently testifies in Arizona House and Senate committees. He is regularly quoted and interviewed by the media for his expertise on criminal law and justice issues in Arizona and has spoken at a number of private and public speaking engagements. His writings on topics of the law and politics are often published as guest commentary in news media outlets.

During his legal career, Steven has achieved a myriad of victories for his clients including several appellate wins. He is also responsible for drafting and ushering successful legislation such as Arizona’s law prohibiting for-profit commercial mugshot companies and Title 28 (Vehicular Code) reform legislation - both of which were signed into law by Arizona’s Governor.

When not working, Steven enjoys spending time with his family. Steven often volunteers in his community and sits on the board of two non-profit organizations as well as serves as the Vice Chair of the Phoenix Rio Vista Village Planning Committee by appointment from the former Mayor, Greg Stanton.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
State Bar of Arizona
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Stone Rose Law Firm, PLLC
- Current
Legislative Committee Member
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
- Current
Law Clerk
Rosenstein Law Group, PLLC
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Research Assistant
The Honorable Michael D. Jones, Esq.
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Lead Intern
Congressman Ron Barbers Special Election
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Education
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
J.D. (2019)
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University of Arizona
B.A. (2015)
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Awards
Presidential Commendation
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Cum Laude Honors
University of Arizona
Professional Associations
State Bar of Arizona
Member
- Current
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U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Member
- Current
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Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Executive Board Member
- Current
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City of Phoenix Rio Vista Village Planning Committee
Vice Chairman
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Arizona Launches Expungement Process for Marijuana Offenses
U.S. News and World Report
Blackman Prisoner Release Bill Fails – Again
AZ Capitol Times
Courts Prepare For Rush To Expunge Marijuana Convictions
Arizona Capitol Times
Home Builders Leave Residents of Unincorporated Areas Helpless
Arizona Capitol Times
Queen Creek Assault Attorney
Website
Queen Creek Criminal Defense Lawyer
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Queen Creek Drug Crimes Lawyer
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State Expungement Process for Marijuana Offenses Starts Today
Arizona Capitol Times
Arizona Emergency Declaration Curfew – What does this mean?
Arizona Attorney
First-time Felony? You May Be Able to Vote Now in Arizona
Phoenix New Times
Prop 207 Could Have Huge Impact on Criminal Justice Reform in Arizona
KOLD 13 Tucson
Prop. 207 brings expungement for some, why stop there?
Arizona Capitol Times
Some Cities Impose Criminal Charges For Not Wearing a Mask
Arizona Attorney
Arizona Joins Fight Against Mugshot Website Companies
Arizona Capitol Times
Arizona Joins The National Fight Against Commercial Mugshot Website Companies With New Law
Foothills Focus
Speaking Engagements
Arizona's Second Chances Act with Pima County Attorney Laura Conover, Arizona's Second Chances Act with Pima County Attorney Laura Conover
Fulfilling Your Life After Prison, Handcuffed to Freedom Podcast
Legislative Sentencing Reform, Politics Unplugged w/ Dennis Welch and Rep. Diego Rodriguez
Proposition 207 - Expungement, Prop 207 Could Have Huge Impact on Criminal Justice Reform in Arizona
Criminal Justice Reform, Reframing Justice Day at the Arizona Capitol
Restore Your Right to Vote, Automatically!, Restore Your Right to Vote, Automatically! Webinar
Certifications
Registered Lobbyist
Arizona Secretary of State
Websites & Blogs
Website
Attorney Steven Scharboneau
Blog
Scharboneau's Law Blog
Legal Answers
21 Questions Answered
Q. I need help with a 1st time dui court case that I have coming up
A: Each case is different and you should reach out to a criminal defense attorney immediately to discuss your case. Most defense attorneys (myself included) will talk to you about the maximum sentence, minimum sentence, options and possible defenses for no cost at all. The information you have provided will need to be dug into a bit more by an attorney. Thee sooner you reach out to an attorney, the better it will be for your case.
Q. Aggravated Assault but it was just a fight.
A: There is not enough information on this post to know. However, most criminal defense attorneys (myself included) will talk to you about your case for free. This is a discussion best had over the phone. Aggravated assault is a very serious charge, so I recommend reaching out to criminal defense attorney right away.
Q. My significant other of 9 yrs. Daughter is claiming that my dad who has been deceased and I have sexually assaulted her.
A: These types of allegations are very serious and can have life altering consequences. If you are being accused of this, I highly recommend reaching out to an Arizona criminal defense attorney to discuss your options right away. Most of us on here (myself included) will discuss your case with you free of charge.
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Stone Rose Law
8010 East McDowell Road, #105
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Telephone: (480) 363-0090