The Law Office of Cary L. Lackey, P.C.

About Cary L. Lackey, Esq.

Passion. Experience. Diligence.


The Law Office of Cary L. Lackey, P.C. opened its doors in downtown Phoenix in 2002. Since then, they've represented hundreds of clients (adults, juveniles, and businesses) before various Administrative, City, Justice, County (Superior), and Federal Courts throughout the State of Arizona. Cary brings an exceptional level of experience, expertise, honesty, enthusiasm, dedication, and nuanced perspective that makes the The Law Office of Cary L. Lackey, P.C. the preferred solution for its clients.


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We at The Law Office of Cary L. Lackey, P.C. know that finding the right attorney to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. Being accused or convicted of a crime can bring life-altering changes.  Experience matters.  That’s why we offer a free, 30-minute initial consultation to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, what we can do to help you meet your goals, and your budget.

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Attorney Profile


attorney at law

Cary L. Lackey, Esq.

Cary began his legal career as a Deputy Public Defender with the Maricopa County Public Defenders Office in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, in 1995 following his graduation from law school at nearby Arizona State. Cary represented indigent clients accused of Felony and Misdemeanor offenses including, but not limited to: Aggravated DUI, DUI, Vehicular Manslaughter, Assault, Substance Abuse Crimes, Sex Crimes, and Probation Violation Matters.

In 1998, Cary moved on to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco, California as a Staff Attorney. Cary drafted Memorandum Opinions and presented oral arguments on Criminal and Immigration Appeals for review by a three Judge panel on a monthly basis.

In 1999, Cary returned to the Valley of the Sun where he began work as an Associate Attorney for the Phoenix Law Firm of Streich Lang, P.A. (Now Quarles Brady, L.L.P.) Cary worked in the White Collar Criminal Division of the Firm where he represented individuals and corporations accused of criminal offenses in both Federal and State Courts.

In 2000, Cary began work as a Deputy County Attorney in the Civil Division of the Maricopa County Attorney's Office in downtown Phoenix. Cary represented and defended Maricopa County employees in various civil matters in both Federal and State Courts.

In 2002, Cary opened The Law Office of Cary L. Lackey, P.C. to provide individuals with quality legal representation in the Criminal, Administrative, and Civil Law areas.

Cary grew up locally in Phoenix, Arizona and is a graduate of South Mountain High School in South Phoenix.



Juris Doctor, 1995

B.A., Economics/Business Administration, 1989

Activities & Affiliations

  • National College for DUI Defense, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • National Bar Association, Member
  • Hayzel B. Daniel's Bar Association (Arizona Black Lawyers Association), Member
  • Sports Lawyers Association, Member
  • Canadian Football League Player's Association, Certified Contract Advisor
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Bar Admissions

• Arizona