Serving Arizona for 40 years.

AWD LAW has been caring for Northern Arizona and winning cases for
over 40 years now. Learn a little bit about our firm’s history below and by clicking here.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury

Our attorneys handle a wide range of personal injury matters including:

  • Car, Truck, Motorcycle and Other Highway Accidents
  • Serious Slip and Fall Injuries
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Injuries
  • Physical Assault
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Negligent Security
  • Dog and Animal Bites
  • Helicopter and Bus Crashes

If you need to speak with a personal injury attorney, we offer a free consultation, contact us today at (928) 774-1478!

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Our attorneys handle Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases on behalf of people throughout Northern Arizona.

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a debt liquidation bankruptcy that allows a person to eliminate or reduce dischargeable debts that may include medical bills, credit card bills and other forms of unsecured debt. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy may enable you to:

  • Reduce your debt
  • Stop harassing collection calls
  • Stop a wage garnishment
  • Prevent vehicle and other asset seizures
  • We offer a free consultation to discuss your legal needs.


Our firm has long-standing ties to local communities and our attorneys are familiar with the local businesses, but have experience with multi-national companies, including domestic and international transactional requirements.

Our attorneys are pleased to assist clients with:

  • Business Formations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Advice for Small Business Owners
  • Complex Commercial Transactions
  • Commercial Leases
  • Purchase Agreements
  • Contracts and Document Preparation
  • Stock Restrictions
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Business Consolidation

Estate Planning & Probate

We are pleased to assist families throughout Northern Arizona with the estate planning needs, including:

  • Wills
  • Living Wills
  • Trusts
  • Special Needs Trust
  • Tax Avoidance
  • Powers Of Attorney
  • Large Estates and Complex Wealth Transfer Issues
  • Probate.

Our attorneys can help clients throughout the process of probate, including any probate disputes that may arise. We handle estate matters with a will or without a will and have experience handling property disputes through negotiation, mediation and litigation.

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Criminal Defense and DUI/DWI

Our attorneys offer a full-service criminal defense practice handling everything from traffic violations to misdemeanors and felonies. We represent clients across Northern Arizona in local, state, and federal courts. Some of the Misdemeanor and felony charges criminal law matters we handle include:

  • DUI / DWI, Including Extreme and Multiple DUIs
  • Traffic Violations
  • Drug Possession
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Probation and Parole Violations
  • Minor Consumption
  • Guns and Weapons Violations
  • Assault and Battery
  • Theft and Burglary
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Juvenile Offenses
  • Murder
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Appeals and post-conviction relief matters

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Civil Litigation and Appeals

We handle a wide range of civil disputes and disagreements at all stages of development, including pre-suit claims and communications, mediation, arbitration.

The litigation attorneys at our firm have handled hundreds of civil trials. We represent businesses of all sizes and from all industries in a wide range of business and commercial litigation matters.

Some of the business and commercial litigation we handle includes:

  • Breach of Contract Disputes
  • Partnership and Shareholder Disputes
  • Supplier Disputes
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Business Disputes
  • Fraud
  • Construction Defects Litigation
  • Real Estate Disputes
  • Boundary Disputes

Family Law

People involved in a divorce or other family law matter need an attorney who is accessible.

Our attorneys place a high emphasis not only on results, but also on service. We work closely with clients to understand the family dynamics that drive their case and we strive to seek the best possible results for each client we serve. Although we have extensive experience, we always tell clients that you don’t have to pay the most in legal fees to get the best representation.

Our attorneys handle a wide range of family law matters, including:

  • Divorce and Legal Separation
  • Custody & Parenting Time
  • Property Division
  • Spousal Support
  • Paternity
  • Adoption
  • Guardianships
  • Grandparents’ Rights
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Name Change

Real Estate

Our real estate attorneys are pleased to assist purchasers, sellers, investors, entrepreneurs, and businesses of all sizes with real estate transactions and litigation.

Whether your case involves a multimillion dollar commercial real estate transaction or a heated residential property dispute, we can help. Some of the real estate matters we handle include:

  • Property Purchase or Sales
  • Land Use
  • Zoning and Rezoning
  • Landlord and Tenant Matters
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Homeowner Associations
  • Title Disputes
  • Condemnation
  • Evictions
  • Adverse Possession
  • Easements
  • Contract Preparation and Review
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    Partners who have served as President of the State Bar of Arizona

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    Current AWD lawyers and staff who graduated from Northern Arizona University

  • 1975

  • 1983

  • 1993

  • 2015

  • 1975

    AWD LAW founded by Fritz Aspey, Harold Watkins, and Lou Diesel.

  • 1983

    First million dollar recovery for a personal injury client.

  • 1993

    AWD LAW moves into its remodeled, historic building on San Francisco St. during the redevelopment of downtown Flagstaff.

  • 2015

    AWD LAW gets a new manager and 4 new attorneys as it celebrates its 40th anniversary.  Read more.


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Flagstaff Office

123 N. San Francisco St. 3rd Floor
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001

Ph: 800-774-1478
Ph: 928-774-1478

Sedona Office

120 Soldiers Pass Rd.
Sedona, Arizona 86336

Ph: 928-282-5955

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