Stephen M. Dichter


Office: 602.253.5808


Stephen Dichter has been in practice for 42 years. He divides his practice between commercial cases and trials, many of which involve allegations of fraud, and white collar criminal cases and investigations, most of which involve claims of fraud. Steve also represents banks in defending suits brought against them based upon claims of wrongful foreclosure and related contentions. When not practicing law, Steve can usually be found under an old car (or two, or four) or on a golf course..

  • B.A., Queens College, CUNY (1968)
  • J.D., University of Virginia (1971)
  • L.L.M.(Tax), George Washington University (1975
Court Admissions
  • Virginia (1971)
  • Arizona (1975)
  • Colorado (1995)
  • Nevada (2006)
  • Arizona Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
Practice Areas & Expertise
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Banking & Finance
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
Honors and Distinctions
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona 2015, Arizona Business Magazine
  • Best Lawyers in America (White Collar Criminal Defense)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers (Criminal Defense)
Professional Activites
  • Board of Governors, State Bar of Arizona (2003 – 2012)
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (President, 1999-2000)
Community Involvement
  • CANTER, Arizona Volunteer