Flynn Carey’s practice focuses on Criminal Defense, Administrative Law, and School Discipline and Title IX litigation. Flynn defends clients throughout Arizona in violent crime and vehicular prosecutions, advocates for professionals in licensing investigations and in board proceedings, and assists companies and governmental entities in conducting internal investigations and litigating white collar and fraud cases.
Flynn has litigated all manner of criminal cases, from assault and domestic violence charges to drug charges, to sexual misconduct and homicide cases. Flynn manages the firm’s DUI and Vehicular Crimes practice, and has litigated issues related to impaired drivers before the trial courts and the Arizona Court of Appeals. Since establishing that practice, Flynn has represented all types of licensed drivers, including those with specialized licensing and certifications, in a variety of vehicular matters including DUI, aggressive/reckless driving, aggravated assault with a vehicle, and leaving the scene of an accident cases. He also appears regularly before the Arizona Department of Transportation, defending clients in administrative actions against their driving privileges.
Flynn represents professionals before their licensing agencies, in conjunction with parallel criminal allegations and in situations in which professionals are accused of violating the practice restrictions and standards of their licensing entity. Flynn appears on behalf of clients before a significant number of the licensing and professional boards in Arizona.
Some of the Boards before which Flynn appears include:
Flynn represents students in disciplinary matters, and has litigated discipline issues with students in elementary schools through post-graduate public and private educational institutions. Representative work includes litigating violations of a school’s code of conduct and academic dishonesty allegations, challenging suspensions and expulsions, Title IX violations (sexual assault and domestic partner assault), grade disputes, and residency challenges.
Flynn has extensive civil litigation experience in the trial courts at all levels of practice, and has litigated complex civil cases including racketeering claims, fraud, and unlawful shareholder oppression. With his technology training and background, Flynn is retained by other attorneys to manage electronic discovery, expert depositions, and other science and technology related areas of litigation.
Flynn is also retained frequently by family law attorneys to consult on issues involving the intersection of domestic relations law and criminal law. Flynn has experience addressing criminal allegations by one spouse against another, situations in which the Department of Child Safety/CPS is investigating a parent’s actions, and instances where threats have been made against a parent during family law proceedings. Flynn is also frequently retained to litigate orders of protection in relation to family law cases.
Flynn holds a degree in Management Information Systems, and managed information technology for the City of Tucson prior to a career in law. Flynn’s knowledge of science and technology has allowed him to successfully litigate complex legal issues involving computer forensics, police technology, DNA analysis, mobile technology, surveillance, and toxicology.
Flynn graduated cum laude from the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, where he was the President of the Criminal Law Society and served as the Research Editor of the Arizona Law Review. During law school, he externed for the Arizona Office of the Attorney General, assisting in the prosecution of violent crime and white collar cases.