Flynn Carey’s practice focuses on the defense of licensed professionals, criminal defense, school discipline, and Title IX litigation. Flynn is one of only two attorneys recognized by the State Bar of Arizona as a Certified Specialist in Administrative Law.
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. 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.
Administrative Law/License Defense
Flynn represents professionals before their licensing agencies in situations in which professionals are accused of violating the practice restrictions and standards of their licensing entity and in conjunction with parallel criminal allegations. Flynn appears on behalf of clients before a significant number of the licensing and professional boards in Arizona.
Some of the Boards and Agencies before which Flynn appears include:
Flynn also appears before professional associations, including the Specialty Colleges of the American Osteopathic Association, the American Board of Medical Specialties, the Behavioral Analyst Certification Board, and related entities.
School Discipline and Education Law
Flynn has extensive experience in Title IX and student discipline matters with students in elementary schools through post-graduate public and private educational institutions.
His school discipline work includes:
Civil Litigation and Family Law Support
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 firms to consult and co-counsel on issues involving the intersection of domestic relations law and criminal law, and to handle expert witness work, complex discovery, and courtroom litigation in high asset divorce matters. Because of his extensive training and experience in representing professionals, he is frequently called to manage all aspects of mental health, substance abuse, and medical matters relevant to family law litigation. 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.