Roland Rillos

Roland Rillos has spent his entire career as a criminal defense attorney. His years of practice make him well equipped to handle all types of criminal cases. After graduating from law school, Roland was offered a position at a large criminal defense firm in Phoenix. He worked there for several years handling major felonies, misdemeanor and felony DUIs,  and other misdemeanor cases. Roland next went to work at a medium-sized firm in Scottsdale where he maintained his practice handling DUIs, as well as a variety of other felony and misdemeanor cases.

Thanks to his experience Roland has had the opportunity to work in the Maricopa County Superior Court, all of the Maricopa County Justice Courts, Peoria City Court, Glendale City Court, Surprise City Court, Buckeye City Court, Avondale, City Court, Tolleson City Court, Scottsdale City Court, Tempe City Court, Mesa City Court, Gilbert City Court, Chandler City Court, Paradise Valley City Court,  and the Phoenix City Court. He has experience practicing in front of many judges in many venues. Roland has tried many cases to juries and to the bench. He believes in his work and is committed to fighting on behalf of his clients. He enjoys trial work and is always ready to improve his client’s interest with hard work and determination.

Roland was raised in California. His family is from Arizona. His paternal grandparents raised their family in Yuma, Arizona after his grandfather retired from the Marine Corps. His maternal grandparents settled in Phoenix, Arizona where his grandfather, uncle, and cousin served and currently serve as members of the Phoenix Fire Department. As an attorney, Roland believes he has a duty to his clients and the public. He believes that his responsibility is to make sure that anyone charged with a crime has the opportunity to defend themselves. He has worked in several cases where his efforts, along with his client’s, have resulted in exoneration and dismissal of charges. He enjoys his work as a Glendale criminal defense attorney and truly believes in helping anyone that seeks his advice.

Areas of practice

  • Criminal Defense with a focus in DUI

Bar admissions

  • State Bar of Arizona, 2013


  • Phoenix School of Law, Phoenix, Arizona
    J.D. – 2012
  • Graceland University, Lamoni, Iowa
    B.A. History, B.A. Religion – 2006