Thomas A. Gorman has over 25 years experience defending citizens in municipal, state and federal courts at the trial and appellate level. Mr. Gorman is certified by the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization as a Criminal Law Specialist and is recognized in United States District Court as Learned counsel. Mr. Gorman specializes in trials, appeals, Rule 32s and writs of habeas corpus. Since 1985 Mr. Gorman has secured not guilty verdicts or outright dismissals for clients charged with DUI, money laundering, 1st Degree Murder, capital murder, sexual assault, sale of drugs, domestic violence, assault, theft etc. Mr. Gorman has defended clients by using, among other defenses, the defense of entrapment, the battered women syndrome, mental health defenses and self-defense. Mr. Gorman has successfully argued cases to the Arizona Supreme Court and/or the Arizona Court of Appeals that have resulted in murder convictions being reversed or death sentences of condemned inmates being reversed. Mr. Gorman has also litigated writs of habeas corpus in United States District Court for the District of Arizona and before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, CA. From 1989 to the present Mr. Gorman has defended United States citizens and foreign nationals whom the state or federal government sought to execute. Mr. Gorman has represented at least one capital defendant at all times since 1989 at trial, on appeal or in state post-conviction and/or federal habeas proceedings and a clemency proceeding. Mr. Gorman is qualified under the ABA Guidelines and Rule 6.8 of the Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure to represent capital defendants in state court proceedings at trial, on direct appeal in Rule 32 post-conviction proceedings. Mr. Gorman is recognized as "Learned" counsel in U. S. District Court . As Learned counsel Mr. Gorman has represented death eligible capital defendants in both Phase I proceedings with local U.S. Attorneys Office and Phase II proceedings with Main Justice in Washington D.C.