José Montaño graduated with honours from Arizona State University and Arizona State University College of Law in 2003. Mr. Montaño is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, admitted to practice law in Arizona, the United States Federal Court of Arizona and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Montano practices in the areas of criminal defense, bankruptcy and immigration. Mr. Montano has successfully defended numerous "high profile" defendants in criminal cases involving white collar and drug related crimes. In addition, Mr. Montano is recognized as one of the top immigration attorneys in Arizona. He has devoted much of his practice to helping immigrants from around the world in their time of need. Mr. Montano and his staff have successfully represented many clients in bond hearings to obtain their release and in other proceedings to help them achieve their dream of living in the United States of America.
In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Montano also has extensive business and real estate experience. Mr. Montaño is involved in numerous community service organizations and is also a member of the Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association. He is well recognized and respected for his work in the Hispanic community and has been featured and interviewed on Channel 3 television in Phoenix for his legal opinion on local cases.