Living in Pinal County, Arizona, with his wife and two beautiful daughters, Lando Voyles serves as the Pinal County Attorney.
Growing up in rural Texas, Lando Voyles graduated from Weatherford High School, located in Northeast Texas, about thirty minutes from the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro-area. Lando went on to complete his Bachelor of Arts at Brigham Young University, UT and received his Juris Doctorate from William Mitchell College of Law, MN.
After receiving his Juris Doctorate, Lando began working within the Major Crimes Division in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office in 2003. While there, he consistently carried between 40 and 100 cases, ranging from homicide to dangerous crimes against children to gang related criminal cases. Among other accomplishments, Lando prosecuted more than 80 felony jury trials, numerous misdemeanor jury and bench trials, presented more than 100 grand jury hearings, and litigated probable cause and probation violation hearings.
Beginning in 2005 and until recently, Lando taught as an Adjunct Faculty member at Mesa Community College, where he instructed on various topics, including Constitutional Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, and Rules of Evidence. Further contributing to the community, he joined and volunteers as a Board Member with the Maricopa Police Foundation providing needed equipment and training to the Maricopa Police Department. Through fundraising and charitable endeavors, the Maricopa Police Foundation assisted in the graffiti abatement program, obtaining bullet proof vests for Officers and K-9 Officers, and supplying various other Police Departmental needs.
Sworn in as the Pinal County Attorney at the end of December 2012, Lando Voyles immediately started working to remove dangerous and sexual criminals from Pinal County through various systematic and strategic changes. By restructuring to a vertically-structured prosecutorial system, Lando leverages the resources of the Office to work more closely with law enforcement as cases are processed, closely monitor the chain of custody of evidence, and enable prosecutors to oversee cases from crime scene to sentencing. Additionally by altering the philosophy of the Office of the Pinal County Attorney, Lando also seeks to prosecute individuals suspected in crimes involving mandatory sentencing. More recently, Lando started exploring various avenues to expedite DNA testing in cases involving individuals with high threat potential removing suspected dangerous and suspected sexual criminals from our streets quicker.
For more information regarding Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles and the changes he makes in his Office to create safer neighborhoods in Pinal County, contact the Office at 520.866.6271.