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Robert Andrew Rahtz
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Glendale, AZ Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(855) 274-9529 20325 N 51st Ave
#134
Glendale, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of La Verne College of Law
Andy is originally from Cincinnati, OH. He moved to Columbus to attend the Ohio State University and he acheived a Bachelor's Degree in History. After undergrad, Andy moved to Southern California and attended the University of LaVerne, College of Law. He now lives in North Phoenix with his wife and two daughters.
Andy's approach to practice is a combination of aggressive legal advocacy and practical real world solutions. His focus on clients allows him to tailor case strategy based on your personal goals. He has been with the firm of Platt & Westby since 2012.
Raymond Kenney
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Glendale, AZ Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(623) 234-3536 20325 North 51st Ave. Suite #134
Glendale, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
Seton Hall University School of Law
Mr. Kenney has prevailed over some tough competition, including several of the largest and most well established law firms in Arizona. He is committed to exceeding each client's expectations by providing legal services in a caring, professional and cost effective manner
Raymond A. Kenney
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Phoenix, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(623) 234-3536 20325 North 51st Ave. Suite #134
Phoenix, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Seton Hall University School of Law
Steven Janssen
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Glendale, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(602) 252-9937 5622 W. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of San Diego School of Law
Steven Janssen has been practicing law since 2002 and has extensive experience with trusts, wills, estate planning, business law, contracts and real estate. Steve is an Arizona native who lives in the West Valley with his wife and children. In addition to his dedication to his clients, Steve is involved in his church and the West Valley.
Jillian Hindo
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Glendale, AZ Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(602) 377-9369 20325 N 51st Ave.
Suite 166
Glendale, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
Jillian is the founder of Hindo Law Group, PLLC. Jillian practices in bankruptcy, debt negotiation, business formation, estate planning and probate matters. Jillian's bankruptcy experience allows her to assist her clients with a broad range of debtor and creditor issues. Jillian relocated from Michigan to Arizona in 2009 and began working for a consumer bankruptcy firm. She has experience in both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as debt negotiation. In 2013 Jillian entered the world of private practice and expanded into the areas of estate planning and business formation. Jillian has aided clients with a...
Thomas A. McCarthy Jr
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Glendale, AZ Business Law Lawyer
(623) 931-3735 5540 W Glendale Ave
Suite B-103
Glendale, AZ 85301
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Richard Bellah
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Glendale, AZ Business Law Attorney
(602) 525-9937 5622 W Glendale Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
David Levin
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Glendale, AZ Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(623) 937-1609 5724 W Palmaire Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
Business, Collections, Criminal and DUI
Wayne State University
Glendale, AZ Business Law Attorney
(623) 930-2930 5850 W Glendale Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
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Glendale, AZ Business Law Attorney
(623) 412-2508 6670 W Cactus Rd
Glendale, AZ 85304
Business and Estate Planning
Glendale, AZ Business Law Attorney
(623) 776-1500 18301 N 79th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
Business and Tax
Glendale, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(623) 776-1500 18301 N 79th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
Business
Garrett Olexa
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Peoria, AZ Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(602) 262-5863 16150 N Arrowhead Fountains Center Dr, Suite 250
Peoria, AZ 85382
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Villanova University School of Law
Mr. Olexa is an AV Rated trial and business attorney currently in his 20th year of practice. His experience is extensive and diverse. Mr. Olexa has represented clients in a wide variety of lawsuits in state and federal court including defense of companies in complex product liability cases, representing both defendants and plaintiffs in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, representation of businesses and their owners in breach of contract, tortious interference, fraud, and trademark and tradename infringement claims, representation of commercial property owners in breach of lease claims, representation of insurers in...
Matthew Mark Jones
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Sun City, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(623) 974-5585 10101 W Bell Rd
Sun City, AZ 85351
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
The John Marshall Law School
Matthew Jones is committed to helping the great citizens of Arizona with their Estate Planning and Probate Administration needs. Originally from Michigan, Mr. Jones went to Law School in Chicago and practiced law in Florida before settling in and bring his talents and experience to Arizona. Mr. Jones specializes in making the sensitive process of planning a will or trust progress as simple and seamless as possible.
Cynthia Miller
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Sun City, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(623) 225-9555 17220 N. Boswell Blvd.
Ste. 106W
Sun City, AZ 85373
Business and Estate Planning
University of Idaho College of Law
Go to my website, to the right, to view details about my practice. I focus exclusively on estate planning and asset protection. I work with clients from all walks of life, with all sorts of needs.
David Brnilovich
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Peoria, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(623) 878-2222 16150 N. Arrowhead Fountain Center Drive Suite 250
Peoria, AZ 85382
Business, Construction, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Mr. Brnilovich established roots in the western part of the Phoenix metropolitan area (referred to as the “West Valley”) in 1979 and has been representing the area’s businesses and individuals for more than 30 years. He has substantial legal experience advising business clients in the areas of real estate, construction, corporate governance, small business formation, dissolution, purchases and asset sales. Mr. Brnilovich’s representation of individuals includes the drafting of wills and trusts, probate, trust administration, will contests, and trust litigation. His clients range from large national companies to small start-ups in a wide range of industries, such...
Randolph Wolfson
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Sun City, AZ Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(602) 357-3456 17220 North Boswell Boulevard
Suite 132E
Sun City, AZ 85373
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder and Estate Planning
Randolph D. Wolfson, Esq. has been actively engaged in the practice of law since 1982. After his nomination by then Arizona Governor Hon. Janet Napalitano and with his subsequent appointment by United States President Hon. President George W. Bush, Mr. Wolfson has served as an Arizona Board member for the National Selective Service System Draft Board since 2008. He also served as Judge for the Indiana State Utilities Commission; as an Adjunct Professor at Barry University in Naples, Florida [Introduction to Law] and as an instructor at The Indianapolis Police Academy [Municipal Law Enforcement]. In 1967, Calvary Chapel of...
Kari R. Meyrose
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Surprise, AZ Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(623) 552-6194 12455 W. Bell Road
Surprise, AZ 85378
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Loyola University Chicago
Kari R. Meyrose practices in the areas of estate planning and administration, probate, elder law, real estate transactions and commercial law. Ms. Meyrose has represented clients in a wide variety of matters including the development and implementation of strategic, comprehensive estate plans designed to meet the diverse needs of a wide variety of clients, contested and uncontested trust and probate administration, guardianships, business formation and succession planning, employment related matters, and contract and lease negotiations. Ms. Meyrose received her legal education from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she graduated with a Juris Doctor in 2008. During Ms....
Richard M. Dwornik
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Phoenix, AZ Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(480) 809-1014 1650 N. 1st Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Working with an attorney can be an overwhelming and intimidating process. We make it as simple and easy as possible. At Dwornik Law we hold fast to the principle that professional and high quality legal counsel does not have to come with an outrageous price tag. Our experienced attorney has nearly two decades of legal experience and is dedicated to providing affordable legal counsel without sacrificing compassion, integrity, or quality of service. For more information about how we may assist you with your legal matter, call us today to arrange a free initial consultation!
Tracy M. Marsh
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Sun City, AZ Business Law Attorney
(623) 562-5559 10451 West Palmeras Drive
Suite 205A
Sun City, AZ 85373
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Patrick Monahan
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Peoria, AZ Business Law Attorney
(623) 385-3190 15396 N. 83rd Ave., Ste. D-102
Peoria, AZ 85381
Business
Peter H. Westby
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(855) 274-9529 20325 N 51st Ave
#134
Glendale, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationGlendale, AZ Business Law Attorney with 45 years experience
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Divorce
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
Born in Minnesota, Attorney Peter Westby has resided in Arizona since 1962 and in Phoenix since 1974. Mr. Westby graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1973 and entered the practice of law as a prosecuting attorney, first with the City of Tucson and then with the Pima County Attorney's office as a Criminal Trial Deputy. He joined partner Harvey Platt in the private practice of law in Phoenix in 1974 and together they formed Platt & Westby, P.C. Mr. Westby practices in the areas of real estate law, civil litigation, family law, estate planning, probate, estate...
Daniel Gregory
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Surprise, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(623) 505-1609 Surprise, AZ 85374
Business, IP, Securities and Tax
University of Oklahoma
Mr. Gregory is licensed to practice in Arizona and Nevada. He has more than 27 years of experience helping families and businesses avoid legal troubles. With proper planning this is possible. For families, it is necessary to put in place a detailed estate and asset protection plan. On the business side, from choice of entity to hiring employees, to tax matters, to contracts with business partners and clients, intellectual property, licensing, franchising, business succession planning, Mr. Gregory has the expertise to take a business from its infancy to an IPO and beyond. Should litigation be...
Dr. Charles Edwin Runyan Jr.
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Phoenix, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(855) 533-3437 PO Box 41610
Phoenix, AZ 85080
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP and Patents
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
I am an Intellectual Property attorney. I have represented a diverse set of clients ranging from individual inventors to start-up companies to multinational oil and chemical companies and multinational pharmaceutical and medical device companies. I served many of these clients in an in-house capacity. So, I have experience with how large companies work from the inside. Charles Runyan's Specialties: Patents Trademarks Copyrights Trade secrets Web and Domain Names Licensing Life Sciences Pharmacueticals Medical devices Nutraceuticals Industrial Catalysts Intravascular Stents Medical Device Coatings
Randy Nussbaum
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Scottsdale, AZ Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(480) 609-0011 14850 N. Scottsdale Road
Suite 450
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Business, Bankruptcy, Construction and Foreclosure Defense
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Randy Nussbaum is a shareholder with the law firm, Sacks Tierney P.A. With more than 35 years’ experience Mr. Nussbaum represents individuals and businesses in bankruptcy protection, transaction and litigation matters. Well regarded for his innovative approach to resolve complex, high-value issues that require superior insight, experience and knowledge, Mr. Nussbaum’s clients especially value his ability to align legal strategy to achieve case objectives.

Mr. Nussbaum is a Certified Bankruptcy Specialist (Arizona Board of Legal Specialization) and a Certified Business Bankruptcy Specialist (American Board of Certification). He has been honored with multiple peer rankings and accolades for his...
Harvey B. Platt
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Glendale, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(855) 274-9529 20325 N 51st Ave
#134
Glendale, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Collections and Divorce
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
Craighton T Boates
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Anthem, AZ Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(623) 551-5457 3701 W. Anthem Way
Suite 202
Anthem, AZ 85086
Business, Bankruptcy, Family and Personal Injury
University of Minnesota Law School
Craig is an experienced attorney who handles court hearings and trials as well as legal counsel for businesses and individuals. His practice focuses on business law, commercial and business litigation, family & divorce law, real estate & construction law, wills, trusts & estate planning, and Internet law. Prior to founding Boates & Crump in 2002 Craig worked at a small general practice firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota. During that practice he represented many individual and business clients and also served as a City Attorney handling civil matters and prosecution for a suburb of Minneapolis. Craig is a cum laude graduate of the University...
Brian Soleymani
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Phoenix, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(602) 396-2290 18444 N. 25th Ave. Suite 420
Phoenix, AZ 85023
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Immigration and Landlord Tenant
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney Soleymani has been admitted to practice law in Massachusetts since 2010 and in Arizona since 2015. His Scottsdale, Arizona practice is focused primarily in Immigration law and civil litigation. His Lynn, Massachusetts civil litigation practice was focused on Automotive Consumer Claims, ranging from fraudulent transactions, faulty repairs, warranty and lemon law, to auto accidents involving personal injury, as well as Real Estate and Housing, Business Litigation, and Immigration law. He has extensive knowledge in automotive service business, making him unique in legal practice arena. He was a fellow arbitrator with the Better Buisness Bureau "Autoline" program. Additionally, he was...
Michael Gerity
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Phoenix, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(602) 274-4400 202 East Earll Drive Suite 440
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and IP
Arizona State University
Michael Gerity is a distinguished attorney in Arizona who brings a wealth of experience to every case. Whether representing a client with a commercial or intellectual property dispute, or providing legal advice for a business entrepreneur, Mr. Gerity is an aggressive and reliable lawyer who knows how to get the results clients need. He is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell in recognition of his high ethical standards and professional ability and has been selected by the American Institute of Legal Counsel for its 10 Best in Arizona list in client satisfaction for 2016 in the Litigation, Lawsuits &...
Quinn DeAngelis Jr
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Scottsdale, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(480) 281-1512 7077 E. Marilyn Road, Suite 125
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Quinn has been practicing general business and estate planning law since 1992 and was an equity partner at Jennings Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. prior to opening his own law firm, DeAngelis Legal, in 2005. He is Board Certified in Estate and Trust Law by the State bar of Arizona, has an AV* Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubble and a 10/10 rating from AVVO. He frequently speaks on a variety of topics, including estate planning, corporate planning and succession planning. During the course of his career he has worked with some of the most successful individuals and businesses...
Donald W Hudspeth
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Phoenix, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(602) 265-7997 3200 N. Central Ave.
Suite 2500
Phoenix, AZ 85012-2445
Business, Appeals, IP and Securities
Harvard Law School and Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Legal Background Donald W. Hudspeth was admitted to practice law in the State of Arizona in 1988. He practiced corporate law representing financial institutions such as the Bank of Hawaii and founded The Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, P.C. in January 1993. Mr. Hudspeth served as a Professor of Business Law at Arizona State University, West Campus and has conducted classes and seminars for Phoenix College, Maricopa Community Colleges Small Business Development Center, and the Arizona Small Business Association. Former Business Background Donald Hudspeth held a stock brokers license by the age of twenty-one and became a business owner by the time...
Leonard Sominsky
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Phoenix, AZ Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(602) 635-9102 2700 North 3rd Street, Suite 2006
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Estate Planning
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Are you searching for the representation of a bankruptcy attorney from Phoenix? If so, it may be in your best interest to contact Leonard V. Sominsky, ESQ., PC. The firm was founded by Attorney Sominsky, who has been practicing in the field of bankruptcy since 1998. Unlike other law firms, The Law Offices of Leonard Sominsky is devoted to the practice of bankruptcy law alone. This enables Attorney Sominsky to not only maintain an in-depth understanding of all bankruptcy laws; it also allows him to provide every client with the amount of personalized attention and trusted legal counsel...
Adam Studnicki
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Phoenix, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(602) 845-9090 3217 E. Shea Blvd.
Suite #301
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Harvard Law School and Arizona State University
Adam Studnicki has over 20 years of experience in business and law. He has recovered over $100 million for clients in personal injury cases. A graduate of Harvard Law School with Honors, Adam combines legal skills and knowledge, along with real-world experience and applied wisdom, to help find creative, pragmatic and successful solutions to problems.
Andrew Alex
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Phoenix, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(602) 971-1775 1717 E Bell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85022
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation and Personal Injury
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Andrew Alex is a founding partner at the law firm of Alex & Saavedra, P.C., in Phoenix, Arizona. The firm, formed in 1984, focuses on personal injury cases, and since then has cultivated a solid reputation for providing results for clients facing a variety of cases.
As an experienced trial attorney, Andrew has successfully handled large cases through the litigation process, including complex issues involving catastrophic injuries in automobile accidents, on construction sites, and in trucking accidents. Because of his knowledge and skill in the courtroom, Andrew has obtained multi-million dollar awards for our loyal clients. In fact, many refer his...
Mallory Powers
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Phoenix, AZ Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(855) 274-9529 2916 N 7th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Phoenix School of Law
Mallory is originally from northern California, but fell in love with the Arizona sun and palm trees while attending the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration in 2005 and became a Wildcat for life!

Mallory moved to Scottsdale shortly after graduation and became a legal assistant at a civil litigation and bankruptcy law firm in Phoenix. After learning what it was like to work with experienced attorneys, Mallory decided to become an attorney herself. She attended the Phoenix School of Law and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree in 2010....
Michael N Widener
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Phoenix, AZ Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(800) 847-9094 2325 East Camelback Road
Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Business, Administrative, Employment and Municipal
University of Arizona
My practice focuses largely on representing small businesses and startup companies, although I have represented major subsidiaries of publicly-traded companies such as Kroger Co. and the Hillman Group. I also have represented a number of financial institutions such as GE Capital Corporation, Colonial Bank, National Bank of Arizona, Western Alliance Bank and, more recently, Tennessee Commerce Bank. My smaller clients have benefitted from my counseling through their entire life cycles from formation through the moment they have been acquired or have filed bankruptcy, and I have represented executives in their companies' transitions to their children. More specifics...
Lorenzo Sierra IV
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Phoenix, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
3217 E. Shea Blvd., #505
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Business, Collections and Construction
Texas Tech University School of Law
I merge my legal and business degrees to help your small business thrive in today's economy by providing efficient, cost-effective legal representation.
Paul Edward Deloughery
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Scottsdale, AZ Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(602) 443-4888 10617 N. Hayden Rd.
Suite B-100
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Iowa
I grew up in Winona, Minnesota. I received my undergraduate degrees at Indiana University-Bloomington (B.A. History and B.S. Music). My clients like me because I am results-oriented, and I am able to come up with practical and efficient solutions to difficult situations. My father died when I was 16, and my mom was in a very difficult financial situation as a result. Both of my parents had been business owners, but once my father passed away, my mom was not able to juggle everything. The result was financial hardship and several years of my mom...
Adam Martinez
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Mesa, AZ Business Law Lawyer
(602) 730-1005 Suite 127
Mesa, AZ 85204
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Adam D. Martinez is a real estate attorney and founder of Martinez Law, P.L.C., a boutique real estate law firm. Adam is an experienced litigator and handles all types of real estate issues, including foreclosures, deficiency defense, easement and property use disputes, residential and commercial landlord and tenant disputes, business and partnership disputes, contract disputes, and broker/agent disputes. Adam handles all aspects of appealing cases involving real estate issues, and has argued before the Arizona Court of Appeals. In addition to handling lawsuits, Adam structures and facilitates real estate and business transactions. Adam's litigation experience provides...
Daryl Manhart
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PHOENIX, AZ Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(602) 234-9908 (the map shown on this page is not accurate)
702 E. Osborn Rd., Suite 200
PHOENIX, AZ 85014
Business, Appeals and Real Estate
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Daryl Manhart is a partner (shareholder) with Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.. His principal areas of practice are in commercial transactions and real estate, commercial litigation, and civil appeals throughout Arizona. He is the firm's principal appellate attorney. Mr. Manhart also was an adjunct professor of business law, teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, at Grand Canyon University from 1995 - 2004, in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Manhart's professional engagements and experience include: * representation of buyers and sellers of both unimproved and developed Arizona real estate * representation of buyers and sellers of businesses, or with respect to sales of...
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