Prescott Valley, Arizona Real Estate Lawyers

Adam Studnicki
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Scottsdale, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(480) 361-2442 14747 N. Northsight Blvd
Suite #111-280
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, 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.
Garrett Olexa
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Peoria, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(602) 262-5863 16150 N Arrowhead Fountains Center Dr, Suite 250
Peoria, AZ 85382
Real Estate, Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Probate
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...
Dale Rycraft
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Tempe, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(480) 459-7018 2177 E. Warner Rd., #107
Tempe, AZ 85284
Real Estate, Business and Probate
Gonzaga University
AV-Rated by Martindale Hubble. I am a civil litigator handling cases involving real estate, probate and trust, and business law. For over 22 years, I have been representing and assisting developers, contractors, subcontractors, homeowners, landlords, lenders, title insurance companies, small business owners, trustees, beneficiaries, testators, and executors in disputes involving, among other things, real estate titles, real estate transactions, commercial lease agreements, mechanic's liens, construction defect claims, insurance coverage, surety claims, ownership of closely-held corporations, business agreements, wills and trusts. I also have substantial experience drafting, revising and negotiating a variety of contracts, including construction contracts,...
Jason Wells Esq.
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Tempe, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(480) 428-3290 2800 S. Rural Rd. #102
Tempe, AZ 85282
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Probate
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Randy Nussbaum
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Scottsdale, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(480) 609-0011 14850 N. Scottsdale Road
Suite 450
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Real Estate, 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...
Craighton T Boates
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Anthem, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(623) 551-5457 3701 W. Anthem Way
Suite 202
Anthem, AZ 85086
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
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...
Melissa A. Wurster
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Scottsdale, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(480) 658-2268 6619 N Scottsdale Rd
Suite D
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Construction
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
David Thomas Bonfiglio
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Scottsdale, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(480) 970-0974 4356 N Civic Center Plaza
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Real Estate, Collections, Landlord Tenant and Probate
University of Wyoming College of Law
Adam Martinez
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer
2200 East Camelback Road
Suite 221
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Real Estate, Foreclosure Defense, Landlord Tenant and Probate
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...
Jeffrey A Schoen
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CHANDLER, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(480) 820-4505 333 North Dobson Road, Suite 5
CHANDLER, AZ 85224-4412
Real Estate, Business, Construction and Estate Planning
Arizona State University
Maria Crimi Speth
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(602) 248-1000 3200 N. Central Ave.
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Real Estate, Business and IP
Ms. Speth practices in the areas of intellectual property, internet law, and commercial litigation, representing clients throughout the United States. She focuses her practice on assisting businesses in protecting their trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, information technology, and other intellectual property through preventative measures to avoid disputes and through aggressive measures when disputes arise. Ms. Speth has authored articles on the topics of litigation and intellectual property, published in The Business Journal, the Arizona Journal of Real Estate & Business, and the Arizona Attorney. Her profile has been featured in the Arizona Business Gazette and The Herold Report. In October of...
Amy M. Wilkins
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(602) 795-0789 3300 N. Central Ave. Ste. 2600
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Real Estate, Appeals and Business
University of Arizona
Amy Wilkins has more than 17 years’ litigation experience. Before forming her own firm, she practiced at large national firms, including Kirkland & Ellis, Steptoe & Johnson, and Lewis and Roca, where she defended clients in commercial litigation, employment, securities litigation, and criminal disputes. Ms. Wilkins brings that big-firm litigation experience to her clients at a reasonable, small-firm cost.

Amy then continued her career as a plaintiffs’ class action lawyer at Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro, where her passion for consumer safety led her to focus on automobile class actions. Her work included the Toyota rapid-acceleration multi-district litigation, a class action against...
Daryl Manhart
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PHOENIX, AZ Real Estate 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
Real Estate, Appeals and Business
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...
Mark Lasee
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Scottsdale, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(480) 429-5000 8601 N Scottsdale Road, Suite 300
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Real Estate, Business and Construction
Hamline University School of Law
Mark offers over 25 years of legal practice affording a vast array of experience in business and real estate matters in Arizona. An "AV Preeminent" rated lawyer and a real estate specialist certified by the Arizona State Bar, Mr. Lasee's practice focuses on significant commercial real estate and business transactions. He is a member of Kutak Rock's National Pension Practice Group, which represents plans in several states, his current focus being on private equity and hedge funds investments. He is a member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys and has represented pension plans in placing well over $1...
Elizabeth Westby
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(855) 274-9529 2916 N 7th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Phoenix School of Law
Clint S. Dunaway
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MESA, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(480) 246-8033 3707 E. SOUTHERN AVE.
MESA, AZ 85206
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Immigration
University of Dayton
Clint Dunaway, Esq. received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Brigham Young University in 2005. He then earned a Juris Doctorate from the University Of Dayton School Of Law in 2010. During law school Mr. Dunaway was an active member of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society Student and served on its national Student Chapter Board's Membership, Technology, and Finance committee. Since graduating from Law School, Mr. Dunaway has been admitted to the Arizona state bar, the United States tax court, and the United Stated District Court, District of Arizona. Additionally, Mr. Dunaway is an active member...
Taylor House
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Tempe, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(480) 422-4991 402 E Southern Ave
Tempe, AZ 85282
Real Estate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
Jason Howard Forcier
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Mesa, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(928) 237-4414 1640 S. Stapley Drive, Suite 124
(co-located with West USA Realty)
Mesa, AZ 85204
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Immigration, Landlord Tenant and Social Security Disability
Phoenix School of Law
Jason M. Wells
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Tempe, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(480) 635-6876 3920 S. Rural Rd. #110
Tempe, AZ 85026
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Arbitration & Mediation
Arizona State University
Jason is dedicated to providing his clients with the highest level of legal representation and real estate market advice. He focuses his practice on real estate, short sale, foreclosure alternatives, and alternative dispute resolution. Jason is a licensed Realtor committed to helping struggling home owners and investors throughout the Phoenix metro area. His hands on involvement in the Arizona real estate community sets him apart from many of his colleagues as one who deals with short sales and foreclosure alternative on a daily basis. Prior to forming Wells Law Group, PLLC, Jason worked for the Law Office of Barry...
Paul P Kingsley
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(602) 814-0716 2942 N. 24th Street
Suite 114
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Real Estate, Business and Securities
Harvard University
James L. Pak
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Scottsdale, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(480) 444-9999 8930 E. Raintree Dr.
Suite 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Personal Injury
Gonzaga University School of Law and University of Washington School of Law
Douglas K Cook
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Mesa, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(480) 461-4660 40 N. Center St. #110
Mesa, AZ 85201
Real Estate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
University of Utah
Board certified specialist in taxation handling estate planning, business, real estate, and other tax law-related matters.
Russell Krone
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(602) 258-4559 2400 East Arizona Biltmore Circle, Building One
Suite 1140
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Construction
University of Arizona
Russell's practice focuses on the needs of businesses and individuals in the areas of commercial/business law, real property and land use law and construction law.
Renee Gerstman
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney
(602) 248-1000 3200 N. Central Ave.
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Northeastern University School of Law
Renee is an AV Rated attorney with over 26 years of experience. Her major practice areas include both commercial transactions and litigation involving real estate, construction issues, partnership, LLC and shareholder issues, the Uniform Commercial Code, general business and commercial matters, and general representation of small and medium sized businesses
Mr Frankie Adamo Esq
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(602) 644-1403 7330 N. 16th St., Suite A310
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 10 years experience
Real Estate, Appeals, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
Florida A&M University College of Law
Mr. Adamo focuses on civil litigation issues, judgment collections, and appellate work. He has nine years of experience winning and settling many cases in state and federal court. Mr. Adamo represents both plaintiffs and defendants alike.

Mr. Adamo graduated cum laude from Florida A&M College of Law and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science at the University of Central Florida. Mr. Adamo also attended Rutgers State University as part of his undergraduate studies.

Mr. Adamo worked for nearly twenty years as a computer analyst, programmer, and software trainer before becoming an attorney. Mr. Adamo approaches all of his cases...
David Brnilovich
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Peoria, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(623) 878-2222 16150 N. Arrowhead Fountain Center Drive Suite 250
Peoria, AZ 85382
Real Estate, Business, Construction and Estate Planning
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...
Carol Lynn de Szendeffy
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Cave Creek, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(480) 488-2100 7005 E Cave Creek Rd
Ste 201
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Real Estate and Business
Syracuse University
Marc McCain
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Scottsdale, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer
(602) 604-2138 4300 N. Miller Rd., Suite 250
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Real Estate and Personal Injury
Marc McCain has lived in the Phoenix area since 1978. He attended Arizona State University where he studied business finance and graduated with highest honors in 1991. After graduating from ASU he worked as a financial analyst with a local litigation consulting firm until he decided to follow his true passion to study law at Arizona State University College of Law. Marc graduated from law school with honors in 1995 and has been practicing in the Phoenix area since that time. In 1999, Marc co-founded McCain & Bursh PLC, Attorneys at Law with his fellow ASU graduate, Darius Bursh.
Eugene M. Kadish
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 51 years experience
(480) 967-2688 4647 N. 32nd Street
Suite 135
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Chicago
Mr. Kadish assists individuals and businesses with a wide range of Business and Real Estate matters. He has helped organize and form dozens of business startups, including LLC's, corporations and limited partnerships. Mindful of saving time and money for his clients, Mr. Kadish promotes resolving disputes through negotiated settlements instead of litigation. In addition to serving his business clients, Mr. Kadish has extensive experience negotiating, documenting, and closing real estate transactions, both simple and complex. Mr. Kadish is often called upon to counsel with fellow lawyers, escrow officers, and other real estate professionals concerning complicated real estate transactions....
Ian Douglas
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Apache Junction, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(602) 218-8458 2015 W. Apache Trail #1
Apache Junction, AZ 85220
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Bankruptcy
Brigham Young University
Fred Randy Saigh
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(602) 953-7742 18206 N 19th Avenue, Suite 2A
Phoenix, AZ 85023
Free ConsultationReal Estate, DUI, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Saigh Law, P.L.L.C. was founded in 2005. Fred R. Saigh is admitted to practice law in Arizona and California. Mr. Saigh has specialized solely in civil litigation for over 11 years. Saigh Law, P.L.L.C. has helped victims of all types of serious injury and wrongful death matters. Our cases include automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice, slip and fall accidents, construction accidents, wrongful death, nursing home negligence, dog bites, elderly abuse, entertainment law, copyright law, and trademark law. Mr. Saigh will continue his commitment to quality representation of those who retain his services and will maintain the highest...
Carolyn Tatkin
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer
(602) 277-8449 40 N. Central Ave.
Suite 1400
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Business
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
We are a full service law firm with a focus in the areas of personal and business bankruptcies including Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13. We also provide a full range of legal services to businesses.
Thomas S. Moring
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(602) 248-1000 3200 N. Central Avenue Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Legal Malpractice
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
Tom Moring’s practice emphasizes complex real estate and commercial disputes, creditor’s rights, tort litigation and collections matters. Mr. Moring has extensive experience in managing and performing all aspects of litigation from initial investigation through discovery to trial. During the real estate downturn, Mr. Moring began helping lenders and owners of real property navigate the short sale and foreclosure process, including helping negotiate alternatives to protect the interests of his clients.

Throughout Mr. Moring’s career, he has been involved in a wide variety of civil litigation matters, most as lead counsel. Among Mr. Moring’s many career highlights:

-Acted as lead counsel in...
Jeremy Goodman
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(602) 476-1114 PO Box 90758
Phoenix, AZ 85066
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
The Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Lawrence Wilk
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney
(602) 248-1008 3200 N. Central Ave.
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Real Estate and Bankruptcy
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Get To Know Larry In His Own Words "I create a relationship of trust and confidence. Clients know I'm there for them and that I have a genuine interest not only in their case but also in them." "The practice of law is like a chess game. I enjoy analyzing a problem and then attempting to form a solution by anticipating the opposing party's strategy and responding accordingly-but always with reaching our client's goals in mind."
Dorothy Baran
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Phoenix, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(602) 252-0300 Chase Tower 22nd Floor
201 North Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Employment
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Sterling Threet
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Mesa, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(480) 926-0500 2345 E University Dr
Mesa, AZ 85213
Real Estate, Business, Collections and Estate Planning
Arizona State University
Sterling R. Threet has over 25 years of experience representing clients throughout Arizona. Mr. Threet earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at Arizona State University in 1987, and was honored on the Deans List for academic achievement. In 1989, he successfully passed the certified public accountant’s exam. He was awarded his Juris Doctorate degree from ASU in 1990, graduating with honors and receiving special honors as a member of the International Moot Court Team. Mr. Threet was admitted to the Arizona State Bar Association and the United States District Court, District of Arizona in October,...
Alex C Hairston
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Mesa, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer
(480) 463-3475 2651 W Guadalupe Rd.
Suite 110
Mesa, AZ 85202
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Consumer, Estate Planning and Social Security Disability
University of Wisconsin - Madison
INTRODUCTION Alex Hairston brings broad experience to his litigation practice. Over the years, Alex has worked in various settings including a Family Law practice in his hometown and a Consumer Law practice in Madison, WI. Alex has worked on a wide spectrum of legal issues, including criminal, civil, and family law cases. His private practice includes cases ranging from complex civil litigation to child support and custody modifications. PHILOSOPHY Alex believes that his job is to resolve problems for his clients as efficiently and effectively as possible. Alex counsels his clients to understand their...
Brian Locker
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Mesa, AZ Real Estate Law Lawyer
(480) 788-9911 1201 S. Alma School Rd.
Suite 12750
Mesa, AZ 85210
Real Estate, Business, Construction and Landlord Tenant
Liberty University School of Law
Some of my experiences include working at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, where I assisted in depositions, discovery matters and trial preparation. While in law school, I competed in the Federal Bar Association Moot Court Tournament. Also, my skills in negotiation were recognized by the American Bar Association as Negotiations Competition Regional Champion and was ranked as one of the top 20 student negotiators, two years in a row. Credentials In addition to my active student body life on the negotiations front, I received my bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Arizona State University in 2007 and went on...
Daniel Miranda
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Gilbert, AZ Real Estate Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(480) 719-8482 633 E. Ray Road #106
Gilbert, AZ 85296
Real Estate, Business, Collections and Construction
Since 2003 Daniel Miranda has been helping his clients maneuver through complex legal situations arising in their business, commercial real estate and construction matters. As a commercial trial attorney, Mr. Miranda provides counsel and advice in evaluating the risks and rewards of litigation in the context of the overall business mission. Having litigated commercial disputes, he also helps his clients avoid common pitfalls in entering business contracts. He has significant experience in representing clients in partnership disputes, business dissolutions, commercial real estate disputes, construction actions, unfair competition matters, asset planning and risk management for non-profit corporations and general business transactions,...
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