- Civil Litigation
- Real Estate Litigation
- Trial Practice
- County Government Law
- Civil Rights Section 1983
- Commercial Law
- Business Law
- Insurance Bad Faith
- Construction Law
- White Collar Criminal Defense
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.A., magna cum laude, 1974
South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1977
1978,Arizona;U.S. District Court, District of Arizona;U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit;U.S. Supreme Court;2011,Texas;U.S. District Court in the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas;New York
Maricopa County (President, Young Lawyers Association, 1981-1992, Chairman, Judicial Evaluation Poll Committee, 1985-1990, and American Bar Associations (Member, Trial Evidence Committee, Section on Litigation); State Bar of Arizona (Secretary, Civil Rules and Practice Committee, 1987-1988, Chairman, Trial Practice Section, 1988; Chairman, Town of Cave Creek Planning & Zoning Commission).
New York, N.Y., September 27, 1952
Recipient: E.E. Townes Award; C.R. Stanton Moot Court Award; Vice-President Student Body. Law Clerk, Arizona Supreme Court, Summer, 1977; law clerk for Presiding Criminal Judge, Maricopa County, 1977. Senior Editor, "Evidence in America," treatise, Michie Company, 1989. Instructor: MCBA/NITA Faculty, 1987. Deputy Maricopa County Attorney, Trial Bureau and Special Operations, 1978-1980. Member, Arizona Bar Journal Editorial Board, 1984-1987. Columnist on "Commercial Litigation," Arizona Trial Lawyers Magazine 1984—. Judge Pro Tem, Maricopa County Superior Court, 1986-1990; Superior Court Civil Study Committee, 1983-1987. Member, Arizona Board of Physical Therapist Examiners, 1986-1990; Treasurer, 1990. Member, Naturopathic Board of Medical Examiners, 1992-1994. Member, Real Estate Advisory Board, 2012-present.
(Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy)
Dean v. Arpaio, 382 F. App'x. 585 (9th Cir. 2010)We Are Am./Somos Am. Coal. of Arizona v. Maricopa County Bd. Of Supervisors, 386 F. App'x. 726 (9th Cir. 2010)Weatherford ex rel. Michael L. v. State, 206 Ariz. 529, 81 P.3d 320 (2003)Graves v. Arpaio, 633 F. Supp. 2d 834 (D. Ariz. 2009) aff'd, 623 F.3d 1043 (9th Cir. 2010)Luchanski v. Congrove, 193 Ariz. 176, 971 P.2d 636 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1998)Rondberg v. Arizona Bd. of Chiropractic Examiners, 182 Ariz. 409, 897 P.2d 711 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1995)Manistee Town Ctr. v. City of Glendale, 227 F.3d 1090 (9th Cir. 2000)In re McVay, 215 Ariz. 69, 158 P.3d 198 (2007)Lavidas v. Smith, 195 Ariz. 250, 987 P.2d 212 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1999)Wells Fargo Credit Corp. v. Smith, 166 Ariz. 489, 803 P.2d 900 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1990)Esplendido Apartments v. Metro. Condo. Ass'n of Arizona II, 161 Ariz. 325, 778 P.2d 1221 (1989)Mur-Ray Mgmt. Corp. v. Founders Title Co., 169 Ariz. 417, 819 P.2d 1003 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1991)State v. Lycett, 133 Ariz. 185, 650 P.2d 487 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1982)Warren v. Whitehall Income Fund 86, 170 Ariz. 241, 823 P.2d 689 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1991)Johnson v. Cavan, 152 Ariz. 452, 733 P.2d 649, (Ariz. Ct. App. 1986)Weatherford v. State, 203 Ariz. 313, 54 P.3d 342 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2002) opinion aff'd in part, vacated in part sub nom. Weatherford ex rel. Michael L. v. State, 206 Ariz. 529, 81 P.3d 320 (2003)W. Valley View, Inc. v. Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, 216 Ariz. 225, 165 P.3d 203 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2007)Harvey v. Brewer, 605 F.3d 1067 (9th Cir. 2010)Chavez v. Brewer, 222 Ariz. 309, 214 P.3d 397 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2009)State, Dept. of Admin. Risk Mgmt. Div. v. Univ. Physicians, Inc., 182 Ariz. 262, 895 P.2d 1025 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1994)Braillard v. Maricopa County, 224 Ariz. 481, 232 P.3d 1263 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2010), review denied (Jan. 4, 2011)Charlton v. Estate of Charlton, 841 F.2d 988 (9th Cir. 1988)Esplendido Apartments v. Metro. Condo. Ass'n of Arizona II, 158 Ariz. 487, 763 P.2d 983 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1988) vacated, 161 Ariz. 325, 778 P.2d 1221 (1989)Gonzalez v. Arizona, 624 F.3d 1162 (9th Cir. 2010) reh'g en banc granted, 08-17094, 2011 WL 1651242 (9th Cir. Apr. 27, 2011)N. Arizona Properties v. Pinetop Properties Group, 151 Ariz. 9, 725 P.2d 501 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1986).
Disclaimer: No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers. The testimonial or endorsement does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter. Any result that the endorsed lawyer or law firm may achieve on behalf of one client in one matter does not necessarily indicate that similar results can be obtained for other clients. Past success cannot be an assurance of future success because each case must be decided on its own merits. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Martindale-Hubbell® does not undertake to develop a Client Review Rating or Peer Review Rating for all firms and/or lawyers. Therefore, the fact that a firm or lawyer has not been reviewed should not be construed as unfavorable. Martindale-Hubbell accepts no responsibility for and will not be liable for the content and accuracy of the individual Reviews and the aggregated Reviews.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com