Jonathan A. Dessaules: Lawyer with Dessaules Law Group

Jonathan A. Dessaules

Phoenix,  AZ  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Civil Practice
  • Business Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Consumer Litigation
  • Contract Litigation
  • General Practice
  • Appeals
  • Labor and Employment
  • Small Business Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Consumer Law
  • Construction Law
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Business Law
  • Covenants Not To Compete
  • Business Crimes
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Business Fraud
  • Business Torts
  • Trade Association Law
  • Trade and Professional Associations
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Bad Faith
  • Commercial Torts
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Secured Transactions
  • Sale of Goods
  • Retail Liability
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • International Sale of Goods
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Commercial Real Estate Litigation
  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction Insurance Defense
  • Construction Labor Law
  • Construction Liens
  • Construction Litigation
  • Contractors Liability
  • Consumer Class Actions
  • Consumer Collections
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Contracts
  • Breach of Contract
  • Contract Fraud
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Copyrights
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Contracts
  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Corporate Insurance
  • Corporate Insurance Defense
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Fraud and Deceit
  • Automobile Fraud
  • Art Fraud
  • Civil Fraud
  • Fraud
  • Identity Theft
  • Federal Practice
  • Accident Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance
  • Automobile Liability
  • Commercial Property Insurance
  • Commercial Insurance
  • First and Third Party Insurance
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Malpractice
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Contracts
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Property Damage
  • Personal Liability
  • Property Insurance Coverage
  • Property Insurance
  • Property Loss
  • Insurance Defense
  • Arson and Insurance Fraud
  • Automobile Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Insurance Fraud Defense
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • Casualty Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Insurance Defense
  • Extra Contractual Insurance Defense
  • First and Third Party Insurance Defense
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Bad Faith Defense
  • Insurance Coverage Defense
  • Insurance Fraud Defense
  • Personal Liability Defense
  • Property Damage Defense
  • Property Insurance Defense
  • Age Discrimination in Employment
  • Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Child Labor Law
  • Civil Service
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Employee Discipline
  • Employee Drug Testing
  • Employee Leasing
  • Employee Privacy
  • Employee Rights
  • Employer Intentional Torts
  • Employer Liability
  • Employer Rights
  • Employment Arbitration
  • Employment Breach of Contract
  • Employment Civil Rights
  • Employment Claims
  • Employment Class Actions
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Defense
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Mediation
  • Employment Rights
  • Employment at Will
  • Employment Termination
  • Employment Practices Liability Insurance
  • Fair Labor Standards
  • Fair Employment Practices
  • Federal Employment Law
  • Harassment
  • Labor Law
  • Human Resources Law
  • Minimum Wage Law
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Noncompete Litigation
  • Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Title VII Discrimination
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Workplace Violence
  • Wrongful Termination Defense
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel, Slander and Defamation
  • Defamation
  • Libel Defense
  • Libel and Slander
  • Media Libel
  • Media Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Municipal Torts
  • Negligence
  • Negligence Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • Slip and Fall
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Dog Bites
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Inadequate Security
  • Negligent Security
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Premises Security
  • Private Security Litigation
  • Privacy Law
  • Privacy Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Blood Bank Liability
  • Property Law
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Adverse Possession
  • Common Interest Community Law
  • Community Association Law
  • Condominium Association Law
  • Condominium Law
  • Easements
  • Homeowners Association Law
  • Planned Unit Development Law
  • Property Management
  • Quiet Title
  • Real Estate Arbitration
  • Real Estate Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Brokers Malpractice
  • Real Estate Brokers Malpractice Defense
  • Real Estate Brokers and Agents Liability
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Real Estate Collections
  • Real Estate Errors and Omissions
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Fraud
  • Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Real Estate Tax Foreclosure
  • Real Estate Tax Liens
  • Real Estate Title Insurance
  • Real Property
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Right of Way Easements
  • Torts
  • Civil Liability
  • Intentional Torts
  • Mass Torts
  • Tort Defense
  • Tort Liability
  • Trade Secrets
  • Theft of Trade Secrets
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Trademarks
  • Unfair Competition
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Litigation
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Trust Litigation
  • Contested Wills
Contact InfoTelephone: 602-638-2175
Fax: 602-274-5401
University Rutgers University, B.A., Graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude, 1994
Law SchoolDickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D., cum laude, 1997
Admitted1997, New Jersey and Pennsylvania; 1999, Arizona; 2000, California
Memberships State Bars of Arizona and California
BornWesterly, Rhode Island, February 28, 1972

Jonathan is a seasoned litigator with more than 15 years of litigation experience, practicing primarily in the areas of real estate, employment, commercial disputes, and insurance defense and bad faith in all state and federal courts in Arizona. Jonathan holds active licenses in Arizona and California and represents clients in civil and commercial matters throughout both states at both the trial and appellate level.

Jonathan’s clients include businesses, large and small, as well as individuals desiring superior, prompt and effective legal services without the unnecessary hefty price tag that is often standard with larger firms. He founded the firm with the belief that quality, skilled legal representation can be provided to clients at a reasonable rate. He and the other lawyers at the Dessaules Law Group are actively committed to providing exceptional, individualized service to the firm’s clients, protecting their interests, and achieving their goals promptly and efficiently, regardless whether the case is a complex commercial litigation matter, defense of a “simple” automobile accident, or an adverse possession dispute.

Jonathan is a 1997 graduate of Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, and received his undergraduate degrees from Rutgers University in 1994, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He previously served as a law clerk for the Honorable Earl H. Carroll of the United States District Court for District of Arizona and presently serves as a pro tem judge on the Maricopa County Superior Court’s civil calendar. Before forming the Dessaules Law Group, Jonathan spent several years at one of the country’s largest law firms in its commercial litigation section.

Jonathan is Peer Review Rated AV® PreeminentTM in Martindale-Hubbell. An AV® rating is the highest possible rating available.

Reported CasesRodgers v. Anthem Community Council, 2011 WL 2586374 (2011); ELM Retirement Center, LP v. Callaway, 226 Ariz. 287, 246 P.3d 938 (2010); O'Brien v. Marsh, 2012 WL 5963440 (Ct. App. 2012)

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Can They Really Shut Off My Water?
Jonathan A. Dessaules, August 27, 2013
Homeowner and condominium associations are increasingly adopting policies for shutting off water or other utilities where an owner has fallen behind in his or her assessments, owes fines or penalties for violating the governing documents, or is supposedly refusing to follow rules. Although people...

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Jonathan A. Dessaules

5353 North 16th Street, Suite 110
PhoenixAZ 85016


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