|Contact Info||Telephone: 602-638-2175|
|University ||Rutgers University, B.A., Graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude, 1994|
|Law School||Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D., cum laude, 1997|
|Admitted||1997, New Jersey and Pennsylvania; 1999, Arizona; 2000, California|
|Memberships ||State Bars of Arizona and California|
|Born||Westerly, 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 Cases||Rodgers 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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