Member, Ball, Santin & McLeran, PLC
Phoenix, Arizona Office
Practice primarily concentrated in complex commercial litigation including: employment, professional liability, real estate and partnership disputes, lender liability, securities litigation, condemnation, election contests, zoning litigation, probate litigation, landlord/tenant and insurance coverage disputes
Other Professional Experience
Partner, Cook & Messing, P.L.C.
Partner, Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P.
Law Clerk Hon. William C. Canby - United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Law Clerk Hon. Murray M. Schwartz - United States District Court for the District of Delaware
Yale Law School (J.D. 1981)
Fordham University (B.A. 1978 magna cum laude)
Professional Memberships and Activities
Arizona Supreme Court Attorney Discipline Probable Cause Committee,
(2005-December 2010 - Chair April 2009-March 2010)
Attorney Disciplinary Commission, (2009-2010)
Committee on Examinations of the Supreme Court of Arizona, (2003-2010
- Co-Chair 2009-10)
Judge Pro Tem, Maricopa County Superior Court
Member Judicial Performance Review Committee
American Bar Association
Maricopa County Bar Association
Arbitrator National Association of Securities Dealers, (1995-2005)
Hearing Officer, Arizona Supreme Court, (1995-2005)
Volunteer Bar Counsel, State Bar of Arizona
Member Arizona Board of Real Estate Appraisers, (1989-1995)
Member, State Bar of Arizona, Committee on Professionalism, (1997-98)
Author: "On Municipal Takeovers of Investor Owned Utilities, A Reply to Professor Jones", Municipal Finance Journal, Fall 1991.
"Expert Witnesses and Conflicts of Interest", Arizona Attorney, November 2001.
New York 1982