Attorneys - Members

James B. Ball

Mathias G. Bildhauer

Alan S. Hall

Shawn M. McLeran

Jeffrey Messing

Peter G. Santin

James E. Shively

2999 N. 44th Street
Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Phone: 602.840.1400
Fax: 602.840.4411

Attorneys - Members

Jeffrey Messing


Professional Experience:

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.

Court Admissions:

New York 1982

Arizona 1984