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Michael N Widener

Michael N Widener

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Contracts & Agreements, Business, Corporate & Incorporation

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About Me

Check out my blog at  My articles also appear on, the Social Science Research Network (, SelectedWorks (bepress) and


I am teaching part time at the Arizona Summit Law School and the Sperling School of Business at the University of Phoenix (Business Law).  I also am a Zoning Adjustment Hearing Officer for the City of Phoenix.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Real Estate: 50%
    3 years
  2. Business: 20%
    3 years
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
    3 years
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%
    3 years

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Contact Info

Bonnett Fairbourn Friedman & Balint, PC

2325 East Camelback Road
Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ, 85016



AZActive 198307/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
ListedArizona's Finest Lawyers2011
ListedSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
ListedSuper Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorPhoenix School Of Law (Infilaw)2012 - 2012
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of Phoenix Business School2009 - 2014


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of ArizonaMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
City of Scottsdale v. Hualapai, LLCN/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
32(4) QUINNIPIAC L. REV.Renewed Energy: Sustainable Historic Assets as Keystones in Urban Center Revitalization2014
The Urban Lawyer, Vol. 45(2)Curbside Service: Community Land Use Catalysts to Neighborhood Flowering during Transit Installations2013
59 WAYNE L. REV. 25Moderating Citizen “Visioning” in Town Comprehensive Planning: Deliberative Dialog Processes2013
Ky J. Equine, Agric. & Nat. Res. Law Vol. 4Current Events: Leasing Vacant Tracts for Solar Generation2012
104 Law Library JournalDriving Pedestrian Traffic to Law Journals2012
Book/Yeoman Timber, LLC PublisherJoint Tenancies: Medical Marijuana Business Leasing2012
Albany Law ReviewBridging the Gulf: Bargaining to Reach Consensus in Disaster Mitigation2011
Real Property, Trust and Estate Law JournalMedicinal Cannabis Entrepreneurs as Commercial Tenants2011
Real Estate Law JournalCohousing: Joining Affordable, Sustainable and Collaboratively-Governed Single Family Neighborhoods2010
Real Estate Journal State Bar of ArizonaBeware the Arizona Single Member LLC2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of ArizonaLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignN/AM.SN/A
University of VirginiaN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Representation in the Medical Marijuana IndustryCommercial Leasing to MME Tenant Prospects2012
Real Property Section Monthly SeminarLeasing to Medical Marijuana Tenants2011