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Benjamin Allen Skinner

Benjamin Allen Skinner

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Business, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

About Me

My practice primarily includes representation in real estate and bankruptcy matters.

I represent clients in a variety of real estate matters. These include litigating mortgage deficiency claims, boundary and easement disputes, real estate purchase contract disputes, commercial lease disputes, and construction defect claims. I regularly conduct nonjudicial foreclosure actions on behalf of creditors on both residential and commercial properties. I have successfully represented many private lenders with respect to the enforcement and collection of promissory notes.

I have advised hundreds of individuals of their rights and potential liabilities under Arizona’s anti-deficiency statutes. Additionally, in cooperation with many trusted Realtors, I vigorously represent sellers in short sale transactions negotiating with lenders to facilitate the most advantageous resolution on behalf of my clients. I am an Arizona Department of Real Estate approved instructor and regularly teach continuing education courses to real estate agents on Arizona’s anti-deficiency statutes, short sales, contracts, agency and other subjects.

My practice also encompasses counseling and representing debtors regarding bankruptcy. I have assisted many individuals and married couples in obtaining a fresh start through bankruptcy under both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 filings. I am a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA).

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Real Estate: 50%
  2. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 30%
  3. Business: 15%
  4. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($125-295/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • John N Skiba

    I have known Ben since law school and worked with him at serval firms over the years. I have found him to be competent in his practice areas and I highly recommend him.

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    John Skiba Debt Settlement Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Adam D Martinez

    Ben Skinner is an extremely well-respected real estate attorney throughout Arizona. His strong litigation background in real estate makes him a valuable counselor to individuals and businesses at any stage of a transaction or dispute. Ben is extremely smart and well-versed in real estate law and practice. He is trustworthy and dedicated. I regularly consult with Ben and I am aware of other attorneys that also regularly seek Ben's input on real estate legal issues and disputes.

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    Adam Martinez Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Jackson White, PC

40 N Center St.
Suite 200
Mesa, AZ, 85201

Skinner Law Group

1744 S. Val Vista Dr.
Suite 201
Mesa, AZ, 85204

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Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 200505/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at Law & OwnerSkinner Law Group2013 - Present
Senior Associate AttorneyJackson White, PC2011 - Present
ShareholderCombs Law Group, PC2006 - 2011
Deputy County AttorneyMaricopa County Attorney's Office2005 - 2006

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2011 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2010 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, Real Property SectionMember2006 - Present
Maricopa County Bar Association, Real Estate SectionMember2005 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
ISSUUWhat You Need to Know About Bankruptcy2010

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Arizona State UniversityBiologyBS - Bachelor of Science2000