I entered the United States Navy after high school and served until I was honorably discharged in 1977. I received my bachelor's degree in 1985 fromSan DiegoStateand my law degree in 1993 from theUniversityofNebraska, where I served as Executive Editor of the Nebraska Law Review.
Following law school, I began my career at the Arizona Attorney General's Office as an Assistant Attorney General, serving as legal counsel for various state agencies and handling litigation claims and actions filed in state and federal courts. While in that capacity, I argued an appeal before the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals inSan Francisco. I am admitted to practice law in all courts in the State ofArizonaand am also admitted to appear in the U.S. District Court forArizonaand the U.S. Ninth Circuit.
In 1997, I took a position as a staff attorney for the Social Security Office of Hearings and Appeals, drafting appellate decisions of Administrative Law Judges.
In September 2000, I joined thePhoenixlaw firm of Schmitt, Schneck, Smyth & Herrod, where I worked in the areas of civil litigation, contract litigation, business litigation and family law.
I soon had the opportunity to form a law partnership with Steve Yarbrough and Boyd Dunn. At Yarbrough, Moll & Dunn, I practiced general litigation, business law, family law, estate planning, juvenile law, Social Security law, personal injury and probate.
In 2007, I branched out to practice on my own. I continue to practice in the areas of general litigation, business law, family law, collections, estate planning, juvenile law, Social Security law, personal injury, adoption and probate.
I reside in Gilbert with my wife, Kathy, and daughter, Danielle. My son, Joshua, followed my footsteps by enlisting in the United States Navy after high school and is on active duty in Hawaii. Outside of my practice of law, I enjoy outings with my family and outdoor activities as time allows, including running, hiking, cycling, camping and snow skiing. I am also a certified scuba diver.
Licensed since 1993
I endorse this lawyer's work. Bert is very knowledgeable and adept at his practice. I have worked with Bert in the past and have no hesitation about recommending him. Not only is he a very good attorney, he is a genuinely nice person and very approachable.
John McKindles Real Estate Attorney
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