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William G Klain

William G Klain

Practice areas:

Litigation, Insurance, Corporate & Incorporation, Appeals

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Litigation: 65%
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 15%
  3. Insurance: 15%
  4. Appeals: 5%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • David Michael Cantor

    I have worked with Bill on different cases over the years and Bill is an excellent litigator and gets great results for his clients, including myself. I endorse this lawyer.

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    David Cantor Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Lang & Klain P.C.

8767 E Via De Commercio, Suite 102
Scottsdale, AZ, 85258-3374

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 199405/25/2015
COInactive199608/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Member of the Year AwardState Bar of Arizona2013
Award of ExcellenceScottsdale Bar Association2012
President's AwardState Bar of Arizona2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerLang & Klain, PC1997 - Present
Associate AttorneyPiccoli & Myers, LTD1994 - 1997

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Task Force on the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, Arizona Supreme CourtCo-chair2014 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, ER 1.15 Task ForceMember2012 - Present
Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence, Arizona Supreme CourtMember2012 - Present
Civil Study Committee, Maricopa County Superior CourtMember2011 - Present
Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, State Bar of ArizonaChair2011 - 2014
Committee on Civil Rules of Procedure for Limited Jurisdiction CourtsMember2011 - Present
Committee on Superior Court, Arizona Judicial CouncilState Bar of Arizona Representative2010 - Present
Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, State Bar of ArizonaMember2003 - Present
Scottsdale Bar AssociationMember, Past President1997 - Present
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember1994 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The Litigation AdvisorSignificant Differences Between Arizona and Federal Civil Procedure2011
The Litigation AdvisorIn a Lawsuit Arising from an Online Transaction, Where Should an Unhapy Buyer File Suit?2010
Arizona AttorneyMuch Ado About Cullen: Twombley Not Arizona Law . . . For Now2009
The Insurance RecordActual Cash Value and Contractor Fees2007
The Insurance RecordComparative Fault in Cases of Strict Products Liability2007
The Insurance RecordEach Person" Versus "Each Accident2007
The Insurance RecordDownstream Negligence2007
The Construction AdvisorEconomic Loss Rule Precludes Tort Claims Between Contracting Parties2006

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of RichmondEnglish and Political ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1991

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The Rules They Are A-Changin" (Again) (Chair and Presenter)The Rules They Are A-Changin" (Again) (Chair and Presenter)2013
State Bar of Arizona Annual Bench and Bar Luncheon (Seminar Chair)State Bar of Arizona Annual Bench and Bar Luncheon (Seminar Chair)2013
Rules Maintenance: Civil Rules Update, the Restyled Arizona Rules of Evidence, and the Adoption of Daubert in ArizonaRules Maintenance: Civil Rules Update, the Restyled Arizona Rules of Evidence, and the Adoption of Daubert in Arizona (Seminar Co-Chair and Panelist)2013
Know Your Appeal (and Avoid Losing it Before it Starts), (Seminar Co-Chair and Panelist)Know Your Appeal (and Avoid Losing it Before it Starts), (Seminar Co-Chair and Panelist)2013
Current Trends in Discovery, Disclosure, ADR and Expert Witness Preparation and Testimony, (Seminar Co-Chair and Panelist)Current Trends in Discovery, Disclosure, ADR and Expert Witness Preparation and Testimony, (Seminar Co-Chair and Panelist)2013
Challenges of Technology in 21st Century Law Practice, (Panelist)Challenges of Technology in 21st Century Law Practice, (Panelist)2013
2013 Civil Rules Update (Seminar Chair and Presenter)2013 Civil Rules Update (Seminar Chair and Presenter)2013
The Rules are Changing! Litigators Beware! (Sole Presenter)The Rules are Changing! Litigators Beware! (Sole Presenter)2012
The Nuts & Bolts of Civil Practice and Procedure: Views from the Bench and Bar (Seminar Chair)The Nuts & Bolts of Civil Practice and Procedure: Views from the Bench and Bar (Seminar Chair)2012
The Challenges of New Technologies in Law PracticeThe Challenges of New Technologies in Law Practice2012
Annual Bench and Bar LuncheonAnnual Benhc and Bar Luncheon (Chair)2012
State Bar of Arizona ConventionCivil Litigation Rules and Case Law Update (Seminar Chair)2011
Nuts and Bolts of Civil Practice and Procedure: Views form the Bench and BarNuts and Bolts of Civil Practice and Procedure: Views from the Bench and Bar (Seminar Chair)2011
Effective Deposition PracticeEffective Deposition Practice (Guest Lecturer)2011
Update on Changes in the Fedral and Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure and Rules of EvidenceUpdate on Changes in the Federal and Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure and Rules of Evidence (Faculty Member)2010
State Bar of Arizona ConventionCivil Litigation Rules and Case Law Update (Seminar Chair)2010
Overview of the American Justice SystemOverview of the American Justice System (Guest Lecturer)2010
State Bar of Arizona ConventionCivil Litigation Rules and Case Law Update (Seminar Chair)2009
Nuts and Bolts of Civil Practice and Procedure: Views from the Bench and BarNuts and Bolts of Civil Practice and Procedure: Views from the Bench and Bar (Seminar Chair)2009
The New E-Discovery RulesThe New E-Discovery Rules (Faculty Member)2008
State Bar of Arizona ConventionCivil Litigation Rules and Case Law Update (Seminar Chair)2008
Nuts and Bolts of Civil ractice and Procedure: Views from the bench and BarNuts and Bolts of Civil Practice and Procedure: Views from the Bench and Bar (Smeinar Chair)2008
State Bar of Arizona ConventionCivil Litigation Rules and Case Law Update (Faculty Member)2007
Nuts & Bolts of Civil Practice & Procedure: Views from the Bench and BarNuts & Bolts of Civil Practice & Procedure: Views from the Bench and Bar2007
State Bar of Arizona ConventionCivil Litigation Rules and Case Law Update (Faculty Member)2006
Nuts and Bolts of Civil Practice and Procedure: Views form the Bench and BarNuts and Bolts of Civil Practice and Procedure: Views from the Bench and Bar (Seminar Chair)2006
State Bar of Arizona ConventionCivil Litigation Rules and Case Law Update (Faculty Member)2005
State Bar of Arizona ConventionCivil Litigation Rules and Case Law Update (Faculty Member)2004
State Bar of Arizona ConventionCivil Litigation Rules and Case Law Update (Faculty Member)2003