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James R Wood

James R Wood

also known as J. Roger, Wood

Practice areas:

Litigation, Real Estate, Corporate & Incorporation, Debt Collection

About Me


Roger has been practicing law since 1998.  He worked with a few small general practice firms before settling in to representing community associations in 2002.  With almost 10 years of working FOR Arizona's HOAs and Condominums, he now works to represent the rights of homeowners.  He's putting the "H" back in HOA and provides Arizona homeowners with advice and litigation services related to their HOA or Condo legal issue.  Roger previously blogged about Association issues and now publishes a blog at his own website.  He is also active on Twitter @RogerWoodHOALaw.  Roger is also one of Arizona's preminent speakers on Association legal issues.  Now, he hopes to use those skills to get Arizona homeowners good legal information about HOA concerns, legislation and legal trends. 


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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Litigation: 50%
    12 years
  2. Real Estate: 35%
    12 years
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%
    12 years
  4. Debt Collection: 5%
    12 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

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Contact Info

The Law Offices of J. Roger Wood, PLLC

4700 S. Mill Avenue.
Suite 3
Tempe, AZ, 85282

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 199806/11/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Lawyer of the MonthMaricopa County Volunteer Lawyer's Program1998

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Law Offices of J. Roger Wood, PLLC2011 - Present
Litigation PartnerCarpenter Hazlewood Delgado & Wood, PLC2003 - 2011
Associate AttorneyOlcott & Shore, PLLC2002 - 2003

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Community Associations InstituteN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
McDowell Mountain Ranch Community Association v. SimonsAssociation won appeal and remanded to lower court for a proper fee award.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Community Association Resource, Community Associations Institute Central Arizona ChapterThe Three "C"s - Getting the Most Out of Your Collections Provider2009
On Association Law and Other MusingsVarious Blog EntriesN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawN/AN/A1997
University of ArizonaEnglish Literatureture with HonorsBachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Various Educational Seminars for Community ManagersHomeowners Association Legal Issues2010
Community Associations Institute Law Seminar 2010Stories from the Gen X Trenches2010
Community Associations Institute Law Seminar 2009So You Want to Be a Partner?2009
Community Associations Institute Law SeminarAvoiding the Pitfalls of Insurance Policy Notice Provisions: Why Your Client Cannot Afford Not to Give Notice of a Potential Claim2008
Continuing Education for Community ManagersTransition from Developer Control2007
Community Associations Institute Law SeminarGood Legal Advice and Sound Management Decisions: Navigating the Relationship Between Community Association Attorney and Management Professional2007
Casa Grande Community ClassTransition from Developer to Homeowner Control2007
West Valley Citizens AcademyTransition from Developer Control2005
Lorman EducationIssues Concerning the Development, Creation and Operation of the Arizona Office Condominium Association,2005
Anthem Owners and Future OwnersBuilding the Anthem Community2005