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About me

I was born and raised in Flagstaff, Arizona before I moved to Washington, D.C. to go to college and law school.  After being sworn into the Maryland Bar in 1997, I returned to Arizona in late 1998 and was sworn into the Arizona Bar in 1999.  I began my Arizona practice in Flagstaff at Mangum Wall for 6 years before moving to Phoenix in 2005 to join Gust Rosenfeld.  After 5 years in Phoenix, I have returned to Flagstaff to raise my daughter where I grew up while establishing a real estate and business law practice throughout Northern Arizona and in the Valley.


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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 35%
    18 years
  2. Education: 25%
    15 years
  3. State, Local And Municipal Law: 20%
    17 years
  4. Business: 20%
    18 years



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Tevis Steven Reich

    I have worked with Mr. Kavanagh as an opposing counsel on numerous occasions and have always found him to be competent and forthright in our dealings.


    Tevis Reich Construction & Development Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Keith A Hammond

    I endorse this lawyer. Brandon is an extremely qualified and gifted lawyer. He is very knowledgeable in civil litigation and business matters. I have had cases with him and against him and he is always well prepared and diligent. Hiring Brandon to handle your legal matter is a wise choice.


    Keith Hammond Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Mangum Wall Stoops & Warden

100 N. Elden Street
Flagstaff, AZ, 86001-5295


AZActive 199905/22/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 50 Arizona Pro Bono AttorneysArizona Bar Foundation2015
Top Pro Bono AttorneyDNA People's Legal Services2015
Rising StarSouthwest Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarSouthwest Super Lawyers2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top Real Estate LawyersNorth Valley Magazine2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Member of the YearArizona Association for Economic Development2011
Top 50 Pro Bono Attorney recognitionArizona Bar Foundation2004
Top 50 Pro Bono Attorney recognitionArizona Bar Foundation2002
Pro Bono AwardDNA People's Legal Services, Inc2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Member/PartnerMangum Wall Stoops & Warden2010 - Present
Member/PartnerGust Rosenfeld PLC2008 - 2010
AssociateGust Rosenfeld PLC2005 - 2007
AssociateMangum Wall Stoops & Warden1999 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Abogados Hispanic Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Boys & Girls Club of FlagstaffVice Chair/Fund Development Chair2015 - Present
Boys & Girls Club of FlagstaffSecretary2012 - 2015
Arizona Association for Economic DevelopmentNorthern Arizona Committee Chair2011 - 2014
State Bar of Arizona (Business Law Section)Executive Committee Member at Large2010 - Present
Arizona Association of Economic DevelopmentGolf Tournament Committee Chair2009 - 2010
State Bar of Arizona (Business Law Section)Immediate Past Chair2009 - 2010
Arizona Association of Economic DevelopmentEvents Committee member2008 - 2012
State Bar of Arizona (Business Law Section)Chair2008 - 2009
State Bar of Arizona (Business Law Section)Chair Elect/Senior Vice-Chair2007 - 2008
Los Abogados Hispanic Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2011
State Bar of Arizona(Business Law Section)Vice-Chair for Programming2006 - 2007
State Bar of Arizona (Business Law Section)Budget Officer2005 - 2006
Coconino County Bar AssociationPresident2004 - 2004
Coconino County Bar AssociationVice President2003 - 2003
State Bar of Arizona ( Executive Committee, Business Law Section)Member at Large2002 - 2005
Coconino County Bar AssociationTreasurer2002 - 2002
Coconino County Bar AssociationSecretary2002 - 2002
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Estate of J.W. SmelserAll challenges defeated in favor of client with sanctions awarded against opposing counsel and opposing party.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Arizona Attorney General's OfficeArizona Attorney General Opinion R12-0202012
Arizona Attorney GeneralArizona Attorney General Opinion I04-002(R04-008)2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Georgetown UniversityGovernment and International AffairsBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ASBA Fall Legal ConferenceSo We've Been Sued... Now What?2015
ASBA Fall Legal ConferenceIntellectual Property for Schools2014
ASBA Fall Legal ConferenceLaw School for Non-Lawyers: Contracts2013
ASBA Fall Legal ConferenceCell Tower Contracts for School Districts2011
Laveen/South Mountain Chamber of Commerce "Lunch and Learn"Commercial and Residential Lease Pitfalls in a Slow Economy2009
ICSC U.S. Shopping Center Law ConferencePowers, Duties, and Tensions of Working with Receivers in Shopping Centers2009