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Mark D Bogard

Construction and development Attorney at Phoenix, AZ

4.2   5 reviews
  • Licensed for 26 years
    State AZ
    Acquired 1997
    Status
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About Mark

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Mark is a commercial litigation partner who primarily practices in construction-related matters and disputes of nearly all types, with an emphasis on construction payment rights and remedies including private and public payment bonds, mechanics’/materialmen’s liens, stop notices, prompt pay law, and “no-pay” claims before the Arizona Registrar of Contractors. He regularly represents suppliers, subcontractors, general contractors, owners/ developers, registered professionals, and lenders in construction contract formation, trials, arbitrations, administrative actions, and mediation/negotiation/dispute resolution.

Appearing before the civil division of the Arizona State Superior Court is often required in Mark’s practice. His court experience includes jury and bench trials, hearings, and numerous oral arguments, where he has served as lead and co-counsel in a variety of construction and non-construction litigation matters. Mark’s non-construction experience includes commercial contract breach, administrative law matters, commercial foreclosures, creditor rights, and enforcement of money judgments. He has also served as an Arbitrator in several Maricopa County Superior Court compulsory arbitration actions.

In addition to having traditional Superior Court civil litigation skills, he appears regularly before various administrative agencies and forums, most frequently the Arizona Registrar of Contractors and Arizona Office of Administrative Hearings. Mark’s hearings and appearances before the Registrar of Contractors include prosecuting and defending allegations concerning workmanship, “no-pay” complaints, and various regulatory issues that can arise when the construction contract is breached. He has also been involved in appeals from the Registrar’s office to the Superior Court, District Court, and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mark has extensive experience in construction matters which fall within the parallel jurisdictions of the Registrar’s office and the civil courts.

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Location

Jaburg & Wilk PC
1850 North Central Avenue
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ, 85004

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Posted by Jennifer | May 22, 2015
Great Construction Industry Knowledge
Mark Bogard has provided guidance as well as represented us on a few cases, giving our company a broader customer base while minimizing risk. His extensive knowledge and attention to detail stand out and he is very responsive to our needs in this fast paced construction market. It is a pleasure to work with Mark and we would highly recommend him.
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Posted by Ben | May 30, 2013
Excellent service and a positive attitude
Mark has had the experience of specializing in the area of construction law during the most challenging times in our industry. The recession that hit our industry brought out unique circumstances and turmoil at the highest rate that I have seen in my career. We have been using Mark and his firm for approximately 10 years and his experience in construction law as well as finance and credit have been a big asset to our team. If you are looking for someone that is responsive, listens well, provides honest feedback and is very fair then I would highly recommend him.
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Posted by Patricia | May 21, 2013
Excellent Service
Mark provided guidance and excellent legal advice on several occasions when faced with customers who did not want to pay for services rendered. In addition to that, I have attended his seminars on Payment Remedies, which greatly reduced situations where we had no recourse. Our collections percentage increased dramatically. When our company merged, he recommended another attorney in his firm, who also provided excellent service. Mark definitely improves the image of lawyers!
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Posted by Becky | May 20, 2013
Satisfied Client
Our company hired Mark Bogard to provide counsel regarding a potential breach of contract. Mark was patient, knowledgeable, responsive and easy to do business with. I would highly recommend Mark Bogard!
Posted by anonymous | January 7, 2013
All about $$
I hired him to collect money owed to me from an Arizona-based LLC and an individual. The entire time he was more busy trying to collect money from me than collecting money from the defendants for me. I felt he purposely ran up time to get another set of retainer. When I told him that I will review the ledger (as I always do for any attorneys), he became very upset and defensive. Before I knew it, he filed a motion to withdraw as a counsel, and left the case completely open. This was a case where I was trying to collect money from a client, I was a CONTRACTOR. However he kept wasting his time (or my money) trying to figure out whether there was a wage issue. I don't know how I could be more clear that I was not an employee, I was a contractor. I have come across some attorneys that only care about the money they make, no matter what the outcome may be, but I felt this attorney was the worst of all.
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Response from Mark Bogard April 17, 2013
This client's matter was aggresively contested by opposing counsel and a counterclaim was filed against her and her company. She never paid more than her original $5k retainer amount, and my firm and I were compelled to withdraw from further representation due to nonpayment and refusal to replenish the retainer. I later learned that her prior counsel was also unpaid. Adding insult to economic injury, this person is now defaming me with posts such as this. My mistake was not recognizing sooner that this person is a bad apple. In 16 years of practice, I've had to withdraw from represention approximately five times. Unfortunately, this was one of those times.
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AVVO RATING 8.4 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Jaburg Wilk
  • 2000 - Present

Education

  • University of Toledo College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • Wright State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1992

Associations

  • Maricopa County Superior Court
  • Arbitrator
  • 2002 - Present
  • U.S. District Court of Arizona
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • Moot Court National Champion, Environmental law section
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Arizona State Contractor's Coalition
  • Co-chair
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated 2012- Present
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
  • Distinguished Faculty
  • Lorman Education Services
  • N/A
  • Client Champion Silver 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
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  • Construction Law, Litigation, 2017 - 2023
  • Best Lawyers
  • N/A
  • Top Lawyer, Construction, 2022
  • Phoenix Magazine
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

Received (11)
Given (10)
Endorse Mark
Litigation Attorney | Jan 24
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mark and I have worked together on several matters, and I refer clients to him. He is intelligent, strategic, and (most importantly) seeks to serve his clients. I wholeheartedly endorse him."
Construction and development Attorney | Jun 09
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Mark is a fine attorney and is an asset to all his clients."
Construction and development Attorney | May 29
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Construction and development Attorney | May 12
Relationship: Co-worker
"Mark is an excellent, conscientious attorney constantly striving for creative and cost-efficient resolutions for his clients."
Administrative law Attorney | May 11
Relationship: Co-worker
"Mark is an exceptional attorney and an even better person. Mark cares about his clients and works hard to address their problems not only legally, but from a practical standpoint. I endorse this lawyer."
Construction and development Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Co-worker
"Mark is a very skilled attorney. Mark truly cares about his clients. His attention to detail is extraordinary and his case strategy skills ensures that best results for his clients. I highly recommend Mark."
Construction and development Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Co-worker
"Mark is a fantastic construction attorney. He has a passion for this area of practice and it shows in the service and level of work he provides to his clients."
Construction and development Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse Mark. He is an experienced litigator with a wide and deep knowledge of Arizona lien and construction law. His skills make him a valuable asset to any construction company doing business in the state."
Construction and development Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer for his skills in representing contractors in dispute resolution and litigation"
Commercial real estate Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Mark is a very intelligent and practical lawyer."
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Phoenix Construction and development Lawyer Mark D Bogard
Mark D Bogard
Construction and development Attorney
Phoenix, AZ
Licensed for 26 years