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Joe Volin is an experienced Arizona estate planning lawyer who has practiced law since 1982. After moving from the Chicago area, Joe set up in a law practice in Mesa Arizona in 1986. He has been practicing law in the East Valley since. Joe has a reputation for being a tough trial lawyer. He has tried over 200 cases to conclusion in front of Arizona juries, judges and arbitrators. Joe is never afraid of taking a case to trial or appeal. When you want a lawyer that is not going to be afraid of fighting for you and will make sure that your rights are protected, you need someone who knows the Courtroom and not someone who has never been there. Joe is licensed to practice law in all Arizona state courts, the Arizona Federal District Court, the Arizona District of the United States Bankruptcy Court, the United States Tax Court, and the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


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Practice areas


  1. Trusts: 35%
  2. Elder Law: 25%
  3. Estate Planning: 25%
    34 years
  4. Wills: 15%



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  • David J Harowitz

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Joe for years. He is knowledgeable and treats clients as they should be treated. His morals and ethics are impeccable. Any client who uses Joe's services will be well served.


    David Harowitz Estate planning Attorney
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  • Asheton B Call

    When complex matters of estate planning and bankruptcy law overlap, there is no better attorney in Arizona. I highly recommend and endorse him.


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Contact info

John Joseph Volin, P.C.

1811 South Alma School Road
Suite 265
Mesa, AZ, 85210-3006

1811 South Alma School Road, Suite 265
Mesa, AZ



AZActive 198407/05/2016
ILAdministrative - Not Authorized to Practice198208/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 LawyersThe National Advocates2016
Sustaining MemberArizona's Finest Lawyers2016
Sustaining MemberArizona's Finest Lawyers2015
Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney AwardNational Academy for Bankruptcy Attorneys2014
Five Star Estate Plannning LawyerFive Star Professional2014
Top AttorneyLegal Network2014
Selected as one of Arizona's Finest LawyerArizona's Finest Lawyers2014
Top AttorneyLegal Network2013
Selected as one of Arizona's Finest LawyerArizona's Finest Lawyers2013
A+ RatingBetter Business Bureau2012
Selected as one of Arizona's Finest LawyersArizona's Finest Lawyers2012
Cheeseburger Happy MealMcDonald's2011
Selected as One of Arizona's Finest LawyersArizona's Finest Lawyers2011
Named one of Arizona's Finest LawyersArizona's Finest Lawyer2010
CertificateMax Gardner's Bankruptcy Boot Camp2009
Selected as one of Arizona Finest Lawyersazfinestlawyers.com2009
Admitted to PracticeU.S. Tax CourtN/A
BV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentJohn Joseph Volin, P.C.1986 - Present
Assistant AttorneyLevine & Jarvi1984 - 1985
AttorneyTyler Solomon and Hughes1982 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
Better Business BureauAccedited Business2012 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2012 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Phoenix chapter)Member2012 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionMember2011 - Present
National Association of Chapter 13 TrusteesMember2010 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember1984 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMemberN/A
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMemberN/A
Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionMemberN/A
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of Arizona, Probate and Trust Law SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Arizona, Bankruptcy Law SectionMemberN/A
WealthCounselFounding MemberN/A
United Food BankBoard of Directors1999 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re VealCourt ruled in our favor and reversed the prior ruling
In re SardanaBankruptcy Court's decision overruled in my client's favor.
TekNow vs. ThompsonJudgment entered in favor of our client.
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Publication nameTitleDate
AFFC PublicationsDon't Go Broke in a Nursing Home!2014
Aspatore Books, a Thomson Reuters businessBest Practices for Filing Chapter 13, 2012 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Examining Today’s Consumer Bankruptcy Trends and Preparing a Thorough Chapter 13 Filing (Inside the Minds)2012
NBIEstate Planning Basics2006
NBIAdvanced Estate Planning Techniques in Arizona2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Illinois University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Western Illinois UniversityCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NBI CLE SeminarEstate Planning Basics2006
NBI CLEAdvanced Estate Planning Techniques2004
Merrill Lynch Agent TrainingEstate Planning for Advisors2004
National Association of Insurance and Financial AdvisorsEstate Planning with Retirement Account2002
MetLife Agent TrainingThe "Stretch" IRA2002