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We are an AV Preeminent-rated, commercial practice law firm offering a full range of services for large, medium and small businesses, both publicly-traded and privately owned, including banks, life insurance companies, commercial mortgage brokers, credit unions, aerospace and automobile manufacturers, homebuilders and real estate developers.


In particular, we emphasize: commercial real estate transactions and disputes; commercial real estate finance transactions; acquisitions and sales of businesses; limited liability companies and corporations; construction law; franchising; and wills and trusts.


We advise and solve problems for business owners, business buyers and sellers, commercial real estate lenders and borrowers, commercial real estate sellers and buyers, commercial real estate landlords and tenants, commercial construction contractors and subcontractors, design professionals, and franchisors and franchisees.


(NOTE: AV Preeminent (5.0 out of 5.0) is the HIGHEST RATING awarded to a law firm or a lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell National Legal Directory and is the result of an extensive and confidential review by the attorney's peers in the legal community. The AV rating indicates "very high to preeminent legal ability" and demonstration of "the highest professional and ethical standards.")


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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 50%
    30 years
  2. Franchising: 20%
    24 years
  3. Business: 15%
    30 years
  4. Construction: 10%
    30 years
  5. Estate Planning: 5%
    22 years



Hourly ($320/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • Victoria F Longfellow

    I endorse this lawyer. Jeff has been very helpful and skilled in handling real estate and business matters for clients whom I have referred to him when I could not represent them due to some conflict or need for separate counsel. I've always had positive feedback from such clients, and I'm happy to continue to recommend him.


    Victoria Longfellow Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Eugene M Kadish

    Jeff is very professional and experienced in representing clients involved in franchising.


    Eugene Kadish Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Schoen, P.C.

333 North Dobson Road, Suite 5
Chandler, AZ, 85224-4412


AZActive 198607/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2016
America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 1%America's Most Honored2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0Martindale-Hubbell2016
Top Rated - BusinessLegal Leaders Magazine - Arizona's Top Rated Lawyers2016
MemberArizona's Finest Lawyers2016
RecognizedThe Heritage Registry of Who's Who2016
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2016
Preeminent LawyerBar Register of Preeminent Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell2016
Best Business Law Firm - ArizonaAcquisition International Magazine2015
Invited to join the faculty as an Adjunct ProfessorPhoenix School of Law now known as Arizona Summit Law School2007
Certificate of Master Instructor PilotUnited States Air Force, Air Training Command1982
Top Graduate, Class 78-21, Pilot Instructor Training SchoolUnited States Air Force, Air Training Command1978
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding Shareholder (Partner)Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Schoen, P.C.1994 - Present
PartnerPolese, Hiner & Nolan, P.A.1993 - 1994
AssociatePolese, Hiner & Nolan, P.A.1990 - 1992
Associate General CounselChase Bank of Arizona1989 - 1990
AssociateStorey & Ross, P.C.1986 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Arizona State BarMember1986 - Present
American Association of Franchisees & DealersChairman of the LegaLine Council Accreditation Subcommittee1996 - 1997
American Association of Franchisees & DealersSecretary of the LegaLine Council1996 - 1997
American Association of Franchisees & DealersMember, Steering Committee of LegaLine Council1995 - 1999
Publication nameTitleDate
Minimizing Engineering Liability Exposure by HalfMoon SeminarsUnderstanding (and Minimizing) Liability under Contract2012
Advanced LLC Issues by National Business InstituteLLCs: Current Updates and Emerging Trends2011
Commercial Leases: How to Do Them Right! by Sterling Education ServicesCommercial Leases (Overview)2007
Commercial Real Estate Transactions by Professional Education Systems InstituteReal Estate Purchase and Sale Transactions (Overview)2005
Negotiating, Drafting and Enforcing Commercial Leases in Arizona by Sterling Education ServicesCommercial Leases (Overview)2005
Arizona Journal of Real Estate & BusinessPurchasing Franchises1996
National Mortgage BrokerA Primer on Commercial Real Estate Loans1996
Arizona Journal of Real Estate & BusinessOptions and Rights of Refusal1996
Arizona Journal of Real Estate & BusinessA Primer on Commercial Loans1996
Arizona Journal of Real Estate & BusinessEntering into Contracts Using Faxed Signatures1995
Arizona Journal of Real Estate & BusinessForms of Holding Title to Real Estate1995
Arizona State Law Journal by ASU College of LawAirport Noise: How State and Local Governments Can Protect Airports from Urban Encroachment1986
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Arizona State UniversityAeronautical TechnologyBS - Bachelor of Science1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Minimizing Engineering Liability ExposureUnderstanding (and Minimizing) Liability under Contract2012
Advanced LLC IssuesCurrent Updates and Emerging Trends2011
Minimizing Engineering Liability ExposureAvoiding Liability Under Contracts2008
Commercial Leases: How to Do Them Right!Commercial Leases2007
Real Estate Purchase and Sale TransactionsReal Estate Purchase and Sale Transactions2005
Negotiating, Drafting and Enforcing Commercial Leases in ArizonaCommercial Leases2005
Commercial Real Estate TransactionsCommercial Real Estate Transactions2005
Arizona Commercial Real Estate Transactions: From Listing to ClosingCommercial Real Estate Transactions2004
Commercial Leases: How to Do Them Right!Commercial Leases2003
Client Counseling CompetitionJudge1998
Negotiation CompetitionJudge1997
Client Counseling CompetitionJudge1997
Negotiation CompetitionJudge1996
Client Counseling CompetitionJudge1996
Negotiation CompetitionJudge1995