Mr. Kaffer was born in Belleville, Illinois, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. He attended McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, on a debate and academic scholarship; was a nationally ranked competitive debater; and, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree, having triple-majored in Philosophy, Speech Communication, and Political Science. He was honored upon his graduation as Illinois’ Speech and Theater Collegiate Student of the Year and presented with departmental honors in both Philosophy and Speech Communication.
Thereafter, Mr. Kaffer moved to St. Louis, Missouri to attend Washington University School of Law. While at Washington University, he participated in Moot Court and was awarded for Excellence in Oral Advocacy. He also trained in alternative dispute resolution and mediation. Upon graduation, he moved to Phoenix, Arizona, where he was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 2004. Mr. Kaffer’s years of competitive public speaking and debate have provided him with a firm foundation for his effective advocacy for our clients. In addition, his specialized knowledge of mediation and communication skills have assisted in making him a skilled negotiator.
Mr. Kaffer practices in the areas of real estate law, land development law, construction defect litigation, homeowners’ association law, commercial law, general civil litigation, appellate litigation, and transactional law. Mr. Kaffer‘s broad experience aids his clients in developing comprehensive business strategies ranging from business formation, the drafting of agreements for rendering service or selling goods, negotiating land acquisition and securing entitlements, or engaging in aggressive civil litigation to protect the client’s rights