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Representative Real Estate Projects 

On behalf of the developer of a major downtown Phoenix hi-rise condominium project, negotiated and documented the financing, formed the homeowner association and created the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs)

In representing the developer of a major master-planned golf community in the East Valley, performed due diligence, created easements, assisted with entitlements, and resolved numerous title issues

For a master-planned community in Heber, Arizona, assisted with drainage plan amendments, CC&Rs and complex contractual documents

Litigated, at the trial level as well the appellate level, the seminal cases involving disclosure requirements under Arizona law for undeveloped land transactions

Represented developers in the Casa Grande/Eloy area, drafting all contracts and assisting in all land acquisition and planning work for their projects

Negotiated and documented commercial leases for major tenants in regional shopping centers and power centers


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 75%
    34 years
  2. Business: 25%
    34 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Jason B Morris

    Dave is often the first attorney I recommend for real estate issues, especially those involving title, construction or business transactions. His background and experience in the industry, as well as his real estate bankruptcy knowledge makes him an exceptional advisor and counsel.


    Jason Morris Land use and zoning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Loren Molever

    Dave is an experienced real estate lawyer I not only recommend, but would use if the need arose.


    Loren Molever Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Baker Law Offices

8687 E Via De Ventura Ste 218
Scottsdale, AZ, 85258-3348


AZActive 198207/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Arizona's Finest Lawyers honoreeArizona's Finest Lawyers2010
Super Lawyers honoreeSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of ArizonaMemberN/A
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Verma v. StuhrSuccessful at trial and on appeal
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Publication nameTitleDate
Real Estate AdvisorRelocation Provisions in Commercial Leases2014
Real Estate AdvisorCommercial Lease Expenses: Be Careful of the CAMs2014
Real Estate AdvisorBeware of Total Costs in a Commercial Lease2014
Real Estate AdvisorThe Short Side of Short Sales2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1982
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979