Francis (Buzz) Slavin

Francis (Buzz) Slavin

Serving Arizona For Over 35 Years
  • Gov & Administrative Law, Municipal Law, Business Law ...
  • Arizona, Ohio
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Biography

Mr. Slavin (Buzz) has over 35 years experience in Government and Administrative Law, founding Phoenix’s Premier Real Estate Litigation Firm.

He has testified as an expert witness in Maricopa County Superior Court in 3 jury trials involving legal malpractice and one bench trial involving rezoning and development feasibility. He also served as an expert witness for the City of Santa Fe in a lawsuit in Santa Fe County, New Mexico brought by the owner of a proposed master planned community and testified only at deposition.

“After so many years of experience, our firm can quickly break down a problem into its critical components, put the right team on it and solve it, thereby saving our clients time and money.” – Francis J. (Buzz) Slavin

Practice Areas
    Gov & Administrative Law
    Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
    Municipal Law
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Easements, Eminent Domain, Land Use & Zoning, Water Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Condemnation
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
State Bar of Arizona
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Ohio
Supreme Court of Ohio Office of Attorney Services
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U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founder
Francis J. Slavin, P.C.
- Current
Judge Pro Tempore
Superior Court of Arizona in the County of Maricopa
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Shareholder & Director
Fennemore Craig Law Firm
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Education
University of Cincinnati College of Law
J.D. (1968) | Law
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University of Cincinnati
B.A. (1965) | Economics
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Awards
AV Preeminent Peer Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Very Good Rating
Avvo
Top Commercial Litigation Lawyer in Phoenix
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Professional Associations
Arizona State Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Forum Committee on the Construction Industry, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section; Forum Committee on the Construction Industry, State and Local Government Law
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Maricopa County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Ohio State Bar Association
Member
Current
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State Bar of Arizona
Member
Current
Activities: Judicial Evaluation Committee, Chair; Disciplinary Commission, Chair; Real Estate Section; Construction Law Section
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State Bar of Arizona Disciplinary Board
Charter Member & Chairman
Current
Activities: Later reorganized and called Disciplinary Commission
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Order of the Coif
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Arizona Construction Law and Mechanics Liens
Professional Education Systems
Vested Rights and Equitable Estoppel in Arizona
Zoning Seminar Lecturer, State Bar of Arizona
Speaking Engagements
Vested Rights and Equitable Estoppel in Arizona, Zoning Seminar Lecturer, State Bar of Arizona
Websites & Blogs
Website
Francis J. Slavin Law Firm Website
Blog
Francis J. Slavin Law Firm Blog
Contact & Map
Francis J. Slavin, P.C.
2198 E Camelback Rd, Ste 285
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Telephone: (602) 381-8700
Fax: (602) 381-1920
Monday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed