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Real Estate Law

Dean Formanek

AV-Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell  
























Dean J. Formanek

Dean Formanek offers experience in a vast array of real estate law-related issues. In his law practice and numerous speaking engagements, Dean demonstrates in-depth knowledge of topics that include business and real estate, including leasing, title insurance, mixed use developments, options, financing, lien enforcement and purchasing assets from bankruptcy estates.

Dean is listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, is a Super Lawyers honoree, and is a member of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, an elite group with elected membership numbering approximately 400 lawyers nationwide and only five in Arizona.

He is a frequent guest lecturer on business entity selection and considerations for MBA classes at Arizona State University and speaks to numerous legal and business audiences on real estate finance, sales and leasing.

Real Estate Law Experience

Real Estate and Business Transactions

Office Buildings

Industrial Buildings

Manufactured Housing Communities

Mobile Home Parks

Apartment Complexes



Medical Buildings

Storage Facilities

Mixed Use Projects


Project Development

Subdivisions of Land

Survey Reviews

Title Reviews


Condominiums and Condominium Conversions

Gas Stations

Entity Formations

Raw Land Acquisitions


Engineering and Architect Documents





Association Documents


Limited Liability Company Formations

Stock Purchases

Asset Purchases

Stock Agreements

Operating Agreements


Area of Practice

Real Estate Law

Real Estate Purchases and Sales

Commercial Landlord-Tenant

Real Estate Development

Commercial Real Estate Finance

Foreclosure, Loan Workouts and Restructuring

Corporate and Business Law

Manufactured Housing Communities

Homeowner and Community Associations

Honors and Awards

AV-Preeminent™ Rating, Martindale-Hubbell®

Super Lawyers, 2009-2018

The Best Lawyers in America® (Real Estate Law), 2007-2018

"Top Lawyers," Phoenix Magazine, 2006

"Best of the Bar," Phoenix Business Journal, 2005

Professional Associations

State Bar of Arizona

American College of Mortgage Attorneys

Court Admissions

Arizona, 1983

U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1983

U.S. Supreme Court, 1983


J.D., with Distinction, University of Iowa, 1983

B.B.A., with Distinction, University of Iowa, 1980


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