Michael Beethe

Michael Beethe

Comitz | Beethe
  • Business Law, Health Care Law, Real Estate Law
  • Arizona, Kansas, Missouri
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Summary

Michael Beethe's practice focuses on corporate and healthcare law, real estate development, and commercial transactions. He is an experienced transactional attorney, with a strong litigation background in a broad range of practice areas, including negotiation and documentation of asset sales and purchases, contract drafting and negotiation, mergers, consolidations, financing arrangements, corporate governance matters, joint ventures, new entity formation and operations, and legal consultation for healthcare, real estate, retail and service entities.

Mr. Beethe worked as a trial lawyer for years, giving him greater insight and perspective on risk management issues facing his clients. This is bolstered by Mr. Beetheâs advanced education in business administration, which he obtained simultaneously with his juris doctor.

With respect to healthcare transactions, Mr. Beethe offers practical advice and creative solutions on practice transitions, including formation, sales and mergers, employment and human resource issues, non-compete and anti-solicitation agreements, disability insurance coverage and risk avoidance, independent contractor and managed care agreements, and general advice and consultation on a variety of other healthcare business concerns.

Mr. Beethe excelled on the Arizona State Bar Exam, earning the third-highest score in the state. He has also been named a "Top Attorney" by Arizona Business Magazine and Ranking Arizona in the area of Real Estate Transactions. Mr. Beethe is currently a member of the State Bar of Arizona, and is also admitted to practice in the Arizona Supreme Court, Missouri Supreme Court, Kansas Supreme Court and the United States District Court, District of Arizona.

Mr. Beethe received a B.A., M.B.A. and J.D. from the University of Missouri â Kansas City. During law school, Mr. Beethe was the Editor-in-Chief of The Urban Lawyer, the highly-circulated American Bar Association publication on government law. Mr. Beethe was also a member of the U.M.K.C. Law Review, and published his Comment, Railroads Suing Injured Employees: Should the Federal Employers' Liability Act Allow Railroads to Recover From Injured Railroad Workers For Property Damages?

Education
University of Missouri - Kansas City
J.D.
Activities: U.M.K.C. Law Review, Moot Court, Editor-in-Chief of The Urban Lawyer
University of Missouri - Kansas City
B.S. / Business Administration
U OF MO- KANSAS CITY
MBA
Professional Experience
Member
Comitz | Beethe
- Current
Judge Pro Tempore
Maricopa County Superior Court
- Current
Shareholder
Bonnett Fairbourn Friedman & Balint PC
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Associate Attorney
Dunn, Keller, Gillespie, Johnston & Latz
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Associate Attorney
The Farris Law Firm
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Law Clerk
Hubble, Sawyer, Peak & O'Neal
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Comment, Railroads Suing Injured Employees: Should the Federal Employers' Liability Act Allow Railroads to Recover From Injured Railroad Workers For Property Damages?
U.M.K.C. Law Review
Awards
Best of Arizona - Construction and Real Estate Law
Ranking Arizona
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
Martindale Hubbell
People to Know in Commercial Real Estate
AZRE
Professional Associations
Arizona State Bar
Member
Current
State Bar of Arizona
Member
Current
State Bar of Missouri
Member
Current
State Bar of Kansas
Member
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
Kansas
Missouri
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Real Estate Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Complex Loan Workouts
  • Equine Law
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Comitz | Beethe
6720 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Suite 150
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
USA
Telephone: (480) 998-7800
Fax: (480) 219-5599