OUR TEAMA Collaboration of Highly Experienced Attorneys

FOUNDERJoseph M. Parker

A founding member of Parker Law Team, PLLC, Joe has over 20-years of experience in business, finance, tax and estate planning. He handles a wide range of business law matters for both small and large businesses and business owners.

Joe draws on this extensive experience to advise clients on all aspects of business and tax law and estate planning, including the formation of corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, and the purchase or sale of existing businesses.

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AREAS OF FOCUS

  • Federal taxation of businesses and individuals
  • Entity selection and formation
  • Real estate tax planning
  • Drafting and negotiation of joint venture agreements
  • Purchase and sale of businesses
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Succession Planning

OTHER AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Tax planning and analysis for business and individuals
  • Formation and representation of Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, and Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Applications for exemption from Federal Income Tax
  • Counseling tax-exempt organizations on permissible activities
  • Representation of businesses and individuals before federal, state, and local tax authorities

EDUCATION AND HONORS

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • Arizona State University, 2000
  • Editor, Arizona State Law Journal, 2000
  • B.S., summa cum laude, Arizona State University, 1994

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Arizona, 2000
  • U.S. District Court of Arizona, 2000
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2002
  • Certified Public Accountant (Retired), Arizona

ASSOCIATIONS

  • State Bar of Arizona
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CO-FOUNDERAnica P. Parker

Anica is a co-founder of Parker Law Team, PLLC and has been practicing law for more than 20-years.

After many successful years as a criminal prosecutor, Anica dedicates her time and skills to helping clients with their Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration needs.

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Trust Administration

EDUCATION AND HONORS

  • Arizona State University (J.D., 2000)
  • Editor, Arizona State Law Journal
  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA (B.A., Political Science, 1996)

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Arizona, 2000
  • U.S. District Court of Arizona, 2000

ASSOCIATIONS

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Wealth Counsel
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ATTORNEY AT LAWKatherine O. Cheney

A native of North Dakota, Katie has been a practicing attorney in Arizona for more than 20-years. Katie practices in Commercial and Residential Real Estate and Business Law, with particular focus on landlord/tenant matters and business transactions.

She is highly-skilled in the representation, negotiation and litigation in a variety of matters in Real Estate and Business Law.

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Commercial litigation with an emphasis in landlord/tenant matters
  • Representation of small property owners to national REITs
  • Negotiation of amendments and assignments for commercial lease agreements
  • Litigation of forcible entry and detainer actions due to various lease violations
  • Management of civil proceedings to enforce contract disputes
  • Oversight of landlord lien sales
  • Addressing defaults under commercial contracts
  • Representation of creditors in collection of judgments
  • Enforcement of creditor’s rights in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Formation of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and tax-exempt organizations
  • Drafting and negotiation of contracts

EDUCATION AND HONORS

  • University of North Dakota School of Law, 2001
    • graduated with distinction
  • College of St. Benedict (B.A. political science and social science)

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Arizona, 2001
  • U.S. District Court of Arizona

ASSOCIATIONS

  • State Bar of Arizona
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ATTORNEY AT LAWKevin J. Rattay

Kevin began his professional career in public accounting in Connecticut where he provided tax and accounting services for small to medium sized business. Kevin has practiced law in Arizona since 1986, during which time he has represented clients relative to a wide variety of legal matters. Before joining Parker Law Team, a substantial part of Kevin’s practice was devoted to representing clients with respect to their interests in bankruptcy matters, which included advising clients as to their rights in bankruptcy matters, evaluation of financial information and projections, drafting plans of reorganization, negotiation and documentation of business and real estate transactions, resolution of tax issues, and litigation of disputed matters.

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Business Transactions
  • Tax Matters
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Bankruptcy/Debt Resolution
  • Creditor/Debtor Rights

EDUCATION AND HONORS

  • J.D., cum laude, Arizona State University, 1986
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Central Connecticut State University, 1980

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • State Bar of Arizona, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, 1986
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1987

ASSOCIATIONS

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Scottsdale Bar Association
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TRANSACTION COORDINATORMackenzie Bales

Mackenzie is a 6th generation Arizonan whose family roots are deeply seated  in agriculture.  She brings a variety of skills to Parker Law Team which have been honed from her experience in the banking and accounting industries. Mackenzie also brings a special focus in aiding efficiency and client communication in legal transactions.

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OFFICE MANAGERBarbara Brackett

Barbara has worked in a variety of business settings for the last 40-years, including commercial and real estate development, architecture, engineering, and manufacturing.

She has worn many different hats in her business career, with a special emphasis on customer service, and is very excited to be part of the Parker Law Team, PLLC.

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Contact Us

Parker Law Team, PLLC
7400 E. Pinnacle Peak Road
Suite 204
Scottsdale, Arizona 85255

(602) 889-5119

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