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Jeffrey M. Neff

Jeffrey M. Neff is a real estate attorney in Tucson that has also been certified as a Real Estate Specialist since 1986 by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization. Certification requires that applicants show "a high degree of professionalism" and a "high degree of competence in the practice of real estate law." He graduated with distinction from the University of Arizona in 1975, with a degree in Anthropology & Economics, and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1978. He was admitted to the Arizona and Federal Bar in 1978. Since 1978, as a Tucson real estate lawyer, Jeff's practice has emphasized all aspects of real estate law, including Tucson real estate litigation and transactions. He also has experienced practicing as an attorney in estate planning, wills, probate and trusts, along with business consulting, including bankruptcy, workouts, and entity formation. He has authored several articles on real estate and other issues and has taught seminars for the legal and real estate community in Tucson. Practices Before: Superior Courts in Pima, Cochise, Maricopa, and other Arizona Counties; U.S. District Court of Arizona; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona; Arizona Court of Appeals; County Boards of Supervisors; City Councils; Arizona Real Estate Commission; Arizona State Tax Court; Pima County Board of Tax Appeals; and the Arizona Registrar of Contractors. Selected Teaching Experience: Pima County Bar Seminars; Lorman Professional Seminars; Institute for Real Estate Management Seminars; Arizona Association of Mortgage Professionals Seminars; and the Arizona Escrow Association Seminars, among others. Selected Community Activities: Tanque Verde Unified School District Governing Board, Member, Clerk 2009; President 2011-1013; Chairman, Tanque Verde Educational Alliance, Inc. Founder & Director, Arizona Conservation Easement Stewards, Inc.; Chairman, Affiliate MemberCCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member); Member, Arizona Bar; Member, Pima County Bar Association; Chairman, University of Arizona Anthropology Advisory Board 75th Anniversary Celebration, 1991; Host, "You and the Law" on KTUC Radio 1980 to 1988 (Program sponsored by the Pima County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service). Articles Authored: • Editorial, "Debating the Merits of Downzoning" Tucson Citizen, December 21, 2006. • Jeffrey M. Neff & Ethan Steele, How Choice of Legal Theory Affects Damages In Real Property Rescission Actions, The Real Estate Journal (State Bar of Arizona, Real Property Section, Fall 2006). • Jeffrey M. Neff, New Law on Lien Priorities: La Cholla v. Timm, 4 Arizona Real Property Journal 2, (1994). • Contributing Editor: Mortgage Broker's Bulletin (Arizona Association of Mortgage Brokers, Tucson, AZ 1988). • Contributing co-author with Baxter Dunaway, The Law of Distressed Real Property(Clark-Boardman, New York, NY 1983). Certified Real Estate Specialist Arizona Board of Legal Specialization Neff & Griffith, PC 4568 E. Camp Lowell Dr. Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-722-8030 Fax: 520-722-8032