G. PETER SPIESS
Mr. Spiess has practiced law in Arizona since 1981. His practice emphasizes commercial litigation, real estate and business transactions, personal injury defense, real property tax litigation, and counseling business owners. In addition to transactions in the United States, he has also completed business transactions in Australia and Brazil.
Mr. Spiess graduated from the University of Arizona (B.S. in Business Administration, magna cum laude) and received his J.D. degree from Arizona State University, where he was a member of the Order of Barristers. He is a member of the Arizona Bar Association, the Maricopa County Bar Association (International Law and Business Law Sections), the California Bar Association, and the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel. Mr. Spiess is admitted to practice in Arizona, California,
and the federal district courts of these
states. He is also admitted to the United
States Supreme Court.
Mr. Spiess sat on the Board of Directors for a publicly traded company and started his own “high-tech” company, which he took public in 1992.
JAMES O. BELL
Mr. Bell has practiced law since
1979, first in Iowa, then New Mexico and,
since 2004, in Arizona. He practices
primarily in the areas of commercial and
real estate litigation, personal injury
defense and appeals in both Federal and
Mr. Bell graduated from the University of
Iowa Law School with distinction in 1979. He
is admitted to practice in the Federal and
State Courts of Arizona, New Mexico and Iowa
and has tried numerous cases and handled
many appeals in each of those states. Mr.
Bell has also served as in-house Litigation
Specialist for a national insurance company
and as Assistant Attorney General for the
State of New Mexico.