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Sterling R Threet

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Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1990

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: October 27, 1990

Other Language(s): None


Sterling Threet has over 27 years of experience representing clients throughout Arizona. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at Arizona State University in 1987, and was honored on the Deans List for academic achievement. In 1989, he successfully passed the certified public accountant’s exam. He was awarded his Juris Doctorate degree from ASU in 1990, receiving special honors as a member of the International Moot Court Team. Mr. Threet was admitted to the Arizona State Bar Association and the United States District Court, District of Arizona in October, 1990, and is also admitted to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. He began his legal career as an associate with Udall, Shumway, Blackhurst, Allen and Lyons, where he worked until he opened his own practice in 1992.

            Mr. Threet is active in the Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Estate Planning Sections of the Arizona Bar Association.  He served two terms as president of the East Valley Bar Association, and as an ex officio member of the Maricopa County Bar.  He has been a member of the board of directors of the East Valley Bar since 1995. Mr. Threet is a member of and has appeared many times before the White Mountain Apache Tribal Court and the San Carlos Apache Tribal Court. In addition to extensive trial and appellate work, which includes bankruptcy litigation matters, he has participated in numerous proceedings before the State and Federal Agencies, American Arbitration Association and court appointed arbitrators and mediators. He has also served for many years as a court appointed arbitrator for the Maricopa County Superior Court.

         Mr. Threet has been rated as an AV-preeminent Attorney, the highest rating possible by Martindale-Hubbell attorney rating service.

            Outside of the legal profession, Mr. Threet is active and enjoys giving service in his church, has served as a sponsor and coach in Little League, and as a scout leader in the Mesa District of the Boy Scouts of America. An Eagle Scout, and formerly an Assistant District Commissioner, he is presently serving as an Assistant Scout Master for the BSA in the Mesa District. Married for 34 years to his wife, Melanie, he is the father of 9 wonderful children and grandfather to 23 (and counting) beautiful grandchildren.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Bankruptcy Repossessions, Creditor Bankruptcy, Fraudulent Conveyance, Commercial Foreclosure
Collections Creditors Rights, Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy, Debtor and Creditor Collections, Secured Creditors Rights
Construction Law Construction Liens, Construction Litigation, Contractors Liability, Materialmens Liens, Construction Contracts, Construction Arbitration
Wills, Probate, Trusts and Estates Decedents Estates, Estate Planning, Will Drafting, Trust Planning, Living Wills, Living Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Inheritance, Family Wealth Transfer, Family Trusts, Estate Planning for the Elderly
Real Estate/Real Property Commercial Real Estate Litigation, Commercial Real Estate Foreclosure, Commercial Real Estate Sales, Commercial Real Estate Contracts, Commercial Real Estate Bankruptcy, Commercial Landlord & Tenant law, Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions, Foreclosure, Foreclosure, Office leasing, Mortgage Lien Foreclosure, Mortgage Foreclosure, Lease Terminations


  • Arizona (Active), San Carlos Apache Tribal Court (Active), White Mountain Apache Tribal Court (Active)

Law School

  • Arizona State

  • Last Updated: October 21, 2021
  • Typical Hourly Fee: $350
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  • Mesa, Arizona, Maricopa County
  • Accept Credit Cards: No
  • Free Consultations: No

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