Tobias C Pierce


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Frazer Ryan Goldberg & Arnold LLP
1850 N CENTRAL AVE STE 1800, Phoenix, Arizona, 85004-4561




Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 2011

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: January 11, 2011

Other Language(s): None


Tobias focuses his practice in the areas of estate and business planning, business succession planning, business transactions, corporate law, and estate and trust administration.  Tobias has honed his legal skills working with many experienced practitioners in the Valley, enabling him to develop a unique skill-set to assist individuals, families, and business owners in protecting their current operational and financial well-being as well as planning for the future.  Tobias’s corporate representation has covered serving the legal needs of a wide range of business in various stages of growth; from startup business ventures to well established local industry leaders. Similarly, Tobias’s estate and trusts practice has involved matters ranging from assisting individuals and families with their basic estate plans, to complex estate and gift tax controversies being litigated in the United States Tax Court.

Tobias is very active in the local professional and civic communities. He has served as Section Chair for the Sole Practitioner and Small Firm Section of the State Bar of Arizona. Tobias also serves on the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce Airpark Committee and the Personnel Committee for the North Phoenix Baptist Church, and is a member of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Emerging Leaders group. He previously served on the American Bar Association’s Committee for LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities.  Tobias actively collaborates with the Career Services department of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in providing opportunities for law students and graduates to develop their legal and professional skill-sets. In addition to his efforts in serving the community, Tobias spends time contributing his time and expertise to various legal publications, most notably serving as a Contributing Author for the Arizona Litigation Guide (2015), and serving as an editor for the State Bar of Michigan’s publication Documenting the Justice Gap (2009).

Tobias received his Juris Doctorate from the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in 2010, and his Bachelor of Arts in Business and Communications from Arizona State University in 2006. Tobias was born and raised Prescott, Arizona, and comes from a long line of Arizona natives dating back to his great grandfather who was one of Arizona’s first State Senators.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Business Law Business Arbitration, Business Associations Law, Business Cooperatives, Business Development, Business Crimes, Business Dissolutions, Business Enterprises, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Business Fraud, Business Estate Planning, Business Organization, Business Planning, Business Mediation, Complex Business Litigation, Closely Held business Taxation, Emerging Business Law, Cooperative Taxation, Closely Held Business Law, Closely Held Business Estate Planning, Buy-Sell Agreements, Family Business Law, Family Business Mediation, Family Business Successions, International Business Law, Emerging Growth Companies, Emerging Growth Companies, Entrepreneurial Business Law, Entrepreneurial Business Law, Business Successions, Business Succession Planning, Business Syndication, Business Taxation, Business Regulation, Business Reorganization, Business Start-Ups, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Business Valuation, Business Trusts, Business Transactions, Business Torts, Business Transfers, Joint Ventures, International Joint Ventures, Sole Proprietorships, Strategic Alliances, Trade Association Law, Trade and Professional Associations, Pass-Through Entities, Private Business Law, Limited Liability Company Law, Minority Business Law, Small Business Law, Professional Practices, Privatization
Corporate Law Closely Held Corporations, Incorporation, Family Limited Partnerships, Family Partnerships, Family Corporations, Corporate Reorganization, Corporate Real Estate, Corporate Planning, Corporate Successions, Corporate Formation, Corporate Governance, Corporate Income Tax, Corporate Organization, Corporate Contracts, Corporate Dissolutions, Partnership Formation, Partnership Dissolution, Nonprofit Corporations, Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Partnerships, Small Business Corporations, S Corporations, Partnership Organization, Professional Corporations, Partnership Taxation
Wills, Probate, Trusts and Estates Adult Guardianship, Ancillary Probate, Advance Directives, Decedents Estates, Contested Wills, Contested Trusts and Estates, Conservatorship, Estate Administration, Estate Bankruptcy, Dependent Adult Abuse, Elder Guardianship, Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children, Estate Litigation, Estate Planning, Living Trusts, International Trusts and Estates, International Trusts, International Probate, Offshore Trusts, Missing Heir Searches, Mental Disability Law, Living Wills, Retirement Planning, Special Needs Trusts, Probate Litigation, Probate Taxation, Personal Planning, Pet Trusts, Probate Administration, Powers of Attorney, International Estate Planning, Inheritance, Incompetency Proceedings, Guardianship Administration, Guardianship, Guardian Ad Litem, financial Planning, Fiduciary Litigation, Family Trusts, Family Wealth Transfer, Fiduciary Law, Fiduciary Liability, Estate Planning for the Elderly, Estate Planning for the Disabled, Estate Settlements, Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples, Trust Planning, Unclaimed Property, Trust Law, Trust Litigation, Trust Administration, Trust and Estate collections, Successions, Surrogates Court Practice, Will Drafting, Wealth Preservation, Wealth Planning


  • Arizona (Active)

Law School

  • Thomas M. Cooley

  • Last Updated: January 23, 2021
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  • Phoenix, Arizona, Maricopa County
  • Accept Credit Cards: No
  • Free Consultations: No

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