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Justin maintains a robust litigation practice representing businesses and individuals in a variety of contexts, including public and private construction, procurement, contractor licensing, mechanics liens, real estate, commercial landlord-tenant, partnership and business divorce, and bankruptcy.  He approaches disputes strategically and with common sense, working to achieve his clients’ goals as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Prior to joining the firm, Justin spent nearly seven years at the Phoenix office of a large Mountain West firm.


  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law –Juris Doctor, 2014
  • Purdue University – Bachelor of Science (Economics), 2010

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Justin is licensed to practice in state and federal courts in Arizona and has appeared pro hac vice in a number of other jurisdictions

Professional & Community Groups

  • State Bar of Arizona, Construction Law Section
  • Arizona Builders Alliance Legal Advisory Panel
  • Kappa Delta Rho – Theta Chapter Alumni Corporation


  • Speaker, “Project Coordination – Preliminary Notices and Scheduling Issues,” Arizona Builders Alliance, November 2020
  • Author, “Limitations of Damages and Waivers of Consequential Damages” and “Design Delegation,” THE Construction Contracts Book (3rd) (2019)
  • Speaker, “What Contractors Need to Know About Liens and Litigation Basics,” Arizona Builders Alliance, October 2017
  • Author, “Purchase Orders Under the Uniform Commercial Code,” Arizona Construction Law Practice Manual (3rd) (2016)
  • Speaker, “Change Orders and Differing Site Conditions,” Arizona Builders Alliance, March 2016
  • Author, “At an Economic Loss: Assessing the Implications of Sullivan v. Pulte Home Corp. for Arizona Construction Contractors,” 55 Ariz. L. Rev. 1202 (2013)
  • Author, “Stagecoach Trails MHC, LLC v. City of Benson” Ariz. L Rev. Syl. (2013)

Practice Areas

When you enlist the services of May Potenza Baran & Gillespie, you get an experienced, diverse team of advocates in your corner who work collaboratively, move quickly, and think differently.