Baker Law Offices, Phoenix Real Estate and Business Lawyers

Dave Baker: Multi-year Super Lawyers selectee and Certified Specialist in Real Estate Law


Alex Baker: Real estate transactions, litigation, tax liens and estate planning ... Super Lawyers Rising Stars honoree



Real Estate Sales and Development Attorney

Scottsdale-Phoenix real estate attorney Dave Baker is a Certified Specialist in Real Estate Law with experience in real estate development, sales and purchases, contract negotiation and commercial leases

Certified Real Estate Specialist David R. Baker has been involved in many prominent Phoenix-area projects, representing developers, buyers and sellers in  residential and commercial projects in Arizona, including master-planned communities, complex land exchanges, residential and commercial subdivisions, multi-family projects, golf courses, hotels and retail developments, and the development and financing of high-rise condominiums and retail centers.

Examples of Dave Baker's experience in Arizona real estate development and transactions include the following:

  • On behalf of the developer of a major downtown Phoenix hi-rise condominium project, Dave Baker negotiated and documented the financing, formed the homeowner association and created the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs). His involvement in that project is representative of his work in numerous other Valley projects.

  • In representing the developer of a major master-planned golf community in the East Valley, he performed due diligence, created easements, assisted with entitlements, and resolved numerous title issues.

  • For a master-planned community in Heber, Arizona, Dave Baker assisted with drainage plan amendments, CC&Rs and complex contractual documents.

  • He represented developers in the Casa Grande/Eloy area, drafting all contracts and assisting in all land acquisition and planning work for their projects.


Real Estate Attorney

Dave Baker is a six-time Super Lawyers® selectee, an Arizona's Finest Lawyers selectee and a Certified Specialist in Real Estate Law (Arizona Board of Legal Specialization). He has over 30 years of experience in complex real estate and commercial transactions and related legal issues.

Related Services

Real Estate Litigation

Tax Lien Foreclosure

Mortgage Foreclosure

Property Tax Appeals

Business Law: Contracts and Entity Formation

Real Estate Law Articles

Don’t Get Burned by the Boilerplate, Real Estate Advisor, September 2015

Relocation Provisions in Commercial Leases, Real Estate Advisor, December 2014

Commercial Lease Expenses: Be Careful of the CAMs, Real Estate Advisor, April 2014

Beware of Total Costs in a Commercial Lease, Real Estate Advisor, January 2014

Beneficiary Deeds: A Superior Alternative to Joint Tenancy?, Real Estate Advisor, January 2013

The Short Side of Short Sales, Real Estate Advisor, October 2011