Sims Mackin attorneys have substantial experience handling condemnation, eminent domain, and real property acquisitions. Our condemnation attorneys have experience representing all levels of government entities, including state agencies, local municipalities and district corporations. Our attorneys have acquired a variety of private property rights and interests for public- use projects such as highways, streets, light rail lines, and utility easements. Our attorneys’ involvement in these matters have ranged from providing initial legal advice regarding liability and financial assessment in the engineering and planning phases, to jury trials and related appeals.
Sims Mackin attorneys have substantial land use law experience. On behalf of the Arizona Municipal Risk Retention Pool, the firm provides a wide array of legal real estate and land use advice and services, including litigation services, to the Pool’s many municipal members. The firm has also made educational presentations to elected officials and key staff of the city and town members of the Arizona Municipal Risk Retention Pool on land use matters and has made presentations at the League of Arizona Cities and Towns annual training sessions for newly elected city and town officials.