Joe Estes’ government and municipal law practice includes administrative law, election law, code enforcement and compliance, public records, procurement law, open meeting law, real estate, land use and zoning, development, conflict of interest, 1983 actions, and civil litigation.

Joe currently serves as the appointed city/town attorney for several Arizona municipalities. His experience also includes serving as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Yuma from 2017 to 2020 and the City Attorney for the City of Page from 2014 to 2016. Joe has also served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Justice Court for Pinal County and the Superior Court for Maricopa County and as an Assistant Attorney General for the Arizona Attorney General’s Office.

Joe earned his J.D. from the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. He served in the United States Air Force from 1992-1997 as an Arabic Linguist and Air Transportation Specialist and held a top secret security clearance.

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Nevada

Professional Recognitions

Phoenix Magazine 2022 Top Lawyers – Civil Law Litigation; Government & Administrative

Community Involvement

  • City of Maricopa
    • Elected City Councilmember (2005-2010)
    • Planning and Zoning Commissioner (2004-2005)

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