John B. Even
Firm: Schmitt, Schneck, Smyth, Casey & Even, P.C.
Address: 1221 East Osborn Road, Suite 105
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Membership: State Bar of Arizona (Member - Trust and Estates Section and Business Law Section); Colorado Bar Association.
University: Stanford University, B.S. Industrial Engineering, 1985, Arizona State University, J.D., 1991
Admitted: 1991, Arizona; 1994, Colorado (inactive)
Biography: Law Clerk, Judge William E. Eubank, Arizona Court of Appeals, 1991-1992. Formerly with: John B. Even P.C. 1997-2001; Mariscal, Weeks, McIntyre & Friedlander, P.A., 1992-1997. Over the course of his career, John has provided expertise in all aspects of of estate planning, including drafting wills, establishing trusts, and creating other estate planning documents to meet each of his client's particular tax and non-tax objectives. John has also assisted families with various probate and trust administration matters (both contested and non-contested) that Arizona families encounter after the death of a loved one. In addition, John has assisted Arizona families in navigating through the court system when a loved one becomes incapacitated and is in need of a guardian or conservator. Finally, John has served as outside counsel for various Arizona businesses, assisting business owners with their business succession plans, the purchase or sale of their businesses, negotiating and drafting business contracts, forming various business entities to meet his clients' needs, and helping Arizona business owners with a wide range of other legal issues.