After practicing law for the past 37 years in the State of Arizona, 31 years as a principal shareholder of the law firm of Myers & Jenkins P.C., Scott joined Murphy Karber Cordier as a partner on April 17, 2017. Scott brings extensive experience in most facets of real estate law, including the acquisition and sale of commercial and residential real estate, commercial and residential landlord/tenant law, commercial and residential leasing, easements and rights of way, and general real estate litigation. Scott also has extensive experience in representing secured and unsecured creditors in complex civil and bankruptcy matters, including mortgage defaults, breach of contract actions and commercial torts. Scott also has substantial experience in representing clients involving shareholder, partnership and membership disputes and any resulting civil litigation.

Education

  • University of Arizona (1968-1972) – B.A. (Liberal Arts (Political Science))
    Tucson, Arizona
  • Southwestern University School of Law (1976-1978) (J.D. – 1979)
    Los Angeles, California
  • Arizona State University School of Law (1978-1979)
    Tempe, Arizona

Admissions

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Admitted to practice law in the State of Arizona in 1979. (Practice focused on Commercial Litigation; Commercial Landlord/Tenant law; Commercial Bankruptcy (Creditor)
  • Admitted to practice law before:
    U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
    U.S. Court of Claims

Professional Employment

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Laurence Wren, Arizona Court of Appeals, Division 1 (1979-1980)
  • Associate, Romley & Sherk, Phoenix, Arizona (1980-1984)
  • Managing Shareholder, Myers & Jenkins, P.C., 714 E. Rose Lane, Suite 100, Phoenix, Arizona (1984-2017)

Organizational Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Maricopa County Bar Association

Publications

  • Commercial Real Estate Leases in Arizona; Negotiations to Bankruptcy, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (1992), Co-Author with Stephen L. Lisker, Bruce B. May, Stephanie Nichols-Young, Stephen N. Berger and Richard M. Lorenzen

Martindale Hubbell: AV Rating

Extracurricular Activities

  • Former President and Member of the Board of Education of the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix 1990-1996;
  • Former President and Member of the Catholic Tuition Organization of the Diocese of Phoenix (now known as Catholic Education Arizona) 2000-2007; Current Member of the Advisory Board;
  • Member, Catholic Diocese of Phoenix Blue Ribbon Commission on Education;
  • Former Treasurer and Member of St. Mary’s High School Scholarship Foundation;
  • Former President and Member of the Board of Directors of the Paradise Valley Soccer Club 1982-1987; Soccer Coach;
  • Former President and Member of the Board of Directors of the Paradise Valley West Little League 1991-1993; Baseball Coach
  • Former Vice Chairman – Indian Bend Wash Design Review Commission, City of Phoenix

Talk to Scott Jenkins

Scott represents clients in matters concerning commercial litigation, commercial landlord/tenant law and commercial bankruptcy (creditor). Call Scott today at 602-274-9000 to discuss the details of your situation.