Zeitlin & Zeitlin, P.C. was established in 1993 in Phoenix, Arizona, by Dale Zeitlin and Dawn Zeitlin, together with another attorney, James M. Balogh, who associates with the firm on an of counsel basis.



Eminent Domain and Condemnation

The firm’s primary practice is in representing property owners whose property is being taken by a governmental entity ostensibly for public purposes, including inverse condemnation cases – takings where no case is or will be filed without action by the property owner. Click here to read more about Eminent Domain Lawyer services.


Appraisal Malpractice Litigation

Zeitlin & Zeitlin has recently represented lenders and owners who were damaged by reliance in their decisions to lend money or purchase property on improper or inaccurate appraisals that inflated property values


Deficiency Litigation following trustee’s sale

When a property is foreclosed through trustee’s sale, Zeitlin & Zeitlin represents parties in deficiency litigation where the value of the property must be determined to establish the amount of a deficiency.


Land use issues where ownership rights and property rights are affected

Where land use regulation amounts to a taking of private property rights, the firm represents the property owner against the regulating entity in protecting the rights of the owner.


Real Estate Transaction Litigation

Zeitlin & Zeitlin represents clients who have claims based upon real estate issues or disputes Zoning and property value litigation Where zoning control is misused by governmental entities and damages the value of a property, Zeitlin & Zeitlin represents the property owner in protecting its rights.


Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Zeitlin & Zeitlin represents buyers and sellers of improved and unimproved commercial real estate and represents owners financing their purchases or properties.


Just Compensation

Zeitlin & Zeitlin represents landowners who have land the government wishes to take for a public building project – such as highway expansion or the construction of new government buildings – the landowner must be provided a fair amount of compensation for their property.