DeAngelis Legal

DeAngelis Legal is a law firm in Scottsdale, Arizona. The firm focuses on general business and estate planning. It assists a wide variety of families, closely held business owners, professionals and athletes to create, coordinate and organize their estate, business and succession plans. The firm strives to address complex planning issues with conservative and relatively simple solutions in a very personal and confidential manner.

In its estate planning and probate practice, the firm has comprehensive experience in all phases of the estate planning and administration process, including client interviews, will and trust preparation, plan implementation and funding. It is proficient with offshore trusts, domestic asset protection trusts, family limited partnerships, limited liability companies, as well as the most sophisticated estate tax planning techniques such as charitable, irrevocable, revocable, grantor and testamentary trusts. It is also knowledgeable in all aspects of retirement plan distribution planning considerations.

In its general business practice, the firm has extensive experience in all phases of corporate planning and transactions, including negotiating, drafting and implementing a variety of agreements, including mergers, acquisitions, loans, bylaws, shareholder buy-sell agreements, LLC operating agreements, limited partnership agreements, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, and real estate purchase and lease agreements.

About Quinn DeAngelis

Quinn has been practicing law since 1992 and was an equity partner at Jennings Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. prior to opening the firm. He is Board Certified in Trust and Estate law by the State Bar of Arizona and has an AV* Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubble and a 10/10 rating from AVVO. He was a founding director and shareholder of Pinnacle Bank, an Arizona financial institution which was sold in 2019. He frequently speaks on a variety of topics, including estate planning, corporate planning and succession planning. During the course of his career he has worked with some of the most successful individuals and businesses in Arizona.

Quinn formerly chaired the Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona and served on its executive council between 2001 and 2005. Quinn served on the Legislative Review Committee of the Arizona Bar Association Corporate Division during the review and implementation of the Arizona LLC Act from 2013 to 2018.  Quinn is a member of the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce, State Bar of Arizona, the American Bar Association, as well as the Maricopa County Bar Association. Quinn is a 1989 graduate of Arizona State University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. He earned his law degree from Southern Methodist University in 1992. Quinn has lived in Scottsdale/Paradise Valley since 1979 and has two adult children. He enjoys a wide variety of outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, sailing and skiing. He has attended numerous world and national sailing events and was the Hobie 16 Catamaran Arizona State Champion in 1998 and 2003.  More recently he recently completed a transatlantic crossing in a 59′ Swan and is scheduled to race in the Rolex Middle Sea Regatta in 2024.

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*Martindale-Hubbellsm is the facilitator of a peer review process that rates lawyers. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Ratings fall into two categories—legal ability and general ethical standards. The AV rating is the highest rating available reflecting very high to preeminent ability and very high ethical standards.