Brian M. Garner

Associate Attorney

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Email: [email protected] | Paralegal: Brian Wingate

VF Team Role:   

Associate Attorney out of the Tempe, Arizona office

 

Practice Emphasis:  

  • Community Association Law – including Planned Communities and Condominiums
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Criminal Defense

 

Professional Experience:   

Brian joined VF-Law in 2019, and has a unique background in trial advocacy, mediation, and negotiation. Brian has experience in construction litigation, business transactions, and real estate contracts. Brian has represented planned communities and assisted in various aspects of counseling associations including assessment collection, litigation, CC&R enforcement, interpretation of governing documents, foreclosure lawsuits, and more.

Brian’s diverse experience also includes a brief time as a prosecutor but quickly discovered his empathetic nature aligned more with criminal defense. Brian has helped thousands of the accused in negotiating favorable pleas and participation in pretrial diversion programs. Brian has protected felony and misdemeanor clients through probation violations, bond modifications, and sentencing.

 

Education:    

  • J.D., University of Idaho, College of Law, 2013
  • B.S., Arizona State University, Marketing, cum laude, 2010

 

Bar/Court Admissions:  

  • State Bar of Arizona

 

Personal/Family:  

In his free time Brian loves spending time with his young family playing and coaching sports, swimming, and watching his kids’ favorite videos. An Arizona native, Brian loves the Cardinals, Diamondbacks, Suns, and ASU sports.