Phocus Law | Business + Estate Planning Attorneys

Drawing upon years of experience and an entrepreneurial passion, we provide cutting-edge legal solutions for businesses and business people.

Headquartered in Phoenix with a presence in California, Phocus Law represents business and estate planning clients throughout the Southwest. Our firm specializes in all Business Law and Estate Planning matters, from the helping develop the seed of a entrepreneurial concept to litigating complex disputes, and from the simplest will to beneficially structuring generational wealth plans.

Whether you’re a major corporation, a small business owner, a high net worth individual, or a conscientious planner, we will not only protect your interests, but we will present you with forward-thinking concepts to maximize your ambitions. We bring extensive experience and professionalism to every matter and customize our support to your individual needs and concerns.


Michael J. “Mick” McGirr founded Phocus Law in 2017 because he saw a need for a full-service business law practice in Arizona that could address all legal needs and phases in the life of a business. In addition, Mick saw the need to help business owners protect their wealth after helping their businesses succeed. Thanks to its association with Phocus Companies, Phocus Law is able to provide clients a uniquely holistic solution in resolving classic legal issues encountered in the course of business, as well as estate planning and wealth protection. 

Drawing upon years of experience and their collective entrepreneurial passion, Phocus Law’s team of attorneys provides competent legal solutions for businesses and wealth management. Phocus Law provides business representation and legal consultation to clients throughout Arizona and California, assisting in the myriad of legal issues encountered by individuals and businesses in their various professional and personal transactions. Phocus Law provides personalized, cost-effective, and efficient representation to clients, large and small.

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Phocus Companies


Phocus Law is founded on a simple idea: giving business owners one place to address all of their legal needs. Phocus Law handles matters from formation through operation and litigation to winding down and termination of your business because we know how hard it is to find lawyers you can trust to care about your business as much as you do.

All Business
  • Collections – Secured & Unsecured

  • Commercial Contracts – Drafting & Negotiation

  • Commercial Leasing

  • Compliance Advising & Defense – State & Federal Regulations

  • Construction Matters

  • Corporate Finance & Investment

  • Corporate Entity Transactions – Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Employment Issue Counseling & Defense

  • Entity Structuring & Formation

  • FDCPA Defense

  • General & Corporate Business Counseling

  • Intellectual Property Protection, Including Trademark & Copyright

  • Real Estate Purchase & Sale Advising

  • Securities Reporting

  • Tax Advising

  • Trade Credit

  • Wage Claim Defense

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Estate Planning

Phocus Law’s estate planning practice came about through a desire to better serve our clients. Business owners have assets they want to protect and pass down to their loved ones, and we provide the tools to accomplish those estate planning and wealth preserving goals.

All Estate Planning
  • Asset & Investment Protection

  • Dynasty Trusts

  • Incapacity Directives

  • Living Wills

  • Powers of Attorney

  • Probate

  • Revocable Trusts

  • Second Amendment Trusts

  • Trust Administration

  • Wealth Management Issues

  • Wills

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General Litigation

Phocus Law’s attorneys are all skilled and experienced in every phase of litigation, from initial demands to pleadings to discovery and alternative dispute resolution and trials. We also have many years’ experience in post-judgment collection. If you are a plaintiff with a claim, or a defendant to a lawsuit, Phocus Law is prepared to obtain the best result for your situation.

All Litigation
  • Appellate Litigation

  • Civil Rights Litigation

  • Defense Trial Litigation – Simple & Complex

  • Mechanic’s Lien & Other Secured Transaction Enforcement

  • Real Estate Issue Litigation

  • Plaintiff’s Trial Litigation – Simple & Complex

“The precepts of the law may be comprehended under these three points: to live honestly, to hurt no man willfully, and to render every man his due carefully.”

– Aristotle

Additional Services Offered 

Automotive Shop Liability Protection Package – $995

At Phocus Law, we’re offering an affordable fixed-price package designed specifically for the liability needs of automotive shops. Whether you’re focused on general maintenance and repair, or you’re focused on performance, we’ll get you the liability protection you need in a straightforward way. 

Our Automotive Package includes:

  • 20-30 minute consultation with one of our amazing attorneys
  • A customized Waiver / Terms and Conditions for your shop
  • The Mechanic’s Legal Bible – A thorough legal manual for successfully running your business written by Phocus Law
  • A “This Shop Is Protected by Phocus Law” poster

Interested in our Automotive Shop Liability Protection Package?

Need an LLC?

You pick the package, we do the rest.


Phocus Law has the experience and entrepreneurial understanding necessary to address a broad spectrum of legal issues that arise for businesses and wealth management. Whether you are starting a new venture, becoming involved in or developing an existing business, or managing an existing one and pursuing a profitable way out, Phocus Law is able to provide insightful, thorough, and forward-thinking counsel for our business clients. In addition, whether you are looking to protect your wealth and investments, provide for your children and grandchildren, or provide for end-of-life care, Phocus Law can develop the strategies and products that will accomplish your goals and protect your future. The organic relationship amongst the Phocus affiliates can provide your business and estate with holistic planning and solutions in navigating the waters of business ownership and estate planning.

We speak Spanish. Hablamos español.



Attorney at Law, Founder

Samuel C. Richardson

Attorney at Law, Estate Planning Group Head

Michele Leonelli

Attorney at Law

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