Paul Dowdell’s practice, spanning over 30 years, is dedicated to real estate and business transactions and disputes. He has received the AV- Preeminent® peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell® and has been selected as a Best Lawyers in America® honoree in the areas of real estate law and real estate litigation.


  • University of California Hastings College of the Law, J.D. 1991; Articles Editor, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly 1990-1991
  • College of Wooster, B.A. 1978

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Arizona 1991
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona 1991
  • California 1993 (Inactive)
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit 2004

Honors & Awards

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Real Estate Law (2019-present); Real Estate Litigation (2020-present)

Professional & Industry Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona: Real Property Section; Business Law Section
  • Arizona Attorney Magazine: Editorial Board 2015-present
  • Scottsdale Bar Association: Board of Directors, 2021–present
  • Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce