Wayne is a true Arizonan. He was born and raised here, and spent most of his professional career in the greater Phoenix area. Wayne received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Brigham Young University and his J.D. from South Texas College of Law. After practicing for a few years in Houston, he returned to Arizona in 1988 and joined a large Phoenix law firm, then became managing partner of Jackson White Gardner in Mesa. Wayne later worked as in-house General Counsel for a large corporation. He has owned several businesses and served on various bank boards. Most of his work is as a lawyer for real estate, banking, commercial transactions and complex business transactions. He also works in estate planning.
Bar Admissions: Wayne is licensed to practice in the states of Arizona and Texas and in various Federal District Courts, Federal Courts of Appeals, United States Court of Military Appeals, United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, and is one of a very select group of attorneys admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Civic & Community Affiliations: Wayne served as President of the Mesa School Board and Mesa YMCA. He was Co-chair of the Ways and Means and Appropriations Committees as an Arizona State Legislator. In addition, Wayne served his church as President of the Santiago East Chile Mission and Cuernavaca Mexico Mission. He currently is the Republican Chair of Legislative District 19.
Wayne lives in Mesa with his wife Teresa. They have four children.
Areas of Expertise
Wayne Gardner provides legal services of all kinds ranging from real estate, business cases, landlord tenant law, wills and trusts and much more. Having over 25 years of experience, he can offer you expert legal advice, services and representation in a wide variety of legal genres!
Wayne can provide you detailed information and assistance with your Arizona estate planning. Securing your assets and your finances, including your power of attorney, and will & testaments are covered in estate plans. Helping people with their estate planning can be a complicated process, but Wayne provides you with knowledgeable and professional assistance with estate planning!
Trust law, declaration of trust, otherwise known as a trust agreement, is usually performed as a living will or as an asset protection in case of the individual or couple’s passing. A Trust would essentially appoint the beneficiaries of your estate, as well as when they receive benefits. A Trust doesn’t effectively replace a will, but is normally done during an Estate Plan to address things such as insurance and specific properties, as well as funds.
Wayne Gardner can also present you with business law services such as forming legal and compliant hiring practices and forms, as well as guidance for new companies to be certain they stay within the law. Attorney Wayne Gardner can offer his expertise for all of you Arizona legal business matters. Assisting any new and established businesses with legal matters of importance! Our clients are protected from all circumstances, as we make sure every issue is addressed! Often times important contract terms are not covered explicitly so our job is to be sure all of the bases are covered.
Real estate law is another aspect of experience for lawyer Wayne Gardner, providing clients with foreclosure defense, loan modifications, buying and selling legal matters, condo representation as well as short sales. Defending homeowners against banks and investors in the event of your foreclosure is one of the many Mesa and surrounding location real estate legal services we provide, attending foreclosure court conferences, as well as process the legal forms and documents to assure everything is in your best interest. With the extensive education, knowledge about the law, as well as professional and quality service of attorney Wayne Gardner, you are certainly in the right hands!