Overview and Experience
Mr. Stephen Brower is the principal attorney at Brentwood Law Group, located in Tempe, Arizona. Prior to founding Brentwood, Mr. Brower practiced as a trial lawyer for reputable national and regional law firms. He has represented high-profile corporate and individual clients in matters that include business, real estate, healthcare, securities, creditor, and bankruptcy-based litigation. Brentwood Law Group continues to offer the same advanced legal strategies Stephen offered at the other firms, with a unique "high touch, client-centric" approach to legal services.
Initially, as an associate and later confirmed as a partner, Mr. Brower recognized early in his career that clients want and deserve that unique "trial lawyer mentality" applied to all levels of their legal matters. Whether your matter is related to negotiation, contract preparation, contract lawsuits, partnership buyouts, purchase/sale agreement, healthcare entities, creditor rights, bankruptcy-centered disputes, etc., Mr. Brower brings his unique view to each and every legal matter.
Mr. Brower has witnessed firsthand the critical value derived from business agreements that position the company/individual to prevail should their rights be violated under the law. Clients who tap Mr. Brower's trial experience early in the planning process rarely experience disruption in their ventures. And should that day come that a Brentwood client's rights are challenged, clients report a sense of relief knowing that they have a battle-tested trial attorney representing their interests in the courtroom.
Mr. Stephen Brower received his Bachelor of Science (Economics) from Arizona State University. He attended the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor degree. Mr. Brower is admitted and has practiced before all Arizona state courts.
The University of California, Los Angeles – School of Law, J.D., 2006
Arizona State University, B.S., Economics, 2003
Consultation with healthcare providers regarding regulations, affiliations, and contracts.
Consultation regarding the development, construction, and operation of healthcare facilities.
Representation of regional business interest in the negotiation of asset purchase agreements and related documents. Abramovitz Investment Properties, LLC v. Red Eyed Jack Sports Bar, Inc., et al.: Obtained verdict for $2.9 million plus fees, costs, and interest. Affirmed on appeal.
MidFirst Bank v. Greystar Holdings, LLC, et al.: Obtained confidential settlement post-judgment in favor of the client. IMH Special Asset NT 118 LLC v. Ronald Steinbrunner et al.: Prosecuted judgment and obtained favorable settlement.
Rigoli v. 44 Monroe Marketing, LLC: Obtained judgment on multiple Vendee liens against a real estate holding company.
CSA8-Garden Village, LLC v. Main Street Ventures, LLC, et al.: Negotiated confidential settlement post-judgment against multiple debtors.
Shaun Moore v. Peter Stephens, et al.: Enforcement of foreign judgment and settlement after the seizure of business assets.
Articles and Publications:
Vendee Liens, Arizona Journal of Real Estate and Business (December 2010)
Understanding the Federal Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act, Arizona Journal of Real Estate & Business (June 2010)
Stimulus Dollars: Contractor Friend or Foe, The Arizonan (February 2010)
Setting a Ceiling – Contracts that Place a Cap on Damages, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel e-Magazine (Fall 2009)
Escaping Fraud Liability in A Slow Market, Arizona Journal of Real Estate and Business (May 2008)
Escaping the Undercurrent of Fraud Liability in Real Estate Transactions, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel e-Magazine (February 2007)
Overview and Experience
Mr. Veater practices primarily in commercial litigation and specializes in judgment enforcement. Mr. Veater sees the importance of representing his clients beyond the end of litigation – when a judgment is entered for his client against the opposing side. He knows that obtaining a judgment is, most of the time, just the beginning. Collecting the judgment is the tough part. Mr. Veater has developed an arsenal of post-judgment enforcement tools to assist him and his clients in obtaining what they deserve.
Mr. Veater enjoyed a successful career in the business world before beginning his second career as a lawyer. He owned and operated a top-rated vehicle repair shop franchise for over a decade before going back to school and graduating summa cum laude from Arizona State University and then attending and graduating from Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law, where he was recognized as a Pedrick Scholar.
Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, J.D., 2015, Pedrick Scholar
Arizona State University, B.S., Communications, 2012, summa cum laude
Overview and Experience
Ms. Zeebuyth recently graduated from Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law with certificates in both sustainability law and trial advocacy. During her law school career, Ms. Zeebuyth contributed to the legal field with published work with the Kyl Center for Water Policy at the Morrison Institute for Public Policy and has another publication forthcoming with the University of New Mexico School of Law's Natural Resources Journal.
Ms. Zeebuyth values the power of translating the law into plain English. Her appreciation for this skill originated while pursuing her bachelor’s degree in environmental communication, which focused on learning hard science and effectively communicating technical concepts to a wide audience. While in law school, Ms. Zeebuyth used this passion to help various clients and teach constitutional law to local high school students.
Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, J.D., 2023
State University of New York - College of Environmental Science and Forestry, summa cum laude, with honors
Overview and Experience
Joel is a Legal Paraprofessional (LP) with over five years of experience in complex litigation. Before joining Brentwood in March 2021, Joel was the lead paralegal for a consumer protection firm that handled individual and class action lawsuits in federal and appellate courts nationwide. He holds a degree in Public Management and Policy from the University of Arizona and a degree in Paralegal Studies from Rio Salado College. Admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in June 2023, Joel is among the first Legal Paraprofessionals in the state of Arizona.
For more information on the Legal Paraprofessional program, you can visit: https://www.azcourts.gov/cld/Legal-Paraprofessional
Rio Salado College, A.A., Paralegal Studies, 2022
University of Arizona, B.S., Public Management and Policy, 2015
Collin has been a paralegal at Brentwood for four years. He has been an intern with the Arizona Attorney General's Office and the Maricopa County Superior Court. He holds a degree in Finance from Arizona State University and will be receiving a Master of Legal Studies from the University of Arizona.
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Josh is currently a J.D. candidate at the University of Kansas School of Law. Before starting law school, Josh was a paralegal at Brentwood and will return as a new associate following his graduation and State Bar admission. He also holds a degree in Political Science and Government from Utah Valley University. Josh is fluent in Spanish.
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Jaidyn is a law clerk at Brentwood, responsible for filing management, research and analysis, and other critical administrative elements. With the mentorship of Brentwood's attorneys and staff, Jaidyn is learning the core elements and principles of law and preparing for law school. She is currently studying Business Law at Arizona State University.
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Daylon is a law clerk at Brentwood, responsible for research, legal analysis, and general administration. He is currently studying at Arizona State University.
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