Corey Larson handles litigation, construction law, real estate matters, contracts, insurance, lien and bond issues, and complex trust and probate litigation in Pima County and Southern Arizona. His clients generally include homebuilders, developers, contractors, design professionals, and municipalities. He advises them in a wide range of matters including administrative actions, contract preparation, corporate and real estate transactions, and general corporate cases.
In Corey’s construction-related practice he also guides clients on issues involving contract litigation, mechanics and materialmen’s liens, construction bonds, workplace and personal injury, product defects, property conflicts, disputes before the Arizona Registrar of Contractors, and general commercial litigation. Corey also handles a wide array of appellate issues and has prepared briefs and argued appellate actions involving construction issues, probate matters, tort and commercial law matters, and family law matters.
Growing up as the son of a general contractor and developer, Corey gained a first-hand knowledge of and affinity for the world of construction and real estate. After graduating from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in 2003 and being admitted to practice, he put his background and experience to use representing homebuilders and developers in complex construction defect litigation, including class action defense. Corey is licensed to practice in Arizona and California.
Corey has been selected as a Rising Star™ by Super Lawyers for each year from 2012-2018 and by Best Lawyers in America for 2018 and 2019. He is also the past Chair of the Real Estate Section of the State Bar of Arizona and has sat on and chaired two boards for the Meritas international law firm network that links 7604 attorneys at 181 full-service law firms in 89 countries serving 244 legal markets throughout the U.S. and around the world.
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
State Bar of Arizona (Member)
Pima County Bar Association (Member)
Arizona State University (B.A., with honors, 2000)
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (J.D., 2003)
Business and Commercial
Estate and Trust Litigation
Design and Construction
Fulton Homes Corp. v. BBP Concrete, 214 Ariz. 566, 155 P.3d 1090 (Ct.App. Div. 1, 2007)
Miidas Greenhouses, LLC v. Global Horticultural, Inc., 226 Ariz. 142, 244 P.3d 579 (Ct.App. Div.2, 2010)
Dayka & Hackett, LLC v. Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc., 228 Ariz. 533, 269 P.3d 709 (Ct. App. Div. 2, 2012)
In re Estate of Kirkes, 229 Ariz. 212, 273 P.3d 664 (Ct.App., Div. 2, 2012)
Gorman v. Pima County, 230 Ariz. 506, 287 P.3d 800 (Ct. App. Div. 2, 2012)
Laos v. John Munic Enterprises, Inc., 235 Ariz. 12, 326 P.3d 279 (Ct. App. Div. 2, 2014)
In re Marriage of Vohland, Not Reported in P.3d, 2014 WL 5493807 (Ct. App. Div. 2, 2014)
In re Marriage of Yeatts, Not Reported in P.3d, 2014 WL 3731350 (Ct. App. Div. 2, 2014)
In re Wootan, Not Reported in P.3d, 2015 WL 6546822015 (Ct. App. Div. 2, 2015)
Energy & Env’t Legal Inst. v. Arizona Bd. of Regents, Not Reported in P.3d, 2015, 2015 WL 7777611 (Ct. App. Dec. 3, 2015)
Publications and Presentations
What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Contractor Liens
How to Ensure Contractor Clients Are Paid for Their Work: Arizona’s Prompt Pay Act
Mechanic’s and Materialmen’s Liens
Mind Your Land: Protecting Against Claims of Adverse Possession
Vehicles of Production Discovery: What Happens When They Don’t Respond?, 2013
Annual Real Property Case Law Roundup, 2013
Valuation Hearings in Lienholder Deficiency Actions, 2012
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys: Issues in Litigation, 2013
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