Christopher A. Combs, Esq.

Chris graduated from Arizona State University (cum laude) and University of Arizona law school (Law Review). After law school Chris was a Captain, United States Marine Corps (JAG), and an honors graduate of the Naval Justice School in Newport, Rhode Island.

Chris has more than 20 years of experience as an Arizona real estate broker and as a State Bar certified real estate specialist. Chris writes a Sunday column in the Arizona Republic newspaper on real estate questions and answers.

Chris drafted the original nine-page Arizona Association of Realtors (“AAR”) Residential Resale Real Estate Purchase Contract. Chris formed and operated the AAR Legal Hotline program which received a 90% approval rating from Arizona real estate brokers for more than 20 years.

Chris is a former president of both the Maricopa County Bar Association and the Phoenix Symphony Council.

Chris is a former member of the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league baseball organization, and was selected to the All-Marine Corps basketball team.

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Real Estate Litigation

Commercial and Business Disputes

Greg is a litigation attorney with substantial experience in commercial, construction, and real estate matters. He represents individual and business clients in both state and federal courts as well as before administrative tribunals and administrative agencies. Greg is a 1985 graduate, with honors, from the School of International Service at the American University and a 1989 graduate from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Before beginning his practice, Greg served in the United States Navy in Japan and at sea. Greg is licensed to practice law in Arizona, California, and the District of Columbia

Darlene focuses on our transactional side of the practice. Darlene has a broad range of experience representing borrowers, lenders, owners, purchasers, landlords and tenants in real estate finance transactions, purchases and sales of real estate, commercial leases and business transactions. Prior to practicing in Arizona, Darlene practiced at an international law firm in New York and Los Angeles and continues to maintain active licenses in Arizona, California and New York to better serve her clients.

Darlene graduated from Providence College (magna cum laude) with a B.S. in Biology, and Brooklyn Law School (cum laude).

Charles Oldham is a litigation attorney with significant experience in all facets of real estate law including, landlord/tenant disputes; escrow/title litigation; HOA disputes; short‐term rentals; Realtor disputes; and purchase contract disputes. Mr. Oldham is an experienced mediator and arbitrator, is a panelist for the American Arbitration Association and has substantial experience as an advocate in both arbitrations and mediations.

Mr. Oldham has represented clients in bench and jury trials in state and federal courts throughout his career has successfully represented numerous appellants and appellees before the Arizona Supreme Court and Arizona Court of Appeals. Upon graduation from the Sandra Day O’Connor
College of Law (cum laude) Mr. Oldham was selected for membership in the Order of the Coif and Order of Barristers.

Elizabeth Heims is a litigation attorney with the Combs Law Group. Ms. Heims graduated cum laude from Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in 2012. Ms. Heims has extensive experience in commercial, business, and real estate litigation. She is admitted to practice in Arizona and Colorado.

An Experienced Team Working For You

Law Clerk

Joe is a law clerk at Combs Law Group. He is currently a 2L and an O’Connor Fellow at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, where he holds a GPA of 3.93 and is ranked 7th out of 260 students. Joe also works as a student attorney for the Innovation Advancement Clinic, where he drafts business documents for clients. Outside of class, Joe acts as Vice President for the Corporate and Business Law Society, volunteers for the Arizona Legal Center, and works as an ambassador for the Office of Admissions.

Paralegal

Pamela Brimhall is a transactional paralegal who has been with Combs Law Group for more than 12 years. Pam is dedicated to excellence, and obtained her Associate’s degree With Highest Honors (4.0 GPA), from Scottsdale Community College.

Pam assists the attorneys in drafting residential and commercial purchase contracts, residential and commercial leases, lease/option agreements, easements, shared-well agreements, promissory notes/deeds of trust, and other real estate

Paralegal

Holly is an Advanced Certified Paralegal in Real Estate Principles. She has worked extensively on an array of real estate disputes involving real property; ADRE complaints/defense; and HOA issues. Holly regularly supports attorneys in arbitrations, mediations, hearings, and jury trials.

Holly earned her B.A., Cum Laude, in Social Justice from Arizona State University in 2015. Holly also has a degree in Paralegal Studies from Phoenix College, with High Distinction.

Paralegal

Amy graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University with a B.S. in Human and Organizational Development. She has also earned a Master’s in Public Health from Emory University. Amy is a licensed real estate agent in Arizona.

Amy assists the attorneys in both real estate litigation and transactions.

Why Combs Law Group?

Combs Law Group, P.C. sets itself apart from other Arizona real estate law firms by working with clients to develop smart, strategic, and practical solutions. Top Arizona real estate lawyer Chris Combs and Combs Law Group, P.C. attorneys achieve excellent results for their clients in a wide array of real estate legal areas of practice. These areas of practice include general real estate law, business law, litigation, as well as arbitration and mediation.

  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • The Paralegal Association
  • Association of Legal Administrators
  • Arizona Association of Realtors
  • Scottsdale Association of Realtors
  • Phoenix Association of Realtors

Why Combs Law Group?

Combs Law Group, P.C. sets itself apart from other Arizona real estate law firms by working with clients to develop smart, strategic, and practical solutions. Top Arizona real estate lawyer Chris Combs and Combs Law Group, P.C. attorneys achieve excellent results for their clients in a wide array of real estate legal areas of practice. These areas of practice include general real estate law, business law, litigation, as well as arbitration and mediation.

  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • The Paralegal Association
  • Association of Legal Administrators
  • Arizona Association of Realtors
  • Scottsdale Association of Realtors
  • Phoenix Association of Realtors
  • Urban Land Institute

What Our Clients Are Saying

As a former paralegal myself, I know how important it is to make sure my clients who need advice concerning real estate matters, are referred to the "right" law firm, and for me, your firm is exactly that.

We were very impressed with your law firm. Meeting with the attorneys made us feel comfortable and we had a very positive feeling about your firm.

Your firm handled and interpreted our situation in a very helpful way that was not needlessly unpleasant and expensive. Thank you very much for all of your help in assisting us in a very complex real estate issue.