Doug Zanes

Founding Attorney

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Doug Zanes, Founding Attorney

Doug Zanes has built a career practicing law in Arizona. Doug is only licensed to practice law in Arizona and only represents clients in Arizona. He is not licensed to practice law in Washington State, or any other state within the United States. Doug also practices law both in the United States District Courts within Arizona and within the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Doug spent many years defending clients who had been charged with Federal crimes and defending clients accused of violating the U.S. immigration laws. Currently, Doug is the founder and owner of both Doug Zanes and Associates, PPLC,  and Zanes Law Group, PLLC.  Doug is also the founder and an owner of Zanes Law – Washington State.  All three are law firms that focus on representing injury victims in Arizona and Washington State. In addition, Doug is the founder and owner of Zanes Law – National Immigration Lawyers, which represents immigration clients who live throughout the world and are attempting to gain legal status within the United States.

Raised in Douglas, Arizona, Doug completed college at Arizona State University and graduated from law school from St. Mary’s University School of Law in Texas. Doug began practicing law in Phoenix in 1997, and has been inducted into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won verdicts and settlements exceeding $1 million. Less than 1 percent of U.S. lawyers are members.

Community Service

  • 2016 – 2017, Sponsor and Supporter of the Up With People Bill Holmes Legacy Fund. Claudia was a integral part of creating and funding a $250,000 scholarship fund to benefits students from both San Miguel and St. Augustine high schools in Tucson
  • 2017 – 2018, Supporter of Phoenix Treasure House and Sponsor of 2018 Phoenix Treasure House Celebrity Game Night
  • No Hungry Kids Tucson, 2014 contributor and participant
  • Wings for Women Gala Host, 2014
  • Toys for Tots Toy Drive, 2013, toy drive host
  • Go Red Movement, American Heart Association of Southern Arizona, 2013, supporter
  • Fiesta Grande, 2013, supporter
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association Executive Lock Up, 2013, supporter and participant
  • Zanes Law School Supply Giveaway, 2010-present, founder
  • Blair Charity Group, 2013-present, current board member and supporter
  • Arizona Basketball Academy, 2011-present, supporter
  • Ronald McDonald House – Chef for a Day, 2012, participant
  • Tucson Young Professionals, 2012-2013, supporter
  • Beat Cancer Boot Camp, 2010-2012 supporter and participant
  • Christian Family Care, 2011-2012, supporter and participant
  • The Salvation Army, 2011-2012, former advisory board member and supporter
  • Southern Arizona Kidney Walk, 2012, supporter
  • American Red Cross, 2012, supporter
  • Emerge House, 2010-2011, supporter
  • San Miguel Corporate Partner, 2009-2010, supporter

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