Robert N. Sewell


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Clients choose Mr. Sewell because of his reputation for success, his insight into the law, and his pragmatic approach to litigation and his efficient approach to achieving results.

Mr. Sewell’s litigation experience involves cases in federal, state and administrative settings. He also resolves disputes through mediation, arbitration, as well as bench and jury trials. Mr. Sewell has also worked as a professor of business law. Mr. Sewell also serves as a mediator for probate & trust litigation cases.


  • Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, PA (J.D., 2005)
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (B.S., 2001)

Court Admissions

  • State of Pennsylvania, 2005, inactive
  • State of Arizona, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2006

Practice Areas

  • Probate & Trust Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Mediation

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • Past President & Board Member, East Valley Estate Planning Council
  • Member of Board of Directors Tempe Chamber of Commerce 2015
  • Past Treasurer of Thurgood Marshall Inn of Court
  • Gilbert Leadership Conference Member, Class of 22
  • State Bar of Arizona

Publications & Presentations

  • Senior Editor—Journal of American Arbitration
  • Published: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Overrules its Decision in Duffield and Strengthens an Employer’s Use of Compulsory Arbitration in EEOC v. Luce, Forward Hamilton & Scripps, 3 J. Am. Arb. 171 (2004)
  • A Book Review—Law and Contemporary Problems: Mandatory Arbitration, 4 J. Am. Arb. 203 (2005)
  • LESSONS Magazine, Copy Editor and Writer
  • Published: Salvaging the Academic Village and From Chalk to Keyboard: How Learning is Changing

Mr. Sewell is the host of the popular legal podcast Is That Even Legal

Current Events

  • Did the police do enough to protect items in a condemned building? Attorney Robert Sewell says, it’s going to be hard to prove they didn’t.
  • Apartment complex in Tempe says 23 and older…Attorney Robert Sewell says…not so fast.
  • Attorney Robert Sewell discusses what all the “Howling” is about
  • Az Business Magazine has featured Attorney Robert Sewell as a 2013 Estate/Trust Litigation Attorney in their March/April Az Business Magazine’s special 2013 top lawyer edition

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