Philip Mueller Partner

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Philip has been a practicing attorney for more than two decades and is a partner with Davis Miles, PLLC, having been associated with the firm for over sixteen years. Prior to joining Davis Miles, Philip served as an attorney in the United States Navy. When not serving clients, Philip values spending time with his family and their three Chihuahuas. He enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, four-wheeling, snowshoeing, snowboarding, sailing, and surfing when he can! Most recently, Philip is learning to play pickleball.

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  • B.A. University of Arizona – 1997 (Magna Cum Laude & Phi Beta Kappa)
  • J.D. University of Arizona – 2001 (Dean’s Scholarship)
  • Arizona Journal of International & Comparative Law
  • Officer Indoctrination School, Newport Rhode Island (2001)
  • Naval Justice School, Newport, Rhode Island (2002)
  • M.B.A., University of Phoenix (2013)

Court Admissions:

  • Supreme Court State of Arizona (2001)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, Washington D.C. (2002)
  • U.S. Tax Court (2010)
  • U.S. District Court of Arizona (2012)

Professional Memberships and Activities:

  • Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Sections: Business Law, Tax Law, Probate & Trust Law
  • United Way of Southern Arizona:
    Supporting Seniors Impact Council and Legacy Council
  • Sam Hughes Cares for Seniors
  • Sam Hughes Neighborhood Association
  • The University of Arizona Intercollegiate College Athletics Expansion Project Community Planning Advisory Committee

Publications and Presentations:

  • Philip has presented numerous legal seminars and formerly served as a legal instructor and host of a live, call-in legal television program aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. He is proud to have been awarded the Commendation Medal and for having been recognized by both the American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel, and the Internal Revenue Service for his work on behalf of members of the Armed Forces and their families. Philip also ghostwrites a weekly employee benefits newsletter that is distributed by a brokerage to employee benefits professionals.

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