Robert Joe Spurlock

Faculty Associate

Robert J. Spurlock is a shareholder at Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint, P.C. After law school, he served as a law clerk to the Hon. D.L. Greer, Arizona Court of Appeals, from 1984 to 1985.

Professor Spurlock is a member of the Maricopa County Bar Association (Volunteer Lawyers Division), the State Bar of Arizona (Trial Practice and Bankruptcy Sections) and the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys.

Professor Spurlock has a diversified practice, but he focuses on two areas: creditors’ rights (including commercial litigation and bankruptcy) and the defense of real estate agents. His creditors’ rights practice makes him a frequent visitor to the bankruptcy courts of Arizona and the Southwest. He also protects the rights of his clients in Arizona’s tribal courts, and is admitted to the Gila River, Hopi, White Mountain Apache, Colorado River, Tohono O'odham, Fort Mohave and Yavapai Apache Bar Associations. He has been a featured speaker at seminars provided to and by Arizona’s largest real estate organizations, a national bank, and a large multinational equipment manufacturer.


Assistant: Tina George

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

J.D., Arizona State University