James E. Shively2021-04-16T18:30:02+00:00


  • University of Florida, College of Law (L.L.M. Tax, 1984)
  • Drake University, College of Law (J.D., 1982)
  • Illinois State University (B.S. Economics/Philosophy, 1978)

Practice Areas

  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tax Controveries
  • Loan Negotiation and Workouts


  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • Supreme Court of California
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • Supreme Court of New Mexico
  • United States District Court for the District of Arizona
  • United States District Court for the District of Nevada
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Navajo Nation

Professional Experience

  • Member, Ball, Santin & McLeran, PLC
  • Partner, Poli & Ball, Ltd.
  • Associate, Snell & Wilmer
  • Senior Trial Attorney, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Professional Memberships and Activities 

  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Bankruptcy Law
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Maricopa County Bar Association

James E. Shively

Of Counsel

Contact Information

(602) 840-1400
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Jim Shively’s practice is primarily concentrated in the areas of creditors’ rights, commercial litigation and tax controversy, including loan negotiation and workouts.

James E Shively Preeminent AV Rating Martindale-Hubbell 2020
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