Mr. Heckele is a licensed attorney in Arizona. After graduating from the University of Arizona with a Masters’ degree in business administration (M.B.A.) from the Eller College of Management and a doctoral degree in law (J.D.) from the Roger’s College of Law, Mr. Heckele joined the Law Office of Drue A. Morgan-Birch, P.C. before founding The Heckele Law Firm PLLC, in March 2010. In July 2010, Mr. Heckele was invited to affiliate with the reputable firm of Karp & Weiss, P.C., as an attorney of counsel. In April, 2012, Mr. Heckele joined Dorris & Giordano, P.L.C. as an attorney of counsel. And, in May 2013 helped form Giordano Spanier & Heckele, where he is a managing member.
Mr. Heckele’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation and transactional law in the areas of real estate, business and estate planning. His experience includes: escrow and title insurance; commercial and residential sales/purchases and leasing; contracts; construction defects; easements; foreclosures and loan modification; landlord-tenant; land use/zoning; property management; homeowners associations (HOAs) and CC&Rs; corporate formation; mergers and acquisitions (M&A); dispute resolution; collections; estate planning; and general legal counsel.
In addition to his legal career, Mr. Heckele has been a licensed real estate agent in Arizona for over 8 years, focusing primarily on residential resale, contracts, property management and landlord-tenant issues. Along with his legal expertise, Mr. Heckele approaches each issue from a highly practical standpoint, providing his clients with comprehensive representation.
Mr. Heckele is active throughout the business, legal and philanthropic community, and is currently: the President of the Pima County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (YLD); state representative for the American Bar Association YLD; a member of the Morris K. Udall Inn of Court; alumnus of Phi Alpha Delta; an Advocate for the Arizona Small Business Association; board member of Tucson Young Professionals; a member of Business Networking International; a member of the Tucson hispanic Chamber of Commerce; and board member of the German-American Club of Tucson. Mr. Heckele was recently recognized by inside Tucson Business as one of Tucson’s “Up & Comers” of 2011.