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Kathleen D Fox

Nearhood Law Offices PLC


is a partner at Nearhood Law Offices. Certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a Real Estate Specialist, Ms. Fox has an AV® Preeminent Rating - the highest rating available from Martindale-Hubbell™, the leading independent attorney rating entity. Chair of the Real Property Section of the Arizona State Bar for 2015-2016, and a member of its Executive Council, Ms. Fox has also been recognized as one of Arizona's Finest Lawyers. Ms. Fox has extensive experience working with clients in both real estate litigation and transactions. Her litigation practice has emphasized contract disputes; non-disclosure; earnest money disputes; construction defects; construction law; escrow and title company liability; title disputes; adverse possession; easements; deed restrictions and CC&Rs; liens and encumbrances; quiet title actions; homeowner-association disputes; commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes; subdivisions and lot splits; and business disputes, dissolution, receivership and accounting. Ms. Fox's transactional practice has encompassed all aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions, including real estate development, sales, construction, finance and leasing; the creation of subdivisions and condominiums; business formation, contracts and dissolution; zoning; easements; deed restrictions; and HUD compliance. Former counsel to the Arizona Association of Realtors®, Ms. Fox continues to work closely with commercial and residential real estate brokerages and agents, and regularly conducts educational seminars for Arizona Realtors®, lawyers and escrow companies. Ms. Fox is a member of the American Bar Association (Real Property Section), the State Bar of Arizona (Real Property Section), and the Maricopa County Bar Association. She became a State Bar of Arizona Certified Real Estate Specialist in 2002. Ms. Fox received her Bachelor of Arts in English and Journalism from Arizona State University. She also attended ASU College of Law, where she was a Pedrick Scholar and graduated cum laude with honors in Legal Research and Writing.