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Platt & Westby, P.C., Phoenix, Arizona Lawyers.
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Practicing Law In Arizona For 40 Years!

The law firm of Platt & Westby, P.C., was created in 1973 by merging the practices of Harvey B. Platt and Peter H. Westby to establish a comprehensive and innovative law practice that could meet most of the legal needs of families and businesses in the Phoenix areas we serve.

Platt & Westby, P.C., has recruited a resourceful and highly experienced team of lawyers, paralegals, legal secretaries and investigators. We are proud of our ability to provide efficient and top quality legal representation with our high caliber Phoenix, Arizona attorneys. We are also proud to be a firm that has enjoyed longevity with our staff. One of our staff members has been working with us for almost 24 years! All our attorneys have many years of legal experience and have demonstrated track records of success. They have a profound understanding of their area of legal focus and often have personal experience in that area as well.

For example, in the area of real estate and business law, partners Harvey Platt and Peter Westby are themselves small business owners as well as real estate investors, landlords and property managers and have been so for nearly 40 years. Peter Westby held an Arizona real estate salesman’s license for many years and Harvey Platt was a title examiner prior to entering the practice of law.

We are equally impressed with the attorneys who work with Platt & Westby, P.C., and the backgrounds they bring to enrich our practice. Also well versed in litigation is Partner Andrew Rahtz who excels in the courtroom when advocating on clients' behalf. Associate attorney Elizabeth Westby is an aggressive advocate and has skills that allow her to work well with clients who sometimes find themselves in emotionally charged situations. Associate attorney Mallory Powers’ attention to detail and analytical skills are first rate. She provides insightful analysis and direction to Clients of the firm. Ms. Powers has extensive experience in the area of Bankruptcy Law.

Building Great, Lasting Relationships With Clients

We hope to be your "go to" law firm being able to help in areas ranging from starting a business to filing bankruptcy, negotiating a divorce settlement or aggressively representing your interests in civil litigation. It is no coincidence that Platt & Westby, P.C., has been doing business for almost 44 years helping people around the valley. Platt & Westby, P.C., is a staple in the Phoenix legal community. We welcome all to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced and knowledgeable attorneys. There is never a charge for an initial conference and no obligation to hire. You will meet face to face with a qualified attorney and not a salesperson. We strive to meet our clients' goals with ethical and honest behavior. We value our clients and believe in developing long-lasting and trusting relationships. We are proud that, in some cases, we have represented the grandchildren of original clients—three generations of the same family. In order to better serve the Phoenix area community, we have expanded our office locations around the Phoenix area, including Avondale, Arrowhead, North and Central Scottsdale, and Gilbert/Chandler/Mesa. As always since 1980, our main office remains in Central Phoenix at 2916 N. 7th Avenue.

We invite and encourage you to contact our office or call 602-277-4441 to meet with one of our Phoenix, Arizona lawyers to discuss your legal needs. We look forward to speaking with you.

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Platt & Westby
Based on 14 Reviews
Darla M.
2018-01-13 20:16:45
Mr. Westby was a great help to me when I needed to work through my father's probate. He was very knowledgeable and spot on explaining my options and how to...
Brianna S.
2017-08-17 16:55:01
I met with Peter Westby for a free consultation for a real estate issue and I have nothing but nice things to say about him. He is very calm, reassuring and...
Cathy C.
2017-10-25 03:56:46
I researched Mr. Wesby's credentials before taking my family members to him. I wanted the best lawyer to represent my family fairly. I have taken four of...
Gina C.
2018-04-05 16:08:02
I must say that I am very impressed by the professionalism of this firm! Starting with the receptionist who answered promptly listen carefully and set up a...
R B.
2018-08-08 03:40:01
I was referred to Andy Rahtz by a mutual friend to review a situation that I was told by other firms would be fruitless. Right from the start, Andy gave me...
Mike-Kris M.
2018-08-08 14:26:30
Mallory Powers was an excellent attorney for us and communicated like she cared about our situation and wanted clear justice.
Kris M.
2018-08-10 07:25:59
I hired this firm to resolve a property dispute. Mr Peter Westby gave some very good advice during the initial (free) interview and did not pressure me to...
Nathalie L.
2018-08-23 12:09:30
Elizabeth Westby is an amazing woman and attorney. We discussed with her during a consultation about a property that is rightfully ours. She helped us...
Marissa S.
2018-09-01 13:38:00
Elizabeth Westby is top notch! She helped us with a real estate issue promptly and efficiently. She made herself available and made what was a precarious...
John I.
2018-09-18 02:50:33
I live out of town and had contacted Platt and Westby and was referred to Andrew Rahtz. We had an initial consultation to discuss the viability of my case...
Sky D.
2019-02-05 10:34:26
I would highly recommend Andrew Rahtz! He came across town to see me for our initial consultation and my whole case was settled quickly. I know some firms...

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