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Mark W. Heckele

Mark W. Heckele, J.D., M.B.A.

Managing Partner | Arizona | Washington

Mark Heckele is a licensed attorney in Arizona and Washington. 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 James E. Rogers 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, Mark Heckele helped form Lancer Law, since which time he has served as Managing Partner.

Mark W. Heckele’s legal practice focuses on Civil Litigation and transactional law in the areas of Real Estate, Business Law, Estate Planning and Probate. His experience includes: escrow and title insurance; commercial and residential sales/purchases and leasing; contracts; Construction Defects; easements; Foreclosures and Loan Modification; Landlord-Tenant Laws; Land Use Acquisition and Development, property management; homeowners associations (HOAs) and CC&Rs; corporate formation; Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A;); Alternative Dispute Resolution; Debt Collection; 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 10 years, focusing primarily on residential resale, contracts, property management and landlord-tenant issues. Along with his legal expertise, Mark W. Heckele approaches each legal 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/was: 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 (ASBA); board member of Tucson Young Professionals; a member of Business Networking International; a member (and former Director) of NEXUS Executives; and board member of the German-American Club of Tucson. Mark Heckele was also recognized by Inside Tucson Business as one of Tucson’s “Up & Comers” of 2011.


  • University of Arizona (B.S.)
  • University of Arizona Eller College of Management (M.B.A.)
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law (J.D.)

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona
  • Washington

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • Arizona Supreme Court
  • Washington Supreme Court

Media Appearances

Client Reviews

I found Mark over the internet looking for a real estate attorney in Tucson to represent me in a possible business traction. Not to denigrate the legal profession, but it is very rare to find an attorney with the combination of real estate knowledge, business acumen and legal transactional skills. Mark’s work was very timely and his fees were reasonable. I especially appreciate his honesty if he didn’t have specific knowledge of a aspect of the law and recommending external expertise. I have gotten to know Mark on a personal level and truly admire his work ethics and values. I can strong recommend Mark Heckele. I am available if a prospective client would like to discuss my positive experience with Mark.

I would recommend this attorney he was the ONLY attorney in Tucson that would handle my complicated case when I lived in Pennsylvania. His communication was excellent and fought hard for me and won! If anyone is looking for an attorney he is the one! I would hire him in a heart beat if needed an attorney he went that extra mile to make sure I won my case and I did!! and did not over charge me. AAAAA++++++

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