Harvey was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (finance) in 1968 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona in 1971. While attending U of A, Harvey participated in the Voluntary Income Tax Assistance program, Law Student Civil Rights Research Council and was a staff writer for the Arizona Advocate.
A substantial portion of Harvey’s practice is dedicated to representing clients in all aspects of family law. He also has vast experience representing individuals and entities in a wide variety of transactional and civil litigation matters.
In 2007, Harvey was appointed as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Maricopa County Superior Court Family Law Division. He presides over court hearings and conducts settlement conferences.
When he’s not busy practicing law, Harvey enjoys traveling with his wife, golfing and spending time with his grandchildren.
Harvey assists his clients in navigating all aspects of family law, such as advising on and actively litigating property division, child custody, support and spousal maintenance issues during dissolution actions. Harvey also handles many post-decree issues including modifications of spousal maintenance, child support and legal decision making (custody). Additionally, Harvey has represented numerous clients in paternity and grandparent rights actions. He is highly recommended by his clients.
Commercial / Civil Litigation
Harvey has participated in hundreds of trials from simple Municipal Court litigation to financially complex disputes. He has represented dozens of contractors, subcontractors and businesses in various commercial disputes involving breach of contract, landlord tenant and construction defects matters. Harvey also has extensive experience in collection matters, having represented such diverse entities as Standard Brands Paint Company, Chatelaine Funding Corporation, and ITT Hartford.
Harvey has advised hundreds of clients regarding transactional business matters. Harvey assists clients in forming corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships. He represents a variety of businesses, from construction contractors to answering service companies in drafting various types of contracts, including lease agreements, promissory notes and deeds of trust.