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Lat J. Celmins

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Lat J. Celmins is licensed to practice law in Arizona. Mr. Celmins graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Michigan in 1965 and received his Law Degree cum laude from Wayne State University in 1969. Mr. Celmins is admitted to practice before the U.S. Federal Court and many U.S. Federal Courts of Appeals, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. He represented Blaze Construction before the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Celmins was employed for 15 years as Senior Attorney for the Greyhound Corporation. He has testified before U.S. House and Senate Committees and presented winning arguments in numerous U.S. Courts of Appeal. He was the City Attorney for the City of Williams, AZ for 12 years. He has successfully represented clients in high profile cases and has obtained seven figure jury verdicts in a civil case. Lat focuses his practice in real estate law, complex commercial litigation, transportation law, general commercial and corporate law.

Practice Areas


General Commercial Law


Complex Commercial Litigation

Corporate Law

Transportation Matters

Real Estate Law

Bar Admissions


U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1976


U.S. Court of Appeals

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

U.S. Federal Courts


U.S. Supreme Court


Wayne State University Law School

J.D., Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, MI, 1969

University of Michigan

B.S., Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1965

Contact Our Team

(480) 994-2000

(480) 994-2008

Margrave Celmins P.C.

8171 E. Indian Bend Road Suite 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85250




Effective January 6, 2020, attorneys Michael W. Margrave, Michael L. Kitchen, and Patrick J. Van Zanen, as well as paralegals Brittany Crane and Mallory Rasmussen, will join Sacks Tierney P A at their office located at 4250 N. Drinkwater Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ  85251. Their new contact information is:

Michael W. Margrave    
direct line: 480-425-2606
fax: 480-425-4906

Michael L. Kitchen
direct line: 480-425-2619
fax: 480-425-4919

Patrick J. Van Zanen    
direct line: 480-425-2623
fax: 480-425-4923

Brittany Crane
direct line: 480-425-2627
fax: 480-425-4927

Mallory Rasmussen
direct line: 480-425-2629
fax: 480-425-4929

We hope to continue serving your needs at our new home with Sacks Tierney P.A. beginning January 6, 2020