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Michael W. Margrave

Shareholder, Officer & Director
Bar Admissions – Arizona, 1968 | U.S. District Court of Arizona, 1968

Michael has been a practicing attorney in Arizona since 1968 and is a founding partner of the Margrave Celmins law firm. He is rated A/V preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. He is also licensed as a certified public accountant in Arizona.

Michael is responsible for managing the firm and overseeing its various practices and attorneys. In addition, he concentrates in business law, including entities, business acquisitions, dispositions and mergers, business contracts and in estate planning and commercial real estate law. His quality work is reflected in the fact he still retains some clients for over 30 years.

Michael is the firm’s representative to LawPact, an international association of independent business law firms, where MC is the representative law firm in Arizona. He is past president of the American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners and is currently VP-Legal and a member of its Board of Directors.

Areas of Practice

Business & Commercial Law


Business Acquisitions, Dispositions and Mergers


Estate Planning

Commercial Real Estate Law

Awards and Honors


Certified Public Accountant, Arizona, 1970


University of Arizona

J.D., University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, 1968

University of Arizona

M. A., Accounting, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 1965

Texas A&M University

B A., Accounting, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1963

Contact Our Team

Margrave Celmins P.C.

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

(480) 994-2000

(480) 994-2008

Margrave Celmins




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