McCarthy Holthus Levine, 480.302.4100, (480) 302-4100
Paul M. Levine, Esq.

Paul M. Levine is the founder and managing partner of McCarthy Holthus & Levine. He has been practicing law in Arizona for 30 years, and has extensive experience in a wide range of practice areas, including real estate, commercial leases, contracts, real estate transactions, business disputes, landlord-tenant and complex litigation. Paul has been lead attorney in numerous bench and jury trials in both state and federal courts in Arizona, California and New Mexico. Paul’s clients include many local businesses and business owners. Paul has represented some of his clients for over 20 years. Paul has also represented lenders and servicers in a variety of real estate, lending and title claims. His long-standing background in the Phoenix Metropolitan area has given Paul the advantage of knowing the community well.

Paul’s extensive experience, including trial work, allows him to give strategic planning and pre-litigation advice, as well as the insight to guide clients through the litigation process. Knowing when and how to present and introduce evidence, what is admissible, and presenting a case to a jury or judge are some of Paul’s strengths.

Paul believes that an attorney should be a problem-solver who is aggressive when necessary and who thinks, communicates and gives advice in a practical and realistic way, is an effective communicator who can give accurate assessments as legal issues are presented, provide objective, realistic solutions, and can anticipate problems and strategize for the best possible results.

Paul stands out from other attorneys with his unwavering attention to detail, extensive knowledge of courtroom dynamics and his years of experience.

When Paul is not practicing law he enjoys attending the theatre, reading and sports, particularly basketball, football and golf.

Admissions & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of California
  • United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • Federal Court, District of Arizona
  • Real Property Section of the Arizona State Bar


Notable Distinctions

  • Appellate success in numerous cases at the Arizona Court of Appeals
  • Fifth largest jury verdict awarded in the State of Arizona in 2006,
    in Marlyn Neutraceuticals v. World Nutrition
  • AmCan v. Greentree bench trial verdict in excess of $1,000,000
  • Successfully prosecuted Special Action Complaint against
    the City of Glendale



  • As a result of Paul’s belief in giving back to the community, McCarthy
    Holthus & Levine has participated in Adopt-A-Family programs
    during the holidays, as well as local food drives
  • Volunteered services as the coach for the mock trial program
    at Horizon High School
  • Pro bono work to clients in need




  • Real Estate
  • Contracts
  • Landlord-Tenant
  • Corporation Formation
  • Business Representation
  • Business-Related
    Transactional Issues
  • Extensive Experience in
    Jury and Bench Trials



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