Legal Areas
Mining Districts

Areas of Practice

Mr. Donaldson’s legal experience spans more than 30 years in the State of Arizona and several other western states. He specializes in natural resources law, including mining and public land law. Mr. Donaldson represents clients in private contractual matters and before the Arizona State Land Department, United States Forest Service, United States Department of the Interior, and other state and federal agencies regarding public land issues, rights and permitting.

He is rated AV Preeminent For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Donaldson is also approved by the United States Department of Justice for the preparation of title certificates and abstracts for proceedings before the Bureau of Land Management, United States Department of the Interior.

Associations and Courts

Arizona State Bar Association — admitted 1979
United States District Court — District of Arizona
United States Court of Appeals — Ninth Circuit
United States Departments of Justice and Interior - See Above
Hopi Tribal Court — Former Member