The Mengedoth Law Firm is dedicated to representing the rights of individuals in lawsuits against corporations. Mr. Mengedoth's cases ordinarily involve the veritable alphabet soup of federal consumer protection laws: TILA, HOEPA, RESPA, ECOA, FCRA, FDCPA, UCC, and UCCC.
Mr. Mengedoth has particular experience and knowledge in the area of residential mortgage lending. After graduation from Boston College in 1992, Mr. Mengedoth worked as a post-closing mortgage analyst for a national bank that originated residential and commercial mortgage loans in all fifty states and the District of Columbia . After graduation from Creighton University School of law in 1997, Mr. Mengedoth worked as an attorney for a bank and mortgage company with its principal office located in Phoenix , Arizona .
From 1997 through 2003, Mr. Mengedoth was an associate attorney with a prestigious national law firm where he represented lenders and other businesses on consumer financial services regulatory and compliance issues, participated in litigation matters involving fraud, and advocated for lenders in class action cases. He maintained offices at that firm in Phoenix, Arizona and Kansas City, Missouri .
In 2003, Mr. Mengedoth decided to start his own law firm. From that point forward Mr. Mengedoth has dedicated his law practice to championing the rights of individuals. Mr. Mengedoth has litigated cases in state and federal courts, as well as advocated on behalf of consumers in private arbitrations conducted before the American Arbitration Association and JAMS.
Mr. Mengedoth is admitted to practice before the following courts:
- United States District Court, District of Arizona
- United States District Court, District of Kansas
- United States District Court, Western District of Missouri
- United States District Court, District of Nebraska
- Arizona Supreme Court
Mr. Mengedoth is currently a member of the following organizations:
- National Association of Consumer Advocates
- American Association for Justice
- Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
- Maricopa County Bar Association
- Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Mr. Mengedoth also serves as a member of the Mortgage Advisory Counsel for the Better Business Bureau of Northern and Central Arizona .
While in law school, Mr. Mengedoth was a member of the Editorial Staff of the Creighton Law Review and authored National Banks, the “Business of Insurance,” and an Interpretative Analysis of the McCarrain-Ferguson Act following Barnett Bank v. Nelson, 30 Creighton L. Rev. 457 (1997). Mr. Mengedoth received awards from the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association and the Financial Services Roundtable for his article.