WILLIAM F. SHORE, III is a member of the State Bars of Texas and Arizona, and he is certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a Specialist in Real Estate Law. As a trial lawyer for more than 30 years, Bill practices in the areas of construction defect law, real estate, corporate law, and commercial litigation. Hundreds of common interest communities have hired Bill in cases involving construction defects, construction related injury and wrongful death, covenant enforcement, underfunded reserves, breach of fiduciary duties by developers, officers, and directors, and the professional liability of engineers, architects, surveyors, and real estate agents. Prior to joining Carpenter Hazlewood Delgado & Bolen (dba Cagle Carpenter Hazlewood in Texas), Bill was a partner for thirteen years with Burdman & Shore, PLLC. Bill received an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale & Hubbell, the highest possible peer reviewed rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.
In 2013, Bill was anonymously selected by his peers as a member of the initial class of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, www.azfinestlawyers.org, a non-commercial organization that seeks to elevate the practice of law and that selected the top 2% of Arizona attorneys meeting their criteria for integrity, skill and achievement.
Bill is a frequent lecturer and author regarding community association law for the Arizona Association of Community Managers (AACM) and the Community Association Institute (CAI).