Dustin Schanaker

As a partner with Fowler St. Clair, Dustin heads up our probate and estate planning team. He has been an attorney at Fowler St. Clair since 2014. He takes a team approach to clients’ estate plans by working with CPAs and financial planners to make sure each plan is comprehensive, effective, and tailored to the individual’s needs.

Dustin also works closely with the litigation team at Fowler St. Clair to assist clients when litigation requires probate. His experience in his field ensures that every client is provided with a thorough understanding of the law and exceptional service as he helps them navigate their unique legal problems.

When he is not working, Dustin enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He is usually playing board games with friends, coaching soccer, going to a Phoenix Rising game, or watching Manchester United. Dustin is also actively involved at his church.

Dustin responds to the needs of his clients, working to craft powerful solutions in the following practice areas: Probate/Probate Litigation, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Business Purchases, Entity Formation, Real Estate Litigation, and Real Estate Transactions.

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Over the years of practicing law, Dustin has refined his skills in the areas of probate, estate planning, and real estate law including:

  • Informal probate
  • Formal probate
  • Contesting a will or probate
  • Affidavit for succession to real property
  • Affidavit for collection of personal property
  • Administering a Trust


“Words offer the means to meaning, and for those who will listen, the enunciation of truth.”

– V for Vendetta

Dustin is a licensed real estate instructor with the Arizona Department of Real Estate and teaches continuing education classes to realtors that focus on legal issues in probate and estate planning.

Admitted to State and Federal courts (including Bankruptcy Court) in Arizona – J.D. and M.B.A. from Liberty University (2014) – Business Administration Magna Cum Laude from California Baptist University (2011)

Regional Runner-Up and ranked in the top 15 in the country at the American Bar Association Mediation Competition (2013)

Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce

Business Networking International

Judicial Clerkship with the Honorable William F. Garbarino of the Arizona Court of Appeals

Clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office (2013-2014)