We trust doctors to make the right decisions when it comes to our medical care. Unfortunately, a small percentage abuse this trust. Inattention, lack of knowledge, and greed cause many serious injuries and deaths every year. If you or your family are victims of bad care, we can help. These lawsuits are highly technical and complex, and our relationships with medical experts give us an advantage when we fight against care that does more harm than good.
Owning a business is incredibly difficult. Let us help. As local business owners ourselves, we understand the challenges you face in operating your own enterprise here in Arizona. All of our attorneys have worked in other industries and we help you weigh the legal implications of your business decisions so you can balance risks and maximize your long-term returns.
The individual consumer is often at a disadvantage when dealing with large companies, and some unscrupulous businesses take advantage of this. Poulton & Noroian can help level your playing field by enforcing the state and federal laws that protect you from bad business. Whether your credit is ruined by false reports or your bank refuses to give you your money, we have your back.
Waging a successful lawsuit requires strategic planning, detailed legal analysis, persuasive writing, and eloquent spoken argument. Every move must be meticulously calculated. We love this. Our team approach to litigation allows us each to focus on our strengths to outmaneuver the opponents. We select only substantial cases we believe are winners, and keep our docket light to focus our efforts for maximum effect.
Poulton & Noroian serves the legal needs of individuals and businesses in Arizona. With three attorneys from diverse professional backgrounds, our firm offers legal representation in a variety of areas. We advise clients and resolve disputes involving consumer protection, employment law, construction, real estate, landlord-tenant, employment-based immigration, local business ownership and management, contracts, and business disputes.
Senior Partner Karen Poulton was born and raised in the Akron, Ohio area. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in special education and a Master of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology. She earned a Ph.D. in special education from the University of Florida, and became a professor at the University of Nebraska before attending law school. Karen is licensed to practice law in seven states. She is a career litigator who has represented clients ranging from national banks and mining companies to rural farmers and municipalities.Read More
Managing Partner Mike Poulton holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Nebraska College of Engineering, majoring in Construction Management with minors in Physics and Business. While at UNL, he worked as a physics research technician designing and building lab apparatus for the Polarized Electron Group, including lasers, electronic instrumentation, and high vacuum electron beam equipment.
Before attending law school he worked as Project Engineer for a national commercial construction contractor here in Phoenix. Mike is a metalworker, ham radio operator, and outdoorsman in his spare time. As a professional pyrotechnician, he conducts public fireworks displays several times each year, including the City of Chandler’s annual July Fourth show. Read More
Partner Nisha Noroian was born and raised in the small Southern California town of Blythe. She graduated from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Agriculture Business with an emphasis in agricultural policy and law. Nisha is a third-generation farmer. In addition to her law practice, she is the assistant manager of her family’s Nish Noroian Farms in Blythe. Read More
These are some of the more common questions and concerns people have about hiring an attorney and navigating the legal system. Answering questions is a lawyer’s job, so if you do not find the information you need on our site, please give us a call.
Good legal representation is not cheap, and anyone who tells you otherwise is making a sales pitch. But that does not mean having an attorney is unaffordable. In fact, the reason an attorney’s work is valuable is because legal advice saves money. Making the wrong legal decisions in business or failing to handle a lawsuit properly can be financially devastating. Your attorney’s job is to provide knowledgeable, rational, and candid advice on how to best address your legal needs to ensure the most positive financial outcome.