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Ian R. King is an associate at Zelms Erlich & Mack. Mr. King focuses his practice on handling complex professional liability and legal malpractice matters. In addition, Mr. King’s other practice areas include personal injury, premises liability, products liability, aviation law and high-exposure general liability claims.

Prior to joining Zelms Erlich & Mack, Mr. King was an associate attorney in the Phoenix office of Manning & Kass, where he was a member of the Complex Litigation Team. Mr. King earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Psychology from the University of Washington (2012), and his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (2018).

During law school, Mr. King was selected to participate in the Diversity Legal Writing Program sponsored by the Maricopa County Bar Association. Mr. King worked as a Diversity Legal Writing Intern at Jones, Skelton & Hochuli. Then, in the summer following Mr. King's second year of law school, he worked as a Summer Associate at Tiffany & Bosco, where he experienced a multitude of practice areas including, family law, criminal law, corporate law, and appellate work.

Mr. King was an associate editor for the Law Journal for Social Justice, where he edited articles submitted to the Journal. He also worked in the Arizona State University College of Law Civil Litigation Clinic. As a member of the Civil Litigation Clinic, Mr. King conducted client interviews, filed motions, negotiated settlements with opposing counsel, and appeared in court on behalf of his clients. Upon graduation, Mr. King received the highest distinction for his pro bono work throughout law school. In addition to his pro bono distinction, Mr. King received the Trial Advocacy Fellowship Designation.

Practice Areas

  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Legal Malpractice
  • General Liability


  •  Arizona Asian-American Bar Association, Member
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Member – Young Lawyers Division


  • State Bar of Arizona
  • United States District Court – District of Arizona


  • Mr. King is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys exploring the many off-road trails throughout the Southwest on the back of his motorcycle. He also enjoys drone cinematography, camping, hiking, and sport shooting.