Our Team

Zelms Erlich & Mack

PAUL O. Mittelstadt

Paul O. Mittelstadt is a Partner in the Phoenix office of Zelms Erlich Lenkov & Mack. Paul represents individuals and businesses in legal matters ranging from complex litigation to simple advice about contracts and transactions. Paul’s practice generally focuses on issues surrounding real estate and construction. Paul has extensive experience handling the legal needs of real estate brokerages, brokers, and agents; commercial and residential developers; general contractors and subcontractors; architects; civil, structural, mechanical, and geotechnical engineers; surveyors; home inspectors; appraisers; homeowners’ associations; condominium associations; real estate investors; and homeowners. From the acquisition of raw land through design, construction, brokerage, sales, and any resulting disputes, Paul is equipped to provide competent and timely advice that is mindful of the short timelines often involved in real estate issues.

Paul also regularly handles the defense of clients in litigation stemming from professional liability, premises liability, corporate directors’ and officers’ liability, and other business litigation.


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

Areas of Practice:

  • Real Estate
  • Design professionals, architects, engineers, contractors, and
  • subcontractors
  • Administrative License Defense
  • Professional Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • TCPA
  • Directors and Officers
  • Legal and Accountant Malpractice