Jordan Rose started Rose Law Group pc leasing space for just herself in another lawyer’s storage room and has, in eighteen years, grown the firm to the largest woman-owned Law Firm in Arizona history. Jordan’s passion is adding value to her client’s business propositions – her goal being “to make my clients more money”. The Phoenix Business Journal once asked Jordan what she enjoys most about the practice of law and she responded, “the ability to help people solve their problems.”
In a profile by the Arizona Capitol Times, then Arizona Corporation Commission Chairman, Gary Pierce, was asked about Jordan and responded “Nowadays, you turn around and say, ‘Oh Jordan’s doing that, and that, too. Jordan’s Firm is representing that group, and that group.’ And she got there because she works hard. She’s unafraid to do what it takes to ethically advocate the positions she’s been hired to take.” Of her ability to come up with creative solutions to complex problems, Arizona Supreme Court justice, Clint Bolick, says “It’s very instinctive for her, and that’s unique. It’s not something they teach you in law school.” In December 2014, Governor Elect Doug Ducey named Jordan to serve, along with Michael Bidwill, Don Brandt, Jim Click and Angela Ducey, as a Co-Chair for the Inauguration Committee. In addition, he appointed her to the Ducey Transition Committee as a subcommittee member for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, and International Trade. You may also see Jordan on CNN, as she is a legal analyst on high profile criminal trials, most recently Jodi Arias and standing up for Trayvon Martin.
Rose Law Group pc is a full-service business and real estate Law Firm, providing services ranging from trusts and estates and family law to employment, business litigation, class actions, renewable energy, business and real estate transactions, Cannabis, zoning/land use and lobbying. It is the only Law Firm in Arizona (and possibly the nation) to combine attorneys with an array of urban planners, LEED certified consultants, project managers, energy consultants, and construction managers so that the firm can take a project from due diligence and acquisition through planning and project management on to actual construction. Jordan practices in the areas of business consulting, government relations, municipal issues, land use, zoning, administrative law and lobbying. Jordan also partners with Belfiore Real Estate Consulting to produce “The Dealmaker”, a daily publication featuring the top five stories in Arizona real estate each day, just before lunch.
In just the last five years, Jordan’s Firm has, among others, had the honor of representing the mother of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first victim of Ebola to die in the United States, the Arizona House and Senate Leadership in their fight to preserve Arizona’s States Rights over a casino, the late Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever in his battle to enforce SB1070, Doctors seeking to operate medical marijuana dispensaries in accordance with the Arizona voter approved Act, and the largest distributed solar energy provider in the world. Other clients include private and publicly held corporations, entrepreneurs, elected officials, developers, homebuilders, renewable energy companies, engineers, architects, property owners, farmers, citizen groups, non-profit organizations and private homeowners.
Jordan has been called “the Queen of Pinal County” by the Phoenix Business Journal as she and Rose Law Group represented possibly as many as 90% of all represented zoning cases that were processed through the fastest growing County in the country during the height of the latest real estate boom. She is currently serving as a legal commentator on CNN’s HLN. The Arizona Republic named her as one of the “20 Women Who Will Shape Arizona by 2020” and when she was thirty-four, they named her one of the “Ten Women to Watch Under 40 Years Old”. AZRE Magazine recognized her as one of three “Top People to Know in Commercial Real Estate and a Top Industry Leader” in 2010-2011. The Phoenix Business Journal names her as one of the “Leading Lawyers”, “40 under 40”, and one of the twenty-five “Power Players of the Year.” The Arizona Republic, called her and her husband, Jason, one of the top five “Power Couples” in Arizona. Most recently, Governor Ducey appointed Jordan to serve on the state-wide Groundwater Work Group to help draft legislation to continue Arizona’s responsible use of water resources.
For five years in a row, Rose Law Group pc was honored as one of the top four Best Places to Work in Arizona for small sized businesses by the Phoenix Business Journal and BestCompaniesAZ. The Arizona Republic named Rose Law Group as the “Hot Growth Company” of 2009.
Jordan is one of the founding members of Pinal Partnership, and currently serves as President of the Board.
She is an active member of Urban Land Institute including serving on the Arizona Advisory Board as well as serving for the fourth year as a mentor for a ULI YoungLeaders Partnership. She is a frequent speaker and master of ceremonies at real estate and renewable energy related events. She is a frequent guest on Channel 12News, Sunday Square Off, and has appeared on KAET Channel 8, Horizon, and various radio and television programs. Jordan often provides legal commentary on a wide range of legal issues and active cases for local, state and national news programming. Nearly every month she speaks for various groups including keynotes for Phoenix Rotary 100, Lambda Alpha, Arizona Planning Association, Spring Agriculture Outlook Forum, Valley Partnership, Pinal Partnership, East Valley Citizens Forum, Arizonans for National Security, Society of Professional Engineers, and many others.
Jordan donates a significant amount of time and money to political and charitable causes that promote freedom, longevity, and education. She currently serves as a Foundation Board Member of the Central Arizona College, a Crest Insurance Advisory Board member, a School Board Member at Phoenix Country Day School, a Member of Canada AZ Business Council, a Mentor for the Urban Land Institute Partnership Forum, a Member of American Heart Association Heart Ball Committee, Charter 100, and a Member of the Valley Partnership. In the past she has served as Chairman of the Honorary Society for the Advancement of Land Economics, Lambda Alpha International Land Economics Weekend and was involved with the Board of Governors for the Dodie Londen Excellence in Public Series. She has also served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Joe Foss Institute, an advisor to the Board of Teen Lifeline, and a past member of the Special Olympics Board, YMCA Board, and a member of Valley Forward. She continues to be a member of various Chambers of Commerce including, Casa Grande, Coolidge, Maricopa, and Scottsdale as well as the Pinal Historic Museum. Jordan also serves as a TGen Foundation Board Ambassador.
Jordan once delivered the keynote address for the annual Xavier Preparatory Father Daughter Breakfast (she spoke after the World Series Winning pitcher, Randy Johnson, saying “I never thought I would be a closer for Randy Johnson”). She is also a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Arizona, and the Arizona Planning Association.
Previously she has served as finance chair of the Arizona Republican Party, Vice Chair for the American Heart Association Heart Ball, a member of the Board of Trustees for the Phoenix Symphony, a Herberger Theater board member, founding member of Las Palomas, a member of the Board of Trustees for Center for Autism Research Development, a member of the Board of Trustees for The Make-a-Wish Foundation, Valley Leadership Class IX, a past member of the Junior League of Phoenix, a past President of the Phoenix Museum of History, Chairman of the Board Development Committee for the YMCA, the Foundation Board for the Central Arizona College, and on the Board of Directors for the national real estate fraternity, Lambda Alpha International.
Other past awards include, the DREAMR Award for her involvement in Downtown Phoenix. In the first year of the award, Jordan was named “Top 40 under 40″ by the Phoenix Business Journal, and prior to that, for two years, Jordan was named “Most Influential Under 30″ by the Phoenix Business Journal, as “Top Women in the Valley” by Hola Latino America Magazine, as a “Women Who Care” in the first year of their award by the Phoenix Theater, and “Top 20 Women in Business” by City AZ magazine and was a Trends Fashionality. She was the “conservative angel” on the weekly Charles Goyette Radio Show broadcast on 550 KFYI, “Charles’ Angels”, a member of the Institute for Justice’s Board of Directors, a member of the Goldwater 100, a regular columnist for the Arizona Journal of Business and Real Estate, and was a periodic columnist to The Tribune newspaper, The Scottsdale Republic, and The Business Journal. She is an associate scholar for the Goldwater Institute, which has published two of her studies, “Eminent Domain Abuse in Arizona: The Growing Threat to Private Property,” and a study she co-authored with Court Rich, “Protecting Private Property Rights: The Case for Vested Property Rights.”
Jordan and her husband Jason have two wonderful little boys, who they love to watch do just about anything.
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