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David Uffens

College Of Law
Faculty Assoc
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9520
Biography

David Pierce Uffens is a practicing litigation attorney at Best Law Firm in Phoenix, Arizona.

David is admitted to practice law in the following jurisdictions: 

  • State of Arizona (admitted 2014)
  • District Court of Arizona (admitted 2014)
  • State of Utah (admitted 2015) (inactive)
  • District Court of Utah (admitted 2016) 
  • State of Missouri (admitted 2015)
  • State of Washington (admitted 2016)
  • State of Colorado (admitted 2016) (inactive)

David was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. He currently focuses on family and civil litigation and also presently represents Division-I collegiate coaches in disputes with the NCAA regarding Bylaws enforcement, sanctions, University compliance, and contract negotiation. David graduated with his Juris Doctorate in two and a half years from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. He finished ranked in the top 30% of his class and served as an Articles Editor for the Jurimetrics Journal of Law, Science and Technology. David has centralized his legal focus on family law, corporate transactional and litigation work, sports and entertainment, emerging companies, technology, and intellectual property. 


David served as an advisory board member for the nonprofit Herberger Theatre Young Leadership Board and the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Gold ’N Gavel Auction Committee. 
He also teaches Amateur and Professional Sports Law in the Sports Law & Business program at ASU.  

During his time at the College of Law, David served as executive board leadership for several student-run organizations, including Sun Devil SELSA, JLSA, and Junior Law. He regularly provides guidance to organizations regarding conference and budget planning, professional networking, social media marketing, and membership growth. David has held a myriad of legal positions providing him with immense experience.

David graduated with High Distinction for his Pro Bono Service with Junior Law, Street Law, and several moot court organizations. His leadership and passion were motivating factors in the development and implementation of the new Sports Law & Business programs at ASU. Prior to attending law school, David spent two years as a multi-store Branch Manager at a major national financial institution where he successfully initiated multiple programs to motivate sales success while maintaining customer needs as top priority. David's branch ranked first in Arizona of 251 stores for combined sales and customer service in consecutive quarters. He also has achieved a myriad of awards for sales, leadership and customer solutions and established Platinum Level of Excellence in sales and service consistently.

David graduated Summa Cum Laude with his Master's in Communication Management in one year. His graduation thesis, written under the advisement of Dr. Mathew Curtis and Dr. Ben Lee, is entitled, For the Sanctity of the Game: The Corruption of College Football and Whether Booster Statements Can Repair It. This work showcases David's passion for college sport and his quest to protect the integrity of amateur athletics. 

David graduated Magna Cum Laude with his Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the Annenberg School for Communication in three years. His specific focus at Annenberg included mastering interpersonal and organizational communication. David also achieved a minor in Business Law from the Marshall School of Business, with emphases on corporate and employment law. 

 

Education

* J.D., Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law;  Jurimetrics Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Articles Editor; President, Sun Devil Sports & Entertainment Law Students Association (SELSA)​
 

* Master of Communication Management,  summa cum  laude, University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication
 

* B.A. Communication and Business Law,  magna cum  laude, University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication 

Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SDO 598Special Topics
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SDO 598Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SDO 598Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SDO 598Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SLB 510Amateur Sports Law
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 791Seminar
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SLB 510Amateur Sports Law