Chandler W. Travis is an attorney focused exclusively on representing community associations throughout Arizona. As the founding attorney of The Travis Law Firm, PLC, he provides general counsel, litigation, collection and covenant enforcement services to community associations.
Chandler has practiced law since 1996. He has litigated and defended numerous issues for associations, such as breach of contract, declaratory action and claims against directors and officers for breach of fiduciary duty. His expertise also spans litigation collection of delinquent assessments, lien foreclosure, covenant enforcement, contract disputes and defamation cases for associations. Chandler was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 1996 and is licensed to practice law before all Arizona state courts, and the United States District Court of Arizona.
In order to best represent clients, Chandler maintains an affiliate membership with the Arizona Association of Community Managers and a member of the Community Associations Institute- Central Arizona Chapter. He served on the Board of Directors of The Leadership Centre, a non-profit organization dedicated to the education of community members, for many years. He has taught continuing legal education classes to attorneys, community managers, board members and developers on all aspects of association law. While in law school, Chandler was a member of the University of Cincinnati Law Review. He continues to write for legal publications, contributing association articles relating to community associations and Arizona legislative updates.
Education: University of Michigan, B.A., University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D.
Melissa S. Doolan is an attorney with The Travis Law Firm, solely focusing on the representation of associations and non-profit corporations. She practices in all aspects of community association law including general counsel, covenant enforcement, litigation and collections. Melissa has been practicing law since 2008 and with the Firm since 2009. She was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 2008 and is licensed to practice in all Arizona State Courts, the United States District Court of Arizona and United States Bankruptcy Court: District of Arizona.
Melissa is a member of the Central Arizona Chapter of the Community Association Institute and an affiliate partner with the Arizona Association of Community Managers. She graduated from Washburn University Law School in December 2007 with Deans Honors. In law school, Melissa participated in the Washburn Law Clinic and served as an editor of the Family Law Journal. Melissa received her Bachelor of Science from Brockport University of New York, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She has written articles regarding community association law and taught classes on various association issues.
Prior to law school, Melissa started her career in community association law as a paralegal focusing on collections.
Education: Brockport University of New York, B.S., Washburn University Law School, J.D
Tami Seekins is an attorney with The Travis Law Firm providing representation for community associations in the areas of collection litigation, covenant enforcement, and general counsel services. Tami was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 2019.
Tami attended undergraduate school at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 2015 to attend law school. In law school, Tami was the captain of the Mock Trial team, argued for Moot Court, and served as a staff editor of the Arizona Summit Law Review Journal. Tami graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2018 and is licensed in Arizona and in the United States District Court of Arizona.
After becoming licensed in Arizona, Tami practiced law in a multi-state civil litigation law firm representing creditors with a focus on post-judgment collection and settlement negotiations.
Tami transitioned to community association law in 2020 and brings with her a familiarity of consumer protection laws, policies and practices of the consumer collection industry, and of general civil litigation.
Tami is a member of the Sandra Day O’Connor Inn of Court and regularly volunteers for Wills for Heroes.
Education: University of Alaska Fairbanks, B.S.W.; Arizona Summit Law School, J.D.