Michael N. Widener

Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint

Of Counsel

2325 East Camelback Road

Suite 300

Phoenix, AZ 85016

United States

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Prescott, AZ 86301

United States

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Cohousing: Joining Affordable, Sustainable and Collaboratively-Governed, Single Family Neighborhoods

39 Real Estate L. J. 113 (2010) , Zoning & Planning Law Handbook Chapter 16, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2017
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affordability, housing, sustainable, real property, shipping containers, cohousing, communities, community governance, homeowners association, alternative housing, ISBU

2.

Shared Spatial Regulating in Sharing-Economy Districts

Chapt. 15, Zoning and Planning Law Handbook, 2017 ed, 46 Seton Hall L. Rev. 111 (2015), Arizona Summit Law School Research Paper No. 2015-A-01
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 13 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2017
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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sharing economy, collaborative consumption, new economy, technology, social media, Internet business, planning, zoning, land use, comprehensive plan, master plan, neighborhood councils, city planning

3.

Medicinal Cannabis Entrepreneurs as Commercial Tenants: Assessment and Treatment

46 Real Prop.Trust & Estate L. J., 377 (2011)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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medical marijuana, medicinal cannabis, dispensaries, cultivation, commercial leasing, induatrial leasing, marijuana clinics, cannabis clinics, marijuana businesses, criminal forfeiture

4.

Local Regulating of Drone Activity in Lower Airspace

Chapt. 19, Zoning and Planning Law Handbook, 2017 ed., 22 Boston U. J. Sci. & Tech. L. 239 (2016), Arizona Summit Law School Paper Series No. 2016-A-02
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2017
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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drones, UAVs, UAS, freight delivery, cargo delivery, last mile delivery, FAA, local regulation, municipal regulation, local zoning, general plan, land use policy, preemption, commerce clause, freight transportation, cargo movement, airspace, NASA, supremacy clause

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Safeguarding ‘The Precious’: Counsel on Law Journal Publication Agreements in Digital Times

28 John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law. 217 (Winter 2010)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2016
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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law journals, legal scholarship, scholarly publication, authors, journal aggregators, law reviews, content delivery, ssrn, bepress, Westlaw, Lexis Nexis, academic press, academic scholarship

6.

The Five-Tool Mediator: Game Theory, Baseball Practices and Southpaw Scouting

12 Pepperdine Dispute Resolution L.J. 97 (2012)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2017
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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disputes, dispute resolution, conflicts, conflict resolution, mediation, alternative dispute resolution, mediators, facilitators, conciliators, conciliation, facilitation, consensus building, baseball operations, game theory, neuropsychology, brain science, left hemisphere, right hemisphere

7.

Medical Marijuana Premises Leasing and Property Lawyer Dilemmas in Statutorily Altered States

Vol. 41 Real Estate L. J. 394 (Winter, 2012), Arizona Summit Law School Research Paper No. 2012-A-02
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2017
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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medical marijuana, medical cannabis, Controlled Substances Act, CAFRA, commercial leasing, commercial leases, land use regulation

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Bridging the Gulf: Using Mediated, Consensus-Based Regulation to Reconcile Competing Public Policy Agendas in Disaster Mitigation

74 Albany Law Review 587 (2011)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2015
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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negotiation, bargaining, environment, natural resources, mediation, mediators, collaboration, consensus, Deepwater Horizon, environmental calamity, experts, public inputs, town hall, public participation, negotiated regulation, consensus bargaining

9.

Animating Performance Zoning at Sustainability's Competitive Edge

29 Georgetown Envtl. L. Rev. 647 (2017), Arizona Summit Law School Paper Series No. 2015-A-02
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2018
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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sustainability, sustainable development, sustainable offices, sustainable real estate projects, performance zoning, zoning ordinances, zoning codes, flexible zoning scheme, commercial property development, commercial offices, land use regulation, land use codes, building performance

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Current Events: Reflections on Leasing Vacant Tracts for Solar Power Generation

4 Kentucky J.Equine, Agric. & Nat'l Resources L. 339 (2011-2012)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2017
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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ground lease, ground leasing, solar energy leases, solar power leases, solar facilities leases, solar power farms, solar generation plants, solar energy plants, solar energy facilities, renewable energy plants, renewable energy facilities, renewable energy leases

11.

Renewed Energy: Sustainable Historic Assets as Keystones in Urban Center Revitalization

32 Quinnipiac Law Review 723 (2015), Arizona Summit Law School Research Paper 2014-A-01
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 11 May 2016
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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historic preservation, sustainability, cultural assets, cultural property, heritage property, zoning, general plan, national register of historic places, historic designation, landmark designation, historic register, historic listing, adaptive reuse, downtown rehabilitation, downtown revitalization

12.

Collective Bargaining as a Dispute-Reduction Vehicle Accommodating Contrary Animal Welfare Agendas

2 Kentucky J. Equine, Agric. & Nat'l Resources L. 191(2009-2010)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2017
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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animals, collective bargaining, dispute resolution, agricultural policy, animal rights, animal enterprises

13.

Chasing the Atticus Code - Preserving Adjudication Integrity in Local Administrative Hearings

31 J. Nat'l Assn. Admin. L. Judiciary 443 (2011)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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Ethics, Hearing Officers, Administrative Law, Administrative Adjudication, Local Government, Municipal Government, Land Use, Medical Marijuana, Zoning, Regulatory Hearing, Professional Responsibility, Professional Ethics, Public Administration, oath of admission

14.

Tactical Urbanism v2: Dynamic Land Use Regulation and Partnership Tools Regenerating First Suburbs

8 Drexel Law Review 113 (2015), Arizona Summit Law School Paper Series No. 2014-A-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2017
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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Land Use law, distribution centers, fulfillment centers, first suburbs, inner ring suburbs, first tier suburbs, community benefits agreements, zoning, general plan, master plan

15.

Joint Tenancies: Landlords and Medical Marijuana Businesses (Book Excerpt)

Mike Widener, JOINT TENANCIES: LANDLORDS AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA BUSINESSES, Yeoman Timber, LLC, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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Cannabis, medical marijuana, medical marijuana business, commercial leasing, restrictive covenants, land use regulations, forfeiture, mortgage lending

16.

Brand: Modern Realty Transfers’ Iconic Dimension

51 Real Property, Trust & Estate L. J. 23 (2016), 84 APPRAISAL J. 300 (Fall, 2016), 33(6) GPSOLO 76 (Nov.-Dec. 2016), Arizona Summit Law School Paper Series 2016-A-01
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2017
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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brand, branding, brand messaging, consumer preference, prosumer, real estate development, image, trademark, copyright, trade secret, reputation, intellectual property, Memes, GIFs, software code, source code, object code

17.

Driving Pedestrian Traffic to Law Journals

104:4 Law Library Journal 569 [2012-38], Arizona Summit Law School Research Paper No. 2012-A-01
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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law journal, law review, QR code, legal scholarship

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Compensating Collegiate Athletes in 'Store Credit'

47 U. Memphis Law Review 431 (2016), Arizona Summit Law School Paper Series No. 2016-A-04
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2017
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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Paying college student-athletes, Student-Athlete Payment, College Athlete Payment, Title IX, Gender Parity, Grants-In-Aid, Student-Athlete Financial Aid, Scholarship Athlete, Cost of Attendance, Full Scholarship, College Athletics, College Sports, Athlete Stipend, Amateur Athletics, Women's Sports

19.

Moderating Citizen 'Visioning' in Town Comprehensive Planning: Deliberative Dialog Processes

59 Wayne L. Rev. 25 (2013), Arizona Summit Law School Research Paper 2013-A-02
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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land use comprehensive plan, general plan, municipal master plan, city planning, municipal planning

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Begone, Euclid! Leasing Custom and Zoning Provision Engaging Retail Consumer Tastes and Technologies in Thriving Urban Centers

35 Pace Law Review 834 (2015), Arizona Summit Law School Research Paper No. 2014-A-02
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
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ICT, internet and communications technology, retail lease, retail leasing, floating zones, overlay zoning, New Ubanism, SmartCode, merchandising

21.

Cubular Corridors: Merging Vertical Urbanism with Accessibility Initiatives

44 Wm & Mary Envtl Law & Policy Rev., 2019
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 May 2018 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2019
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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central business districts, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, AI, land planning, urban planning, autonomous vehicles, drones, jetpacks, mass transit, auto-centricity, vehicles, general plan, comprehensive plan, regional planning,traffic management, transportation plans, accessibility

22.

Inlaid-Ivory Towers: Higher Education Joint-Use Facilities as Community Redevelopment Bulwarks

33 Pace Law Review 327 (Winter 2013), Arizona Summit Law School Research Paper No. 2012-A-03
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 10 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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commercial leasing, multipurpose educational facility, higher education, multiuse building, downtown revitalization, downtown redevelopment, college lease

23.

Populist Placemaking: Grounds for Open Government-Citizen Spatial Regulating Discourse

121 West Virginia L. Rev. 461 (2018)
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 18 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2019
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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place, public space, placemaking, citizen science, land use planning, impact investing, social entrepreneurship, planning and development, GIS, planning and development, zoning, general plan, Internet of Things, open government, data transparency, planning commissions, benefit corporations

24.

Curbside Service: Community Land Use Catalysts to Neighborhood Flowering during Transit Installations

45 The Urban L. 407 (Spring 2013), Arizona Summit Law School Research Paper 2013-A-01
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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Transit, transportation infrastructure, urban planning, smart growth, new urbanism, inverse condemnation, regulatory taking, zoning, NEPA, social impact, neighborhoods, community, place-making, light rail, streetcars

25.

Land Use Consultations Advancing Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Ripe for Clinical Trials

18 Cardozo J. Conflict Resolution 85 (2016), Arizona Summit Law School Paper Series No. 2016-A-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
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zoning, land use, land use controversies, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, conflict resolution, consultation, law school clinic, joint fact-finding, problem solving, land use disputes, zoning processes, zoning entitlements, law clinic, legal clinic, mediation clinic, mediation, real estate development

26.

The New Localism and Marijuana Law: Land Use Entitlements Black-Ops Vigilance

48 (1) Real Estate Rev. 17 (Summer, 2019)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2019
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marijuana business, cannabis business, local government administration, lobbying, lobbyists, city zoning, city land use, county zoning, county land use, New Localism, spatial regulation, administrative adjudications

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Joint Tenancies: Property Leasing in Cannabis Commerce

Joint Tenancies: Property Leasing in Cannabis Commerce, 2018, ABA Book Publications, ISBN: 978-1-64105-064-7
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Dec 2018
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Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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commercial leasing, marijuana, cannabis, property law, zoning law, Controlled Substances Act, money-laundering,

28.

Blunt Counsel on Marijuana Business Premises' Leasing

Vol. 5, Issue 5, TYL In Focus: Real Estate (June, 2018)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2019
Michael N. Widener
Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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marijuana business, commercial leases, lenders, restrictive covenants, property insurance, marijuana leases, marijuana tenant

29.

Suits by Student-Athletes Against Colleges for Obstructing Educational Opportunity

24 Arizona Law Rev. 467 (1982)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2017
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contract law, good faith and fair dealing, duty, negligence, contract remedies, NCAA, student-athletes, college sports, amateur sports, college athletics

30.

WikiLeaks and Digital Disclosure: Beclouded Muckraking, Profit-Taking and Self-Promoting

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2019
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Julian Assange, Wikileaks, personal data privacy, confidential information, digital culture, privacy loss, privacy compromise, personal information disclosure, data breaches, privacy rights, business ethics, personal ethics, government secrets, journalism, data extraction, journalist

31.

Sky-High Billboards and Urban Computing: Public Realm Norms and Zoning Criteria for Tower Façade Displays

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2019
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Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint
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skyscraper, tall building, advertising structure, exterior signs, zoning, land use, planning, sign codes, sign regulations, media facades, digital projection

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Jitney Jeremiad: Misdirected Transportation Planning Emphases - Or Technology Luddite's Lament?

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2019
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artificial intelligence, 5G technology, internet of things, IoT, transportation planning, transportation coordination, land use planning, infrastructure planning, intelligent transportation systems, autonomous vehicles, self-driving vehicles, driverless vehicles

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The Kindest Cut of All: Invoking Denny Crane, Ethical Standards and Intentional Words for Law Practice Transitions

University of Illinois Law Review Online 242 (Nov. 12, 2018)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Dec 2018
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Dementia, Progressive Dementing Illnesses, Lawyer Professional Ethics, Legal Ethics, Public Employee Ethics, American Bar Association, State Bar Association, Attorney Retirement