Amplifying Your Voice Through Legal Support


Within the legal and political systems, it can sometimes feel like your needs and rights are falling to the wayside. To protect your rights, it is important to seek strong advocacy.

At Barton Mendez Soto PLLC, we are passionate about helping our clients speak up – often in difficult circumstances. Our attorneys have extensive experience in election law and employment law. We stand up for workers, parents, unions and other groups so that their voice will be heard.

We Offer Niche Experience For Personalized Solutions


Attorney Jim Barton has earned a strong reputation for his work in political law, including recognition as a Leader of the Year in Public Policy by Arizona Capitol Times. He has an expansive record in legislation and election law, including in cases at the Supreme Court level. He is a former assistant attorney general who represented the Arizona secretary of state, the Independent Redistricting Commission and the Citizens Clean Elections Commission.

In Mr. Barton’s role as an election law attorney, he has handled a spectrum of key political cases. One of his most highly publicized cases involved more than 1,000 subpoenaed witnesses as he successfully defended Proposition 127 over the course of a five-day trial. As a former nuclear reactor supervisor, he also has a distinct perspective when navigating intricate regulatory environments.

Attorney Jacqueline Mendez Soto has worked with numerous employers, employees and families to solve legal challenges. She has a deep understanding of how issues such as discrimination, divorce and safety affect her clients. She served as in-house counsel for U-Haul International, Inc., advising executives in the development of legislation and labor relations matters. She is a former field examiner for the National Labor Relations Board charged with conducting and overseeing representation elections and investigating unfair labor practices.

Our attorneys combine their diverse backgrounds to bring you targeted strategies according to your goals. Their unique set of skills, in tandem with bold dedication and a creative approach, can give you an advantage.

Our Mission

The Foundation of Our Firm
  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Passion for a More Just World
  • Empowered To Achieve Our Clients Goals
  • Progressive Approach to Political and Elections Law

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Families and workers trust us with protecting their rights. Committees turn to us for advice about campaign finance and political law compliance. Whether you are working to improve your life or your community, we are on your side. Se habla español.

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We offer high quality legal service to clients in pursuit of a more equitable world. 

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