2017 Distinguished Attorney, America’s Most Honored Professionals 2016
Top 5%, BV Litigation Top Rated Lawyer, Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys
20 Year Recognition for Serving the Community
Estate and Trust Litigation
State and Local Tax Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Community Association Law
Born in Upland, California; admitted to bar, 1993, Arizona, 2000 Colorado, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit;
Member: Pima County Bar Association;
University of California at Riverside (B.S. Economics, magna cum laude, 1988); University of Arizona (J.D., 1993). Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law; Arizona Law Review Editors’ Award 1991-1992; Snell and Wilmer Outstanding Second Year Writer Award, 1991-1992. Articles Editor, Arizona Law Review, 1992-1993. Author, “Invigorated State Merger Enforcement: A Proposed Analytic Framework That Preempts Preemption Problems,” 35 Arizona Law Review 445 (1993).
Volunteer Lawyers Program (1997 – Present); Recipient, Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney of the Month (May, 1997); Founder & President of the tax exempt, 501(c)(3) Tucson Youth Baseball Club, Inc. (1998 – 2012); Head Coach, Tucson Wildcats (1998 – 2008); Director, Munger Chadwick Foundation
Chair, Republican National Lawyers Association, Southern Arizona Chapter; General Counsel, Pima County Republican Party (2004 – 2008); Arizona State Co-Chair, Lawyers for McCain-Palin; Director, Election Day Operations, Pima County; Panelist, Election Law Training Seminar for Arizona State Republican Party; Member: Republican National Lawyer’s Association.
Married 29 years; Two Children; Mountain Biker & Cyclist; Member, Bethel Baptist Church