Brian is a native Tucsonan and graduate of the University of Arizona, where he earned his B.A. in Psychology in 1994. After working for a short time in the mental health care field here in Tucson, he went on to study at Seattle University School of Law. After graduating from law school, Brian returned to Arizona, where he has been practicing law since 1999.
He is a member of several professional organizations, including the Arizona Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council, the Trust/Probate and Elder Law/Mental Health Sections of the State Bar of Arizona. Brian serves on the board of his neighborhood homeowner's association and is active with the Presidio Rotary Club of Tucson and its service subcommittee. He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in the State of Arizona as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Brian and his wife, Karen, have one daughter. He enjoys spending time with family and listening to music, and is an avid fan of University of Arizona Athletics.
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