2020 Board of Governors Candidate's Statement

Many of the 2020 Board candidates have submitted statements in support of their candidacy. You can read those statements below.


 

The Board of Governors elections are conducted online. Does the State Bar have your email address of record? (Rule 32(c)(3), Ariz.R.S.Ct.)

Elections will be held this year in the following Board Districts:

  • District 1:  Apache, Coconino, Mohave and Navajo Counties will elect one Governor to a three-year term
  • District 4:  Cochise County will elect one Governor to a three-year term
  • District 5:  Pima and Santa Cruz Counties will elect one Governor to a three-year term
  • District 6:  Maricopa County will elect two Governors to three-year terms

Recent amendments to Rule 32, Ariz.R.S.Ct.:

  • Effective January 1, 2017, Active out-of-state Members may vote in the District of their most recent Arizona residence or place of business or, if none, in Bar District 6. (Rule 32(e)(2)(D))

The online election will launch on March 24, 2020 and will close at 5 p.m. on April 7, 2020.

For questions, please contact Carrie Sherman at 602.340.7201 or mailto:carrie.sherman@staff.azbar.org.

(* = incumbent candidate)

 

District 1: Apache, Coconino, Mohave and Navajo Counties

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Eric Ruchensky
Coconino County Attorney's Office

The candidate chose not to provide a statement.
 

District 4: Cochise County

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*D. Christopher Russell
The Russell's Law Firm PLC

The candidate chose not to provide a statement.
 

District 5: Pima and Santa Cruz Counties

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Amanda Bynum
University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

The candidate chose not to provide a statement.
 

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Ted A. Schmidt
Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian

The candidate chose not to provide a statement.
 

District 6: Maricopa County

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Don Fendon
Law Offices of Don A. Fendon PLC

The candidate chose not to provide a statement.
 

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Juan C. Flamand
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen and Loewy LLP

The candidate chose not to provide a statement.
 

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Michael Kielsky
Udall Shumway PLC

The candidate chose not to provide a statement.
 

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Kelsi Taylor Lane
Davis Miles McGuire Gardner PLLC

The candidate chose not to provide a statement.
 

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*Robert J. McWhirter
The Law Offices of Robert J. McWhirter

The candidate chose not to provide a statement.
 

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James B. Reed
Udall Shumway PLC

The candidate chose not to provide a statement.
 

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*Sara A. Siesco
Jones Raczkowski PC

The candidate chose not to provide a statement.
 




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