AZCLE® Volunteer of the Month
The success of AZCLE® programming depends entirely on our volunteer seminar chairs and faculty. The AZCLE® Volunteer of the Month program is an opportunity for State Bar's CLE Department to recognize the hard work and dedication of our generous volunteers.
VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH - November/December 2019
Keith Berkshire, Berkshire Law Office PLLC
Keith Berkshire is a certified specialist in Family Law, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, at the Berkshire Law Office, PLLC. Keith practices in all areas of family law, including complex litigation. Keith has a significant appellate practice including major published Opinions at the Arizona Court of Appeals and Arizona Supreme Court. Keith also recently successfully litigated the case Howell v. Howell, 137 S. Ct. 1400 (2017) at the Supreme Court of the United States.
Keith is a member of the Arizona Supreme Court Task Force on the Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure, which restyled and rewrote the Family Law Rules, and previously served on the Family Law Practice and Procedure Committee of the State Bar of Arizona, the Civil Rules Committee, as well as the State Bar of Arizona’s Family Law Section Executive Committee. Keith also was a member of the Court Procedures Workgroup for the Domestic Relations Committee of the State Legislature as part of the 2013 changes to the custody statutes and has authored numerous other family law rules and statutes. Keith is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell since 2012, is listed in Best Lawyers in America, and has been in the Super Lawyers Listing since 2012, including a selection as one of the Top 50 Lawyers in Arizona in all areas of practice, in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Keith is a frequent lecturer at CLEs on all areas of family law and appellate practice and has served as an expert witness on variously family law issues.
PAST VOLUNTEERS OF THE MONTH:
January 2019 - Kami Hoskins, Gordon & Rees
February 2019 - J. Scott Rhodes, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon
March 2019 - Amanda Salvione, Greenspoon Marder LLP
April 2019 - Anthony W. Austin, Fennemore Craig, P.C.
May 2019 - Alison Ferrante, City of Mesa
June 2019 - Edina A.T. Strum, The McCarthy Law Firm
August/September 2019 - May Lu, Tiffany and Bosco P.A.
October 2019 - Hope Kirsch, Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC
January 2018 - Jennifer Kupiszewski, Kile & Kupiszewski LLC
February 2018 - Jennifer G. Gadow, Fromm Smith and Gadow, P.C.
March 2018 - Matthew H. Green, Law Offices of Matthew H. Green
April 2018 - William G. Klain, Lang & Klain, P.C.
May 2018 - Doreen Nanibaa McPaul, Pascua Yaqui Tribe
June 2018 - Andrew Jacobs, Snell & Wilmer
August/September 2018 - Sandra Bensley, Waterfall Economidis
October 2018 - Elizabeth Noble Rollings Friman, Fleming & Curti LLC
November/December 2018 - Annette T. Burns, Law Offices of Annette T. Burns