CLE Department - Volunteer of the Month

The success of State Bar of Arizona CLE 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.


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Anthony W. Austin, Fennemore Craig, P.C.

Anthony W. Austin is the Restructuring and Bankruptcy Director at Fennemore Craig, P.C.. He represents financial institutions, debtors, creditors, and trustees in all phases of complex litigation and restructuring transactions, including trials and appeals. Anthony has a wide-range of commercial litigation experience involving foreclosures, receiverships, and guarantor litigation. He represents clients at trial and various types of hearings before the Bankruptcy Court, District Court, and Arizona Supreme Court. Before he went to law school, Anthony worked for the Arizona State Parks and did research in Kartchner Caverns before the park opened to the public. He was recognized as Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2019; received the Emerging Leaders Award by The M&A Advisors, 2018; and was recognized as Southwest Rising Stars®, 2015-2018. In 2018, he presented at Ethics Issues for the 21st Century Lawyer and Beyond Judgment: Liens, Garnishments and Collections seminars. He has a love for the outdoors and enjoys taking camping trips with his family.



January 2019 - Kami Hoskins, Gordon & Rees
February 2019 - J. Scott Rhodes, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon
April 2019 - Amanda Salvione, Greenspoon Marder LLP


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

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