KYLE BROWN

PARTNER

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University (summa cum laude), 1993
Juris Doctor, Arizona State University College of Law, 1998

ARIZONA STATE BAR
Admittance: 1998

CREDENTIALS:
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Member, Maricopa County Bar Association
Member, Family Law Section, State Bar of Arizona, ASU Alumni Association Advocacy Steering Committee (2004-Present)

Staff Writer and Associate Editor, Arizona State Law Journal (1996-1998)

Instructor, Introduction to Legal Method and Writing, Arizona State University College of Law (1997)

Articles & Publications:

Co-author, The Use of OSHA Regulations in Negligence Cases, Arizona Attorney, July 2000.  Reported cases:  Aaron v. Fromkin, 196 Ariz. 224, 994 P.2d 1039 (App.2000).  

Practice Areas:

Personal Injury/Wrongful Death

Family Law

Trusts and Estates

Probate

Real Estate

ROBERT HOBKIRK

PARTNER

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts, Siena College, 2001
Juris Doctor, Albany Law School, 2004

ARIZONA STATE BAR
Admittance: 2008

NEW YORK STATE BAR

Admittance: 2005

CONNECTICUT STATE BAR

Admittance: 2005

CREDENTIALS:
Member, Maricopa County Bar Association

Member, Trusts and Estates Section Maricopa County Bar Association

Mediation Assistance Program

Frequent speaker and presenter of Continuing Legal Education courses

Seminar Host on Estate planning, Real Estate, Short Sales, Foreclosures for individuals, realtors, financial institutions and companies

PRACTICE AREAS:

Trusts and Estates

Estate Planning

Probate

Estate Litigation

Will/Trust Contests

Business Law

Real Estate

ERNST JANENSCH

Of Counsel

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1989

Juris Doctor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (cum laude), 1993


ARIZONA STATE BAR
Admittance: 1993

CREDENTIALS:

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona (1993), U.S. District Court, District of Arizona (1995), and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (1995)

PRACTICE AREAS:

Primarily Complex Commercial Litigation

Civil Litigation Practice Areas, including:

  • Real Estate

  • Estate and Probate 

  • Will and Trust Contests 

  • Construction

  • Employment

  • Unfair Competition

  • Trade Secrets

  • Insurance Coverage

  • Legal Malpractice

GINA MURPHY

Paralegal

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, University of Colorado at Boulder (with distinction), 2000
Paralegal Certification, Long Technical College, 2005


CREDENTIALS
Certified Paralegal (NALA), 2008
Advanced Certified Paralegal, Discovery (NALA), 2012
Advanced Certified Paralegal, Trial Practice (NALA), 2016
Notary Public

PRACTICE AREAS

Personal Injury, Family Law, Civil Litigation

SHANNON PAVLIK

Paralegal

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University (summa cum laude), 2010

Paralegal Certification, Phoenix College, 2014


CREDENTIALS
Certified Paralegal (NALA), 2015
Notary Public

PRACTICE AREAS

Estate Planning, Trusts, Wills,

Probate, Business Law, Real Estate,

Civil Litigation, Estate Litigation

CHARLENE GATES

Paralegal

PRACTICE AREAS

25 years of experience as a Paralegal in the following areas:

Personal Injury, Family Law, Insurance Defense, Probate, Bankruptcy

EXPERIENCE:

Case Administer for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee, Evansville, IN (1995-1997)

Deputy Bankruptcy Clerk, US Bankruptcy Court (1997-2005)

Case Administer for Chapter 13  Bankruptcy Trustee, Phoenix, AZ (2012-2014) 

Notary Public

ANN DALLAS

Accountant

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University, 1988

CREDENTIALS:

QuickBooks Pro Advisor

ABOUT:

Ann is a part of our administration team. She performs the firm's Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Business Administration.