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Susa joins DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy

Jim Susa

Jim Susa

Attorney Jim Susa has joined the Tucson office of the law firm of DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. as a shareholder in the firm’s tax practice group.

Susa is recognized by the State Bar of Arizona as a certified tax specialist, and is a member of the State Bar of Arizona Legal Specialization Board Tax Law Advisory Commission. He is also licensed to practice law in Nevada.

Susa previously worked at Snell & Wilmer Law Offices in Tucson, representing numerous business clients in state and local taxation matters in Arizona and Nevada. Before that, he served as an Assistant Attorney General representing the Arizona Department of Revenue and an administrator at the Department.

Susa is a member of the Pima County Bar Association and the State Bar of Arizona Tax Law Advisory Commission. He is the past Chairman of the Arizona State Board of Accountancy Law Review Committee, State Bar of Arizona Tax Section and the Arizona State Board of Tax Appeals. He is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for Arizona, the State Bar of Arizona and the State Bar of Nevada.

Susa graduated cum laude from both the University of Arizona Colleges of Business and Law and holds a Master’s Degree in Law from the University of Florida, specializing in tax law.

DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C., founded in 1968 and one of Southern Arizona’s largest law firms with offices in Tucson and Phoenix, conducts a full-service, multi-disciplinary practice. Additional information about the firm may be found at www.dmyl.com.

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Phoenix Attorney Receives Top Appellate Award

Kathi M. Sandweiss, partner at Phoenix law firm Jaburg & Wilk, P.C has been selected as a ‘2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Appellate Law’ by American Lawyer Media and  Martindale-Hubbell.

Award recipients are selected based on peer reviews. Sandweiss has achieved the AV Preeminent peer review rating, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.

Sandweiss is head of the appellate law department and has represented clients in Arizona and federal appellate courts. She has filed over 100 appellate briefs and petitions for review in the Arizona Court of Appeals, the Arizona Supreme Court, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.