Phoenix, Arizona


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St. Michaels College, Santa Fe, NM, 1961-62

University of Arizona, Karl Eller College of Business, BS, 1965.

University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, JD, 1967.

Academic Honors:

Tucson Title Company Scholar--1963

Abner S. Liscomb Scholar—1964

Moot Court Board—1966

Editor, Arizona Law Review—1967


Jennings, Strouss, Salmon & Trask—Associate-1967-1971.

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon—Partner-1971-1998.

Gary L. Stuart, P.C.—1998 to date.

Keyed Communications, L.L.C. President, 1998 to date

Arizona Board of Regents, 2000 to date

Professional and Community Affiliations:

American Bar Association (1967 to date)

American Board of Trial Advocates (President, 1986)

American Society of Law and Medicine (1975 to 2000)

Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (1969 to 1998)

Arizona Bar Foundation (Founding Fellow)

Arizona Board of Directors Community Colleges of Arizona (2002)

Arizona Board of Legal Specialization (Board and Co-Chair)

Arizona Board of Regents (Member and President 2003)

Arizona College of Trial Advocacy (1982 to 2000)

Arizona Community Legal Services, Inc. (President, 1996)

Arizona Science & Technology Enterprises, LLC (Director, 2003)

Arizona State Bar Association (1967 to date)

Arizona State Bar Committee on Professional Ethics (Chair 1976-86)

Arizona State University Law School Board of Trustees (1989-94)

Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (1996 to 2000)

Defense Research Institute (1974 to 1998)

Keyed Communications, LLC, President and Bd. Chairman (1998 to date)

Maricopa County Bar Association (1967 to date)

Moon Valley Homeowners Association (President, 1985)

National Institute of Trial Advocacy (1978 to date)

Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity (President, 1967)

Phoenix Silent Witness Program, Inc. (President, 1986)

Sandra Day O’Connor Inn of Court (Charter Member and Master of The Bench—1988 to date)

Translational Genomics Institute (T-Gen)-Board of Directors (2003)

University of Arizona College of Law Board of Visitors (1983 to 1988)

Walking Free Foundation, Inc. (President, 1990)

Teaching Faculties:

Arizona College of Trial Advocacy—Senior Faculty

Arizona State University College of Law, Adjunct Faculty

National Institute of Trial Advocacy—National Faculty

NITA-Lectures—Cal. Western College of Law—Loyola College of Law; Univ. of New Mexico College of Law; University of Colorado College of Law—Denver University College of Law; University of Houston College of Law.

University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, Adjunct Faculty

Trial and Appellate Experience:

Lead counsel in approximately 100 jury trials in five states

Lead counsel in approximately 30 state and federal appeals

Lead counsel in approximately 500 bench trials, administrative hearings, arbitrations, and mediations

Court Admissions:

          Arizona Supreme Court, 1967

          United States District Court for Arizona, 1967

          United Stated Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1969

          United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 1971

            United States Supreme Court, 1973

            United States Tax Court, 1976

            United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1990

Appointments and Nominations:

Appointed as Independent Counsel to Arizona House of Representatives (AzScam Investigation and Prosecution, 1991)

Appointed as Independent Counsel to City of Mesa, 1998

Appointed to Arizona Board of Regents (eight-year term 2000-2008)

Appointed to State Board of Directors-Arizona Community Colleges

Certified Trial Specialist—Arizona Board of Legal Specialization (1989-1999)

Named Lawyer of the Year for "Outstanding Leadership and Contribution" Arizona State Bar Association (1996)

Nominated by non-partisan judicial nominating committee to Arizona Supreme Court in 1992 and 1994

Professional Recognition and Honors:

Arizona Bar Foundation Founding Fellow

American Board of Trial Advocates (Senior Advocate)

Marquis’ Who’s Who In American Law (First Edition)

Martindale-Hubbell A-V Rating

Martindale-Hubbell’s Premier American Lawyers

        Woodward/White’s Best Lawyers In America

Prentice Hall’s Directory of Litigation Attorneys

Maricopa County Superior Court—Judge Pro Tempore

Arizona Court of Appeals—Judge Pro Tempore

National Institute of Trial Advocates—Distinguished Faculty Member

Western Writers of America—Fellowship—“The Gallup 14”

Current Publishing Contracts:

Arizona State Bar Association

Lexis-Nexis Publishing Company

Lois Law Publishing Company

University of New Mexico Press

University of Arizona Press


Miranda: The Story of America's Right to Remain Silent
Copyright © 2004, Gary L. Stuart. All rights reserved.
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