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The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 6.0 hours toward your annual MCLE Interactive CLE requirement for the State of Arizona, including 1.0 hour of professional responsibility Interactive CLE credit.
June 20 - Tucson
SCOTT F. GIBSON is a partner with the Tempe, Arizona, law firm of Davis Miles McGuire Gardner, PLLC, where he practices in the areas of employment law, trade secrets and restrictive covenants, commercial litigation, and intellectual property. He is an adjunct professor of law at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, teaching "Law 691: 'Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants.'" Mr. Gibson is admitted to practice in Arizona; the U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the State Bar of Arizona (Employment and Labor Law Section) and the Defense Research Institute (Employment Law Committee). Mr. Gibson formerly served as a judge pro tem with the Superior Court and with the Arizona Court of Appeals. He earned his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Arizona State University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, and his LL.M. degree from Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Mr. Gibson is a frequent speaker and writer on topics arising from the intersection between employment and intellectual property law, most notably how employers can protect their companies from unfair competition and disloyal employees. (Tucson location)
June 21 - Phoenix
TIMOTHY H. BARNES is the owner of Timothy H. Barnes, P.C., in Phoenix, Arizona. His practice involves a variety of commercial litigation matters (including commercial landlord-tenant, collection and commercial torts, contract and real estate issues), as well as bankruptcy creditor, bankruptcy litigation and consumer collection matters. Mr. Barnes is admitted to appear in the state and federal courts of Arizona, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. He frequently has lectured and written on a variety of commercial litigation, bankruptcy litigation and commercial/consumer collection issues. Mr. Barnes has received several honors for his pro bono work with the Maricopa County Volunteer Lawyers Program. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Iowa and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Arizona State University. (Phoenix location)
DAVID W. DEGNAN is the owner of Degnan Law PLLC, where his practice focuses on real estate and partnership disputes. Additionally, Mr. Degnan has an active electronic discovery practice. He has published more than a dozen articles on real estate and electronic discovery and speaks across the country on electronic discovery issues. Mr. Degnan earned his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Arizona State University and his J.D. degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law. (Phoenix location)
KATHRYN HONECKER is the chair of the Class Action Department at Rose Law Group. Her practice focuses on class actions and other complex commercial litigation. Ms. Honecker is the co-chair of the Consumer Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation and also the immediate past chair of the Class Action and Derivative Suits Committee. She is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation; as well as a member of the Arizona Women Lawyers Association, the State Bar of Arizona, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Maricopa County Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA). Ms. Honecker earned her B.A. degree, cum laude, from Carthage College and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Creighton University School of Law. (Phoenix location)
LOREN A. SUDDES is a member of the Cavanagh Law Firm, P.A., where her practice focuses upon litigation of matters involving personal injury, premises liability, product liability, dram shop liability, transportation and trucking, wrongful death claims and construction defect. She received her B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Arizona State University and her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University. Ms. Suddes is a member of the Claims & Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance, Defense Research Institute (DRI), Arizona Association of Defense Counsel and the Maricopa County Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, Trial Advocacy Committee. She is admitted to practice in Arizona.