Due to a serious fire on Feb. 12 at the 303 E. Palm Lane
building of the Maricopa County Bar Association,
the bar’s office has temporarily relocated to:
Palm Lane Professional Plaza
2001 N. 3rd Street, No. 204
Phoenix, AZ 85004-1439
Staff e-mail and telephone numbers remain the same.
The new office, located immediately north across Palm Lane from the
burned building, will house CLE programs, meetings, business functions,
and the MCBA Lawyer Referral Service. Free parking will continue to
be available in the MCBA building’s current lot.
The MCBA expects to return to its restored building by August 1
when they need
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Ms. Odneal was retained to help a client
with a child-support matter and was paid a
$1,000 fee. At hearing the client was awarded a
reasonable portion of her attorney fees and costs
and Ms. Odneal was ordered to provide the court
with an affidavit of attorneys’ fees and costs and
form of order. The client provided Ms. Odneal
with receipts of fees paid and believed that she
would present the information to the court. Ms.
Odneal failed to present the receipts or the
required forms. Ms. Odneal also failed to provide
the client with an accounting of legal work performed. Thereafter, the client attempted to contact Ms. Odneal but her telephone was disconnected and she moved out of her office. The
client then filed a complaint with the State Bar.
Ms. Odneal failed to respond to numerous
letters sent to her by the State Bar and failed to
update her address of record.
Six aggravating factors were found: prior disciplinary offenses, dishonest or selfish motive,
pattern of misconduct, bad-faith obstruction of
the disciplinary proceeding, deceptive practices
during the disciplinary process and substantial
experience in the practice of law.
One mitigating factor was found: remoteness
of prior offenses.
Ms. Odneal violated Rule 42, ARIZ.R.S.CT.,
ERs 1. 2, 1. 3, 1. 4(a)( 3), 1. 15(a), 1. 16(d), 3. 2,
8. 1(b) and 8. 4(d) and Rule 32(c)( 3),
KATHY M. O’QUINN
Bar No. 021264; File No. 06-1945
Supreme Court No. SB-08-0053-D
By Arizona Supreme Court judgment and order
dated June 4, 2008, Kathy M. O’Quinn, 2942
N. 24th St., Ste. 110-308, Phoenix, AZ, was
suspended for six months, retroactive to April
27, 2007, and placed on probation for two years
upon reinstatement. Ms. O’Quinn violated
Rules 31(b), 53(c) and 72, ARIZ.R.S.CT., when
she knowingly appeared on behalf of her client at
a hearing while suspended and failed to inform
the Court and opposing counsel that she was
suspended. The terms of probation include participating in the State Bar’s Member Assistance
One aggravating factor was found: prior disciplinary offenses.
Four mitigating factors were found: absence
of dishonest or selfish motive, full and free disclosure, cooperative attitude toward proceedings
Nearly 16,000 attorneys are
eligible to practice law in Arizona.
Many attorneys share the same
names. All discipline reports
should be read carefully
for names, addresses and