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PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
The State Bar Appointments Committee is currently accepting applications from active members in
good standing to fill the following upcoming vacancies. Application forms are due at the State Bar
office by Friday, May 27, 2016, and can be obtained by calling Nina Benham in the State Bar at
(602) 340-7329. An application form also may be downloaded from the Bar’s website www.azbar.org
(lick on: For Lawyers/Sections and Committees/Committees/Appointments).
The Standing Appointments Committee and the Board of Governors consider all aspects of diversity
in their recommendations and appointments.
Purpose: Delegates represent the State Bar of Arizona at the annual and midyear meetings of the
American Bar Association House of Delegates. The State Bar reimburses only that portion of delegate
expenses relating to that portion of the House’s agenda that addresses the regulation of the profession
and improving the quality of legal services.
Openings: Two appointments will be made by the Board of Governors.
Term: Two years commencing September 2016.
Candidate Criteria/Qualifications: Open to active members who are in good standing with the
State Bar of Arizona. The successful candidates must also be members of, and in good standing with,
the ABA throughout their tenure as delegates. The delegates regularly appear before the Board of
Governors to report on House of Delegates’ activities.
ABA House of Delegates Application Deadline: Friday, May 27, 2016
Nearly 17,000 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 Bar numbers.
MARC A. ADAIR
Bar No. 014938
PDJ No. 2016-9014-R
By order dated Feb. 25, 2016, the presiding disciplinary judge reinstated Marc A. Adair, Phoenix,
to the active practice of law pursuant to Rule 64
(e)( 2), ARIZ.R.S.CT. The presiding disciplinary
judge also placed Mr. Adair on two years of probation, requiring Mr. Adair to participate in the
State Bar’s Law Office Management Assistance
Program and Member Assistance Program.
DAVID L. ERLICHMAN
Bar No. 013822; File Nos. 16-0012-R, 15-9066
PDJ No. 2015-90766
By the Arizona Supreme Court’s March 15,
2016 order, David L. Erlichman, Gilbert, Ariz.,
was reinstated to active membership in the State
Bar effective the date of the order.
MICHAEL L. FREEMAN
Bar No. 010237
PDJ No. 2016-9013-R
By order dated Feb. 25, 2016, the presiding disciplinary judge reinstated Michael L. Freeman,
Scottsdale, to the active practice of law pursuant
to Rule 64(e)( 2), ARIZ.R.S.CT. He also was
placed on one year of probation, requiring him to
participate in the State Bar’s Member Assistance
Program, obtain eight hours of CLE (which he
completed prior to his suspension), and attempt
reconciliation with certain judges and attorneys.
Mr. Freeman also must provide 20 hours of pro
bono legal services and eight hours of community
service. Mr. Freeman had been suspended for 60
days for violating Rules 41(c) and (g), and 42,
ERs 1. 3, 3. 1, and 8. 4(d), ARIZ.R.S.CT.
Bar No. 028491; File No. 14-3589
PDJ No. 2015-9080
By order of the Arizona Supreme Court filed
on Feb. 25, 2016, Judd Nemiro, Phoenix, was
reinstated as an active member of the State Bar
of Arizona. Mr. Nemiro had been suspended for
knowingly filing a petition for dissolution containing a false avowal in violation of Rule 42,
ARIZ.R.S.CT., ERs 3. 1, 3. 3(a)( 1) and (b), and
8. 4(c) and (d).
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