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Ms. Hendrickson is a graduate
of the John Marshall Law School, and
a recently-admi�ed member of the
State Bar of Arizona.
She will be working in the rm’s
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3 The Governor has made 18 judicial appointments in the past 15 months:
3 1 Supreme Court Justice
3 1 Appellate Court Division One Judge
3 14 Maricopa County Superior Court Judges
3 2 Pima County Superior Court Judges
3 6 women appointed, 3 minorities
appointed, appointments outside the
party—highest numbers among Arizona’s
3 Outreach: Mr. Liburdi and Ms. King are
traveling the state to speak to presiding judges
in Yavapai, Pima and Yuma counties and
Division Two of the Appellate Court.
Mr. Liburdi was a panelist on one of the
Collaborative Bar’s programs. Meeting with
AWLA in 2017.
3 Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Report—
Tyler J. Carrell:
3 Issues Facing Young Lawyers: Student loan
debt; law school applications plummeting;
depressed job market
3 College costs increased 590 percent between
1980 and 2010; student debt growth up 500
percent between 1999 and 2011.
3 Law School Debt: Arizona—$100,902;
ASU—$106,426; Arizona Summit—
3 Debt is non-dischargeable in bankruptcy,
new payment options (income based);
3 LSAT scores are falling and bar exam passage
rates are crashing. Some law schools are pushing for changes to the exam.
3 Depressed Job Market
3 Lawyers per Capita in Arizona: 23. 7 (about
number 44 nationwide)
3 Many going solo
3 Six Goals set forth in the 2016-2020 YLD
3 Goal 1: Competency
3 Goal 2: Ethics
3 Goal 3: Professionalism
3 Goal 4: Administration of and Access
3 Goal 5: Professional Advancement
3 Goal 6: Community Involvement
3 Finance and Audit Committee—Steve Hirsch,
Vice Chair on behalf of Chair Dave Byers:
3 Q- 1 2015 Financials: The State Bar is on track.
Surplus is $476,000 compared to a budget
of $206,000 (variance of $270,000, and
compared to $620,000 in 2015 (variance of
3 Dues penalties are $90,000 less than anticipated. As of March 31, 2016, fewer members
have paid late fees in comparison to the same
time period last year.
3 2015 Combined Audit of State Bar of Arizona
and Client Protection Fund
3 Auditor Eide Bailly addressed the clean
audits at the recent Finance and Audit
BOARD OF GOVERNORS