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ARIZONA ATTORNEY APRIL 2014
HONORS AND AWARDS
elected to serve as President of the Arizona State
Board for Charter Schools. She was appointed
to the board by Governor Jan Brewer in 2010.
Fennemore Craig announced the selection
of Amy Abdo as a member of the firm’s
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced
that attorney Ryan C. Curtis was appointed to
the board of directors for the Arizona Museum
of Natural History Foundation.
Identity Theft 911 announced that its Chief
Privacy Officer, Eduard Goodman, was
awarded his Certified Information Privacy
Professional designation for the European
Union adding to his U.S. and Canadian designations. This follows the recent publication of
his joint white paper with the Ontario (Canada)
Information and Privacy Commissioner titled
“Privacy Exposures and Risk Reduction
Strategies for Small Organizations.”
Greg Gillis, a named partner
at Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner
PC, Scottsdale, accepted an
invitation to serve on the Board
of Directors of Tempe-based
Children’s Cancer Network.
Attorney Brent Kleinman, founder of
Kleinman Law Firm, is teaching a course at
Glendale Community College called “The
Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in
Business.” The course is part of an accelerated
partnership between GCC and Northern
Maria Crimi Speth, an equity partner at Jaburg
Wilk, Phoenix, was appointed to the U.S.
Subcommittee of the Anticounterfeiting
Committee for the 2014-2015 term at the
International Trademark Association, effective
Jan. 1, 2014.
Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Leezie
Kim, a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office,
was named to the ASU Center for
Emergency Management and Homeland
Security Advisory Council.
She is a partner in the firm’s Corporate
Services Group, and her practice focuses on
national security and international business as
well as health care and restaurant business
Gallagher & Kennedy announced that Jodi
R. Bohr joined the Board of Directors for the
Desert Southwest Division of the American
Liver Foundation. The Division supports
the foundation’s national mission to facilitate,
advocate and promote education, support
and research for the prevention, treatment
and cure of liver disease.
As Of Counsel, her practice covers all mat-
ters relating to employment and labor law,
with an emphasis on litigation, class actions
and human resource affairs.
Udall Shumway announced that Kimberly
R. Davis was named to the Board of
Directors of the Maricopa County Bar
Association Young Lawyers Division.
She is a member of the firm’s education
law practice group and represents school
districts, community colleges, charter schools
and other public educational institutions.