MEMBERS OF THE TEAM

JAMES A. BURNS

Joined the firm: 1984.

Status: Member

Practice Areas: Real Estate Law,  Corporate & Business Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Financial Services

Email: jburns@carsonlawfirm.com

Born Lansing, Michigan, 1959; admitted to bar: 1984, Arizona. Education: University of Michigan (B.A., 1981); Arizona State University (J.D., cum laude, 1984). Member, Editorial Board, Arizona State Law Review, 1984. Member: State Bar of Arizona.

WALLACE L. LARSON

Joined the firm: 1993

Status: Member

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Corporate & Business Law

Email: wlarson@carsonlawfirm.com

Born Estherville, Iowa, 1944; admitted to bar, 1969, Arizona; Education: Arizona State University (B.A. with high distinction, 1966); Boalt Hall University of California Berkeley (J.D., 1968). Member:State Bar of Arizona, Chairman of Business Section, Arizona State Bar, 1981-1982, past member of the Arizona Judicial Council, awarded Justice Award from Arizona Superior Court, 1998; Christian Legal Society (National President of this 3,0500 lawyer organization 2001-2003). Justice Fellowship Volunteer of the Year1991-and Trinity Law School Faith and Law Award 2013.

MICHAEL NEVELS

Joined the firm: 1987

Status: Member

Practice Areas: Family Law, Litigation

Email: mnevels@carsonlawfirm.com

Born Munich, West Germany, 1951; admitted to bar, 1986, Arizona and U.S. District Court, District of Arizona. Education: Arizona State University (B.S., 1974); University of Arizona (J.D., 1985). Recipient, Rosenberg Distinguished Editor Award, 1985. Managing Editor, 1984-1985, Arizona Law Review. Law Clerk to Hon. Earl H. Carroll, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1985-1987. Member: Maricopa County Bar Association; State Bar of Arizona.

ROBERT P. RUTILA

Joined the firm: 2013

Status: Member

Practice Areas: Litigation, Construction, Real Estate Law, Corporate & Business Law

Email: rrutila@carsonlawfirm.com

Born Phoenix, Arizona, 1971; admitted to bar, 1998, California, 1999, Arizona. Education: University of Michigan (B.A. 1994); Santa Clara University School of Law (J.D. 1998). Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award, Constitutional Law; Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society. Member: State Bar of Arizona (Member Construction Section); The State Bar of California.

OF COUNSEL

ROBERT P. LINDFORS

Joined the firm: 1996

Status: Member

Practice Areas: Real Estate Law, Corporate & Business Law

Email: rlindfors@carsonlawfirm.com

Born Chicago, Illinois, 1945; admitted to bar, 1970, Illinois, 1973, Arizona. Education: Elmhurst College (B.A. 1967); Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D., 1970). Member: State Bar of Arizona; Illinois State Bar Association.

JOHN H. ANDERSON

Joined the firm: 1972

Status: Member

Practice Areas: Real Estate Law, Corporate & Business Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Financial Law

Email: janderson@carsonlawfirm.com

Born Mansfield, Ohio, 1945; admitted to bar, 1971, Arizona. Education: Auburn University; Arizona State University (J.D. with high distinction, 1971). Member: State Bar of Arizona. Law clerk to Hon. Walter E. Craig, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona.

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