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Benjamin J. Burnside

Benjamin J. Burnside


Ben is a Certified Specialist in Estate & Trust Law by the State Bar of Arizona and a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the …


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Fred A. Farsjo

Fred A. Farsjo


Fred recently joined Bogutz & Gordon, P.C., in 2016 after practicing estate planning and real estate transactions for thirty-seven years …


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Teresa D. Lancaster

Teresa D. Lancaster


Teresa became a member of the firm in November 2008 after working as a law clerk for the firm. She …


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Jacquelyne J. Mingle

Jacquelyne J. Mingle


Jacque joined the firm in August 2012 after graduating cum laude from the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College …


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Ana Perez-Arrieta

Ana Perez-Arrieta


Ana is a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and has been certified a Specialist in Estate & Trust …


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Lauren R. Talkington

Lauren R. Talkington


Lauren joined the firm in October 2015 after graduating from the University of Arizona law school. For undergraduate, Lauren attended …


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Craig H. Wisnom

Craig H. Wisnom


Craig is a Certified Specialist in Estate & Trust Law by the State Bar of Arizona and a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the …


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Allan D. Bogutz – Retired

Allan D. Bogutz – Retired


Allan, recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America, has practiced law since 1971. He works in estate and …


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Craig Gordon – Retired

Craig Gordon – Retired


Craig practiced elder law with the firm from 1985 through 2008. He had extensive experience in Medicaid/ALTCS planning, including Special …


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Brian C. Bjorndahl – Retired

Brian C. Bjorndahl – Retired


Brian became a member of the firm in 1988 after eight years of experience in trust banking, and he retired …


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Care Managers

Stacey Trader

Stacey Trader


Stacey joined Bogutz & Gordon in January of 2017.


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Melinda Oliver

Melinda Oliver


Melinda Oliver has served as a geriatric care manager in Southern Arizona for the past 20 years. She received her …


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Paralegals

Wendy A. Lemcke

Wendy A. Lemcke


Wendy received her Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from the University of Arizona in 1992, and then her Associate of Applied …


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Toni Barry

Toni Barry


Toni has been with Bogutz & Gordon, P.C. since 1987. She has attended classes at the University of Arizona and …


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Vera R. Kelley

Vera R. Kelley


Vera has worked in law offices in Tucson and Phoenix since 1977. She also has experience as a Registered Sales …


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Darcy J. Noonan

Darcy J. Noonan


Darcy has worked as a paralegal in Tucson for the past 27 years and has been with Bogutz & Gordon, …


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Maria Michaels Grijalva

Maria Michaels Grijalva


Maria joined the firm in 2016 and works on estate planning, fiduciary, and probate matters. Originally from New Jersey, she …


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Legal Assistants & Additional Staff

Tricia Noble

Tricia Noble


Tricia is our Controller. She joined the firm in 2016.


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Sydney Kaercher

Sydney Kaercher


Sydney is our resident Director of First Impressions, aka, our receptionist. Still a Kentucky girl at heart, she’ll tell you …


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Kassandra Hunter

Kassandra Hunter


Kassandra is a legal assistant.  The native Tucsonan has been with the firm since October 2013. She received a Bachelor of Arts …


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Rachel Petro

Rachel Petro


Rachel has been a legal assistant with Bogutz & Gordon since June 2014. She graduated cum laude from the University …


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Faith Smith

Faith Smith


Faith Smith is a legal assistant. She joined the firm in July of 2014 with more than five years of …


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Suravi Sengupta

Suravi Sengupta


Suravi joined Bogutz & Gordon in 2015 as a legal assistant. She graduated from the University of Arizona in 2016 …


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Britnee Houtz

Britnee Houtz


Britnee joined the firm in 2016.


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Ja Sapthasen

Ja Sapthasen


Ja is our accounting clerk, and she joined Bogutz & Gordon in June of 2016 after she graduated with an …


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