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  1. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 100%
    21 years



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  • Scott A Macleod

    Linda is the consummate professional. Clients can count on her knowledge and expertise. I wholeheartedly endorse her practice.


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  • Christy M. Thompson

    I endorse this lawyer. Lynda is a remarkable attorney and amazing advocate for her clients.


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Contact info

6501 E Greenway Pkwy Suite 103-406
Scottsdale, AZ, 85254-2067


AZActive 199405/24/2015
DCActive 198805/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Award of ExcellenceScottsdale Bar Assn.2010
Member of the YearState Bar of Arizona2007
CLE AwardState Bar of Arizona2004
Attorney Law Related Education AwardArizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
attorney/ownerThe Shely Firm, PC2003 - Present
Director of Lawyer EthicsState Bar of Arizona1993 - 2003
AssociateMorgan Lewis & Bockius1987 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association Professional Responsibility LawyersPresident-Elect2014 - 2015
Scottsdale Bar AssociationPresident2008 - 2009
Scottsdale Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2005 - 2014
Scottsdale Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Arizona Women Lawyers Assn.Member2003 - Present
Association of Professional Responsibility LawyersMember2003 - Present
Sandra Day O'Connor Inn of CourtMember1997 - Present
American Bar Association Center for Professional ResponsibilityMember1993 - Present
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Attorney at Law MagazineEthical Billing Tips2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of AmericaLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Franklin and Marshall CollegeGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Trial Tactics ConferenceUsing the Internet Ethically2015
TeleseminarYours, Mine, and Ours: Ethics and File Retention2015
seminarProfessionalism and Ethics Training for Firm Staff2015
seminarSpotting and Preventing Evil In Your Firm2015
seminarWhat Keeps Managing Partners Awake At Night?2015
Law FirmsPractical Risk Management Tips2015
Judicial Conference“Overwhelmed by Email?”2015
Convention22nd Annual Ethics Game Show2015
ConferenceScandal Scarred: Representing High Profile Clients and Managing Their Legal/Media Crisis2015
conferenceLawyers Without Borders - Avoiding UPL2015
seminarEthical Marketing: Can I Really Do That?2014
seminarCNA Risk Management Review2014
State Bar of Arizona Annual ConventionAnnual Ethics Game Show2010
2010 ABA Professional Responsibility ConferenceEthics Coonsiderations in Restrictions on Lawyer's Mobility2010