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Ronald Zack

Ronald Zack

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Elder Law, DUI & DWI, Appeals, Personal Injury

Ronald Zack

About Me

Ronald Zack is a new shareholder/ partner in the DeConcini McDonald Yetwin Lacy, PC Law Firm.  His legal focus is elder law and estate planning.  He also practices in the areas of criminal defense and juvenile matters, such as representing parents accused of abuse or neglect. Ron is a member of the State Bars of Arizona and California, as well as the Central District of California Federal Court, and federal District Court of Arizona.  Ron is also admitted to practice in Pascua Yaqui and Tohono O'dham Nations Tribal Courts.

As an attorney, Ron worked in medical malpractice defense in California.  In Arizona, He has been a prosecutor and was an Assistant Attorney General representing Child Protective Services.  he opened his own law firm in 2008. The Law Office of Ronald Zack dealt with unique and complex issues of estate planning and elder law.  Ron Zack offered and still offers an array of legal services, with a focus on serving seniors.

Ron has a diverse background not only in law, but also in real estate, insurance, education, and nursing. Along with his Juris doctorate degree, Ron earned a Master of Arts degree in Linguistics and a Master of Science degree in Nursing Education.  He maintains his nursing license and has been certified in Hospice and Palliative nursing.

This unique background not only cultivated his passion for the law, but also facilitates his holistic approach to his practice of law.

Ron is active in many volunteer organizations, including Wills for Heroes, and the Volunteer Lawyers Program.  He is a member of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association and American Association of Nurse Attorneys.  Also, Ron volunteers on the Boards of directors of the following organizations: Wingspan, Twilight Wish Foundation, the Pima County Bar Association, the Funeral Consumers Alliance of Southern Arizona, Arizona Gerontological Nurse Association, and the Seneca Terrace HOA.

In 2012, Ron launched his own radio show, Law Review Radio, which addresses a variety of legal issues, often related to seniors.  The weekly call-in show can be heard on KVOI AM1030 in Tucson or streaming on the Internet at  Law Review Radio airs every Sunday afternoon at 2pm, Arizona time.



Contact Ron at

520- 322-5000 office


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Estate Planning: 45%
    8 years
  2. Elder Law: 30%
    8 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 15%
    9 years
  4. Personal Injury: 5%
    11 years
  5. Appeals: 5%
    11 years



Hourly ($275/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Peter D Axelrod

    Ronald Zack is a highly skilled Estate Planning and Elder Law attorney. I highly endorse him.


    Peter Axelrod Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Ronald. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Ronald Zack

2525 East Broadway
suite 200
Tucson, AZ, 85716


AZActive 200502/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
President’s Volunteer Service AwardArizona Breastfeeding Coalition2014

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Shareholder / PartnerDeConcini McDonald Yetwin Lacy, P.C.2014 - Present
PrincipalRonald Zack PLC2008 - Present
Assistant Attorney GeneralAttorney General for the State of Arizona2006 - 2008
Deputy County AttorneyCochise County Attorney's Office2006 - 2006

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pima Council on AgingBoard of Directors2012 - Present
WingspanBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Pima County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Board of Arizona Gerentological AssociationVice President2011 - Present
Funeral Consumers AlliancePresident, Board of Directors2011 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2009 - Present
Southern Arizona Estate Planning CouncilMember2009 - Present
Pima County Bar AssociationCommittee Member2005 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember2005 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In re XXXXXXXXXXObtained guardianship within same day.
State v. GxxxxxxxxxxxxConviction set aside - granted new trial
Matter of GxxxxxxxxAble to stop distribution of retirement account to ex. Albe to recover funds ex had taken. All proceeds then distributed to rightful heirs.

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Publication NameTitleDate
Tucson HappeningsKilling Me Softly2015
Tucson HappeningsUnwinding the Confusion Regarding Veteran Pension Benefits2015
Tucson HappeningsProtecting Your Pet2015
Tucson HappeningsChoosing Your Successor Trustee Agent or Executor2015
The Writ (PCBA)Transitioning to a New Practice Area or "We're not in Kansas Anymore, Toto"2012

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State Univ COLN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Pacifica Senior Living Live Educational SeriesDeath is Not an Option: Legal Aspects of End of Life Care2013
Funeral Consumer Alliance of Southern Arizona Annual Membership MeetingDeath is Not An Option: Advance Directives2013
Elder Law and Estate Planning WorkshopBasic Estate Planning: What Happens If You Fail to Plan or Your Plan Fails2013
Arizona Gerontological Nursing Association Annual MeetingLegal Aspects of End of Life Are2013
District 11 Candidates: State Legislative Canditates ForumState Legislative Candidates Forum2012