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I am a Member of Perry Childers Hanlon & Hudson, PLC, praciting in the area of civil litigation.  I hold the highest possible rating in both legal ability and eithical standards (AV® Preeminent)  from Martindale-Hubbell®.  I am member of Arizona and Michigan State Bars and authorized to practice in state and federal courts in these jurisdictions.  


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Defective Products: 25%
  3. Insurance: 25%



Contingent (25-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • David R. Farney

    Gary is an excellent attorney. He was a pleasure to work with.


    David Farney Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Warren Luccitti

    I endorse this lawyer. Gary and I are on opposite sides of a personal injury action and on the same side in a breach of contract action. He is a true professional who prepares his case well and presents himself with the respect and decorum that is expected from high quality attorneys.


    Warren Luccitti Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Perry Childers Hanlon & Hudson, P.L.C.

722 E. Osborn
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ, 85014

Cummings, McClorey, Davis, Acho, P.L.C.

2851 Charlevoix Drive S East Suite 327
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546



MIActive And In Good Standing200508/04/2016
AZActive 199607/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Former President Arizona Association of Defense CounselAADC1999
MemberOrder of the Coif1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberPerry Childers Hanlon & Hudson, PLC2007 - Present
AttorneyCummings McClorey Davis & Acho2005 - 2007
MemberCarnahan Perry & Hudson, PLC2003 - 2005
AssociateCarnahan & Perry, PLC1996 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of MichiganMember2005 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember1996 - Present
Arizona Association of Defense CounselFormer President1999 - 1999
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Spirlong v. Browne, 236 Ariz. 146, 336 P.3d 779 (App.2014)Court Ruled in favor of Mr. Hudson's client. Described by one commentator as "a huge win for insurance companies, apartment complexes and landlords". (See "Arizona Narrows Dog Bite Statute", Jan 17, 2015 D. Degnan
Wickham v. Hopkins, 226 Ariz. 468, 250 P.3d 245 (Ct.App. 2011)Summary Judgment in favor of Defendants affirmed by the Arizona Court of Appeals.
Desert Golf Cars v. Yamaha Motor Co., 198 Ariz. 103, 7 P.3d 112 (Ct. App. 2000)Jury returned unanimous defense verdict in favor of Mr. Hudson's client, Desert Golf, and the Court of Appeals reversed the trial court's ruling denying Desert Golf indemnification from Yamaha.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Toledo College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Kent State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Michigan Assocaation of Community Mental Health BoardsElectronic Signatures and Medical Records2007