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Brian is a member of the State Bar of Arizona Sections on Litigation, Business Law and Bankruptcy. Brian is also a member of the Professional Chapter of the J. Reuben Law Clark Society and the Arizona Consumer Bankruptcy Counsel.
Brian received a certificate in mediation training while in law school and was one of the flagship members of the American Indian Law Clinic. Brian served on the Executive Board of the Phoenix School of Law Student Bar Association. Brian also participated in many volunteer organization activities and events which included the Phoenix School of Law High School Law Day, Phoenix School of Law Day of Service, Wills For Heroes with the State Bar of Arizona and gave time to the Volunteer Lawyers Program Friends of the Bankruptcy Court. Brian also participated in focus groups and in evaluating potential faculty members during their onsite interviews with the law school.
Brian has continued his commitment to volunteering and has participated in the Volunteer Lawyers Program Debt Clinic and volunteers his time in
Prior to his undergraduate and law school career, Brian served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Montreal Quebec where he learned to speak French. Brian finds great strength and support in his faith as well as family relationships. Brian is married to a wonderful woman who is a great strength and support in all that he does. Brian and Bethany have four children. Brian loves camping, basketball, racquetball, woodworking and getting together with family and friends to play card or board games.
Arizona State University, B.A. Sociology 2009, Magna Cum Laude
Phoenix School of Law, J.D. 2011
Bankruptcy 7 & 13
Languages spoken: French, English
Hourly ($200-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 40 Family Lawyer Under 40 in Arizona||The American Society of Legal Advocates||2016|
|Top 40 Under 40 -Family Law||The American Society of Legal Advocates||2015|
|Top One Percent - Arizona||The National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Client's Choice Award - Family Law||Avvo.com||2015|
|Top Contributor - Family||Avvo.com||2015|
|Volunteer Lawyers Program Pro Bono Service||Maricopa County Bar Association||2014|
|Magna Cum Laude Graduate||Arizona State Univeristy||2009|
|Partner||Edwards & Petersen, PLC||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||Rafael Tirado & Associates PLC||2013 - 2013|
|Law Clerk||Winsor & Tirado, PLC||2010 - 2012|
|Legal Intern||Invictus Law P.C.||2010 - 2010|
|Legal Assistant||Winsor & Marco, PLC||2007 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Maricopa County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Board Member||2016 - Present|
|The American Society of Legal Advocates||Member||2015 - Present|
|Boy Scouts of America||Cub Master||2014 - Present|
|Maricopa County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2012 - Present|
|State Bar of Arizona||Attorney Member||2012 - Present|
|J. Reuben Clark Law Society||Attorney Member||2012 - Present|
|Arizona Consumer Bankruptcy Counsel||Attorney Member||2012 - Present|
|State Bar of Arizona, Bankruptcy Law Section||Attorney Member||2012 - 2015|
|State Bar of Arizona, Trial Practice Section||Attorney Member||2012 - 2015|
|Phoenix School of Law Student Bar Association||Executive Council||2009 - 2011|
|Phoenix School of Law||Juris Doctorite||J.D.||2011|
|Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law||Sociology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2009|