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Cathleen Jeannette Henniges

Estate planning Attorney at Tucson, AZ

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Cathleen J. Henniges, formerly Cathleen J. Smith, was admitted to the practice of law in 2014. She is committed to maintaining Charles R. Smith, PLLC's high standards for quality legal representation. 

 

Cathleen was born in Tucson, Arizona, where she has lived her entire life. Cathleen graduated as a top ten student from Mountain View High School and continued her education at The University of Arizona where she was admitted to the Honors College as well as to the prestigious Eller College of Management. Cathleen pursued a double major in the fields of Business Economics & Business Management and in 2011 was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration With Honors & Summa Cum Laude. In 2011, Cathleen was admitted to the distinguished James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona where she was honored to work as an Editorial Assistant to Professor of Law William K. Sjostrom, Jr. to assist with editing his publications on Mergers & Acquisitions and Business Organizations. While in law school, Cathleen focused on business and tax matters, writing her doctoral thesis entitled “A Comparative and Practical Analysis of Arizona Limited Liability Companies for Asset Protection.” In 2014, Cathleen was awarded the degree of Juris Doctor Cum Laude. Cathleen has worked at her father’s law office all of her life, advancing from a junior administrative assistant, legal assistant and law clerk while attending law school. In October 2014, Cathleen joined the Law Offices of Charles R. Smith, PLLC as an associate attorney.  Cathleen married Alex Henniges in August 2015, and they have two daughters.

 

Cathleen is a member of the Pima County Bar Association, the State Bar of Arizona, and the American Bar Association. Cathleen is admitted to practice law in all State courts throughout Arizona, the United States District Court in and for the District of Arizona, the United States Bankruptcy Court in and for the District of Arizona, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Tax Court. Cathleen is additionally authorized to represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service. 

 

Cathleen has received many honors and awards during her education. She was honored with a Certificate in Tax Law and Policy from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, an Excellence for the Future Award in Pre-Trial Litigation and Corporate Taxation from CALI, and was recognized with Honors in legal writing.

 

Cathleen works with the exceptional staff at Charles R. Smith, PLLC to further the interests of our clients as best we are able.

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Licensed for 8 years
State AZ
Status Active
Acquired 2014
Updated 09/18/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Charles R Smith PLLC
600 E Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ, 85705

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Cost

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  • Hourly Rates $ 250-250 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

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AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Associate Attorney
  • Charles R Smith PLLC
  • 2014 - Present
  • Law Clerk
  • Charles R Smith PLLC
  • 2011 - 2014
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Charles R Smith PLLC
  • 2004 - 2011

Education

  • University of Arizona James E Rogers College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2014
  • University of Arizona Eller College of Management
  • BS - Bachelor of Science with Honors & Summa Cum Laude
  • 2011

Legal Cases

  • LLC Formation
  • LLCs successfully structured and formed
  • IRS Abatement
  • Abatement Granted
  • Creation of Living Trust
  • Living Trusts executed

Associations

  • Pima County Bar Association, The Writ
  • Editorial Board
  • 2016 - Present
  • Pima County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Board of Directors
  • 2016 - Present
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Pima County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Pima County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Co-President
  • 2021 - 2022
  • Pima County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • President-Elect
  • 2020 - 2021
  • Pima County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Secretary
  • 2017 - 2020
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Certificate in Tax Law and Policy
  • University of Arizona James E Rogers College of Law
  • 2014
  • Excellence for the Future Award in Pre-Trial Litigation
  • CALI
  • 2014
  • Excellence for the Future Award in Corporate Taxation
  • CALI
  • 2013

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Tucson Estate planning Lawyer Cathleen Jeannette Henniges
Cathleen Jeannette Henniges
Estate planning Attorney
Tucson, AZ
Licensed for 8 years