Attorneys & Staff

Attorneys

Andrew Heideman

Direct Phone:(520) 202-2184
Email:info@duffieldlaw.com
Practice Areas: Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts) · Business Formation/Operations (LLC & Corporate) · Probate and Trust Administration · Guardianships/Conservatorships
Education:University of Nebraska, J.D., with distinction, 2001; member of the law review; University of Nebraska, B.S., Business Administration, 1993
Admitted:2001, Arizona
Biography:President of the Green Valley Rotary Club, 2016-2017

Beth Smith

Direct Phone:(520) 202-2186
Email:info@duffieldlaw.com
Practice Areas: Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts) · Elder Law - Including VA Benefit Planning · Guardianships/Conservatorships
Education:University of Arizona, J.D., 1995; St. Lawrence University, B.A., 1972
Admitted:1995, Arizona

Johnny N. Helenbolt

Direct Phone:(520) 202-2187
Email:info@duffieldlaw.com
Practice Areas: Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts) · Business Formation/Operations (LLC & Corporate) · Probate and Trust Administration
Education:University of Nebraska at Lincoln, J.D., with distinction, 1990; University of Nebraska at Lincoln (B.S., 1987; M.P.A., 1990)
Admitted:1990, Arizona

Larry R. Adamson

Direct Phone:(520) 202-2185
Email:info@duffieldlaw.com
Practice Areas: Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts) · Probate and Trust Administration · Gift, Estate, Generation-Skipping and Income Taxation
Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™: AV Preeminent®
Education:New York University, LL.M., in Taxation, 1970; University of San Francisco, J.D., 1969; University of Arizona, B.S., 1957
Admitted:1970, California and U.S. Tax Court; 1971, Arizona
Biography:Certified Public Accountant, Arizona and California. AZ Bar Certified Specialist: Estates and Trusts Law and Tax Law.

Lynne Davies

Direct Phone:(520) 202-1211
Email:info@duffieldlaw.com
Practice Areas: Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts) · Probate and Trust Administration
Education:Capital University Law School, J.D., 1982; Wittenberg University, B.A., 1979
Admitted:1982, Ohio (inactive); 1983, Arizona (inactive until 2009)

Richard Duffield - Retired June 2016

Practice Areas: Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts) · Probate and Trust Administration · Real Estate Transactions
Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™: AV Preeminent®
Education:Yale University, LL.B., 1957; Order of the Coif Williams College, B.A., 1952
Admitted:1957, Arizona
Biography:Retired June 2016

Robby Adamson

Direct Phone:(520) 202-2182
Email:info@duffieldlaw.com
Practice Areas: Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts) · Elder Law - Including VA Benefit Planning · Business Formation/Operations (LLC & Corporate) · Probate and Trust Administration · Guardianships/Conservatorships · Gift, Estate, Generation-Skipping and Income Taxation
Education:University of Pacific McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1998; University of Arizona, B.A., Accounting, 1993
Admitted:1999, Arizona

Shannon M. Derksen

Email:info@duffieldlaw.com
Practice Areas: Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts) · Probate and Trust Administration · Guardianships/Conservatorships
Education:Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 2013; Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Environmental Studies,Spanish, Tulane University, 2008
Admitted:State Bar of Louisiana, Admitted 2013; State Bar of Arizona, Admitted 2017
Biography:Joined the firm in August of 2016

Of Counsel

Eugene C. Gieseler - Retired

Practice Areas: Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts) · Business Formation/Operations (LLC & Corporate) · Probate and Trust Administration · Gift, Estate, Generation-Skipping and Income Taxation
Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™: AV Preeminent®
Education:University of Arizona, J.D., 1970; University of Wisconsin, B.B.A., 1959
Admitted:1970, Arizona
Memberships:American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Biography:RETIRED - Certified Public Accountant, Arizona, 1964. Certified Specialist, Tax Law and Estate and Trust Law, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization.

Gerald G. Hawley

Email:info@duffieldlaw.com
Practice Areas: Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts) · Business Formation/Operations (LLC & Corporate) · Probate and Trust Administration · Gift, Estate, Generation-Skipping and Income Taxation
Education:University of Arizona, J.D., 1972; Order of the Coif Washington State University, B.A.B.A., 1966
Biography:Certified Public Accountant, Arizona, 1977. Certified Specialist, Tax Law, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization.

Greg Good

Biography:For more information, visit: http://www.goodlaw.net/

K. Alexander Hobson - Retired January 2017

Email:ahobson@duffieldlaw.com
Practice Areas: Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts) · Elder Law - Including VA Benefit Planning · Probate and Trust Administration
Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™: AV Preeminent®
Education:University of Wisconsin-Madison, J.D., 1982; The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, M.A., M.A.L.D., 1978; University of Nebraska at Lincoln, B.A., 1974
Admitted:1982, Wisconsin; 1983, Arizona
Memberships:American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Biography:Retired January 2017

Timothy A. Olcott

Biography:For more information please visit http://www.olcottlaw.net/ Our Green Valley office is now at 516 E. Whitehouse Canyon Drive, Suite 140 - located inside the law offices of Timothy A. Olcott, P.C.

Paralegals

Elaine Harter, E.A., Licensed Fiduciary

Direct Phone:(520) 202-7411
Biography:A member of this law firm since September 1983, specializes in Trust and Estate Administration with primary focus on Accounting, Estate Tax, Fiduciary Income Tax and Individual Income Tax. Currently authorized as enrolled agent to practice before the IRS and licensed to practice as a fiduciary in the state of Arizona.

Isela Marquez

Biography:Joined the law firm in 2012, has worked with attorney Elizabeth Smith as a probate paralegal since 2001. Specializing in probate administration.

Lindsay Payne

Email:info@duffieldlaw.com
Biography:Lindsay joined the firm in June of 2017 as a paralegal

Mary Jane Arneson

Biography:A member of this law firm since 1983, specializing in probate administration and trust administration, including preparation of fiduciary accountings and estate tax returns.

Steve McClure

Direct Phone:(520) 202-7415
Biography:A retired Virginia trial lawyer, Steve works as a paralegal in the firm on administration of estate and trusts, as well as some related litigation matters. His other passions include writing, history, political organizing and scuba diving.

Secretaries & Other Staff

Carol Garcia

Biography:Carol joined the firm in November of 2008 as assistant to Gerald G. Hawley

Irma Gomez

Biography:Irma joined the firm in 2019 as the legal receptionist

Jeannie Miller

Biography:Jeannie joined the firm in October of 2008 and is Legal Assistant to attorneys Andrew Heideman and Lynne Davies.

Kathy Good

Mackenzie Hall

Biography:Mackenzie joined the firm in 2019 and is the firm's bookkeeper.

Marilyn Medved

Biography:Marilyn Medved joined the firm in February of 2015 and is Legal Assistant to attorneys Larry R. Adamson and Robby Adamson

Marty Loreto

Direct Phone:(520) 792-1181
Biography:Marty has been the Tucson receptionist since March 2015.

Meg Upshaw

Biography:Meg is the legal assistant to Johnny N. Helenbolt.