Philip Gerard

The Cavanagh Law Firm



Drake University – 1973 – J.D.

Admitted to Practice

Arizona, 1973

Legal Organizations

  • Maricopa County Family Law -Committee on Proposed Legislation on Termination of Community (1984) -Creditor Issues Workgroup of the Domestic Relations Committee for State Legislature (2008) -Legal Specialization Committee Maricopa County Civil Jury Instructions Committee

CLE Presentations

  • 2023 – Hot Topics (Property/Financial Issues) presentation at Arizona State Bar Family Law Institute.2021 – Hot Topics (Financial Issues) presentation at Arizona State Bar and Arizona Chapter AAML Family Law Institute.2012 – Family Law Tax Law presentation at State Bar Convention.2011 “Business Valuation, Economic Damages and Use of Expert at Trial” presented by The American College of Trail lawyers and CLE West.2009 – “For Better or Worse – The Rueschenbergs Meet the Cockrills: Community Liens for Increased Value of a Separat Business Where the Community has Received Profits of the Business”. 2006 – Panel member for “Business Appraisal, and Introductory Course”. 2004 – Tax seminar presented by Pankow & Company 2004 – Panel member for “Advanced Tax Issues and the Family Law Practice” presented at separate State Bar seminars in Phoenix and Tucson.2003 – “Basic Business Transactions Complicated by Marriage.Divorce 2002 – State Bar of Arizona course on Professionalism.2001 – Panel member for “When Worlds Collide: Estate Planning, Probate, Family Law, Mental Health Law & Elder law part I,” State Bar Convention.

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