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

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, Licensed Fiduciary

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.

Secretaries & Other Staff

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.

Katarina Bevilacqua

Biography:Katarina joined the firm in 2020 and is the Legal Assistant to attorneys Beth Smith and Shannon Derksen.

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.

Melissa Dean

Biography:Melissa joined the firm in 2019 and is the Legal Assistant to attorney Johnny Helenbolt.