Experience

Mr. Harrison has more than 50 years of experience in law with increasing specialization over the past 30 years in legal ethics, judicial ethics, and professional liability, including standard of care and breach of fiduciary duty. During his career, Mr. Harrison was actively involved in commercial and tort litigation. Mr. Harrison served as President of the State Bar of Arizona, and has received numerous awards for his leadership, service and dedication to legal ethics, and his contributions to improving public trust and confidence in the courts. He was adjunct professor at the University of Arizona and Arizona State University for more than 15 years, teaching legal ethics. Mr. Harrison has served as an expert witness in more than 180 cases and has testified by deposition or at trial in nearly a dozen cases during the past 10 years.

Credentials

• State Bar of Arizona, State Bar of Colorado
• LLB, Harvard Law School, 1960
• BA, Antioch College, 1957

Affiliations/Awards

  • Chief Justice’s Distinguished Service Award, 2014
  • Charles W. Kettlewell Legal Ethics Advisory Award, Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, 2013
  • Burnham “Hod” Greeley Award, ABA Judicial Division, 2013
  • Justice At Stake
    • Board of Directors, 2008 – 2016
    • Chair, 2011 – 2016
    • Vice Chair, 2010 – 2011
  • Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Member
    • Board of Directors, 2002 – 2010
  • American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, Fellow
    • President, 1993 – 1994
  • State Bar of Arizona, President, 1975 – 1976
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, President, 1969 – 1970
  • Arizona Bar Foundation, Founding Fellow
    • Board of Directors, Member, 1984 – 1992
    • President, 1991

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