John R. Christian

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Overview

Mr. Christian is a business attorney whose practice is focused in the areas of tax, real estate, and trusts and estates.

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Areas of Focus
  • Corporate and Business
  • Estate Planning, Estate Administration and Probate
  • Professional Liability
  • Tax
Education

LL.B., University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law (1959)

New York University (1959)

  • Graduate Tax Program

B.A., University of Iowa (1953)

  • with Highest Honors

Biography

Mr. Christian is a business attorney whose practice is focused in the areas of tax, real estate, and trusts and estates. He is a past chairman of the State Bar of Arizona’s Taxation Section.

Mr. Christian has been listed in every edition The Best Lawyers in America© in the categories of Tax Law and Trusts and Estates since it was first published in 1983.

Admissions

Admitted to Practice

  • Arizona (1959)

Court Admission

  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona (1959)

Memberships

American Bar Association

  • Member, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • Member, Taxation Section

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America© in the categories of Tax Law and Trust and Estates (1983 – 2019)
  • Listed, Southwest Super Lawyers (2007 – 2014) in the categories of Tax: Business, Business/Corporate, and Estate Planning and Probate
  • AB Top Lawyer, Trusts and Estates & Tax Law, Az Business Magazine (2009 – 2010)
  • Best of the Bar, The Business Journal (2004)
  • Arizona State University – Recipient of Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree (the University’s highest honor) for outstanding professional and community contributions (August 2002)

Community Involvement

Barrow Neurological Institute

  • Member, Board of Trustees

University of Arizona College of Law

  • Member, Board of Visitors

Beatitudes Campus

  • Member, Board of Directors