John C. Vryhof

John C. Vryhof: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (433 Attorneys)
  • One Arizona Center, 400 East Van Buren Street, Suite 1900, Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Biography

John Vryhof's practice is concentrated in estate planning, trust and estate litigation, charitable planning, foundation and non-profit organizations, business succession planning, and international estate planning.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• Estate Planning for Artists and Collectors, Presenter, Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council (January 27, 2017); Arizona State Bar Convention (June 15, 2016)
• Estate Planning with Corporations, LLCs and Partnerships, Co-Presenter, State Bar of Arizona CLE by the Sea (July 12, 2016)
• What Estate Planners Should Know About Art Law, Chair, Arizona State Bar Convention (June 15, 2016)
• International Estate Planning: What to Watch for, What to Do, Presenter, Valley Estate Planners (April 21, 2016), Arizona Community Foundation (May 12, 2016)
• Recent Arizona Developments in Estate Planning and Administration, Presenter, ACTEC Western Regional Meeting, Portland, Oregon (August 23, 2015)
• Estate Planning for the Future: Bitcoins, Money Laundering & Lawyers, Chair, Arizona State Bar Convention (June 26, 2015)
•The Thrive Conference for Families in Business, Speaker (May 27-28, 2015)
• How to Practice Law And: Make it to Your Child's Soccer Game, Make it Home in Time for Dinner, Make it to a Ripe Old Age, Make Your Clients Happy, Be Happy Yourself, Chair and Speaker, Arizona State Bar Convention (June 13, 2014)
• Recent Arizona Developments in Estate Planning and Administration, Presenter, ACTEC Western Regional Meeting, Half Moon Bay, California (August 31, 2013)
• You Should Plan for Digital Assets, Too, Quoted, The Arizona Republic (June 30, 2013)
• Estate Planning in a Digital Age, Chair and Speaker, Arizona State Bar Convention (June 12, 2013)

Professional Recognition and Awards

•Chambers High Net Worth Guide, Arizona Private Wealth Law, Band 1 (2016-2018)
•The Best Lawyers in America, Trusts and Estates, Trusts & Estates Litigation (2006-2019)
•Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys, Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education (2018)
•Arizona's Top Lawyers, Estate and Trust Litigation, AzBusiness Magazine (2010, 2014)
•Southwest Super Lawyers, Estate Planning & Probate (2007-2018)
•Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Attorneys, Trusts & Estates (2010-2011)
•Arizona's Finest Lawyers
•100 Top Attorneys, Worth Magazine (2007-2009)
•Who's Who in Law, Phoenix Business Journal (2006)

Community Involvement

•The Phoenix Symphony Foundation, Board of Trustees
•The Phoenix Symphony Association, Board of Directors
•Community Legal Services, Inc., Volunteer Lawyers Program, Pro Bono Attorney
•The Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, Pro Bono Attorney

Other Professional Experience

•Streich Lang (now Quarles & Brady), Phoenix, AZ (1988-1996)
•Sidley & Austin, Chicago, IL (1983-1988)

Related News & Events

Aug 15
139 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers Listed as Leaders in Their Fields by The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Eleven Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2019 Lawyer of the Year
Aug 02
Snell & Wilmer Ranked as Top Arizona Firm in Private Wealth Law by 2018 Chambers High Net Worth Guide
Apr 24
Southwest Super Lawyers Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in its 2018 Rankings
Sep 22
2017 Chambers High Net Worth Guide Ranks Snell & Wilmer as Top Arizona Firm in Private Wealth Law
Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Lists 133 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field
Apr 12
Southwest Super Lawyers 2017 Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys
Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Lists 125 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers As Leaders In Their Field In addition, 15 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year”
Jul 06
Snell & Wilmer Receives Top Rankings in 2016 Chambers High Net Worth Guide
Apr 11
Southwest Super Lawyers 2016 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys
Aug 23
Recent Arizona Developments in Estate Planning and Administration
Aug 17
The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Lists 128 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in their Field In addition, 19 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year”
Apr 10
Southwest Super Lawyers 2015 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys
Aug 18
The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lists 123 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field
Aug 31
Recent Arizona Developments in Estate Planning and Administration Actec Western Regional Meeting
Aug 19
The Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes 119 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field
Aug 12
Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 96 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 45 Firm Attorneys to the 2013 Rising Stars List
Sep 04
The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes 114 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field
Jun 27
Super Lawyers 2012 Recognizes 80 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys
Mar 14
Snell & Wilmer Partner John Vryhof Appointed State Chair of Arizona for the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Sep 06
The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 99 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field
Jul 29
Snell & Wilmer Congratulates its 99 Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011
Jun 20
Super Lawyers 2011 Recognizes 74 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 21 Firm Attorneys to the 2011 Rising Stars List
Oct 21
Ninety-Nine Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2011
Jun 22
Sixty-Seven Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers 2010
Aug 01
Ninety-Eight Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2010
Jul 10
Law & Politics Selects 75 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as 2009 Super Lawyers

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

•Arizona State Chair

•Fiduciary Income Tax Committee

•Fiduciary Litigation Committee

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Estate Planning
  • International
  • Private Client Services
  • Probate
  • Tax-General Federal
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Trust & Estate Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602.382.6333  Phone
www.swlaw.com
University Attended:
Michigan State University, Honors College, B.A., Economics, with high honors, 1980
Law School Attended:
University of Michigan, J.D., cum laude, 1983
Year of First Admission:
1983
Admission:
Arizona; Supreme Court of Arizona; United States Immigration Court; Illinois (inactive); United States Tax Court
Memberships:

Professional Memberships and Activities

•fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
•Arizona State Chair, Immediate Past
•Fiduciary Income Tax Committee
•International Estate Planning Committee
•Fiduciary Litigation Committee
•State Bar of Arizona
•Certified Tax Law Specialist
•Certified Estate and Trust Law Specialist

ISLN:
901783699

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