Marlene Appel

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  • 3411 N 5th Avenue, Suite 300, Phoenix, AZ 85013
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    4.8/5.0 (1)
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Attorney Awards


Certified Private Fiduciary (Arizona Supreme Court). Court Commissioner Pro Tem, Probate Division, Maricopa County Superior Court, 1988—. Judge Pro Tem, Probate Division, Maricopa County Superior Court, 1990—. Recipient, Eleanor ter Horst Distinguished Service Award, Probate and Trust Section, State Bar of Arizona, 2007. Adjunct Professor, Phoenix College of Law, Wills and Estates Practice Skills Module, Fall 2007. Faculty, Arizona College of Trial Advocacy, 2009.

(Certified Specialist, Estate and Trust Law, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Probate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Trust Litigation
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Expert Witness Consultation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602-334-4603  Phone
602-254-6008  Phone
602-257-4276  Fax
University Attended:
Arizona State University, B.A., cum laude, 1974
Law School Attended:
Northwestern University; Arizona State University, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
1977, Arizona
Maricopa County Bar Association (Member, Board of Directors, Estate Planning Section, 1996-1998); State Bar of Arizona (Member, Executive Council, Probate and Trust Section 1988-1992; Co-Chairman, 1990-1991); Member, Advisory Commission on Estate & Trust Specialization, 1991-1999; Member, Sole Practitioners Litigation Committee, 1995—; Member, Arizona Supreme Court, Probate Rules Committee, 2006—; Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1991-1995; Arizona Association of Women Lawyers.
Birth Information:
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, September 7, 1950
Reported Cases:
Estate of P.K.L. v J.K.S. (Div. 1 App., 1997) 189 Ariz. 487, 943 P2d 847.
( Certified Specialist, Estate and Trust Law, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization )
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (1 review)
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  • 3.6/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 04/30/14 in Estate Administration

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