J. Scott Rhodes Appointed Chair of the State Bar of Arizona Ethics Committee

8.17.09

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm focused on a variety of practices for corporate clients, is pleased to announce that J. Scott Rhodes, a Member with the firm's Phoenix office as well as General Counsel to the firm, has been appointed Chair of the State Bar of Arizona's Rules of Professional Conduct Committee.

Rhodes, a Mesa resident, focuses his practice on legal ethics and the law of lawyering, including attorneys' fees disputes, energy and utilities law, local government law, and professional corporate governance and structure. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Rhodes served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert Corcoran and the Honorable Charles E. Jones, Arizona Supreme Court.

"I am honored to serve as Chair of the Rules of Professional Conduct Committee," said J. Scott Rhodes. "Having previously served as Vice-Chair to the Committee, I am eager to serve again."

About the Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee is comprised of approximately thirty volunteer attorneys and judges. The Committee was created by the State Bar of Arizona Board of Governors to help the State Bar and its members resolve questions of professional ethics. The Ethics Committee issues formal opinions in writing addressing issues of widespread interest or unusual importance.

About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon

Jennings Strouss is one of the Southwest's leading law firms, providing legal counsel for more than 65 years through its offices in Phoenix, and Peoria, Arizona, Washington, DC., and Las Vegas, Nevada. The firm's primary industries of practice include energy, health care, real estate, and technology. For additional information please visit www.jsslaw.com or call 602.495.2806.

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