J. Scott Rhodes Selected as 2010 Member of the Year by the State Bar of Arizona


PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 8, 2010) - Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that J. Scott Rhodes, the firm's Managing Attorney, has been selected as the 2010 Member of the Year by the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Arizona.

The Member of the Year Award recognizes an attorney who has rendered extraordinary contributions to the programs and activities of the State Bar of Arizona in the prior year. Thousands of Bar members contribute their time and talent to the work of the Bar; this award is limited to those whose contributions are exceptional. Rhodes is a co-recipient of the award this year with Jeffrey Messing of Poli & Ball, PLC.

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. Mr. Rhodes has an extensive background in legal ethics and is a published writer on the topic. Because of Mr. Rhodes' reputation and capabilities as a professional responsibility lawyer, Jennings Strouss & Salmon is ranked #1 in the US in Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law by The Best Lawyers in America® 2010

The award will be presented at the Arizona State Bar Convention Annual Luncheon on Friday, June 11, 2010 at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa in Glendale, Arizona.

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.