Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West business law firm, announced Patrick Irvine, a director in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been elected to the board of directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona.
“Fennemore Craig has a rich history of having lawyers serve and lead community organizations,” said James Goodnow, president and chair of Fennemore Craig’s management committee. “We congratulate Pat on his appointment to the Ronald McDonald House Charities, and his dedication to helping families during difficult times.”
Irvine is a former judge of the Arizona Court of Appeals who advises and represents clients on state and local tax, nonprofit formation and operation, qualification for tax exemptions, charitable contributions, tax audits and appeals, and government regulation. He has been the recipient of the Henry Tom Outstanding Tax Attorney Award, the Jim Jones Distinguished Service Award, the State Bar of Arizona’s Distinguished Public Lawyer Award, the U.S. Supreme Court Best Brief Award from the National Association of Attorneys General, and the Arizona Attorney General’s Office Counselor of the Year Award. Irvine earned his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of San Diego and his J.D. and B.S. from Arizona State University.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona has been serving families for over 30 years. It currently has three houses – two in Phoenix and one in Mesa – and strive to make life a little easier for families with children facing medical challenges.
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