Quarterly Membership Meeting
Our third quarter membership meeting will be taking place on Saturday, August 20 at 4:30PM. Location will be at State 48 Brewery in Downtown Phoenix. The address is 345 W Van Burent Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003. Members and guests are welcome!
Featured speaker: Tom Horne for Superintendent of Public Instruction
Tom Horne served as Arizona’s Attorney General from 2010 to 2014. As Attorney General, Tom personally argued cases in the Arizona Superior Court, Arizona Supreme Court, Federal District Court and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He personally argued for the State of Arizona before the United States Supreme Court in two cases,
Prior to his service in statewide elected office, Mr. Horne was a litigation attorney in private practice for more than 30 years. He obtained several jury verdicts in excess of $1 million. Early in his practice, Tom was inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates, which required documentation of, at a minimum, 25 trials to a jury to conclusion (not settled cases) as first chair lawyer. He developed a statewide reputation for simplifying complex commercial cases for juries.
He received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Harvard College and his J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School.
Tom Horne has served as a Special Assistant Attorney General, Superior Court Judge Pro Tem and Court of Appeals Judge Pro Tem. While practicing law, Mr. Horne served on the school board of Arizona’s third largest school district for 24 years, ten as its president. He served four years in the Arizona Legislature, was a member of the Judiciary Committee, and was Chairman of the Academic Accountability Committee. On July 11, 2000, the Arizona Republic wrote that Tom Horne, “raises the level of debate at the state Legislature by several notches all by himself.”
Mr. Horne has served in every branch of the government:
Executive: State Superintendent of Schools and Attorney General
Legislative: State Legislature
Judicial: Judge Pro Tem
Local: School Board
345 W Van Buren St
Phoenix, AZ 85003
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