Charles Wirken Inducted to Maricopa County Bar Association Hall of Fame
The MCBA Hall of Fame was established in 2008 to honor exceptional lawyers and judges who have impacted the legal profession, particularly within Maricopa County.
Phoenix, Ariz., (Oct. 27, 2015) – Gust Rosenfeld, P.L.C. announces that the Maricopa County Bar Association inducts Charles Wirken to its Hall of Fame. The MCBA Hall of Fame was established in 2008 to honor exceptional lawyers and judges who have impacted the legal profession, particularly within Maricopa County. Wirken is the second Gust Rosenfeld attorney to earn the distinction, the first being Dick Segal.
Wirken’s 40-year career encompasses a prolific appellate and commercial litigation practice and a host of leadership positions, including service as president of the East Valley, county and state bar associations. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, has served as a judge pro tem of the Arizona Court of Appeals and Maricopa County Superior Court, and co-founded the State Bar’s Appellate Practice Section.
“Chas’s devotion to the Arizona legal community is unparalleled. He is a valuable resource to trial and appellate lawyers, both inside and outside of Gust Rosenfeld,” said Tom Chauncey, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
“I am grateful to all of the people in my professional career who gave me opportunities to be of service or supported my efforts,” Wirken said.
Gust Rosenfeld is a full-service law firm established in 1921 with offices in Phoenix, Tucson, and Wickenburg. The firm is known for the quality of its lawyers and legal advice as well as its creative insights and practical solutions in business, public and civil law. Gust Rosenfeld is experienced in alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy and creditor’s rights, business and corporate law, commercial finance, education law, environmental law, franchises and franchising, health care, insurance, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, natural resources, public finance, public law, real estate, taxation, and trusts and estates.