Gust Rosenfeld Attorney Takes Helm as President of the State Bar Of Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona – Charles W. “Chas” Wirken became president of the State Bar of Arizona on June 12, during the State Bar of Arizona’s annual convention.
A 29-year legal veteran, Wirken is listed in The Best Lawyers in America. His work has also earned him the highest distinction, an “AV” rating, from Martindale-Hubbell, a national firm that rates attorneys. Wirken’s practice focuses on resolving business disputes. He litigates cases in Arizona’s state and federal courts. Wirken has also served as a judge pro tem in Maricopa County Superior Court and the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One.
Wirken’s record of service extends to both the legal community and the public sector. He is a former President of the Maricopa County Bar and the East Valley Bar Associations, Chair of the State Bar’s Discipline Oversight Committee, Chair of the State Bar Trial Practice Section, a founder of the State Bar’s Appellate Practice Section, and an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. His community service includes serving as President of the Mesa Rotary Club, Vice President of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, Vice President of East Valley Partnership, board member of the Mesa United Way, and a member of the Maricopa County Citizens’ Jail Oversight committee.
Passionate about his hobbies, Wirken finds time to race sports cars and participate in fly fishing, hunting, and competitive shooting. He is a University of Arizona College of Law graduate and grew up in Mesa.
Founded in 1921, Gust Rosenfeld provides legal counsel to individuals, private and public corporations, and governments. While known for its public law and finance practice, the firm also maintains significant practices in the areas of real estate, corporate, litigation, labor & employment, creditors’ rights, and franchise law. The firm maintains offices in Phoenix and Tucson.