Gust Rosenfeld attorneys and staff take seriously our obligations to the communities in which we practice. Since 1921, we have actively contributed to local and regional philanthropic causes by serving on professional, community, and not-for-profit boards.

Pro Bono Services

Gust Rosenfeld demonstrates its commitment to the community by providing pro bono legal services to organizations that help strengthen our community.

Leadership Roles

Together with our clients and friends, we are proud to support civic, educational, charitable, artistic, business, and professional organizations that share our commitment to community service.

We have provided and continue to provide leadership as well as pro bono legal services to numerous organizations, including the following:

Ability 360
Susan Plimpton Segal, Board Member

Actors Theatre of Phoenix
Scott A. Malm, Former Executive Committee and Board Member

Aid for Adoption of Special Kids
Barbara U. Rodriguez-Pashkowski, Former Board Member

American Bar Association
Charles W. Wirken, Delegate, House of Delegates

Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
Barry M. Markson, Former Board Member and Past President
J.T. Shoaf, Board Member

Arizona Center for Youth Resources
J.T. Shoaf, Pro Bono Counsel to Board of Directors

Arizona City Attorneys Association
Susan D. Goodwin, Former President
Andrew J. McGuire, Former President

Arizona College of Trial Advocacy
Peter Collins, Jr., Board Member and Former Chair

Arizona Community Foundation
Tom Chauncey, Former Board Member

Arizona Grantmakers Forum
Tom Chauncey, Former Member

Arizona Historical Society, Central Arizona Chapter
Tom Chauncey, Former Executive Committee Member, Board Member

Arizona Planning Association
Andrew J. McGuire, Member

Arizona State Board for Charter Schools
Timothy A. Stratton, Board Member

Arizona State Conservation Acquisition Board
Christopher M. McNichol, Past Chair

Arizona Theatre Company
Susan Plimpton Segal, Former Chair of the Board of Trustees

Arizona Town Hall
Tom Chauncey, Member
Scott A. Malm, Member, Training Committee
Andrew J. McGuire, Member
Fred H. Rosenfeld, Member, Research Committee
Shiela B. Schmidt, Member
Charles W. Wirken, Delegate

Arizona Trustee Association
Kent E. Cammack, Member
Christopher M. McNichol, Member

ASU Walter Cronkite Foundation for Journalism and Telecommunications
Tom Chauncey, Board Member

Arizona Zoological Society
Frederick M. Cummings, Former Member Board of Directors

Autism Society of Arizona, Pima County Chapter
Michael S. Woodlock, Former Member Professional Advisory Committee

Big Brothers Big Sisters
Jeffrey L. McLerran, Mentor
Christopher M. McNichol, Mentor

Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery
Michael C. S. J. Goodman, Board Member

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix
Christopher M. McNichol, Past Board Member

Casa de los Ninos
Gerard R. O’Meara, Board Member and Past President

Casa de los Ninos Foundation
Gerard R. O’Meara, Trustee and Past President

Chandler-Horizon Rotary Club
Scott A. Malm, Former President and Board Member

Community Housing Resources of Arizona
Barbara U. Rodriguez-Pashkowski, Former Board Member and Officer

Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts
Craig L. Keller, Former President and Board Member

Desert Botanical Garden
Michael H. Bate, Former Member Board of Trustees

Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Craig L. Keller, Board Member; Former President

Diocese of Tucson
Gerard R. O’Meara, Marriage Tribunal Advocate

Family Promise of Greater Phoenix
Richard B. Hood, Pro Bono Counsel to Board of Directors
Laura Sever Blanco, Board Member

First Amendment Coalition
Tom Chauncey, Founding Board Member, Past President

Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project
Brittany J. Reed, Children’s Program Pro Bono Attorney

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation
Susan Plimpton Segal, Former Executive Board Member

Friendly House
Kyle B. Bate, Board of Directors
Tom Chauncey, Former Board Member

Fund for Central Arizona History
Tom Chauncey, Former Member Board, Secretary

Gilbert Christian Schools
Scott A. Malm, Former President and Board Member

Girls Ranch Inc., of Arizona
Christina M. Noyes, Former Board Member

J. Reuben Clark Law Society
Kent E. Cammack, Vice Chair, Chapter Relations Council

Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix
Barry M. Markson, Board of Directors

Judicial Intern Opportunity Program
Mina C. O’Boyle, Mentor

Kenilworth Foundation
Fred H. Rosenfeld, Founding Member, Past President

Kyrene Corridor Rotary Club
Thomas F. Hickey, Past President

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
Tom Chauncey, Member
Barbara U. Rodriguez-Pashkowski, City Lead, Mentoring Program

Lohse Family YMCA
Patrick J. Farrell, Board of Managers

Lost Our Home
Mina C. O’Boyle, Board Member

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest
Laura Sever Blanco, Former Board Member

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Southern Arizona
Christopher M. McNichol, Former Board Member

Maricopa County Bar Association
Robert Williams, Board Member Bankruptcy Section

McDowell Sonoran Conservancy
Christopher M. McNichol, Steward

Mesa Rotary Club
Charles W. Wirken, Former President

Mesa United Way
Charles W. Wirken, Former Campaign Co-Chair and Board Member

Mobile Meals of Tucson, Inc.
Gerard R. O’Meara, Former Board Member

National Association of Bond Lawyers
Timothy A. Stratton, Member, Committee on Securities Law; Member, Nominating Committee; Member, Editorial Committee Securities Law Deskbook

Native American Connections/HomeBase Youth Services
Richard B. Hood, Pro Bono Counsel to Board of Directors

Notre Dame Club of Phoenix
Carrie L. O’Brien, Former Board Member

Phoenix Community Alliance
Christina M. Noyes, Executive Board Member and Secretary

Phoenix Youth at Risk
Richard B. Hood, Former Pro Bono Counsel

Phoenix Zoo
Christopher M. McNichol, Past Zoofari Event Chair

Pima County Legal Aid Society
Gerard R. O’Meara, Pro Bono Counsel

Saints Peter and Paul School Board
Patrick J. Farrell, Past President

Salvation Army-Phoenix Advisory Board
Laura Sever Blanco, Former Member

Scottsdale Board of Adjustment
Timothy A. Stratton, Former Chairman

Scottsdale Industrial Development Authority
Timothy A. Stratton, Former Member and President

SEEDs for Autism
Jay R. Graif, Board Member

Social Venture Partners of Arizona
Tom Chauncey, Founding Partner

Soldier’s Best Friend
Tom Chauncey, Former Board Member

Southwest Tennis Foundation
Robert D. Haws, Member Board of Directors

Southern Arizona Legal Aid Inc., Volunteer Lawyers Program
Peter Collins, Jr., Member

State Bar of Arizona
Peter Collins, Jr., Member, Civil Practice and Procedure Committee; Member, Military Committee; Former Chair, Trial Practice Section
Sean P. O’Brien, Former Chair, Bankruptcy Section
Charles W. Wirken, Chair/Trustee, Client Protection Fund; Member and Former Chair, Civil Practice and Procedure Committee; Former President; Former Chair, Trial Practice Section

Tempe Coalition to Reduce Underage Drinking and Drug Use
Craig L. Keller, Former Coalition Chairman and Former Public Policy Committee Member

Tempe Sister Cities
Craig L. Keller, Board Member; Chairman, Student Delegate Selection Committee

Tempe Union High Schools Education Foundation
Craig L. Keller, Board Member

Therapeutic Riding of Tucson
Peter Collins, Jr., Board Member

Tucson AIDS Project
Peter Collins, Jr., Former Board Member

University of Utah Alumni Association, Arizona Chapter
Robert D. Haws, Former Vice President

Utah State University Alumni Association, Arizona Chapter
Michael H. Bate, Former Member Board of Directors

Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
Barry M. Markson, Board of Directors

Valley of the Sun United Way
Christopher M. McNichol, Tocqueville Society

Valley Partnership
Christopher M. McNichol, Member

Wickenburg Rotary Club
Craig L. Keller, Former President and Board Member

YMCA
Richard B. Hood, Advisory Board Member, Pro Bono Counsel (Maricopa County)
Shiela B. Schmidt, Former Member Board of Management (Downtown Phoenix)
Sean P. O’Brien, Executive Committee Member and Past Chair (Downtown Phoenix)

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