Patrick Gerard Irvine

Adjunct Professor of Law

Patrick Irvine is a director at Fennemore Craig in Phoenix, Arizona. He practices in the areas of Indian law, litigation and taxation, and regularly serves as an arbitrator and mediator. From 2002-2011, he served as a Judge of the Arizona Court of Appeals. Before his appointment to the Court, he was an attorney in the office of the Arizona Attorney General, serving as Solicitor General and Chief Counsel of the Tax Section. While at the Attorney General’s Office he represented and advised state agencies, worked with the Arizona Legislature in developing legislation, and chaired the Attorney General's Open Meeting Law Enforcement Team. He has briefed and argued numerous cases at all levels of the state and federal courts, including a successful argument before the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the taxation of road construction in Indian country. He has also worked for an international accounting firm and as an Assistant General Counsel to the Gila River Indian Community. He serves as an adjunct professor at the Arizona State University College of Law, where he teaches Indian Law and Taxation, and is a member of the Executive Council of the Arizona State Bar's Alternative Dispute Resolution Section. Mr. Irvine received his J.D. from Arizona State University, and LL.M. in Taxation from the University of San Diego. He is a member of the Arizona and California bars.

Assistant: Danielle Williams