Roger D. Curley is a partner of Curley & Allison, L.L.P. practicing in the area of estate planning, probate, and trust law. Curley & Allison was started in July of 2001. Prior to returning to private practice in 1992, he had been trust counsel for First Interstate Bank of Arizona, N.A. for seven years where his principal job responsibility was to advise the bank’s Trust and Financial Services Group on legal matters involving probate and other fiduciary accounts. Before and after working at First Interstate, Mr. Curley was in private practice concentrating in estate planning, probate, trusts, and taxation. He received his A.B., magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College in 1972, his J.D. in 1975 and LL.M. in taxation in 1982 from New York University. He is admitted to practice in Arizona, New York and Wisconsin. Mr. Curley is a member of the American, Arizona State and Maricopa County Bar Associations. Mr. Curley has presented numerous seminars on estate planning topics.
Sondri Allison is a partner of Curley & Allison, L.L.P. practicing in the area of estate planning, probate/estate tax, and probate/trust litigation. Curley & Allison was started in July of 2001. Prior to starting her own firm Sondri was a member of Santin, Poli, & Ball P.L.C concentrating in probate, estate planning, and probate/trust litigation matters. Prior to joining the Santin law firm in May 1998, she was an associate with Snell & Wilimer LLC where she practiced in the estate planning group. Ms. Allison received her B.S., magna cum laude, from Arizona State University in 1988 and her J.D., cum laude, from Tulane Law School in 1991. Ms. Allison is admitted to practice in Arizona, and is a member of the American and Maricopa County Bar Associations and the State Bar of Arizona. Ms. Allison is a frequent speaker at both privately sponsored and Bar sponsored continuing legal education courses in the estate planning area.
Kiernan Curley works with estate planning documents (Wills, Revocable Trusts, Health care powers of attorney, durable powers of attorney and living wills). He is also involved in post-death adminstration and litigation including petitions, objections, basic discovery, drafting appellate opening, response and reply briefs and appearances in the Maricopa County Superior Court.