JUDGES OF THE U.S. DISTRICT COURT IN ARIZONA APPOINT SNELL & WILMER PARTNER JOSEPH ADAMS AS LAWYER REPRESENTATIVE TO THE NINTH CIRCUIT PHOENIX (October 19, 2015) – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Phoenix partner Joseph G. Adams has appointed by the judges of the United States District Court in Arizona federal to be a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference. Each year these judges select lawyers with experience in the Federal courts to serve as Lawyer Representatives to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference. His term will expire in 2018. The Lawyer Representatives from the District of Arizona attend the annual Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference and meet periodically with Arizona’s District Court Judges, Bankruptcy Court Judges and Magistrate Judges to discuss potential improvements to court operations and procedures. In addition, the Lawyer Representatives play a leading role in organizing the annual Arizona District Conference for Federal Judges and practitioners. One of the important roles of the Lawyer Representatives is to foster open communications between judges and attorneys, as well as provide support and advice in the functioning of the Court. Joseph G. Adams At Snell & Wilmer, Adams practices business litigation with a focus on securities and employee benefits litigation, corporate investigations and intellectual property disputes. His litigation practice includes advising companies, boards of directors and individuals about resolving litigation with shareholders and investors, conducting internal corporate investigations, and handling disputes about the ownership and management of corporations. Adams earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School and his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.
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