Cliff J. Roth has more than 35 years of broad experience in trust and estate litigation, civil litigation and appeals.

Education

  • J.D., UCLA School of Law, 1980: Article Editor, UCLA Law Review, 1979-1980
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Arizona State University, 1976: Phi Kappa Phi

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Arizona, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to Judge Valdemar A. Cordova, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1980-1982

Professional & Industry Memberships

  • American Bar Association: Section of Litigation; Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law; Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
  • State Bar of Arizona: Trial Practice and Intellectual Property Law Sections
  • Maricopa County Bar Association: Litigation Section; Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Section

Reported Cases

  • Rose Goodyear Props., LLC v. NBA Enters. Ltd. P’ship, 235 Ariz. 339, 332 P.3d 86 (App. 2014)
  • Owens v. M.E. Schepp Ltd. P’ship, 218 Ariz. 222, 182 P.3d 664 (2008)
  • Jepson v. New, 164 Ariz. 265, 792 P.2d 728 (1990)
  • Gilbert v. Ben-Asher, 900 F.2d 1407 (9th Cir. 1990)
  • Animal Defense Council v. Hodel, 840 F.2d 1432 (9th Cir. 1988), amended, 867 F.2d 1244 (9th Cir. 1989)
  • Gilbert v. Board of Medical Examiners, 155 Ariz. 169, 745 P.2d 617 (App. 1987)