Douglas J. Newborn

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Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Tucson, AZ

Doug Newborn Law Firm PLLC
 | 1 South Church Avenue, Suite 950
Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-585-5525
Fax: 520-585-5524
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

A 13-year Active Duty Veteran of both the Navy (Submarines) and Air Force (JAG/Lawyer), Doug Newborn handles Personal Injury, Probate, and Estate Planning (Wills and Trusts) in Tucson and the greater Southern-Arizona area. 

At the University of Arizona College of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Newborn earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with a minor in mathematics in three years.  After 10 years in the Navy, where he served on the USS Tennessee (SSBN 734B), he temporarily left military service to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.  While in law school, he was awarded, among others, the Gonzales-Villarreal Bridge Program Award and the Ralph E. Long Memorial Award for Outstanding Contribution to the College of Law.

Admitted to practice in federal and state courts in Arizona as well as the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, Mr. Newborn also works as an allied attorney with Alliance Defending Freedom, a First Amendment Legal Advocacy Organization.  He is also a member of the State Bar of Arizona’s Military Legal Assistance Committee, the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association’s Military Pro Bono Project, and the Volunteer Lawyers Program.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (50%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

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About Douglas Newborn

Admitted: 2012, Arizona

Professional Webpage: http://dougnewbornlawfirm.com/about/

Honors/Awards:

  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ, Dan B. Dobbs Torts Scholarship: Awarded to applicant with greatest potential in tort-based litigation, 2011
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ, College of Law Trials Team: Member, 2011
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ, Outstanding Performance in Oral Argument Award: Persuasive Communication, 2010
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ, Gonzales-Villarreal Bridge Program Award: Outstanding contribution to the College of Law, 2012
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ, Dr. James Lenoir Tax Scholarship: Nominated by College of Law Tax Professors, 2011
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ, Honorable Mention, Excellence in Brief Writing Award: Advanced Appellate & Moot Court Competition, 2011
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ, Arizona Law and Entrepreneurship Innovation Program: Member (Fall 2011 & Spring 2012)
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ, Ralph E. Long Memorial Award: Outstanding Contribution to the College of Law, 2011
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ, Research Assistant (Torts): Prof. Dan B. Dobbs, University of Arizona College of Law, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Rules Committee, Pima County Bar Association, 2016 – Present
  • Arizona, 2012
  • Member, State Bar of Arizona Military Legal Assistance Committee, 2016 – Present
  • Member, Arizona Trial Lawyers Association/Arizona Association for Justice, 2016 – Present
  • Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, American Bar Association Military Pro Bono Project, 2016 – Present
  • Member, Arizona Real Estate Investors Association, 2015 – Present
  • Member, Volunteer Lawyers Program - Southern Arizona Legal Aid, 2016 – Present
  • Audit and Finance Committee, Southern Arizona Legal Aid, 2016
  • Executive Evaluations Committee, Southern Arizona Legal Aid, 2016
  • Board of Directors, Southern Arizona Legal Aid, 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ, Editor, Vol. 35, Issue 1, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, 2012

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals: Argued Liu v. Holder (No. 09-70413)

Educational Background:

  • University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering; Minor: Mathematics, May 2004
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Office Location for Douglas J. Newborn

1 South Church Avenue
Suite 950
Tucson, AZ 85701

Phone: 520-585-5525

Fax: 520-585-5524

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Last Updated: 11/15/2018

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