Mr. Donald W. Hudspeth, Esq.
Firm: The Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, P.C.
Address: 3200 North Central Avenue, Suite 2500
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Membership: Maricopa County and American (Member, Ms and Banking Law and Volunteer Lawyers Program) Bar Associations; State Bar of Arizona (Member, Committee on Creditor/Debtor Rights).
University: Wichita State University, B.A., cum laude, 1970; Fort Hays State College, Arizona State University, J.D., 1988; Harvard Law School, Public Instruction for Lawyers, 1999
Admitted: 1988, Arizona and U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Biography: Donald W. Hudspeth brings practical, legal and academic experience to the practice of business law and business consulting. Donald held a stock broker license by the age of twenty-one and became a business owner by the time he was twenty-three. Mr. Hudspeth is a former owner of multiple businesses and investment real estate both in Kansas and Arizona. Before attending law school, Mr. Hudspeth served as Chief Financial Officer for a furniture manufacturing company in Phoenix. Mr. Hudspeth has taught business law at Arizona State University as a Barrett Honors College Professor. Donald W. Hudspeth was admitted to practice law in the state of Arizona in 1988. He practiced corporate law representing financial institutions such as the Bank of Hawaii and ultimately founded The Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, P.C. in January 1993 focusing on the legal and practical needs of business owners like himself. With more than 25 years experience in business and law, Mr. Hudspeth has conducted classes and seminars for Phoenix College, Maricopa Community Colleges, Maricopa County Small Business Development Center, the Arizona Small Business Association, and attended Harvard Law School Public Instruction for Attorneys. Donald wrote the book "Inside the Firm" a copy of which is in Langdell Hall, the Harvard Law School Library. Mr. Hudspeth also founded and conducted two radio series, LawTalk on the financial news network and Law on the Edge with KPHX in Phoenix. Combining that background with his current experience as a business law attorney, and as a businessman himself, Mr. Hudspeth is dedicated to serving the interests of small business owners and can relate to the challenges and legal issues that face businesses. The Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, P.C. has maintained a position as one of the leading Business Law Firms in Arizona and has now developed an active multistate and international business and commercial law practice, in particular helping businesses expand to and from Arizona. With more than 25 years experience in business and law and as a former Professor of Business Law and Ethics, Attorney Donald Hudspeth understands business from the "inside-out" not the "outside-in." English/Español/ Mandarin. Honors: Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society; Research Assistant in Graduate School, 1969-1970. Teaching Assistant to Graduate School Fellowship, 1970-1972. Adjunct Instructor of Law, American Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, 1989; Professor Barret Honors College at ASU 2004-2008. Author: "Inside the Firm: The Inside Story On Choosing and Using a Lawyer, Accents Publishing", c1997 (entire book available). Author: "Getting Past Thompson v. Harris - A New Standard of Constructive Eviction in Arizona?" Arizona Attorney, Feb., 1995 (entire article available). Author: "Minding Your Own Small Business", 2010 (entire book available). Former Professor of Business Law, Arizona State University, West Campus, 2002-2007. Attended Program of Instruction for Lawyers, Harvard Law School, 1999. Substitute Legal Counselor for Students, Glendale Community College, 1989. Volunteer Lawyer of Month, Maricopa County Bar Association, June, 1990.