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112 North Elden Street
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 928-779-6951
Fax: 928-773-1312
E-Mail: mangumwall@mwswlaw.com
www.flagstaffattorneys.com
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 10, Flagstaff, AZ 86002
Established: 1955

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Aetna Life and Casualty CompanyAuto-Owners Insurance Company
Bankers Life Insurance CompanyCincinnati Insurance Company
Colonial Penn Insurance CompanyCommercial Union Insurance Company
Dairyland Insurance CompanyEmpire Fire and Marine Insurance Company
Employers Mutual CompaniesFederated Insurance Company
Fireman's Fund Insurance CompanyGEICO Direct
Great American Insurance CompanyGreat West Casualty Company
Guaranty National Insurance CompanyInsurance Company of the West
National Indemnity CompanyNational Union Fire Insurance Company
Nationwide Mutual Insurance CompanyNew Hampshire Insurance Company
Ohio Casualty Insurance CompanyProgressive Insurance Company
Reliance Insurance CompanySt. Paul Travelers
Sentry InsuranceTravelers Insurance Companies
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company
Utah Home Fire Insurance CompanyVASA North Atlantic Insurance Company
Zurich North America
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Personnel Information
Members
Kenneth H. Brendel
Flagstaff, AZ
E-Mail:kbrendel@mwswlaw.com
Admitted
  • Arizona, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2000
  • Hopi Tribal Court, 2000
  • Navajo Nation Court, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2002
  • White Mountain Apache Tribal Court, 2004
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
  • Hulalapai Tribal Court
Additional Biographical Details:
AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Memberships:
  • American and Coconino County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • Diversity Law Institute
  • Trial Law Institute
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Arizona State University, B.S., 1994
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1998
Born:1967
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Brandon J. Kavanagh
Flagstaff, AZ
E-Mail:bkavanagh@mwswlaw.com
Admitted
  • Maryland (Inactive), 1997
  • Arizona, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Hopi Tribal Court
Additional Biographical Details:
AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Memberships:
  • American. Coconino County and Maricopa County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Arizona (Chair, Business Law Section, 2008-2009)
  • Arizona Association for Economic Development
  • Arizona School Boards Association
Education:
  • Georgetown University, B.A. (cum laude), 1994
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1997
Born:1974
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Eliza Read
Flagstaff, AZ
E-Mail:eread@mwswlaw.com
Admitted
  • Arizona, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2000
  • Navajo and Hopi Tribal Courts
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Arizona (Chair, Mental Health & Elder Law Section, 2006-2007)
  • Navajo Nation and Coconino County Bar Associations
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • The Arizona Fiduciaries Association
Certifications:
  • Certified Specialist in Estate and Trust Law, State Bar of Arizona
  • Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation
Education:
  • John Carroll University, B.A., 1990
  • Case Western Reserve University, J.D., 1997
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Associates
Jeffrey D. Dollins
Flagstaff, AZ
E-Mail:jdollins@mwswlaw.com
Admitted
  • Arizona, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • Navajo and Hopi Tribal Courts
Additional Biographical Details:
Assistant Attorney General, December 2005-January 2009
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Coconino County Bar Association
  • Arizona Council of School Attorneys
  • National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
Education:
  • University of Massachusetts, B.A., 1991
  • Willamette University College of Law, J.D., 1995
Born:1969
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James D. Griffith
Flagstaff, AZ
E-Mail:jgriffith@mwswlaw.com
Admitted
  • Arizona, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2012
  • Navajo and Hopi Tribal Courts
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Navajo Nation and Coconino County Bar Associations
Education:
  • Western Illinois University, B.A., 2006
  • Phoenix School of Law, J.D., 2009
Born:1960
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Thomas E. Dietrich
Flagstaff, AZ
E-Mail:tdietrich@mwswlaw.com
Admitted
  • California, 2007
  • Arizona, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal and Seventh Circuits
  • Hopi Tribal Court
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Arizona (Intellectual Property Section)
  • Orange County and Coconino County Bar Associations
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association
Education:
  • The University of Arizona, B.A. (cum laude), 2003
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2007
Born:1980
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Of Counsel
H. K. Mangum — (1908-1993)
Douglas J. Wall — (1927-2016)
Robert W. Warden — (1930-2012)
Daniel J. Stoops — (1934-2015)
Stephen K. Smith — (Retired)

A. Dean Pickett — (Retired)

Service Areas
Cottonwood, Arizona71 miles
Holbrook, Arizona90 miles
Kingman, Arizona149 miles
Page, Arizona137 miles
Prescott, Arizona93 miles
Sedona, Arizona54 miles
Williams, Arizona33 miles
Winslow, Arizona59 miles
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