Florence – June 16, 2010 – Chief Criminal Deputy Pinal County Attorney Richard Platt was re-elected to the State Bar Board of Governors by the lawyers practicing in Pinal County.
Platt has volunteered for different positions with the Bar since 1985. He served on the CLE Committee and the Peer Review Committee.
He has been a member of the Board of Governors, representing Pinal County, since 2001. As a board member he has served on the Finance, Audit and Discipline Oversight Committees. Currently, he is the Secretary-Treasurer of the State Bar.
“Public lawyers have a very important role to play in service to the State Bar,” Platt said. “I have been serving the State Bar since 1985. ”
Platt is a 1980 graduate of the Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane WA. He received an MBA from the same university in 1980, as well. He graduated from ASU with a Bachelor of Science in 1973.
Platt has been a prosecutor with the Pinal County Attorney’s Office since 1996 and its Chief Criminal Deputy since 1998. He also worked in private practice in Coolidge, AZ from 1983 to 1996 and with the Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office from 1978 to 1983.
“I am very pleased that the lawyers of Pinal County chose Richard Platt to again serve as our representative at our State Bar Board of Governors,” said James P. Walsh, Pinal County Attorney. “Richard brings the important and unique perspective of public lawyers and his dedicated work for the profession and the public.”
The State Bar of Arizona is a non-profit organization that operates under the supervision of the Arizona Supreme Court. It regulates approximately 16,000 active attorneys in Arizona and provides education and development programs for the legal profession and the public.
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