Gary Brian Strickland


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Warner Angle Hallam Jackson & Formanek PLC
2555 E Camelback Rd Ste 800, Phoenix, Arizona, 85016-9267




Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1984

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: December 15, 2000

Other Language(s): French, German, Hebrew, Latin


A former Maricopa County Public Fiduciary and State of Arizona administrative law judge, Gary Strickland offers extensive experience in probate and estate controversies, adult exploitation matters, administrative proceedings, and general civil litigation. In addition, he has served Maricopa County as a deputy County Attorney (Civil Division) and Senior General Counsel.

He has served as a Maricopa County Superior Court pro tem in civil, probate and family law proceedings. A skilled negotiator, Mr. Strickland is also available to act privately as an arbitrator or mediator.

In January 2018, Gary was appointed to a three-year term on the Disciplinary and Ethics Commission of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards in Washington D.C.

In his administrative practice, Gary appears on behalf of doctors, nurses and other professionals in administrative licensing matters before various state regulatory boards, including the:

Arizona Medical Board

Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners

Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners

Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners

Arizona State Board of Nursing

He also affords representation to healthcare entities in matters involving patient capacity, consent and related issues.

He received his J.D. (1984) from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. He is a member of the State Bar of Arizona (Probate, Litigation, and Administrative Law sections), American Bar Association (Healthcare Law section), and Maricopa County Bar Association (Probate and Litigation sections).

Gary has taught at the high school (Latin and Greek), college (history), and graduate (contract law and administrative law) levels. He has presented at numerous CLE seminars (healthcare law, evidence law, administrative law, and probate law) and is a frequently invited educational speaker.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Administrative Law Professional Licensing Regulation, Public Law, Administrative Adjudications, Administrative Agency Practice, Administrative Hearings and Appeals, Administrative Litigation, Federal Administrative Law, Judicial Review, Professional Licensing
Alternative Dispute Resolution Arbitration, Mediation, Collaborative Law, International Arbitration, International Dispute Resolution, International Mediation
Elder Law Elder Abuse, Age Discrimination, Elder Care, Elder Rights
Litigation Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Drug and Medical Device Defense, Complex Litigation, Dalkon Shield Litigation, Diet Drug Litigation, Defense Litigation, Class Action Prosecution, Class Action Defense, Complex and Multi-District Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Chemical Explosions, Breast Implant Litigation, Chemical Products Liability, Civil Litigation, Biomedical Products Liability, Bicycle Products Liability, Blood Bank Liability, Breach of Warranty, Automotive Warranty Law, Automotive Restraints, Automotive Products Liability, Automotive Design Liability, Automotive Crashworthiness, All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability, Airbag Injury, Vaccine Injury, U.S. Supreme Court Litigation, Tobacco Litigation, Trial Practice, Products Liability Mediation, Products Liability Subrogation, Propane Products Liability, Recreational Products Liability, Tire/Rim Mismatch, Tire Defect Litigation, Recreational Vehicle Products Liability, Seat Belt Injury, International litigation, Industrial Products Liability, Lemon Law, Long-Arm Litigation, Manufacturers Liability, Motorcycle Products Liability, Office Equipment Products Liability, Personal Injury Litigation, Products Liability Insurance Coverage, Products Liability Defense, Products Liability Arbitration, Product Warning Labels, Product Recall, Product Safety, Product Failure, Product Defects, Federal Litigation, Firearms Litigation, Flammable Fabrics, Food Borne Disease, Gas Explosions, Food Products Liability, Heavy Equipment Products Liability, Heart Device Litigation, Engineering Products Liability, Elevator Liability, Drug Contamination, E-Discovery, Federal Civil Litigation, Explosions, Escalator Liability, Environmental Products Liability, Welding Products Liability, Warranty Law, Vehicle Rollovers
Wills, Probate, Trusts and Estates Adult Guardianship, Advance Directives, Ancillary Probate, Contested Wills, Decedents Estates, Conservatorship, Contested Trusts and Estates, Elder Guardianship, Dependent Adult Abuse, Estate Administration, Estate Bankruptcy, Estate Litigation, Estate Planning, Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children, Will Drafting, Wealth Planning, Wealth Preservation, Successions, Surrogates Court Practice, Trust and Estate collections, Trust Administration, Unclaimed Property, Trust Planning, Trust Law, Trust Litigation, Guardianship, Guardian Ad Litem, financial Planning, Fiduciary Litigation, Guardianship Administration, Incompetency Proceedings, Inheritance, International Estate Planning, Fiduciary Law, Fiduciary Liability, Family Wealth Transfer, Family Trusts, Estate Planning for the Disabled, Estate Planning for the Elderly, Estate Settlements, Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples, Personal Planning, Pet Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Probate Administration, Retirement Planning, Special Needs Trusts, Probate Litigation, Probate Taxation, Living Wills, Mental Disability Law, Offshore Trusts, Missing Heir Searches, Living Trusts, International Trusts and Estates, International Trusts, International Probate
Religious Institutions Church and State, Church Law, Canon Law, Ecclesiastical Law, Religious Corporation Tax, Religious Institutions Liability, Religious Nonprofit Corporation Law


  • Arizona (Active), Illinois (Inactive), Missouri (Inactive)

Law School

  • Washington U

  • Last Updated: January 23, 2021
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  • Phoenix, Arizona, Maricopa County
  • Accept Credit Cards: No
  • Free Consultations: Yes

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