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Thomas L Hudson

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Thom consults with trial attorneys and in-house counsel on appellate-related issues and issues at the trial level in significant cases where an appeal is likely. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, a past chair of the State Bar Appellate Practice Section, and served as a Ninth Circuit Appellate Lawyer Representative.

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, Fellow, 2010-present

Appellate Lawyer Representative, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2013-2017

American Bar Association, 2002-present, Appellate Practice Committee, 2005-present

Arizona Appellate Handbook Committee, Member, 2005-present

Arizona Appellate Practice Institute, Co-Chair, May 2005-2007, Faculty, 2007-present

Arizona State Bar

Federal Bar Association, 1999-present


Arizona’s Appealing New Rules: The Overhaul of the Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure (Arizona Attorney, January 2015)

The Arizona Supreme Court Petition for Review: Art, Science and More (Arizona Attorney, November 2012)

Four Easy Ways to Lose Your Ninth Circuit Appeal During Trial (Arizona Attorney, December 2011)


J.D., summa cum laude, University of Arizona, 1992; Arizona Law Review, Articles Editor, 1991-1992; Second Year Writer, 1990-1991; Order of the Coif

Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Arizona, 1994

M.A., Philosophy, University of Arizona, 1993

B.A., Philosophy, Arizona State University, 1988