Coconino County Bar Association Board

Brian Webb

President

Brian Webb has served on the board of the Coconino County Bar Association since 2011. He has been a lawyer at DNA-People’s Legal Services since 2010, where he represents low-income clients in a wide range of civil legal matters. He is also the owner of The State Bar, an all-Arizona beer and wine bar in downtown Flagstaff. Brian is a life-long Arizona resident, having earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology and Society  from Arizona State University in 2006, and his J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in 2009.

  • Tel: (928) 774-0653

Aaron Hall

Vice President

Aaron M. Hall is 3rd generation Arizonan and a graduate of the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law. While in law school Mr. Hall worked as a legislative fellow for Raul M. Grijalva researching and writing on legislative matters involving environmental and Native American affairs. He was also a research assistant to Robert Glennon and James Anaya relating to water law and international human rights publications respectively.

After graduating from law school Mr. Hall relocated to Flagstaff where he began his legal career as a Deputy County Attorney at the Coconino County Attorney’s Office in their criminal division. He later worked at Shorall McGoldrick Brinkmann’s Flagstaff office where he practiced general business representation including contracts, employment, real estate, landlord tenant and general commercial litigation.

In 2011, Mr. Hall joined the law firm of Haralson, Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally. Since joining the firm his primary focus has been personal injury and insurance law, however, he continues to work on and is interested in water law, real estate and land use, Federal Indian Law, civil rights and criminal law. He is admitted to practice in the Navajo Nation Tribal Court and Hopi Tribal Court. Mr. Hall speaks Spanish.

  • Tel: (928) 863-7100

Lindsay Glenn Mellen

Treasurer

Lindsay Mellen graduated from Arizona State University in 1999 with a BA in Political Science and from law school in 2002. She has practiced exclusively in the area of family and domestic relations law since completing law school. Lindsay began practicing law in Chicago, Illinois at the law firm of Nottage and Ward in 2002 until 2004, and then moved to Tucson, Arizona and worked at the law firm of Donau & Bolt. In 2010, she started her own law firm, and has served as a civil traffic hearing officer in Yavapai County, adjudicating on contested traffic citations.

Lindsay is a member of the Coconino County Bar Association, and was previously a member of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society while in Chicago. She assisted in founding a chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society in Tucson, having served as the chapter’s first treasurer.

Ms. Mellen has handled divorces in all income and property ranges, including high end divorces. She has handled complex, contested custody matters, and paternity cases.

A trained mediator, Lindsay mediates regularly in the Coconino County Superior Court mediation program, and is an advocate of pairing mediation with litigation to resolve these highly emotional and often complicated issues. She believes that mediation generally brings about a better result for everyone involved and should be the first choice for resolving issues, also recognizing that not every case is conducive to mediation due to high conflict and possibly abuse. Therefore, she always keep litigation available for when things cannot be done any other way.

  • Tel: (928) 458-5026

Daniel Tom

Secretary

Daniel Tom was born in Mesa, Arizona and is a fourth generation Arizonan. Daniel holds degrees in History and Classics from the University of Arizona in Tucson. In 2004, he earned his JD with an emphasis in Environmental and Employment Law from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland Oregon. Daniel was admitted to the California Bar in 2005 and the Arizona Bar in 2006. Daniel worked as a law clerk in Maricopa County and practiced law as a contract attorney doing personal injury. He then moved to Flagstaff where he was Deputy County Attorney at the Coconino County Attorney’s Office for six years prosecuting a variety of cases including adult felonies, misdemeanors and juvenile delinquencies. Following his time there, he worked for the Law Offices of Gonzales and Poirier covering a variety of cases from personal injury to criminal law. Currently, Daniel has started his own firm and is a partner at Tom & Van Hon Law Firm, PLLC.

  • Tel: (928) 255-5210
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    Eric Ruchensky

    Members at Large

    Eric Ruchensky graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. in 2009 with a B.A. in Political Science and received his J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in 2012. During law school, Eric was on the inaugural staff of the Law Journal for Social Justice, the first new law journal at Arizona State’s law school since the 1980s, eventually serving as Executive Managing Editor. Eric also participated in the law school’s Civil Justice Clinic and interned at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office Civil Litigation Division and the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. After law school, Eric moved to Flagstaff to work as a law clerk at the Coconino County Attorney’s Office. Eric now works as a felony prosecutor for the Coconino County Attorney’s Office.