Martin T. McGuinn, Esq., of Kirby & McGuinn, will serve as UTA’s General Counsel. The position had been held by Phil Adleson for decades. Adleson, passed away on March 1st.
McGuinn has served the association for decades as a Board Member and Chair of the Legal Resources Committee, overseeing UTA’s amicus brief program.
As General Counsel, McGuinn will ensure that the organization is made aware of applicable state, federal laws and regulations; ensure that all policies and procedures as outlined in the Association’s Bylaws are followed; provide support and advice to the UTA Board on legal matters; and provide counsel on litigation brought by and against UTA.
“I’m honored to serve as General Counsel for an organization and its members that I have the utmost respect for,” said McGuinn. “And I’m honored to follow my great friend and colleague, Phil Adleson, in this important role. I request any member that If you are involved in a case where an appeal is pending and the ruling in the trial court impacts trustees in the practices or interprets the Civil Code adversely to the trustee, please contact me to see if UTA can assist.”