Calderón Law Offices
2020 N. Central Ave
Suite 1110
Phoenix, AZ 85004
p: 602.265.0004
t: 866.605.4537
f: 602.251.2978
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Professional Affiliations

An active participant in civic and community organizations, Mr. Calderón is a president emeritus of and a member of the Arizona Board of Regents (appointed by Governor Janet Napolitano). He has served as President of the State Bar of Arizona and as a Delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates. He was named Valley Leadership’s Man of the Year for Metropolitan Phoenix. He served as President of the Grand Canyon Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and also serves on the Northern Arizona University Foundation.

Mr. Calderón served as President of the State Bar of Arizona in 2002-03 – the first person of Hispanic origin to serve as President since the Bar’s founding in 1933. He is a past President of Valley Leadership, a past Chair of the Catholic Community Foundation of the Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Phoenix, and a former member of the Arizona Commission on Appellate Court Appointments. He has served the State of Arizona and six Arizona Governors by appointment. A complete listing of professional and community affiliations is listed below.

American Law Institute
Member, 1999 - present
State Bar of Arizona
President, 2002-2003
Probable Cause Panelist, 1999-2001
Board of Governors, 1987-1988; 1997-2003
Labor and Employment Section, Executive Council, Past Member
Appointments Committee, 1988-1992,
Appointments Committee Chair 1999-2000
Construction Law Section
Disciplinary Committee, Former Member
Former President, Young Lawyers Division
State Bar of Arizona Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, 1990
Committee on Minorities and Women in Law, 1987-1991
Committee on Victims’ Rights (Proposition 104)
American Bar Association
House of Delegates 2004 - 2008
Litigation Section
Labor and Employment Section
Judicial Division Lawyers Conference, Executive Council, former member
Member Since 1983
American Bar Foundation, Fellow
Arizona Bar Foundation, Fellow
Judge Pro Tempore, Arizona Court of Appeals, Department S, 1993, 1994, 1996
Arizona Commission on Appellate Court
Appointments, 1993-2000
Arizona Appellate Practice Institute
Faculty Member
Supreme Court of Arizona Professionalism Course, Faculty Member
Arizona Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Performance Review Past Member, Pilot Project
Federal Bar Association, Member
Maricopa County Bar Association, Member
Volunteer Lawyer of the Month, August 2001
Volunteer Lawyer of the Month, June 1989
Hispanic Lawyers Association (Los Abogados)
Vice President, 1985 - 1987
Board Member, 1985-1992
Co-Founder, Valdemar Cordova Fund
St. Thomas More Society, Past Board Member
President, 1992-1993
Arizona State University Law Society
Board Member, 1992-1997
University of Arizona Law College Assn.
Board Member, 1986-1994
Arizona Council of School Attorneys, Member
National School Boards Association
Council of School Attorneys
Selection Committee, Judge Pro Tempore, Civil Division, Maricopa County, 1993, 1994
Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners
President, 1990
Member, 1986-1993
National Employment Law Institute Employment Litigation Workshop, September 1990
Past Special Assistant Attorney General
Horace Rumpole Inn of Court
Past Barrister Member
National Organization of Legal Problems in Education, Past Member