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Sergei Nicholas Klimow

Sergei Nicholas Klimow, American international lawyer. Certified New York State Department Audit and Control Finance School; certified mortgage banker. Recipient Maroon citation Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1991; named Boss of Year Maricopa County Legal Secretaries Association, Phoenix, 1987, Friend of Sunnyslope High School, Phoenix, 1986.


  • Klimow, Sergei Nicholas was born on December 2, 1939 in Johnson City, New York, United States. Son of Nicholas Ivan and Elizabeth (Molnar) Klimow.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Colgate University, 1961. Bachelor of Laws, Syracuse University, 1964. Juris Doctor, Syracuse University, 1968.


    • Associate Twining & Fischer, Binghamton, New York, 1964-1967. Attorney Broome County, 1968-1970. President First Service Corporation, Phoenix, 1970-1975.

      Associate Shimmel, Hill, Bishop & Gruender, 1975-1978. President Sergei N. Klimow Professional Corporation, 1978-1992. Principal Klimow & Associates, P.A., Scottsdale, since 1994.

      International counsel Shibaura International, Inc., Osaka, Japan and Phoenix. Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Certified New York State Department Audit and Control Finance School. Certified mortgage banker.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Byzantine Catholic


    Committee chairman Glendale Union High School District Bond Elections, Phoenix, 1986. Past vice president Phoenix Credit Bureau. Past chairman City of Phoenix Employee Relations Board.

    Member City of Phoenix North Mountain Village Planning Commission, 1985-1988. Member American Bar Association (international law section), International Bar Association, State Bar of Arizona (corporation, real estate, international sections), New York State Bar (executive committee 1967-1970), Maricopa County Bar, Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (Phoenicians committee 1980-1990), Colgate University Alumni Club (past president), Desert Highlands Golf Club (Scottsdale, Arizona), Desert Forest Golf Club (Carefree, Arizona).



    Golf, travel, gourmet cooking.


    • Married Mary Ruth Thier, September 11, 1965. Chldren: Nicole Elizabeth, Katherine Danielle.
    • father: Nicholas Ivan Klimow
    • mother: Elizabeth (Molnar) Klimow
    • spouse: Mary Ruth Thier
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