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Larry R. Adamson, Canadian lawyer, specializing in the field of Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Taxation. Member of Duffield, Young, Adamson & Alfred, P.C.


Adamson, Larry Robertson was born on March 17, 1935 in Tucson. Son of Harold David and Manie (Robertson) Adamson.


Bachelor of Business Administration, University Arizona, 1957. Postgraduate, University Arizona, 1960—1961. Juris Doctor, University San Francisco, 1969.

Master of Laws in Taxation, New York University, 1970.


Worked at Duffield, Young, Adamson & Alfred, P.C. (Tucson, Arizona) specializing in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Corporations and Business Entities, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Taxation, Business and Real Estate Transactions. Admitted to the bar, 1970, California and United States. Tax Court; 1971, Arizona.

Listed in Best Lawyers of America, 1991-1998. Certified Public Accountant, Arizona, 1963. California, 1964. Member, Board of Directors, 1976-1984 and President, 1982-1983, Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council.

Member: Pima County and American (Member, Estate and Gift Taxation Committee, Taxation Section, 1979—. Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section) Bar Associations. State Bar of Arizona.

State Bar of California. Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants. California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. American Association of Attorneys-Certified Public Accountants (Board of Directors, 1981-1985) Arizona Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (President, 1981—). (Also at Green Valley, Arizona).

Established in 1963, Duffield, Young, Adamson & Alfred, P.C., has developed a specialized expertise in complex Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Probate Litigation, Elder Law, Taxation and Business and Real Estate Transactions. The litigation practice of the firm emphasizes Insurance Defense and Personal Injury. Richard Duffield, a founding partner, has practiced law in Tucson for the past 40 years.

Listed in the Best Lawyers in America. Richard Duffield, Larry R. Adamson and Eugene C. Gieseler are recognized experts in Estate Planning, Corporate Law and Taxation. All five senior attorneys in the firm are listed in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.


Board directors Tucson Symphony Society, 1980—1985, member executive committee, 1981—1984, secretary, 1982—1984. Member deferred giving committee Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, 1980—1984. Board directors University Arizona Foundation, 1983—1988.

Member Tucson Committee Foreign Relations, since 1984. Board directors Tucson Medical Center Foundation, 1985—1993, chairman planned giving committee, member executive committee, 1985—1993, Arizona Children's Foundation, 1993—1997. Executive committee Planned Giving Roundtable Southern Arizona, since 1985, president, 1997.

Board director Tucson Airport Authority, 1993—1998, president, 1998. Member of American Bar Association, Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council (director 1976-1984, president 1982-1983), Arizona Association Attorney Certified Public Accountants since 1981, American Association Attorney Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute Certified Public Accountant's, Pima County Bar Association, Arizona Bar Association, University Arizona Foundation President's Club (Tucson), Mountain Oyster Club, Tucson Country Club, Rotary Club (treasurer club 1975-1976, director 1975-1977, secretary 1976-1977, president 1985-1986, director, president, Tucson Foundation since 1975).


Married Florence Anna Obad, May 31, 1969. Children: Larry Robertson, Michael Marion.