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Stephanie McCoy Loquvam

Practice Area

Commercial Litigation

Honors and Awards

Super Lawyers® Rising Starssm, 2014

Nominee, ABA Outstanding Young Lawyer of 2013, Section of Litigation

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association

Commission on the American Jury Project, 2014

Legal Access Job Corps Task Force, 2013-2014: Liaison to the ABA Standing Committee on Membership

Presidential Task Force on Gender Equity: Co-Chair, Young Lawyer & Social Media Working Group, 2012-2013, 2013-2014

Section of Litigation: Young Lawyer Leadership Program, 2012-2014; Section Annual Conference Host Committee, 2014; Woman Advocate Committee, 2012-present; Young Advocates Committee, Editor, Young Advocates e-newsletter, Winter 2013

Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities: Co-Chair, Committee on Women’s Rights, 2012-2014

Young Lawyers’ Division: Arizona Delegate, YLD Assembly, 2012-2013; Member Services Team, 2012-2014 (Vice Coordinator, Starting Points Initiative, 2013-2014); Fall Conference Host Committee, 2013

State Bar of Arizona

Maricopa County Bar Association: Young Lawyers Division

Professional Activities

Co-Chair, Second Annual ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Conference, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, March 2013

Court Admissions

Arizona, 2011

United States District Court, District of Arizona, 2012

Education

J.D., Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, 2011: Certificate in Law, Science, and Technology, Specialization in Law and Psychology; Associate Editor, "Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology"; 2011 Dean's Award; High Pro Bono Distinction

M.B.A., cum laude, Tiffin University, 2003

Master of Criminal Justice in Forensic Psychology, summa cum laude, Tiffin University, 2002

B.C.J., Forensic Psychology, magna cum laude, Tiffin University, 2000

Civic Activities

Adjunct Faculty Member, Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, Paradise Valley Community College (2005-present): Business, Law & Society; Organizational Theory; Professional Ethics; Constitutional Rights; Psychopathology & Criminal Justice; Forensic Psychology

Birthplace

Cumberland, Ohio

 
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A nominee for the American Bar Association's Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award, Stephanie McCoy Loquvam simultaneously serves on two ABA presidential task forces — Gender Equity and Legal Access Job Corps — and has co-chaired the ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities Committee on Women’s Rights.

Stephanie McCoy Loquvam oral argument in a false arrest/imprisonment case before the Arizona Court of Appeals

 

Oral Argument: View Stephanie McCoy Loquvam's September 16, 2014, appearance before the Arizona Court of Appeals in a civil rights claim alleging false arrest, malicious prosecution and negligence.

 

In addition to striving to perform stellar work for her clients, leadership in the legal profession is one of Stephanie McCoy Loquvam’s hallmarks. In June 2014, she was appointed to the ABA Commission on the American Jury Project. In 2013, American Bar Association President Jim Silkenat appointed Stephanie to his signature initiative, the Legal Access Job Corps Task Force for 2013-2014. She is also a member of the ABA Gender Equity Task Force for 2013-2014, which was created to "address the continuing gender equity issues that exist in the legal profession and in society at large.” She has also co-chaired the ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities Committee on Women’s Rights and was one of four attorneys selected for the ABA Section of Litigation Young Lawyers Leadership Program 2014 class.

Stephanie served as an Arizona delegate to the ABA Young Lawyers Division Assembly in 2012 and 2013. She was appointed to serve on the ABA YLD Member Services Team for 2012-2013 and was appointed as a Vice-Coordinator for the Member Services Team for 2013-2014.

She joined Aiken Schenk in 2011 after compiling a distinguished record of achievement at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, where she received her J.D. and a Certificate in Law, Science, and Technology with a specialization in Law and Psychology. During law school, Stephanie clerked for three law firms and for the Arizona Supreme Court’s Administrative Office of the Courts. Stephanie received the Dean’s Award in 2011 for her leadership at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. As a third-year law student, Stephanie was elected as the Vice Chair for the American Bar Association Law Student Division. In 2011, she was recognized by the ABA Law Student Division for her efforts representing the interests of law students nationwide with the Division’s Gold Key Award.

Stephanie holds two Master’s degrees, in Forensic Psychology and Business Administration. Before entering law school, Stephanie gained valuable legal experience as a paralegal in multi-million-dollar complex commercial disputes. Stephanie concentrates her practice in matters involving corporate governance of closely held companies and other business disputes.

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