Rodney States

Partner Phone: 480.461.5379 VCard

Mr. States joined Udall Shumway PLC in 2021. His practice focuses on education law. Mr. States earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona and his Bachelor of Science in Education from Northern Arizona University. Before joining the Firm, Mr. States served as a Police Officer, including three years as a school resource officer, and later served as a Deputy County Attorney representing School Districts and County Departments and Officials in a variety of matters.

Mr. States has experience providing legal counsel in matters including employment, contracts, procurement, liability, elections, open meetings, public records, and criminal justice.



  • J.D., University of Arizona, 2015
  • B.S., Northern Arizona University, 2010

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Arizona
  • U. S. District Court, District of Arizona

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

  • Arizona School Boards Association
  • Arizona Council of School Attorneys
  • State Bar of Arizona
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