Top 2022 ASU Sandra Day O’Connor Law School Grad joins Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

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(November 28, 2022….Phoenix, AZ) Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., is pleased to announce Madison Leake has joined the Firm as an associate. Leake is a recent Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law graduate who will focus her practice on land use/zoning and real estate.

Leake received her J.D. from ASU Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law in 2022, where she graduated first in her class receiving the Armstrong Award. The award honors John S. Armstrong, an Arizona legislator who introduced the bill that established Arizona’s first institution of higher learning, the Tempe Normal School (forerunner of ASU). While in law school, Leake served as a teacher's assistant for Civil Procedure and Criminal Law. Leake additionally served as a research assistant for Professor Jessica Berch, where she assisted in drafting the Federal Rules of Evidence Manual. Leake received her B.S. in Criminology and Criminal Justice in December 2018 at ASU. While an undergrad, she was on the Dean’s List and president of the Undergraduate Law Association.

Prior to joining Burch & Cracchiolo, Leake served as a law clerk at Burch & Cracchiolo beginning in Summer of 2020.

About Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

Now with 40 attorneys in its Phoenix office, Burch & Cracchiolo is one of the Southwest's premier law firms. The firm was founded 52 years ago by Haze Burch and Dan Cracchiolo and today the firm’s lawyers are among the most highly regarded and recognized leaders in the areas of business and corporate law, construction, criminal law, estate and wealth preservation planning, family law, finance, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, personal injury and insurance defense, real estate and taxation.

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