Marian Abram

marian_abramMarian Abram – Partner
Practice Areas:
• Estate Planning & Probate
• Business Law
• Intellectual Property law
• Real Estate Law
• Charitable Organization law

Assistant: Bonnie Schurr


Practice Focus & Experience

Ms. Abram represents various businesses in Southern Arizona, both profit and non-profit, acting as “outside General Counsel” to provide legal advice to these businesses as needed.

Marian’s practice includes: real estate transactions and financing; environmental compliance; contract negotiations; employment matters; business formation; business planning; intellectual property; civil litigation; and corporate compliance and due diligence. Ms. Abram has worked with both business owners and individuals to achieve their business goals and protect their legal interests.

Ms. Abram also has special expertise in estate planning and probate matters, including guardianships and conservatorships.


  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, J.D., 1983; MSSA, 1983; B.S. 1980

Court Admissions/Memberships

  • Arizona State Courts
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court of Arizona
  • Pima County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Ohio State Bar Association (in-active status)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Presentations & Publications

  • “Ethical Considerations” – National Business Institute January, 2008 Seminar entitled “Real Estate Closings A-Z: Navigate Your Closings with Confidence”
  • “Legal Issues Affecting Real Property” – Financial Planners Association of Southern Arizona, April, 2011
  • “Probate Basics: Informal Proceedings”, Pima County Bar Association, February, 2015
  • “Formal Probate: When Being Informal Isn’t Enough”, Pima County Bar Association, June, 2015
  • “Intellectual Property – An Overview, Women Presidents Organization, Southern Arizona Chapters, October, 2015
  • “Giving Time, Talent and Treasure: Non-Profit Board Member Dirties and Responsibilities”, Panel Participant, National Bank, Arizona, Women’s Financial Group, November, 2015

Community Involvement

  • TIEMPO, Tucson: Member 2010 to present; Board Member 2011 to 2016
  • Caballeros del Sol: Member 2013 to present, Treasurer, 2016
  • Women Presidents Organization, Member, 2013 to present
  • Commercial Real Estate Women, 2015 to present