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Thomas P Alongi


Alongi Law Firm PLLC

Thomas P. Alongi, Esq., graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1989, and has practiced family, juvenile, criminal, and civil asset forfeiture law at various times over the past 32 years. He served as an assistant Geary County Attorney in Junction City, Kansas (1990-2000), an assistant U.S. Attorney in Tucson (2000-01), an assistant Tucson City Prosecutor (2002-04), and an associate attorney in private practice with Davis | Miles, PLLC (2004-07) handling both criminal defense and family law. Between January 2007 and June 2014, Tom worked as a senior staff attorney at Community Legal Services in downtown Phoenix, focusing his representation on survivors of intimate partner violence in family court. In June 2014, he joined a law partnership at Alongi & Donovan Law in Tempe, Arizona, and in May 2016, opened a solo practice at Alongi Law Firm, PLLC. His office is located in West Phoenix.

In addition to his law practice, Tom has regularly appeared as a facilitator on family law topics for the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education in a variety of settings, including the Arizona State Bar Convention, Modest Means Program, and assorted regional trainings and webinars. He has also presented seminars for the Arizona, California and Louisiana State Bars, Maricopa County Bar Association, Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, University of Arizona, Arizona State University, Fresh Start Women's Foundation, National Business Institute, local family violence shelters, and the Arizona Association of Independent Paralegals. 

Tom taught Family Law, Community Property, Civil Procedure II, and Criminal Procedure as an adjunct professor at Phoenix School of Law from 2009-12, and has served as a judge pro tempore for the Maricopa County Superior Court since July 2008. He participated on the SBA Family Law Practice and Procedure Committee from its creation in August 2006 until June 2014, and as its chair from 2012 to 2014. He also chaired the SBA Legal Services Committee for 2014-15, and regularly participated in legislative workgroups.

Tom and his wife, Betsy, live in Phoenix. In his spare time, he plays horn with the Salt River Brass, La Forza Chamber Orchestra, Phoenix Brass Collective, and East Valley Millennial Choirs & Orchestras. He also enjoys reading, writing, hiking, and being exploited by his four grandchildren.


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Domestic Violence Law in Arizona

Co-Sponsored by the State Bar of Arizona Public Lawyers Section

Total Credits: 6.25 CLE

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Criminal Litigation |  Family Law |  Modest Means Foundations of Justice Series |  Public Lawyers
Original Program Date:
Oct 22, 2021

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