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Valerie Smith


Gadarian & Cacy PLLC

Colleen A. Cacy is a partner with Gadarian & Cacy, PLLC in Tucson,  and has practiced in the area of estate planning and taxation for the past 18 years, with a focus on complex estate and trust administration.  She is a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Council, the immediate past President of the Board of the Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council and a member of the Executive Committee of the Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar.  Colleen is listed in Arizona’s Finest Lawyers.


Colleen received her J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1986. She holds two Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Kansas, graduating with distinction in 1983.  Prior to moving to Tucson in 1989, she worked as an associate for the firm Streich Lang Weeks and Cardon in Phoenix. Colleen is married to attorney Peter Akmajian and has two children. She is a past President of the Board of ZUZI Dance Company and is active in the non-profit arts community.