Mr. Hansen is partner of Deason Garner & Hansen Law Firm.
Mr. Hansen grew up in Southeast Arizona and later lived abroad in Spain for a period of two years where he learned the Spanish language and culture. He attended Arizona State University and obtained his undergraduate degree in Spanish linguistics. After graduating from ASU, Mr. Hansen attended Arizona Summit Law School in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, where he completed his law degree at an accelerated rate.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Hansen worked with Mr. Shawn Garner in the areas of civil litigation and bankruptcy. Shortly after completing law school, Mr. Hansen published a Law Review article about Arizona estate planning issues. His published article is used by Arizona practitioners when dealing with the estate planning issue presented in his publication.
Mr. Hansen is a featured presenter in the firm’s monthly Estate Planning Seminars. He also hosts a monthly radio show that discusses estate planning legal issues. In addition, Mr. Hansen publishes monthly newspaper articles focusing the community’s attention on estate planning matters.
Mr. Hansen and his wife, Jessica, are the proud parents of six beautiful children. Mr. Hansen is an active member of the community in various organizations including the Boy Scouts of America and Youth Capture-the-Flag Football leagues.
Mr. Hansen holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Arizona Summit Law School (Phoenix) and a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University (Tempe). Mr. Hansen’s undergraduate focus was in Spanish linguistics, with extensive study and application in translation. Mr. Hansen also holds an associate degree from Pima Community College (Tucson).
Mr. Hansen was born in Washington State but moved to southeastern Arizona when he was very young. Mr. Hansen lived in Spain for two years shortly after graduating high school, learning about the Spanish culture and language through service.
Mr. Hansen met his wife, Jessica, while attending Arizona State University in Tempe. Jessica is also an Arizona State University graduate and former elementary school teacher (third grade). Mr. Hansen and Jessica have six children: Dominick, Christian, Isabella (twin), Gabriella (twin), Anabelle and Cambelle. Mr. Hansen loves family time. Whether it’s playing in the pool or river or playing ball in the backyard, Mr. Hansen loves to be with his family. Mr. Hansen also looks forward to weekly date night with his wife. In addition to a busy law practice and speaking schedule, Mr. Hansen is actively involved in his local church, including participation in the Boy Scouts of America.
Arizona’s Slayer Statute: The Killer of Testator Intent (7 Ariz. Summit L. Rev. 755-781 (2014)