GERVASE LAW FIRM, PLLC - Accessible and Professional Legal Services
Lisa Gervase -
Attorney 
Ms. Gervase's experience includes over 20 years of representing individuals and businesses in business (transactional and corporate), administrative law (representing professional and business applicants and licensees before state agencies and in appeals to the Superior Court), and personal (estate planning) matters.
 
Ms. Gervase was on the Board of the Association of Structural Pest Control Regulatory Officials and active with the National Pest Management Association.  She currently is a Member of the Arizona Pest Professional Association (AzPPO) and former Member of AzPPO's Legislative Committee.

Ms. Gervase regularly advocates for due process for Nurses, CPAs, and other licensed professions and businesses faced with regulatory complaints.
 
Her experience also includes 5 years as the Executive Director of the Arizona State Agency that licenses and regulates about 10,000 applicators, qualifying parties and businesses who provide urban pest management services.  Work included handling administrative, legislative, rule, policy, budget, and lobbying functions, and overseeing inspections, complaint-handling, case-handling, and customer service.  
 
Ms. Gervase is a former Arizona Assistant Attorney General, representing several state agencies; Board member on the Arizona State Board of Psychologist Examiners (for five years) and on the Arizona State Veterinary Medical Examining Board (for five years); and rules consultant for several state agencies.
 
She also is a former Administrative Law Judge, handling medical, quasi-medical, and technical cases. 

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                                                                     D. Jay Ryan -
                             Of Counsel 
Mr. Ryan has practiced law for over 45 years, including in all federal courts and the U.S. Supreme Court.  His current practice is limited to matters involving his construction and professional licensee clients.  He previously practiced also in the commercial collections, corporate, and personal injury areas.  He graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and received his law degree from the University of Arizona.  Mr. Ryan is a former Arizona Assistant Attorney General and Member of the Arizona State Board of Accountancy.  He is Of Counsel to the Gervase Law Firm, PLLC.  On a personal note, Mr. Ryan is a certified car nut, physical fitness enthusiast (weight lifting, running, water skiing), and is involved in community activities.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped.           
 
                                                                  Teressa Sanzio -
                                               Of Counsel
Ms. Sanzio has practiced law in Arizona for over 15 years, as a civil litigator and representing nurses before the Nursing Board.  She is Of Counsel to the Gervase Law Firm, PLLC. Ms. Sanzio also is a Registered Nurse.
 
           Julia Montgomery -
              Legal Secretary

Mrs. Montgomery has over 30 years of experience as a legal   secretary and legal assistant.  She enjoys client contact, document preparation and editing, and managing the flow of office paperwork.
         
 
 
 
Bookkeeper
Clerical and bookkeeping services. 
 
                            
 
Lani Regina and Julia Montgomery 
 -Notary Publics
 Ms. Regina and Mrs. Montgomery are licensed by the Arizona Secretary of State as a notary.  They provide professional, friendly notary services for our clients.
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