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Lisa Gervase -


Ms. Gervase's experience includes over 25 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 -

Regulatory Consultant

Mr. Ryan practiced law for over 45 years, including in all federal courts and the U.S. Supreme Court. His practice pertained to matters involving his construction and professional licensee clients. He previously practiced also in the commercial collections, corporate, and personal injury areas. Since recently retiring, he now uses his vast experience to serve our clients as a Regulatory Consultant.

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 a valued mentor 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 including serving 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 20 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.

Legal Secretary and Notary Public

Our office has experienced legal secretaries and legal assistants who enjoy client contact, document preparation and editing, and managing the flow of office paperwork. Our notaries are licensed by the Arizona Secretary of State and provides professional, friendly notary services for our clients.


Clerical and bookkeeping services. 

Notary Public and Office Assistants

One or more other Notaries and Assistants help clients with document signings.

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