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R. Gehl Tucker

Mr. Tucker joined Hufford, Horstman, Mongini, Parnell & Tucker, P.C in 1992, after years of private practice and public service. He has extensive experience in employment and personnel issues, Arizona construction law (specifically, alternative project-delivery methods), and tribal and federal laws especially as they apply to community/grant schools on reservations. Mr. Tucker has also assisted with numerous in-service trainings on a variety of topics. He has been involved in a variety of public and charitable issues primarily focusing on children’s rights, educational opportunities, environmental concerns (recycling systems and contracts, public land trusts, co-housing organizations), community initiatives (Flagstaff Save Our Schools, Flagstaff Family Food Center, cooperative entities, community supported agriculture). He also helps nonprofit groups in the incorporation and 501(c)(3) processes.


Areas of Expertise 

  • Education Law

  • Employment Law, including workplace investigations and policy development

  • Construction Law, including procurement and contracts for schools, town and other entities

  • Healthcare Law

  • Working with Governments, non-profits and Boards

  • Working with the Indian Self-Determination Act; PL 93-638; PL 100-297 and related laws


  • J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota – Cum Laude – 1983

  • B.A., Depauw University, Greencastle, Indiana – Cum Laude – 1969

Bar Admission

  • U.S. Tax Court (2012)

  • Hopi Tribal Court (2006)

  • White Mountain Apache Tribe (2005)

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2005)

  • U.S. District Court, Arizona (2004)

  • Navajo Nation (2003)

  • Arizona (2003)

  • U.S. District Court, Minnesota (1986)

  • Minnesota (1983)


About Gehl

  • Has run and completed five marathons

  • Wine connoisseur

  • Didn’t know grandkids could be so much fun


Professional Associations and Community Involvement

  • Flagstaff Men’s Book Club