Kenai Fjords

About Hans Clugston

Hans has lived in Prescott, Arizona more than 30 years (after stints living/studying in Michigan, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Oklahoma, Finland, Costa Rica and Ecuador).  His daughter grew up in Prescott.  He was a Partner at Boyle, Pecharich, Cline, Whittington & Stallings PLLC (a law firm for more than 70 years). He is also licensed in Alaska where he has a home.

Hans regularly practices in the following areas: Probate; Guardianships & Conservatorships; Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration; Travel Law; Estate Planning; Elder Law, Abuse & Exploitation Litigation; Trust & Estate Litigation. (He is also a contract attorney for the Office of Public Advocacy in Alaska CINA cases.) In and out of the courtroom, Hans represents professional fiduciaries, family members, and businesses. As he spends much of his non-working time outdoors, hiking, etc., he is interested in working on public access issues and related matters.

He is a past member of the Executive Council of the Probate and Elder Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona (now Mental Health and Elder Law Section) and the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Council of the State Bar of Arizona. He has served pro bono ​in the areas of Veterans’ Law and of Immigration [Asylum] Law.

In the community, he is board member of the James Family Prescott YMCA and a past board member of (as well as a “family match” for) Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters. He is an organizer for several outdoors-related groups and a past president of a Prescott bicycle club.