Paul E. Willman, Esq.

Paul Willman practices in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, and Guardianship/ Conservatorship. Paul represents clients in all phases of litigation including discovery, pre-trial hearings, order to show cause hearings, settlement conferences, and trial. Paul provides individual service in preparing estate planning documents including wills, trusts and powers of attorney. In addition, he represents clients in probate, guardianship and conservatorship matters administering estates and protecting minors and incapacitated individuals and their assets.

Paul has practiced law since 1994. He is appointed by the Court regularly to represent children in family law matters and individuals in guardianship and conservatorship matters. He serves as a Judge Pro Tem for the Arizona Superior Court. Paul has served as a settlement Judge in over 100 family law and probate settlement conferences and continues to serve on a regular basis. In addition, Paul presides as Judge Pro Tem in probate and mental health hearings.

When Paul isn’t at the office, he spends his time with his family, both in town and out of state and reading biographies and books on American History. Paul and his wife, Dawn have two children and one grandchild.


University of Arizona, College of Law
Juris Doctor, May, 1994

Arizona College of Trial Advocacy, August, 1996

University of Alaska Anchorage
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, May, 1988

Awards And Honors

Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney 2019
Dean’s Achievement Award
ABA Southwest Regional Negotiation Finalist

Professional and
Community Involvement

Volunteer Lawyer Program in Family Law Clinic

  • Volunteer Lawyer (1999 – Present)

Ironwood Ridge High School

  • Site Council (2011 – 2013)
  • Principal Interview Committee (2014)
  • Vice-Principal Interview Committee (2014)

Amphitheater Public School District Foundation

  • Board Member and Past President

Chamber of Commerce of Northern Pima County

  • Board Member, Past President, and Director

Ann C. Lyons, Esq.

Ann practices in the areas of Personal Injury, Family law and Guardianship/Conservatorship. Ann takes great pride in providing excellent legal services to clients navigating difficult circumstances in their lives.

Ann helps clients in all aspects of their claim both prelitigation and during litigation. Ann believes that the attorney and the client should work together as a team. Ann works closely with each client, to ensure that the best possible legal outcome is achieved. Although many cases will be resolved without the necessity of litigation, sometimes litigation is unavoidable. Ann is comfortable with all areas of litigation, including witness interviews, depositions, motion practice, hearings, settlement negotiations and conferences, and trials.

When not practicing law, Ann takes improv classes and performs with a local improv group. The Yes And philosophy is helpful in the practice of law and life in general. Ann also enjoys spending time with her daughters and friends.


University of Arizona, College of Law
Juris Doctor, May, 1994

University of Arizona
Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 1988

Awards And Honors

Order of the Barrister, College of Law 1994
Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona, 2009

Professional and
Community Involvement

Member of State Bar of Arizona, Federal Bar

Arizona Women Lawyer’s Associate

  • Board Member 2012 to present
  • President State Board 2020
  • President of Southern Arizona
  • Steering Committee 2016
  • Judicial Appointments Committee 2013 to present

SALA Volunteer Lawyers Program

Volunteer with Sahuaro Girl Scouts

Volunteer with Amphitheater Public Schools


Kyle Cornelius

Kyle Cornelius has been with Willman Law Firm since 1999 and is a paralegal in the areas of family law and personal injury. Kyle has worked in the legal field for over 45 years and enjoys the challenge it brings. She is originally from the Chicagoland area and enjoys music, reading, volunteering and traveling.

Gwen Ferrill

Gwen Ferrill is a paralegal who works in the areas of Estate Planning and Probate. She finds her work exciting and rewarding. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to music, dabbling in graphic design and spending time with her sons.


Diana Phillips

Diana Phillips is an administrative assistant/bookkeeper. She handles all aspects of billing and bookkeeping for the firm. When not working, Diana enjoys spending time with her family and friends enjoying the great outdoors; four wheeling, camping, hiking, fishing or in her backyard having barbeques.


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3430 E. Sunrise Dr.
Suite 130
Tucson, Az 85718

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