Deputy Director of Lawyer Assistance Programs
State Bar of Arizona, Phoenix
Roberta Tepper, Senior Bar Counsel in the Intake Division of the State Bar of Arizona’s Lawyer Regulation Office, is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Law. Roberta was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 1987. After she moved to North Carolina, Roberta was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 1988 and served for 13 years as an Assistant District Attorney in Charlotte, North Carolina handling a wide array of cases from misdemeanors to capital murder, specializing in the prosecution of domestic violence cases. She conducted training for prosecutors and law enforcement on a wide range of topics including trial advocacy and professionalism. In 2001, Roberta moved to Delaware, worked in court administration for the Superior Court of Delaware and was admitted to the Bar in Delaware. Roberta has been with the State Bar of Arizona since 2004. She has served as faculty for numerous CLE courses on topics including ethics, professionalism, and business continuity management/pandemic planning. Roberta has served on a number of State Bar committees including the Discipline Oversight and Long-Range Planning committees and was Co-Chair of the Convention Committee for the 2010 Convention. Roberta served on the Supreme Court Task Force for the Development of Arizona Law Course for attorneys admitted on motion and regularly teaches the Professional Responsibility portion of the day-long program.