Moore, Masunas & Moore, P.L.L.C.
Annalisa Moore Masunas and Angela C. Moore are sisters and partners in this unique Tucson law firm. Angela handles estate planning, trusts, wills, probates, guardianships, and conservatorships. Annalisa is a certified family law specialist by the State Bar of Arizona and is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Annalisa is president of the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers for 2015-2016. Annalisa handles divorce, parenting time and legal decision making issues, complex property and debt division, paternity, spousal maintenance, child support, post decree matters, and premarital agreements.
Royanna L. Moore started the firm in 1982, and her daughters later joined her in practice. They loved practicing together until Royanna passed away in 2006. While it was personally devastating, Royanna successfully prepared her daughters to take the law firm into the future.
Annalisa and Angela are members of Wealth Counsel (2012-date) and were members of the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys from 1996–2012 (Annalisa) and 2000–2012 (Angela). Both are members of Arizona Women Lawyers, and the Pima County and State Bar Associations. Both provide volunteer legal services to the community and are frequent speakers on estate planning and family law issues.
The firm has flourished with the experience, expertise, and personality that each brings to the firm. The two women have a close relationship, work well together, and share the same commitment to providing clients the highest quality of service, professionalism, and ethical standards.
Annalisa Moore Masunas is a partner in the Tucson firm of MOORE, MASUNAS & MOORE, P.L.L.C., and she practices with her sister, Angela C. Moore. Annalisa is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and is a certified specialist in family law. She handles divorce, parenting time and legal decision making issues, complex property and debt division, paternity, spousal maintenance, child support, post decree matters, and premarital agreements. The firm also handles estate-planning matters.
Annalisa is president of the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers for 2015-2016. Annalisa is a member and past Chair of the Executive Council of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona (she has been on the Council since 2002, and has served as a member and in every officer position). She is a member of Arizona Women Lawyers Association and the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona. She serves as a Judge Pro Tem of the Pima County Superior Court, and as an attorney for minor children in various capacities. Annalisa co-chairs an annual attorney CLE program in Tucson each November (since 2006), and is a regular speaker on family law topics.
Annalisa is married to Mike, and they have three children, Alanna, who is 9, Michael who is 11, and Tyler, who is 18. She is a native of Tucson, and graduated from Rincon High School. Annalisa attended the University of Arizona for her undergrad, and then for law school as well. Annalisa is active with activities for Alanna and Michael, and you will always see her taking pictures of their sports. She has been a photographer since high school. Annalisa enjoys many sports, spending time with her family and friends, and traveling.
Angela C. Moore is a partner in the Tucson firm of MOORE, MASUNAS & MOORE, P.L.L.C., and she practices with her sister, Annalisa Moore Masunas. She received her undergraduate degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Arizona, graduating magma cum laude in 1996. Angela graduated from law school at Arizona State University in 1999. She then received an advanced law degree in taxation (LLM) from the University of Washington in June of 2000. Angela was admitted to the practice of law in Arizona in December of 1999, and started practicing law with an emphasis in estate planning in July of 2000. Angela is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Angela was involved with the foundation of the Wills for Heroes program in Arizona, and she has been active with the program since 2006.
Angela is a member of Wealth Counsel (as of April, 2012) and was a member of the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys from 2000 – 2012. Angela is a member of Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council, Pima County Bar Association, and Arizona Women Lawyers Association. Angela informally serves as a member of the Probate & Trust Executive Council to produce the newsletter (2008-2011 was her formal term). She volunteers her time with the Volunteer Lawyers Program, the Beacon Foundation guardianship program, the Wills for Heroes Program (through the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Arizona), the Wills for the Greatest Generation program at Pima Council on Aging, the informal Pima County forms committee (2011-2012) and a professional auxiliary, abbreviated PAWS, which is part of the Assistance League of Tucson.
Angela was awarded the Young Lawyer’s Division Community Service Award in 2005 at the annual state bar convention. In addition, she was named as the Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney in August of 2006 from the Volunteer Lawyers Program and received a Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys of Arizona Award in 2009 from the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education. In 2015, Angela was awarded the Midtown Sertoma Club of Tucson Service to Mankind Award.
Angela has previously served on the Steering Committee for the Southern Chapter of the Arizona Women Lawyers Association and the Wills for Heroes Program; headed the estates team that created the Arizona language to use in the Wills for Heroes Program; and was on the board of the Arizona Chapter of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.