Russell Russo obtained his undergraduate degree from Ohio State University in 1951. He graduated from Ohio State Law School and became a member of the Ohio Bar in 1953. In October of 1956, he became a member of the Arizona State Bar. From 1953 to 1956, Mr. Russo was stationed at Davis Monthan Air Force Base as a member of the Judge Advocate General’s Corps. In addition, he served as the liaison between Davis Monthan Air Force Base, the City of Tucson and Pima County.
Mr. Russo started the Firm in 1956 and has practiced for over fifty years here in Tucson, Arizona. He was appointed counsel to The Industrial Development Authority of the County of Pima in 1974. He practiced general law with an emphasis in probate and estate planning, prior to becoming “of counsel” in 2000. He is still a member of the State Bar of Arizona, the Ohio State Bar but now spends most of his time traveling.