T. Troy McNemar is an attorney certified as a specialist in Estate and Trust Law by the State Bar of Arizona. Since 1991, he has been representing Arizona clients with estate planning, probate, trust administration and adult guardianships and conservatorships.
Troy is certified as a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®. He can skillfully assist clients with achieving their charitable goals.
Troy graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Accounting from Washburn University in 1988. He attended the University of Kansas School of Law, and graduated Order of the Coif in 1991. While at KU Law School, Troy was selected as the Outstanding Estate Planning student by the law school faculty and served as Note and Comment Editor for the Kansas Law Review.
Troy is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of Arizona and the United States District Courts for the State of Arizona. He is a member of the State Bar of Arizona and belongs to the Probate and Trust Law and Elder Law and Mental Health sections of the bar. He is also a member of the Maricopa County Bar Association.
Troy was selected as one of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers.
Troy is active in the Arizona nonprofit community. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance from 2013-2015. He has been involved with the Food Bank since 1994 and served on the Board of Directors from 2004-2017. He remains active with the Food Bank as a member of the Board of Directors of SMFB Foundation which oversees the Food Bank’s Endowment and an advisory member to the Board of Directors.
Troy is a Past President of the Planned Giving Roundtable of Arizona and continues to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors.
Troy is a member of the Board of Directors of Chrysalis (a/k/a Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, Inc.) and chairs its Board Governance Committee.
Troy is a member of the Board of Directors of Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest and serves on their Board Development Committee.
Troy’s other nonprofit involvement includes or has included:
• A New Leaf, Planned Giving Advisory Council Member
• Arizona Community Foundation, Professional Advisory Board
• Arizona Humane Society, Planned Giving Committee
• Honor Health Foundation, Financial Health Advisor
• Phoenix Symphony, Board of Overseers
• Phoenix Zoo, Planned Giving Advisory Committee
• Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center, Advisory Member to Development Committee and Planned Giving Advisory Council
Troy has served as a mentor to seven different charities interested in building their endowment with the Arizona Endowment Building Institute, which is a program of the Arizona Community Foundation.
Troy is a member of the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council, Valley Estate Planners, the Planned Giving Roundtable of Arizona, and the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits.