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Welcome to the Law Offices of Williamson & Young, PC website. We have offices in Tucson and Clarkdale, Arizona, as well as in New York City, New York.

Our areas of practice are limited to:

* Intellectual Property Law (Copyrights and Trademarks)

* Music, Arts & Entertainment Law

* Criminal Defense


State and Federal Litigation and Appeals.

Including Death Penalty, Narcotics offenses, Anti-terrorist offenses, Intellectual Property Crimes, Appeals and Habeas Corpus. We have been practicing Criminal Law since 1989 when we began our careers as Deputy Pima County Attorneys in the Criminal Trial division. In 1992, Jon opened a private practice focusing on State and Federal criminal litigation and appeals. Jon Young practices Criminal Law exclusively and is an Arizona Bar Certified Criminal Law Specialist. Kathleen opened her law practice in 1993 and also served as Judge Pro Tempore for State, County and City courts from 1993-2000 while litigating criminal defense cases in the US District Courts and other county courts where she was not presiding. In, 2001, Williamson & Young, PC was formed. Between us, we have over 48 years of experience in criminal litigation.


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY- Kathleen is a songwriter and performing artist, hence her interest in Arts & Entertainment law. She has been in the music production business in Arizona for decades. In 2006, she completed an LL.M. degree in Intellectual Property Law from Cardozo School of Law in New York City. Her study interests were in on Copyrights, Trademarks, Music Law, Media Law, and Arts Law. Her diverse IP and A&E practice includes:

- IP Audits and Protection

-Licensing, Assignments, Clearances for many types of IP, (Film, Music, Games, Software, Internet, Domains, Patents, various Media, including Synchronization and Compulsory Licenses, Master Recordings Licenses, Distributor Agreements, Licensing Administration.

-Trade Secrets

- Rights of Publicity

- Arts, Music, & Entertainment Law (Copyrights, Trademarks, Litigation, Contracts, Licensing, Business/Corporate Structuring Etc.,)

- Cyberlaw: Domains, Cyber-squatting and E-commerce, copyright in the digital domain;

- Federal IP Civil and Criminal litigation, including RIAA defense

- Estate Planning and Probate (specifics for Intellectual Property estate planning and distribution)

- Mediation and Facilitation - Kathleen is a certified mediator and facilitator. She has studied with Linda Devoy, Dr. Ann Yellot, and Dr. Carl Moore.

*Please note that correspondence sent via introductory emails do not establish an attorney-client relationship. Do not detail your legal problems therein. Contact us simply by referencing the type of enquiry (e.g., copyright infringement, publishing contract, trademark registration, criminal charges, etc.,) in order to arrange a consultation. We have no attorney client relationship or obligation unless a written retainer is agreed upon. Furthermore, no duty exists upon Outside Counsel under ER 1.6 to keep confidential the information within or attached to the unsolicited e-mail. The Arizona State Bar Ethics Committee notes that these conclusions appear to be consistent with the Comments to new ABA Model Rule of Professional Conduct 1.18, regarding ethical duties owed to prospective clients. Thank you.