Art grew up in Douglas, Arizona and graduated from the University of Arizona in 1980 with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering. Art received his Juris Doctorate in 1984 and he began his law career working on Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Social Security cases. In 2008 he added Veterans Benefits cases to his practice. Art has been listed as one of the best Workers' Compensation Lawyers in Arizona every year since 2008.
Art enjoys helping out in community organizations. He previously served as the chair for the board of Tucson Homeless Connect and Tucson Pima Collaboration to End Homelessness. He continues to be active in both these organizations. Art and his wife, Jean, who is also an attorney in Tucson have been married since 1984 and have two wonderful sons. Art is an avid U of A basketball fan (GO CATS) and enjoys travelling and exploring new places in and out of the country.