• Arizona Legal Legacies
  • Meet the legends behind the law – Interviews with Arizona attorneys

George Washington University Law,
class of 1943

State Bar of Arizona
member since 1944

John Nicholas (Nick) Udall and his wife, Sybil, joined in this interview.  Nick Udall was born and raised in Arizona. His family is considered one of Arizona’s pioneer families. Nick attended Brigham Young University and University of Arizona before enrolling in George Washington University Law School, graduating in 1943. He then returned to Arizona to practice law.  He was the Mayor of Phoenix from 1948 to 1952. He served as a judge the Maricopa County Superior Court from 1952 to 1956. After leaving the bench, he returned to private practice at Jennings, Strouss, Salmon & Trask in Phoenix. He retired in 1992.

Oral History Audio

Interviewed by James McNulty in 1991.

Download Interview Transcript

Note: Audio files might take up to 1 minute to start playing (depending on your internet connection)