Bruce has practiced law in Arizona since 1984. After working in large Phoenix law firms for several years, he formed his own firm in 1995, focusing primarily on family law matters. Bruce has argued cases in Superior Court and U.S. District Court and before the Arizona Court of Appeals and U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Bruce grew up in Phoenix and graduated from Trevor G. Browne High School. He received his bachelor’s degree with honors from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, and his master’s degree with honors from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, before earning his law degree at the University of Arizona in 1984.
Bruce is active in his church and community. He volunteers at and is a member of the board of directors of the Phoenix YMCA as well as his son’s Boy Scout Troop. In addition, he has been honored for his commitment to the promotion of access to justice by the Volunteer Lawyer Program in 2004 and by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education in 2005.
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1985
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1988