Aaron grew up in Dayton, Ohio. He attended the Catholic University of America, obtaining Bachelor’s and Licentiate degrees in philosophy. His Licentiate thesis discussed Thomas Aquinas’s understanding of certain aspects of God’s knowledge. After studying for the priesthood and being in religious life for seven years, Aaron moved to Phoenix in 2005 and attended law school shortly after.
While in law school, Aaron was the Editor-in-Chief of the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law. Aaron’s student note, Homeschooling in Germany and the United States, was cited in a 2013 petition for certiorari to the United States Supreme Court. During law school, Aaron also served as the student leader of the law school’s Ninth Circuit Pro Bono Appellate Clinic in 2009-2010. In that capacity, he briefed five and argued three cases before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Aaron is an attorney with Snell & Wilmer in the Special Litigation and Compliance practice group. He works primarily on education matters, government contract proceedings, and trial and appellate work before state and federal courts. Previously, Aaron was General Counsel of Great Hearts Academies, serving as the chief legal officer for the largest network of charter schools in Arizona. Before joining Great Hearts, Aaron was an attorney with Fennemore Craig in Phoenix and served as a judicial law clerk for the late Chief Judge John M. Roll, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. He attends St. Thomas the Apostle parish in Phoenix.