Arizona Rep.-elect Paul Gosar has hired a Palin family lawyer as his legislative director and deputy chief of staff.
Thomas Van Flein will begin his new duties on Jan. 3, and will be based in the Arizona Republican’s Washington D.C. office.
Van Flein previously represented former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s Political Action Committee, SarahPac. He also has been the Palin family attorney for several years.