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Woodnick Law, PLLC is a boutique law firm that serves individuals and families in Maricopa County, Coconino County, Pima County, and all throughout Arizona. Our involvement in the Arizona legal community is not limited just to the courtroom. In addition to practicing law, our attorneys are actively involved in legal, medical and community education. Our trial and appellate team has successfully navigated cases to the Arizona Supreme Court. Good lawyering often happens outside of court. Our team consists of skilled trial lawyers with decades of experience, but it is always best when parties are able to come to mutually agreeable resolutions without having to face the expense of trial.

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Representation
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Arizona.

Our office is located in North Central Phoenix, but our attorneys provide representation throughout the state, with representative cases in Pima, Pinal, Gila, Mohave, Yavapai, Coconino, and other counties.

Recent Articles

Adoption, Visitation, and Undoing Sheets v. Mead

This article was initially published in the Arizona Attorney magazine on February 1, 2023.  By Markus Risinger, Taylor Young, and Isabel Ranney When construing a statue, judges can be quick to shift responsibility to the legislative branch. Many litigators have heard from the bench that their argument is with the Legislature, not the Court. This oft-heard statement exemplifies the legal

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Fast-Tracked Termination: What is Happening in Arizona

By Woodnick Law  Once a child is born, its parents are endowed with a “fundamental right to parent.” This means that like other fundamental rights (e.g. right to privacy, right to marry), there is a higher scrutiny placed on any attempts to interfere with that right and the presumption is that the right will remain intact. However, according to a

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Racial Disparity in Arizona DCS Investigations Receives National Attention

By Woodnick Law, PLLC Conscious or unconscious, racial bias affects all aspects of life. The caseworkers and child welfare investigators (OCWIs) that make up the Department of Child Safety (DCS) are not immune from these biases. A recent article from ProPublica, which has received national attention, addresses how these biases have culminated in a disproportionate number of DCS investigations into

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Adoption, Visitation, and Undoing Sheets v. Mead

This article was initially published in the Arizona Attorney magazine on February 1, 2023.  By Markus Risinger, Taylor Young, and Isabel Ranney When construing a statue, judges can be quick to shift responsibility to the legislative branch. Many litigators have heard from the bench that their argument is with the Legislature, not the Court. This oft-heard statement exemplifies the legal

Read More »

Fast-Tracked Termination: What is Happening in Arizona

By Woodnick Law  Once a child is born, its parents are endowed with a “fundamental right to parent.” This means that like other fundamental rights (e.g. right to privacy, right to marry), there is a higher scrutiny placed on any attempts to interfere with that right and the presumption is that the right will remain intact. However, according to a

Read More »

Racial Disparity in Arizona DCS Investigations Receives National Attention

By Woodnick Law, PLLC Conscious or unconscious, racial bias affects all aspects of life. The caseworkers and child welfare investigators (OCWIs) that make up the Department of Child Safety (DCS) are not immune from these biases. A recent article from ProPublica, which has received national attention, addresses how these biases have culminated in a disproportionate number of DCS investigations into

Read More »