Sara A. Swiren

Family Law Attorney

Sara Swiren is a respected, aggressive litigator with significant courtroom experience. Sara graduated from Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in 2007, and dedicates her practice to the area of family law. Sara offers vast litigation experience in complex family law matters. Sara volunteered for years on the Board of Directors of the Maricopa County Bar Association, Family Law Section, including serving as Editor of the Board’s Newsletter and as Chair of the Board. Sara is a Judge Pro Tempore, achieved a perfect AVVO score of 10,  named Arizona Super Lawyer Rising Star over multiple years (2014-2019) and named Best Family Law Attorney for 2019.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Family Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2008

Education

  • Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Tempe, Arizona
    • J.D. – 2007
    • Honors: Vice President, Sports and Entertainment Law Student Association
  • Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science summa cum laude – 2004
    • Honors: National Honor Society
    • Honors: Dean’s Honor List
    • Major: Marketing
    • Minor: Recreation and Tourism
  • University of North Carolina Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina – 2002

Representative Cases

Classes/Seminars

    • Faculty, Maricopa County Bar Association Family Law Section, Trial Advocacy Seminar, 2010 – 2012“Introduction to Family Law”, Seminar for Legal Assistants of Metropolitan Phoenix, Co-Presenter, 2011

Honors and Awards

    • Southwest Super Lawyer – Rising Star, 2014 – 2015
    • Avvo Rating of 10.0 “Superb”
    • Best Family Law Attorney 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

    • State Bar of Arizona
    • Maricopa County Bar Association (Chair 2013)/(Immediate Past Chair 2014), (Chair Elect 2012), (Secretary 2011), Board Member (2010 – 2015)
    • Maricopa County Family Law Assistance Program, Participant, 2009 – 2011
    • Maricopa County Volunteer Lawyers Program, Participant, 2009 – 2011
    • The Maricopa County Superior Court, Judge Pro Tem, 2015 – Present

Past Employment Positions

    • Franks, Houser & Mc Vey, P. C. (Phoenix, Arizona), Associate, 2011 – 2014
    • Law Offices of Sara A. Swiren, P.L.C. (Phoenix, Arizona), Sole Practitioner, 2009 – 2011
    • The Harrian Law Firm, P.L.C. (Phoenix, Arizona), Of-Counsel Attorney, 2009 – 2011
    • Fromm Smith & Gadow, P.C., (Phoenix, Arizona), Associate and Law Clerk, 2006 – 2009
  • Maricopa County Superior Court (Phoenix, Arizona), Judicial Extern for the Honorable Steven D. Sheldon (Family Court Division), 2006

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Kappa Alpha Theta

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