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Chandler lawyer gets big national honor

May 12th, 2022 SanTan Sun News
Chandler lawyer gets big national honor

By SanTan Sun News Staff

A Chandler lawyer is one of only 100 attorneys in the country named to the American College of Family Trial Lawyers.

Helen Davis is a member of the Cavanagh Law Firm and was its board chair.

“This is one of the most significant honors in my career,” Davis said. “To be one of only 100 family law lawyers selected for Fellowship in the U.S. is the pinnacle in my career. These are the best family law trial lawyers in America, and I am honored and proud to be among them.  I will strive to live up to the high standards they have set for our practice.”

The American College of Family Trial Lawyers is a select group of 100 of the top family law trial lawyers from across the United States. It was formed in 1993 to bring together some of lawyers “practicing sophisticated and complex family law and matrimonial matters both domestically and abroad ranging from dissolution of marriage (divorce), paternity, palimony, child abduction and domestic torts.”

All members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the college’s selections are based upon their recognized litigation skills and courtroom abilities.

The American College has achieved national recognition through its members’ handling cutting-edge issues of local and national importance.

They are also involved in continuing education through the presentation of programs, acting as guest speakers, participating in hands-on interactive sessions, as well as participating in the free-flow exchange of ideas and innovative concepts amongst its members.

Davis has been practicing law for 25 years and focuses on complex divorce and custody litigation, along with preparing and negotiating marital agreements.

She is an adjunct professor at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

Davis is certified as a family law specialist by the Arizona Bar; is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers.

She also has been honored by Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers as one of the top 50 Lawyers in Arizona and top 25 women lawyers in the state.