Robert L. Schwartz

Member
Robert L. Schwartz has been practicing law for over 40 years, specializing in family law. He is a member of the American, Arizona and Maricopa County Bar Associations. He is admitted to practice in the federal courts of New York, Arizona, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Schwartz is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and past president of the Arizona chapter. He serves as a judge pro tem for the Superior Court of Maricopa County in family court matters. He is a certified family law specialist by the State Bar of Arizona; is a frequent lecturer on family law and related matters; and, former member of the State Bar Family Law Advisory Commission. Mr. Schwartz has tried numerous complex business valuation cases as well as complex custody cases. He has testified as an expert in family law matters.
 

Education & Credentials

Education

University of Miami

B.A.

Brooklyn Law School

J.D.

Bar Admission

  • Arizona

Acknowledgements

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Rating
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • "Lawyer of the Year," Mediation - Family Law, 2017, 2020
    • "Lawyer of the Year," Family Law, 2010, 2018
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®
    • "Top 50 Attorneys," 2006-2008

Professional Involvement

  • Legal Organizations Arizona State Bar Association, Former member Discipline Hearing Committee
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association; Chair, Arizona Family Law Certification Specialization Committee
  • Judge Pro Tem Maricopa County Superior Court
  • Domestic Relations Study Committee
  • Member, Arizona Supreme Court Committee to Adopt Rules of Family Law and Procedure
  • AAML Chapter Arizona Chapter, Former, President 1994-95, Vice President, 1993-94, Secretary, 1992-93

Publications/Presentations

  • Co-Author, "Divorce in Arizona, 2nd Edition."
  • Co-Author, "Divorce in Arizona: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect."
  • Author, "West Arizona Community Property - Temporary Orders," State Bar of Arizona Family Law Specialist.
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