Helen Davis


Contact Information
1850 N Central Ave
Ste 2400
Phoenix,Arizona - 85004-4579

Phone: 847 - (602) 322-4008

Practice State
Arizona

Emphasis

Traditional Practice

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Professional Title

Managing Partner

Law School / Year / Degree

Arizona State University/1997/JD cum laude

State/Year Admitted to Practice

Arizona/1997

AAML National Positions Held

Co-Chair AAML Journal CLE Committees 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 Membership Committee Amicus Committee Negotiations Committee AAML-AFCC Conference 2019, 2020

Legal Organizations

Arizona Bar Association, Family Law Section Past Chair (2007-2008), current vice chair (2011-2012) of the Executive Council of the Family Law Section (2001 to Present) Arizona Bar Association Past Member of the Continuing Education Committee Maricopa Bar Association, Family Law Section American Bar Association, Family Law Section Fellow of the American Bar Foundation Association of Family Concilliation Courts (AFCC) Board Member (2008 t0 2012) Arizona Women Lawyer's Association Past Chair (2005) and Member of Steering Committee (apx. 1998/9 to Present) Marriage and Family Communications Committee Appointed by Governor Napolitano Quadrennial Child Support Guidelines Review Committee (appointed by the Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court) Member (2008-2009) Past Member of the Economic Workgroup Subcommittee of the Child Support Guidelines Review Committee (2007-2008) Desert Cancer Foundation of Arizona Board Member (2010 to Present); President Elect (2011-2012); President (2012-Present) Daugters of Penelope Member Community Board Member, Chandler Regional Hospital and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center (Dignity Health) (October 2012 to Present)

CLE Presentations

• Practical Guide to Preparing a Child Custody Case, Arizona Bar Association Seminar, 2002 • Accounting Issues Arising in Divorce Proceedings, Arizona Association of Certified Public Accountants, 2003 • Uniform Laws (UCCJEA, UIFSA, FFCSOA), Arizona Bar Convention, June 2003 • Some Ethical and Professionalism Issues in Family Law and in General, Arizona Bar Association, May 2005 • Premarital Agreements, Arizona Bar Convention, June 2005 • Preparing Settlement Documents, Arizona Bar Association, September 2005 • Interviewing Children in Custody Disputes, State of Arizona Judicial Conference (family law bench), October 2006 • Triage of a Sexual Abuse Case, Arizona Bar Convention, June 2007 • Sole vs. Joint Custody, State of Arizona Judicial Conference (family law bench), October 2007 • Introduction to Business and Real Estate Valuations, American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers/Arizona Bar, For Better or For Worse, January 2008 • Challenges for Lawyers re: Estrangement Cases, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Symposium, February 2008 • Business and Real Estate Valuations Part II, American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers/Arizona Bar, For Better or For Worse, January 2009 • Reassessing Attorney/Client Communication, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, January 2009 • Cases That Have Changed Family Law in Arizona: The Rule of Effective Advocacy in Creating New Law, Arizona Bar Association, CLE By the Sea, July 2009 • Special Actions in Family Law, Arizona Bar Association, CLE By the Sea, July 2009 • Enforcing Settlements: Rule 69 and Sharp, Arizona Bar Association, CLE By the Sea, July 2009 • Changes to the Arizona Child Support Guidelines Resulting from the Current Quadrennial Review, Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators, September 2009 • Deposing Experts, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Symposium, February 2010 • Hot Tips Panel: Spousal Maintenance Jurisdiction, Arizona Bar Convention, June 2011 • Panel Moderator, Evolving Family Configurations Panel, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Symposium, February 2012 • Depositions for Experienced Family Law Lawyers, Arizona Bar Convention, June 2012 • Daubert: Is the Sky Falling?, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Mid-Year Training, September 7, 2012 • Personal Experiences Influencing Professional Practice, Opening Plenary Panel Member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Symposium, February 2013 • Involvement of Children in the Courtroom, Saturday Plenary Panel Member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Symposium, February 2013 • Coercive Control, Panel Member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Symposium, February 2013 • Bankruptcy and Divorce, Panel Member, State Bar of Arizona, April 2013 • The Pros and Cons of Children Testifying in Family Court, Panel member, Bar Convention, State Bar of Arizona, June 2013 • Special Needs Children, co-presenter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Arizona Chapter, For Better or For Worse, January 2015 • Safe Harbor/Haven Therapy, co-presenter, Bar Convention, State Bar of Arizona, June 2015 • Discovery and Disclosure, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Pilot) Mentorship Program, Tucson, Arizona, September 2015 • Creative Methods to Analyze and Structure Settlements, co-presenter Arizona Divorce Conference, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, October 2015 • Hot Tips Panel, For Better or For Worse, Arizona Chapter American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and State Bar of Arizona, January 2017 – Can You Use I.R.C. § 1041 to Structure Settlements Post-Divorce? • Bankruptcy and Divorce: A Marriage not Made in Heaven, co-presenter, Arizona State Bar, April 2017 • Unusual Valuations, co-presenter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 2017 • Closing Letters and Ownership of Assets Terminated by a Decree (Revocation on Divorce statutes), American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Arizona Chapter, For Better or For Worse, January 2018 • Step-Up Parenting Plans: Are they Legal?, Judicial Spring Refresher Training, February 22, 2018 • Essentials of a Family Law Practice: Child Support, State Bar of Arizona, May 11, 2018, seminar Co-Chair; presented on Operation of Uniform Interstate Family Support Action/Jurisdiction