Collaborative Law Attorneys are committed to the principles of Collaborative Law. They are specifically trained in the Collaborative Law process. The attorneys of the Collaborative Law Group of Southern Arizona are available to represent clients who wish to use collaborative law to resolve the legal issues of divorce.

Peter Axelrod

Peter Axelrod has specialized exclusively in family law since 1980. He has extensive experience in all facets of representing clients, including collaborative law, mediation and traditional representation. In order to better respond to his clients' needs, Peter has earned a Master's Degree in Counseling & Guidance. His counseling experience is used to help better understand client needs and to ensure skillful communications with opposing attorneys. Having taken hundreds of divorce cases to court over the years and seeing the undue burdens placed on clients by the adversary system, Peter helped lead the effort to organize and then became a founding member of the Collaborative Law Group of Southern Arizona.

177 N. Church Ave., Tucson, Arizona 85701
Telephone: (520) 622-6075 Fax: (520) 743-7387
Web site:

Lisa Schriner Lewis

Lisa Schriner Lewis was admitted to the Arizona State Bar in 2005. Upon her graduation, with honors, from the University Of Arizona James E. Rogers College Of Law, she began working at the Tucson law firm of DeConcini McDonald Yetwin and Lacy, PC.

Lisa recently moved to the prestigious law firm of Waterfall Economidis Caldwell Hanshaw Villamana, P.C. Lisa practices almost exclusively in the area of family law and she has been appointed to represent and advocate for children in difficult family law matters. Lisa is a frequent participant in the Divorce and Child Support Clinics through the Volunteer Lawyer’s Program where she provides pro bono counsel for pro per litigants in family law cases.

Lisa is committed to the principles of Collaborative Divorce, and believes that Collaborative Divorce will provide the necessary support and guidance to clients to assist them during one of the most difficult and stressful times of their lives. Lisa believes that the collaborative process will promote an outcome where clients are treated with respect, empathy and dignity that will lessen the enduring negative effects of a traditional divorce.

Waterfall Economidis Caldwell Hanshaw Villamana,
5210 East Williams Circle, 8th floor, Tucson, AZ 85711
Telephone: 520-745-7822

Edina Strum

Edina Strum graduated from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in 2002 and practices exclusively in the area of domestic relations at The McCarthy Law Firm. Edina is deeply committed to resolving cases through the Collaborative Divorce model or mediation as the intensely personal nature of a divorce demands the highest level of respect as each party works through these complex legal issues. In her off-hours, Edina is an avid yoga practitioner, hiker, bicyclist and photographer.

The McCarthy Law Firm
300 N. Main, Suite 203 Tucson, Arizona 85701
Telephone: (520) 623-0341 Fax: (520) 628-9495

Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright has practiced law in Tucson since 1999. Upon graduation from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, she practiced at two of Tucson's largest and most prestigious law firms, Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P. and DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. In August, 2006, Sarah founded a boutique law firm, which is now Wright & Wright PLLC, where she focuses her practice on domestic relations and mediation.

Sarah's philosophy in handling domestic relations cases is to resolve most cases short of litigation. In her experience, the emotional and financial toll a family endures in a fully litigated case is not productive. Further, they lose control over the outcome. The collaborative model fits well with Sarah’s approach to domestic relations cases, creating an environment where the possibilities for successful resolution are maximized and her clients are making informed decisions with the assistance of the collaborative team. Sarah is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and has mediated family law cases since 2007. Sarah also is appointed as a settlement judge pro tem at the Pima County Superior Court. In her free time, Sarah loves to spend time with her family, travel and hike. For more information regarding Sarah and her legal practice, please view

6700 North Oracle Road, Suite 240
Tucson, AZ 85719
Telephone: (520) 512-5444 Fax: (520) 844-8113
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Sandra Tedlock

SANDRA TEDLOCK, an attorney in private practice, has dedicated her career to serving her clients with their family law matters. She focuses her practice on Premarital Agreements, Dissolutions of Marriage, Child Support and Spousal Maintenance. A certified specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of Arizona, Ms. Tedlock received her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Boston University and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Boston College Law School. For years, she has been a speaker at Continuing Legal Education seminars on family law. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, past president of the Arizona Chapter and past Chair of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona. Ms. Tedlock is also a member of the Arizona Women Lawyers Association as well as the American, Arizona, and Pima County Bar Associations. She serves as a Judge Pro Tempore in the Pima County Superior Court. Ms. Tedlock is a member of the Collaborative Law Group of Southern Arizona and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She is the author of "Joint Custody in Iowa," published in the Drake University Law Review and "Premarital Agreements" published in Arizona Attorney.

Law Office of Sandra Tedlock
3138 N. Swan Road
Tucson, AZ 85712
Telephone: 520-885-9301
Fax: 520-296-0955

Grant L. Stratton

Grant L. Stratton is a patient and compassionate attorney specializing in families, and children.

Grant L. Stratton graduated from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in 2012 began practice that same year, While in Law school, he worked in the Court of Appeals, Division 2, with Judge Espinosa. After graduation, Grant was the invited by a Pima County Superior Court Judge John Assini to participate in a pilot by-invitation-only mentorship program with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the organization that trains and certifies specialists in family law nationwide. Grant opened his own practice in 2016, and practices exclusively family law, including serving as a mediator and collaborative attorney. Grant's professional philosophy is that open, honest and direct communication about the facts, and the needs of the children and the parties will in nearly all cases lead to better results than would be achieved at trial.

On a personal level, Grant is the natural father of 4 children, and is a foster parent. He is fluent in Spanish, having spent two years abroad in Nicaragua, and volunteers time each month teaching classes to Spanish speakers for the two legal aid services in Tucson.

Law Office of Grant L Stratton
800 N. Swan Road, #111
Tucson, AZ 85711
Telephone: 520-576-0676

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