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
Email: peter@peteraxelrodlaw.com
Web site: peteraxelrodlaw.com

Robert M. Hersch

Robert graduated from Seattle University Law School in 1977. He began his private law practice in 1988 after working for several years as an Assistant Tucson City Attorney and as corporate counsel for a real estate firm. Robert has extensive divorce mediation training and for the past 18 years has participated as a mediation trainer. Robert's law practice focuses on divorce and family law, real estate, business and estate planning, so he has expertise in the various areas of law that affect divorcing couples. Robert is one of the founding members of the Collaborative Law Group of Southern Arizona.

Robert Michael Hersch, Attorney at Law
333 N. Wilmot Road, Suite 340, Tucson, AZ 85749
Telephone: (520) 325-1515 Fax: (520) 618-5825
Email: rhersch@icloud.com
Web Site: www.RobertMHersch.com

Gail F. Jansen

I have worked as an attorney in Tucson, Arizona, for over 25 years, concentrating on the area of family law for 25 years. Collaborative Law is a good fit for my style as a family law attorney. I listen thoroughly to all the concerns of my client, and maintain open communication. I value integrity and honesty from all parties. My goal is to achieve a settlement of all issues that is comprehensive and fair. I advocate for my client an agreement that promotes healing, and sets a positive tone for the future. I am particularly concerned that the needs of children in domestic cases are given the highest priority, and that the best interest of the children is the foundation of the agreement reached regarding custody, visitation and child support.

2930 N. Swan Rd. Suite 210, Tucson, Arizona 85712
Telephone: (520) 886-7590
Email: gail@gailjansen.com
Web Site: www.gailjansen.com

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
Email: llewis@wechv.com
Website: www.wechv.com

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 www.wrightazlaw.com.

WRIGHT & WRIGHT PLLC
6700 North Oracle Road, Suite 240
Tucson, AZ 85719
Telephone: (520) 512-5444 Fax: (520) 844-8113
Email: swright@wrightazlaw.com
Web Site: www.wrightazlaw.com

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
Email: legal@tedlock.com
Website: www.tedlock.com


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