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Cindy Best has 24 years of legal experience and a particular passion for family law. Ms. Best has conducted over 120 trials and handled over a thousand mediations and settlements. She is extremely sensitive to the emotional nature of this type of work and welcomes the opportunity to empower her clients as they experience family transitions. Ms. Best also has a varied legal background in business litigation, insurance defense, construction law and malpractice. Her experience includes ADR, mediations and trials. Ms. Best was also a Judge Pro Tem in Maricopa County in 2007-2008.
Admitted: 1993, Arizona; 1988, Missouri; 1989, Nebraska; 1999, Texas; U.S. District Ct. of Arizona
Law School: Creighton University Law School, J.D., 1988
Undergraduate: University of Tennessee, B.S., 1976; M.S., 1978
Since Mrs. Collins was admitted to practice law in Arizona she has participated in many trials, hearings, and mediations in family law. Prior to attending law school at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Mrs. Collins graduated from Loyola University-Chicago, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis on marketing.
After completing her undergraduate degree, Mrs. Collins worked with 9th grade at-risk students in Chandler, Arizona. This experience provided her with the opportunity to interact with parents, administrators, and teen-agers to resolve problems. Mrs. Collins then served as the assistant director of a charter school for two years in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she negotiated and interacted with parents, teachers, and students to resolve discipline and other conflict issues. Mrs. Collins appreciates the calm manner that mediation provides clients and their children.
She is also a member of the Arizona Women Lawyers Association and volunteers for Arizona's Family Law Assistance Program. FLAP provides legal consultations to individuals representing themselves in family law matters.
Admitted: 2008, Arizona
Law School: University of North Dakota, J.D., 2008
Undergraduate: Loyola University, Chicago, B.A. Business Administration, 2003
Ms. Kaffer is a recent graduate of Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Kaffer studied music performance at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina at the undergraduate level and the University of Georgia at the graduate level.
Ms. Kaffer moved to Arizona to teach music in 2004, but decided to pursue a law degree in 2008. During law school, Ms. Kaffer developed a passion for family law on a professional and personal level. She participated in a judicial family law
externship with the Honorable Bruce R. Cohen in 2009 and clerked for family law attorney Christy C. Brown from January, 2010 until April of 2012. After law school, Ms. Kaffer worked as a family law bailiff for the Honorable Daniel Kiley during the summer of 2012. Also during 2012, Ms. Kaffer was awarded a post-graduate fellowship with the Diane Halle Center for family Justice where she researched and wrote articles about the prevention of domestic violence.
Admitted: 2012, Arizona
Law School: Arizona State University, J.D., 2011
Undergraduate: Furman University, B.A. in Music, 1999
Graduate: The University of Georgia, M.M. and D.M.A. in Music, 2001 and 2004
Ms. Biencourt moved from Portland, Oregon to attend ASU Law School. While at ASU, Erin was an active participant in a number of associations and programs. She was an ASU Faculty Women's Association Distinguished Graduate Student Award Nominee, she was the President of the American Bar Association Law Student Division, she was a Student Liaison for Wills For Heroes, and she was President of the Juvenile Legal Assistance Program. She currently does pro bono work for Wills for Heroes and the Juvenile Legal Assistance Program. She also volunteers with her rescue greyhound Dixie for Greyhound Pets of Arizona.
Admitted: 2013, Arizona; 2013, Oregon
Law School: Arizona State University, J.D., 2012
Undergraduate: Portland State University, B.A. in Criminology & Criminal Justice, 2008
Robbie Hendricks is originally from Utah. He attended Southern Utah University in Cedar City, UT where he studied Political Science. He graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2010. Robbie moved to Arizona in 2010 to attend ASU Law School.
While at ASU, Robbie was an active participant in a number of associations and programs. He was the President of the ASU Family Law Association. He was Vice President of the Sports & Entertainment Law Students Association from 2012-2013.
He was also the Article and Technology Editor of the Sports and Entertainment Law Journal. In his third year of law school Robbie worked as a mediator in the ASU Mediation Clinic. Robbie was a law clerk for the golf company PING, Inc. from 2012 to 2013. While studying at ASU he also had externships at the Attorney General's Office, the Maricopa County Public Defender's Office, and at Best Law Firm. Robbie was awarded the CALI Award Spring 2013 in Trademarks and Unfair Competition. He graduated from ASU law school in May 2013. Robbie is a Green Bay Packers fan and in his free time he plays golf and basketball.
Admitted: 2013, Arizona
Law School: Arizona State University, J.D., 2013
Undergraduate: Southern Utah University, B.S. in Political Science, 2010
Casey Johnson is a native Arizonian. He attended Gateway Community College in Phoenix, AZ playing collegiate baseball (2005-2006) before transferring to Arizona State University to complete his bachelor's degree in Secondary English Education.
Casey attended Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, graduating in May 2013. During law school, Casey assumed leadership positions in various student organizations. He was the President of the Sports & Entertainment Students Association, the Street Law President, and a member of the executive board for the Sports & Entertainment Law Journal. Casey's law school internships were highlighted by his time with the Arizona Diamondbacks legal department, the Attorney General's office, and Community Legal Services.
Admitted: 2013, Arizona
Law School: Arizona State University, J.D., 2013
Undergraduate: Arizona State University, B.A. in Secondary English Education, 2009
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Dear Tali and Cindy: I am not sure what I would have done without your help during these difficult months. I am pleased that we were able to settle and I think we all did what was best for my baby son. Thanks to you and your firm for all your support. -L.M. from Phoenix, Arizona
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