Welcome to the Best Law Firm! We are dedicated to helping your family by being resolution focused, not litigation minded. We provide family law services and solutions for your family. We are conveniently located in North Phoenix, the Desert Ridge area called High Street, just west of Scottsdale, Arizona, and we serve all of Maricopa County, Arizona. We are located just off the 101 and 56th Street. Our experienced attorneys can advise you of your legal rights so you can make the best decisions for yourself and your family during this stressful time. If you are not sure what to do next, just pick up the phone and give us a call at (480) 219-2433. We can talk with you and schedule a consultation in our office. Our web site is here to help you, so please feel free to look around. You will find valuable resources, including videos, legal definitions, and explanations; all here to help you. To obtain our book, The Divorce Coach, click the "Order Now" button on the right side of the page. Thank you and take care,
The Team at the Best Law Firm
Cynthia Best has lived and worked in Scottsdale, Arizona since 1991. Cindy Best has 27 years of legal experience and a particular passion for family law. Ms. Best has conducted over 150 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 litigation, construction law and medical malpractice defense. Cindy's varied legal experience includes ADR, mediations and trials. Ms. Best founded the Best Law Firm in 2007 and she was a Judge Pro Tem in Maricopa County in 2007-2008. During her tenure as a Judge Pro Tem, Cindy presided over trials, hearings, and mediations.
Cindy co-authored a book, The Divorce Coach, in 2009, and it was updated and republished in 2015.
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
Robbie Hendricks is a litigation attorney and has conducted over 50 trials, hearings, mediations and settlements. He has also prepared for and second chaired over 75 trials and hearings. Before joining Best Law Firm, Robbie gained experience in criminal law at the Maricopa County Public Defender's Office, in consumer protection at the Arizona Attorney General's Office and in contract, trademark and antitrust law at PING, Inc. He also successfully served as a mediator with the Justice Courts in Maricopa County.
Robbie's diverse legal experience allows him to successfully address the varied issues that occur in family law matters. He understands the emotional nature of this area of law and the important role he plays in helping families move forward. Robbie is especially focused on resolving issues in mediation and settlements.
Admitted: 2013, Arizona
Law School: Arizona State University, J.D., 2013, cum laude
Undergraduate: Southern Utah University, B.S. in Political Science, 2010, summa cum laude
Randi Burggraff conducts consultations, mediations, trial work and appears on behalf of clients at various court proceedings. Randi works efficiently with clients to ensure that they are receiving the best legal representation. Randi enjoys interacting with clients with their difficult family law needs. Randi understands the sensitive nature clients face with their family law issues and has great patience and experience to help them.
Randi is originally from Gillette, Wyoming. She graduated Arizona State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Minor in Family and Children Services. Randi attended law School at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. While studying at SIU, she had externships at the Jackson County Public Defender's Office, Williamson County State's Attorney's Office, served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate and worked in family law.
Admitted: 2014, Arizona
Law School: Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., 2013
Undergraduate: Arizona State University, B.A. in Psychology with a Minor in Family and Children Services, 2011
Ryan Claridge especially enjoys helping parties reach a positive settlement in their family matter, whether that be through mediation or settlement. At Best Law Firm Ryan has prepared for trials, depositions, mediations and settlement negotiations in all areas of family law.
Ryan Claridge was born and raised in Vancouver Canada. Ryan attended Arizona State University where he achieved a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy. After ASU, Ryan attended Chapman Law School in Orange County. While at Chapman, Ryan actively participated in the mediation clinic and the student bar association. Ryan is an avid Sun Devil Football fan and enjoys playing ice hockey.
Admitted: 2013, California: 2014 Arizona
Law School: Chapman School of Law, J.D., 2012
Undergraduate: Arizona State University, B.A. Philosophy, 2008
Allison McBride was born in Arizona. She began her work as a family law paralegal in Arizona since 2011. Allison understands the sensitive nature of working with clients that are facing divorce and family law issues. She enjoys interacting with clients and helping them with the preparation of their documents. Allison enjoys spending time with her family, kick boxing, and hanging out with her dachshund, Stewie.