PHOENIX, ARIZ. – Best Law Firm partner David P. Uffens was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers® in the 2020 edition of Super Lawyers® magazine.
A Rising Star designation is awarded to no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys. The award recognizes attorneys under the age of 40 who have earned the respect of their peers, including being nominated by a peer and having their credentials reviewed by a neutral panel.
Mr. Uffens joined Best Law Firm in 2016 and was named a partner in 2019. Mr. Uffens handles complex family law cases, helps supervise the firm’s attorneys, and mediates cases for parties going through difficult domestic relations matters.
For the last five years, Mr. Uffens has been a Faculty Associate at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Additionally, Mr. Uffens is pending selection to serve as a Judge Pro Tempore for Maricopa County Superior Court, commencing this summer. Mr. Uffens also is a continuing legal education presenter for the National Business Institute.
Mr. Uffens has conducted over fifty (50) trials and over one hundred (100) non-evidentiary hearings. He is known within the legal community as a thorough litigator and powerful advocate for his clients while maintaining a collegial and resolution-focused approach. His clients revere him for his clearly communicated game plans and polished courtroom style. As a result of these efforts, much of Mr. Uffens’ representation is referral-based.
While the vast majority of his practice is dedicated to family law, Mr. Uffens also handles civil cases, sports litigation, and entity formation. Prior to joining Best Law Firm, Mr. Uffens was heavily involved in representing student-athletes in a high-profile class action matter against the NCAA.
A native of Scottsdale, Arizona, Mr. Uffens graduated from Chaparral High School in Scottsdale. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Southern California, graduating magna cum laude and summa cum laude, respectively. Mr. Uffens attended law school at ASU and graduated in the top thirty percent of his class with High Distinction in Pro Bono Service while serving as an Articles Editor for the Jurimetrics Journal of Law, Science, and Technology.