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Brian Petersen

Brian Petersen

Founding Partner: Edwards & Petersen, PLC
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence ...
  • Arizona
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As the middle child in a family of nine children, Brian learned the value of negotiation and compromise early in life. Today, he is a member of the State Bar of Arizona Sections on Litigation, Business Law, and Bankruptcy, as well as the Professional Chapter of the J. Reuben Law Clerk Society and the Arizona Consumer Bankruptcy Counsel. Brian attended Arizona State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2009. From there, he enrolled in the Phoenix School of Law, obtaining his J.D. in 2011. While in law school, Brian received certification in mediation training and became a flagship member of the American Indian Law Clinic. Brian embraced the many organizations and volunteer opportunities available to law students, including: • Serving on the Executive Board of the Phoenix School of Law Student Bar Association • Volunteering at the Phoenix School of Law High School Law Day • Volunteering for the Phoenix School of Law Day of Service • Wills for Heroes with the State Bar of Arizona • Volunteer Lawyers Program Friends of the Bankruptcy Court Brian's commitment to volunteering his legal expertise continues today at organizations such as the Volunteer Lawyers Program Debt Clinic. Between high school and college, Brian served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, completing his mission in Montreal, Quebec. He not only became fluent in French during his mission, he found greater strength and support in his faith and developed a love of volunteering that continues today with organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America. While pursuing his undergraduate degree, Brian married Bethany, a wonderful woman whose incredible strength supports him in all he does. Together, they have four beautiful children. The family enjoys spending time together camping, playing basketball and water sports, and watching movies. A particular favorite is game night with family and friends. When he has time, Brian also enjoys woodworking. Associations:

Arizona Summit Law School
J.D. (2011)
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Arizona State University
B.A. (2009) | Sociology
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Edwards & Petersen, PLC
- Current
Rafael Tirado & Associates, PLC
Law Clerk
Winsor & Tirado, PLC
Legal Intern
Invictus Law, P.C.
Legal Assistant
Winsor & Marco, PLC
Top 40 Family Lawyer Under 40 in Arizona
The American Society of Legal Advocates
Top 40 Under 40- Family Law
The American Society of Legal Advocates
Top One Percent - Arizona
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
Client's Choice Award - Family Law
Top Contributor - Family
Volunteer Lawyers Program Pro Bono Service
Maricopa County Bar Association
Professional Associations
State Bar of Arizona  # 029370
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MCBA Young Lawyers Division
Executive Board Member
- Current
Activities: Executive Board Member Co-chair Domestic Violence Committee
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The American Society of Legal Advocates
- Current
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J. Reuben Clark Law Society
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Contingent Fees
    Personal Injury Matters only.
Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    Juvenile Law
  • French: Spoken
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Main Office
2345 S. Alma School Road, Suite 204
Mesa, AZ 85210
Telephone: (480) 779-8377
Fax: (480) 302-8431