Brian Petersen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Mesa, AZ

Edwards & Petersen, PLC
2345 S Alma School Rd, Suite 204
Mesa, AZ 85210
Phone: 480-637-0657
Fax: 480-302-8431
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Brian Petersen is a partner with Edwards & Petersen, PLC, law firm in Mesa, Arizona. Serving clients throughout the East Valley and the Tempe, Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler and San Tan Metros, Mr. Petersen has more than nine years of total legal experience, and he provides unmatched counsel and support to those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Family law and divorce

·       Juvenile law

·       General civil litigation

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Petersen has achieved remarkable success helping his clients through the complex and emotional issues and providing them with the information they need to make the best-informed decisions on the matters that will affect their families for years to come. He has gained a reputation for his compassion and integrity when dealing with his clients as well as his aggressive approach to help them achieve their goals and obtain the favorable results they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Petersen has earned a Top 40 Under 40 ranking in Family Law from the American Society of Legal Advocates and has been listed among Arizona's Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He has also received Superb, 10 out of 10, client ratings on Avvo as well as numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A man of strong faith, Mr. Petersen routinely volunteers his time and services to those less fortunate in his community, and he received the Volunteer Lawyers Program Pro Bono Service award from the Maricopa County Bar Association in 2014.

A 2009 magna cum laude graduate of Arizona State University, Mr. Petersen obtained his Juris Doctor from Phoenix School of Law in 2011, where he was a member of the Student Bar Association.

Since entering private practice, he has maintained active involvement in his legal community, and he is a member of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, the American Society of Legal Advocates, the Family Law Section of the Maricopa County Bar Association and the State Bar of Arizona Family Law Section. He has served on the board of the Maricopa County Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

About Brian Petersen

Admitted: 2012, Arizona

Professional Webpage: https://www.edwardspetersen.com/staff-profiles/brian-peterse...

Honors/Awards

  • American Society of Legal Advocates Top 40 under 40, 2015
  • 10 Best Attorney's for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
  • 10 Best Attorney's for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Top 40 Family Lawyer Under 40 in the State of Arizona, Top 40 Family Lawyer Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • 2018 Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2018
  • Top One Percent - Arizona, by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Top One Percent - Arizona, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40 Family Law, State of Arizona, Top 40 Under 40-Family Law, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • Client's Choice Award - Family Law by Avvo.com, Client Choice Award, Avvo.com, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity

  • ARAG Attorney Network
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Member of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, 2012
  • Maricopa County Bar Association Young Lawyer's Division Board of Directors, 2017

Educational Background

  • Arizona State University, B.A. Sociology 2009, Magna Cum Laude

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Phoenix School of Law, Certificate of Mediation Training, 2010

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Boy Scouts of America- Cub Master from 2014-2017, Unit Leader 2017-2019, 2014
  • Volunteer Lawyers Program, State of Arizona, For the Love of Justice Pro Bono Award, 2014
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Office Location for Brian Petersen

2345 S Alma School Rd
Suite 204
Mesa, AZ 85210

Phone: 480-637-0657

Fax: 480-302-8431

Last Updated: 5/21/2021

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