David N. Horowitz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Warner Angle Hallam Jackson & Formanek PLC
2555 E. Camelback Road, Suite 800
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: 602-883-4366
Fax: 602-234-0419
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas: Family Law (70%), Alternative Dispute Resolution (30%)
Attorney Profile

David N. Horowitz is a family law mediator and attorney at Warner Angle Hallam Jackson & Formanek PLC in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Horowitz mediates complex family law cases in Phoenix and throughout Arizona.

Mr. Horowitz has over 30 years of experience with family law matters, including divorce, adoption, business valuation, child custody, child support, grandparents’ rights, guardianship, prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements. An accomplished litigator, he now prefers to concentrate his practice on alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and the less adversarial approach known as collaborative law.

Honored for his success and achievements, Mr. Horowitz holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He is a fellow and certified mediator through the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and serves on the organization’s board of governors.

Additionally, Mr. Horowitz is a certified family law specialist by the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization. He is active in the State Bar of Arizona, serving as an officer of the family law executive council and as chair of the Board of Legal Specialization’s Family Law Advisory Commission.

A member of several legal organizations, Mr. Horowitz belongs to the Maricopa County Bar Association, Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Phoenix, the Arizona Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the National LGBT Bar Association. He holds licenses to practice law before all Arizona state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Mr. Horowitz graduated with honors and the highest distinction from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree. He earned his law degree from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, graduating summa cum laude.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Family Law
  • 30%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

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

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021

About David N. Horowitz

Admitted: 1990, Arizona

Professional Webpage: https://www.warnerangle.com/attorneys/horowitz

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Arizona Family Support Council: Past President
  • Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure Rules Task Force
  • LGBT Bar Association
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Board of Governors
  • Collaborative Professionals of Phoenix Member, 2020
  • State Bar of Arizona Family Law Section Executive Council Chair Elect, 2020
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Mediation Committee, Chair, 2020
  • American Bar Association
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Arizona Assistant Attorney General: Child Support Enforcement and Child Protective Services, 1991-1994
  • State Bar of Arizona Family Law Executive Council
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1990
  • Committee Regarding Review and Clarification of Rule 74 of the Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure
  • Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Arizona, President 2008-2010
  • State Bar of Arizona, Family Law Section, Professionalism Task Force, Family Law Advisory Commission, 2007-Present
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2001-Present
  • State Bar of Arizona Family Law Advisory Commission, Current Chair
  • State of Arizona Senate Domestic Relations Committee
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Arizona, 1990
  • Maricopa County Superior Court, Judge Pro Tem, 2016 to present, IV-D Commissioner pro-tem 2020-2021, 2020
  • Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Arizona, 2001-Present
  • Maricopa County Superior Court, Judge Pro Tem, 2012-2015
  • State Bar of Arizona, Family Law Section, Director, Member Assistance Program, 1994-2000 
  • Arizona Supreme Court Child Support Guidelines Review Committee
  • Arizona Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, 1990

Honors/Awards

  • American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers - Fellow
  • Super Lawyers, 2018-present
  • AV-Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • NALS of Phoenix Boss of the Year Award, 2007
  • Volunteer of the Month - October, State Bar of Arizona’s CLE Department, 2017
  • State Bar of Arizona Continuing Legal Education Award, 2006

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Family Law Certification, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization (Since 2011)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Certified Mediator

Pro bono/Community Service

  • The Courthouse Experience Program
  • The Wellness Community
  • ASU Gammage Public Events
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • Gabriel's Angels Foundation, Board of Directors, 2015-2017
  • Family Law Assistance Project

Educational Background

  • University of Arizona, B.S & B.A., with Honors and Highest Distinction, 1987

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • State Bar of Arizona Course on Professionalism - Diversity, 2013
  • Arizona Woman Lawyers Association
  • City of Phoenix “Faces of Diversity” Lecture Series
  • State Bar of Arizona Course on Professionalism, Diversity Speaker, 2016
  • State Bar of Arizona Course on Professionalism - Diversity Speaker, 2015
  • Office of the Attorney General
  • State Bar of Arizona Course on Professionalism, Diversity Speaker, 2014
  • Commercial Law League of America
  • Family Law Professor, Phoenix College, 2017
  • American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs
  • Family Law Professor, Phoenix College, 2016
  • Arizona Family Law Institute
  • State Bar of Arizona - Practicing With Porcupines Speaker, 2016
  • Quarles Brady Streich Lang Employment Law Symposium
  • State Bar of Arizona - Practicing With Porcupines, 2014
  • Arizona Judicial Council
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Advanced Mediation Training, Co-Chair and Instructor, 2017
  • Arizona Judicial Conference
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Mediation Training, Instructor, 2016
  • Arizona Press Club: Award Winner, Small Publication, 2000
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Institute for New Fellows, Instructor and Mentor, 2017
  • International Association of Certified Divorce Financial Analysts
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Institute for New Fellows - Instructor and Mentor, 2016
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona, CLE By the Sea, Instructor and Co-Chair, 2017
  • State Bar of Arizona, CLE By the Sea, Instructor and Co-Chair, 2016
  • State Bar of Arizona, Family Law Institute - For Better, For Worse, Speaker, 2017
  • National Business Institute - Effectively Arguing Contempt Issues - Speaker, 2013
  • National Business Institute Webinar - Family Law Agreements from A - Z - Speaker, 2015
  • National Business Institute - Family Law Bootcamp Webinar, Speaker, 2016
  • State Bar of Arizona Professionalism Task Force, Diversity Presenter, 2013-2017
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Mediation Training
  • Family Law Professor, Phoenix College, 2015
  • Family Law Professor, Phoenix College, 2014
  • Family Law Professor, Phoenix College, 2013
  • Family Law Professor, Phoenix College, 2012
  • Instructor of legal writing, legal ethics, family law and economics, Phoenix College
  • Collaborative Divorce Team Training
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Arizona Minority Bar Convention
  • Center for International Legal Studies Mediation Symposium, Speaker, 2017
  • NALS…the Association for Legal Professionals: national, local, state and regional conferences
  • Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts National Conference, Speaker, 2017
  • City of Phoenix Attorney’s Office
  • Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts National Conference, Speaker, 2015
  • Employee Assistance Professionals Association
  • State Bar of Nevada, Nevada Family Law Conference, Presenter, 2017
  • State Bar of Arizona: Court on Professionalism; annual convention; numerous Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars; CLE Award, 2006

Videos

  • , Verify: Is 'deadbeat shaming working for Ducey, Arizona?, 2017

Industry Groups

  • Family Law
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Office Location for David N. Horowitz

2555 E. Camelback Road
Suite 800
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Phone: 602-883-4366

Fax: 602-234-0419

Last Updated: 12/29/2020

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