Stephen R. Smith

Top rated Family Law attorney in Phoenix, Arizona

Fromm Smith & Gadow, PC
Stephen R. Smith
Fromm Smith & Gadow, PC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Arizona since: 1994

Education: Whittier Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2024
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Fromm Smith & Gadow, PC

2201 E Camelback Rd
Suite 650
Phoenix, AZ 85016 Visit website


A partner with Phoenix, Arizona, law firm Fromm Smith & Gadow, P.C., Stephen R. Smith practices family law. He is experienced in a wide range of issues, from divorce, legal separation and annulment to child custody, child and spousal support, paternity, grandparents’ rights, relocation, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and family law appeals. Mr. Smith is a certified specialist in family law. He accepts clients in Phoenix, as well as throughout Arizona.

After receiving a Bachelor of Science in finance from Arizona State University in 1991, Mr. Smith went on to earn his Juris Doctor in 1994 from Whittier College. While in law school, he served as a member of the Whittier Law Review. Today, he is licensed to practice law in Arizona.

Mr. Smith is known for his compassion, dedication and commitment to preserving family harmony even during difficult emotional times. As such, he is experienced in mediation and other forms of uncontested dispute resolution. However, when necessary, he is more than capable of representing his clients’ rights in court.

Remaining active in the legal community is important to Mr. Smith. He regularly presents on family law issues at continuing legal education seminars and is a member of numerous bars and associations, including the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Family Law Advisory Commission for the State Bar of Arizona's Board of Legal Specialization. 

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Prenuptial Agreements

First Admitted: 1994, Arizona

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of Arizona, 1994
  • Family Law Advisory Commission to the Arizona State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, Chairman of the Commission from 2012-2016
  • President, Arizona Chapter for 2016-17
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Since 2011
  • Member, Family Law Advisory Commission, Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of Arizona, 2009
  • Family Law “Lawyer of the Year”, 2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America© since 2016 (22nd Ed.) in the field of family law
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Specialist in Family Law
Educational Background:
  • Arizona State University Bachelor of Science - Finance, 1991

Office location for Stephen R. Smith

2201 E Camelback Rd
Suite 650
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Phone: 602-567-6763


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2024

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