Jillian Hansen

Top rated Family Law attorney in Scottsdale, Arizona

State 48 Law
Jillian Hansen
State 48 Law

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Arizona since: 2018

Education: Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center

Selected to Rising Stars: 2023 - 2024
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State 48 Law

14500 N Northsight Blvd
Suite 313
Scottsdale, AZ 85260 Visit website


A fierce litigator and diligent lead attorney at State 48 Law Firm, Jillian Hansen is one of the founding members. Immersing herself in family law, she has been representing clients in both Arizona offices in Scottsdale and Chandler, Jillian serves clients all across the state. She gained her Arizona bar admission in 2018 and is also admitted in Louisiana. 

Studying for her bachelor’s degree in social work at Arizona State University, Ms. Hansen interned at the Arizona Department of Child Safety, after which she accepted a full-time position in the organization. In 2014, she enrolled at the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center for her doctorate in jurisprudence, which she completed in 2017. Soon after graduation, she got licensed to practice in Louisiana and soon after she sat for the Arizona bar.

As a law student, Ms. Hansen played an active role in the Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response nonprofit and the Juvenile Defense Clinic. During this tenure, she also served as a law clerk at the U.S. Department of Justice, the Southeast Louisiana Legal Services and the Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights.

Ms. Hansen uses her communication skills to reassure and empower her clients so that they can withstand the tough times they feel trapped in. She takes up complex cases to challenge while using her creative abilities to devise unique plans to prioritize the needs of her clients.

Rated “Good” on Avvo, Ms. Hansen is known among the legal community as a patient and honest lawyer who is professional in her interactions. Moreover, she has affiliations with various prestigious community-oriented groups including:

  • Foster Care Review Board – Member
  • Arizona’s Children Association – Board of Directors Member
  • Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Scottsdale Rising Young Professionals
  • Phoenix Business Journal's 40 Under 40 of 2023

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Father's Rights, Juvenile Law, Marital Property, Paternity

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2018, Arizona

Professional Webpage: https://state48law.com/jillian-hansen/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Member of the Foster Care Review Board (FCRB)
  • Board of Directors of Arizona’s Children Association
Educational Background:
  • Arizona State University, Bachelor of Social Work, 2013
  • Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center - J.D., D.C.L., 2017
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Foster Care Review Board, 2022
  • Arizona State Bar Admission, 2018
  • Louisiana State Bar Admission, 2017
  • Arizona's Children Association, Board of Directors, 2022
  • With nearly 400 applicants, Jillian was chosen by an esteemed panel of judges who have recognized her as one of the Valley’s best young leaders. She stood out because of her professional achievements, dynamic leadership, and for her community involvement.   To be recognized as one of the 40 under 40, an applicant must be nominated, live in the Phoenix metro area, and be under 40 years of age. The individual must also excel in business (financial results, career growth), community involvement (volunteer work, advocacy), leadership (public profile, reputation), and influence (positively impact the region on public policy or on quality of life). , 40 Under 40, Phoenix Business Journal Magazine, 2023

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Very sharp young attorney. Incredible future ahead of her.”

Office location for Jillian Hansen

14500 N Northsight Blvd
Suite 313
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Phone: 602-649-1325


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2023 - 2024

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