Total Credits: 1 CLE, 1 Family Law Specialization
In this presentation, participants will gain a heightened awareness of family law situations that are prone to generating waste claims, an understanding of actions which the courts have recognized as constituting waste, and insights into the strategies for effectively litigating such claims.
Mitch Reichman, Jaburg & Wilk PC
Nicole Siqueiros-Stoutner, Sheldon Siqueiros-Stoutner
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Since graduating from law school, Ms. Siqueiros-Stoutner focused solely on family law including litigation, mediation, and parenting coordination work. She began her career as a legal advocate for domestic violence victims and a case specialist for CPS (now DCS) assisting children and families in need. She later worked at the Maricopa County Superior Court: first as a law clerk for a former family court presiding judge, and then performing mediations in divorce and paternity cases. Ms. Siqueiros-Stoutner went on to manage the legal department of a local non-profit organization, and practice at three boutique Phoenix family law firms as an associate and later a partner. After working with Launi Sheldon for six years and partnering with her, Ms. Siqueiros-Stoutner and Ms. Sheldon continued their partnership and opened the law firm of Sheldon & Stoutner in 2019. Ms. Siqueiros-Stoutner served as a Commissioner in the Maricopa County Court Juvenile Court for one year and then resumed her law practice with Ms. Sheldon in 2021
Over the years, Ms. Siqueiros-Stoutner received numerous awards and recognitions related to her work as a family law attorney. Ms. Siqueiros-Stoutner was selected to participate in the 2009 – 2010 State Bar of Arizona's Leadership Institute and was appointed to serve on the State Bar of Arizona's Committee on Minorities and Women in the Law. In April 2011, she was honored as one of Arizona’s “Forty under 40” community leaders by the Phoenix Business Journal. She was also voted a “Top Attorney” by North Valley Magazine from 2012 to 2020, and in 2018, 2019 and 2020 she was named a Family Law “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers. On a regular basis, Ms. Siqueiros-Stoutner authors articles and presents Continuing Legal Education seminars through and for the Arizona State Bar, the Maricopa County Bar, the Arizona Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Arizona Supreme Court Committee on the Impact of Domestic Violence. Topics include family law trial techniques and advocacy, current case law, mental health issues in the family court, autism and the family court, serving minority clients, orders of protection, multi-jurisdictional custody and support issues, and cultural competency.
Ms. Siqueiros-Stoutner was appointed to serve as a judge pro tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court and conducts Alternative Dispute Resolution Conferences, as well as in private mediations. She is also a trained Parenting Coordinator and appeared on the Maricopa County Superior Court Mental Health Roster. In 2016, Ms. Siqueiros-Stoutner was elected to serve on the Arizona State Bar Family Law Executive Council, and became chair in July 2023. She chaired the Board of Directors of the Maricopa County Bar Association's Family Law Section and served as Ex-Officio Board Member in 2018 and 2019. She is a former director on the Board of Directors of the Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association and is a member of the Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association. Ms. Siqueiros-Stoutner is also a member of the Arizona Women Lawyer's Association.
In her spare time, Ms. Siqueiros-Stoutner enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, reading, skiing, crafting, and traveling. Sheldon & Stoutner | firstname.lastname@example.org | (480) 531-1740
MITCHELL REICHMAN is a shareholder at Jaburg Wilk where he chairs the Family Law Department. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist. Now in his forty-first year of practice, most of his work is in high conflict, complex domestic relations cases involving substantial assets. Admitted to practice in both Arizona and California, Mr. Reichman has been a frequent presenter to lawyers, judges, mental health professionals and accountants in programs sponsored by the State Bar of Arizona, the Maricopa County Bar Association, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Arizona Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has been Chair of the Executive Council of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona and Co-Chaired the Family Law Section presentation at the State Bar Convention for the past eight years. Mr. Reichman is listed in Best Lawyers in America 2013 through 2023; Martindale Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and has been recognized as a Southwest Super Lawyer every year since 2009. For a more complete biography, visit https://www.jaburgwilk.com/our-people/mitchell-reichman