Jessica M. Cotter Esq.

Jessica M. Cotter Esq.

Attorney
Location:
Peoria, Arizona
Phone:
602-842-0450
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Adoptions
  • Conservatorship
  • Legal Decision-Making (Custody)
  • Divorce
  • Family Law Matters
  • Guardianship
  • Spousal Maintenance Modification
  • Parenting Time (Visitation)
  • Child Support
  • Child Support Modification
  • Power of Attorney
  • Trusts and Wills
  • Grandparent or 3rd Party Visitation
  • Paternity
  • Parenting Coordinator

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 2003

Education

  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Honors for Pro Bono work
  • Arizona State University Tempe, AZ
    • B.A.

Honors and Awards

  • Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys of the Year form Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education, 2007
  • Volunteer Attorney of the Month from Volunteer Lawyers Program of Arizona, 2006
  • Children’s Law Center Awards C.L.C. Medical-Clinic Community Partnership, 2016
  • Big Thanks Award from Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Central Arizona , 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • West Maricopa County Bar Association, Member, 2003 - Present
  • West Maricopa County Bar Association , Board Member, 2004 - 2012
  • West Maricopa County Bar Association, President, 2006 - 2007
  • West Maricopa County Bar Association , Vice President, 2005 - 2006
  • West Maricopa County Bar Association, Secretary, 2004 - 2005
  • West Maricopa County Bar Association , Treasurer, 2004
  • Arizona Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, 2012 - Present
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association, 2012 - Present
  • Maricopa County Family Law Mediation Association, Vice President, 2017 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Family Law Facilitators Office, Intern
  • Law Offices of Joseph Charles, Associate, February 1, 2003 - May 1, 2004
  • Brown Family Law Group, Associate, May 1, 2004 - June 1, 2007