David N. Horowitz

David  N. Horowitz

David N. Horowitz



Email: dhorowitz@maypotenza.com
Phone: 602-774-3574
Fax: 602-252-1114

Mr. Horowitz is a shareholder of the Firm. He is the head of the Family Law/Domestic Relations Practice Group. David’s practice focuses on family law and domestic relations matters, including collaborative divorce, mediation, custody and child support. He is a past President of Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Arizona, and serves on the Arizona Supreme Court’s Child Support Guidelines Review Committee and the State Senate’s Domestic Relations Committee. David also serves as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Maricopa County Superior Court.

David is a certified family law specialist and is appointed to the Family Law Advisory Commission of the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization. David teaches family law at Phoenix College and The Phoenix School of Law.

University of Arizona, B.S & B.A., with Honors and Highest Distinction, 1987
University of Arizona, J.D., summa cum laude, 1990; Order of the Coif
Trained in Collaborative Divorce and mediation

Bar Admissions
Arizona (1990)

Court Admissions
U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Family Law Certification, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization (Since 2011)

Practice Areas

  • Family Law & Domestic Relations
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration

Featured on Phoenix Fox 10 News
International Association of Certified Divorce Financial Analysts
Arizona Press Club: Award Winner, Small Publication, 2000
Committee on Superior Courts
Arizona Judicial Conference
Arizona Judicial Council
Quarles Brady Streich Lang Employment Law Symposium
Arizona Family Law Institute
American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs
Commercial Law League of America
Office of the Attorney General
National Business Institute/Institute of Paralegal Education
City of Phoenix “Faces of Diversity” Lecture Series
Arizona Woman Lawyers Association
State Bar of Arizona: Court on Professionalism; annual convention; numerous Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars; CLE Award, 2006
Employee Assistance Professionals Association
City of Phoenix Attorney’s Office
NALS…the Association for Legal Professionals: national, local, state and regional conferences
Arizona Minority Bar Convention
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Collaborative Divorce Team Training
Instructor of legal writing, legal ethics, family law and economics, Phoenix College
Maricopa County Bar Association
Arizona State University Public Events

State Bar of Arizona Continuing Legal Education Award, 2006
NALS of Phoenix Boss of the Year Award, 2007
Representative Cases/Transactions

Professional & Community Groups
Judge Pro Tem, Maricopa County Superior Court
American Bar Association
State Bar of Arizona; Family Law Section; Director, Member Assistance Program, 1994-2000; Professionalism Task Force; Family Law Advisory Commission, 2007-present
Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Arizona, 2001-present; President 2008-2010
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2001-present
Maricopa County Bar Association: Family Law section
Arizona Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
Arizona Assistant Attorney General: Child Support Enforcement and Child Protective Services, 1991-1994
Arizona Supreme Court Child Support Guidelines Review Committee
State of Arizona Senate Domestic Relations Committee
ASU Gammage Public Events
The Courthouse Experience Program
Family Law Assistance Project
Human Rights Campaign
The Wellness Community

Legal Assistants
Kerie Trindle Byrne, PLS, CP
Legal Secretary

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