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KATHLEEN A. McCARTHY is the owner of The McCarthy Law Firm, a law firm that is devoted solely to the practice of family law.
Ms. McCarthy has been a lawyer for 37 years, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), is certified as a domestic relations specialist by the State Bar of Arizona, is listed in Best Lawyers in America, 1999-present (and earned the recognition as being named as the Best Lawyers’ 2010 Tucson Family Lawyer of the Year), Super Lawyers of the Southwest, 2007-pres., and in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
She is the recipient of the 2012 State Bar of Arizona Continuing Education Award for outstanding contributions to the State Bar’s Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Program. She is currently a member of the State Bar of Arizona Family Law Advisory Commission, which certifies family law specialists in Arizona. She served on the St. Bar CLE Committee (2009-2011).
Ms. McCarthy is the former Co-Chair of the Family Law Section of the Pima County Bar Association and former President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Arizona Chapter. She is a past Chair of the Family Law Council of the State Bar of Arizona and a past President of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC). She has been a guest lecturer at the Judicial College for family law judges, has written a handbook on spousal maintenance for judges and she frequently lectures and writes on family law related issues.