Gillespie, Shields, Durrant & Goldfarb

Firm Overview

Main Office
Phoenix Office
7319 N. 16th St.
Phoenix  AZ  85020
Phone
  • (602) 870-9700
Fax
  • (602) 870-9783
Websites
Family
Family disputes affect your personal life, your security and your loved ones, and can have a lasting impact on your rights and your children. When faced with a family dispute, it is important to consult with a legal team you can trust.
Our team of experienced Arizona Divorce attorneys at Gillespie, Shields, Durrant & Goldfarb offer aggressive representation in all aspects of family law, including divorce, child custody, child support, spousal maintenance, post-decree modifications, property division and settlements, mediation, domestic violence, prenuptial agreements, relocations, grandparents' rights, paternity, and juvenile law, including adoption, dependency, and severance.

***We do not take pro bono cases and we do not offer free legal assistance***

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Owner/Founder DeeAn Gillespie Strub is a Certified Family Law Specialist. Those who know DeeAn can describe her in three words: caring, courageous, and competent. Growing up as the oldest of nine children, DeeAn quickly learned leadership and resourcefulness. With both parents as educators, she also acquired a love of learning, and from her mathematician father learned to think analytically. Following in her parents' footsteps, her first career step was to become a teacher. It was not long before she determined she could use her teaching skills most effectively in a different arena: the law. She wanted to make a difference for people.

Graduating from Brigham Young University Law School in 1984, DeeAn set up shop in Arizona and founded the firm now known as Gillespie Shields & Durrant, which currently boasts nine top-flight attorneys. With characteristic determination, DeeAn has risen to the top of her profession by qualifying with the State Bar of Arizona as a certified specialist in Family Law. She has taught various Continuing Legal Education seminars to other lawyers on family law topics. Meanwhile this multi-talented attorney is also co-owner of the Marshall Gallery of Art in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Nothing excites DeeAn more than helping people and families, especially those who unfairly find themselves in a challenging legal situation. Known for her compassion and her dogged determination on behalf of her clients, DeeAn is that rare breed of attorney who cares deeply and has the courage and competence to do something about it.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

At Gillespie, Shields, Durrant & Goldfarb, our attorneys take the time to listen to your needs and formulate a strategy that works for your unique situation. We respect the complex lives of our clients and are earnest in the belief that every life is important. Our clients stay involved throughout the legal process, so you and our team of attorneys can work together for the best possible outcome.

Founder: DeeAn Gillespie Strub

Those who know DeeAn Gillespie Strub can describe her in three words: caring, courageous, and competent. Growing up as the oldest of nine children, DeeAn quickly learned leadership and resourcefulness. With both parents as educators, she also acquired a love of learning, and from her mathematician father learned to think analytically. Following in her parents' footsteps, her first career step was to become a teacher. It was not long before she determined she could use her teaching skills most effectively in a different arena: the law. She wanted to make a difference for people.

Graduating from Brigham Young University Law School in 1984, DeeAn set up shop in Arizona and founded the firm now known as Gillespie Shields & Durrant, which currently boasts nine top-flight attorneys. With characteristic determination, DeeAn has risen to the top of her profession by qualifying with the State Bar of Arizona as a certified specialist in Family Law. She has taught various Continuing Legal Education seminars to other lawyers on family law topics. Meanwhile this multi-talented attorney is also co-owner of the Marshall Gallery of Art in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Nothing excites DeeAn more than helping people and families, especially those who unfairly find themselves in a challenging legal situation. Known for her compassion and her dogged determination on behalf of her clients, DeeAn is that rare breed of attorney who cares deeply and has the courage and competence to do something about it.

Areas of Practice
Family Law
Grandparents Rights
Divorce/Dissolution of Marriage
In Loco Parentis
Paternity
Post Decree Enforcement
Child Support Modification
Dependency Actions
Severance and Termination of Parental Rights
CPS Investigations
Orders of Protection
Civil Rights Violations
Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolutions
License
  • Bar Number: 009987
    Arizona , 1985
Education
  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Provo, Utah
    Juris Doctor , 1984

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