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Patrick Sampair

Patrick Sampair

The Sampair Group
  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence
  • Arizona, Minnesota
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Summary

Patrick Sampair has over 35 years of legal experience and has helped thousands of Arizonans with their family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, child relocation and alimony (or spousal maintenance) disputes. Mr. Sampair has expertise resolving complex financial matters that arise in a family law dispute, drawn in part from his experience litigating civil and criminal tax cases during his early years of law practice. Mr. Sampair is committed to providing his clients with effective and affordable legal representation; he is dedicated to minimizing the negative effects divorce proceedings and related disputes can have on children.

Mr. Sampair received his Juris Doctorate from Creighton University Law School in Nebraska in 1981, and a BA from Creighton University in 1976. He is admitted to practice law in Arizona and Minnesota, and is a member of the State Bar of Arizona. Mr. Sampair is also admitted to practice before Arizona state and federal courts, the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits and the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for Arizona. Mr. Sampair formerly served as a Judge Pro Tem in the Maricopa County Superior Courts. He is a former Adjunct Professor of Law at the William Mitchell School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. In 1992, he was appointed by the U.S. District Court of Arizona to represent indigent defendants pursuant to the federal Criminal Justice Act.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
Additional Practice Areas
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
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Minnesota
Minnesota Supreme Court
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1st Circuit
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2nd Circuit
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5th Circuit
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6th Circuit
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8th Circuit
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for Arizona
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
The Sampair Group
- Current
Judge- Pro Tem
Maricopa County Superior Court
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Attorney
MacPherson & McCarville
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Adjunct Professor
William Mitchell School of Law
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Attorney
Law Office of Sydney Brennen
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Education
Creighton University School of Law
J.D.
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Creighton University
B.A.
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Awards
10 Best Attorneys
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
2014, 2015, 2017, 2019
Professional Associations
State Bar of Arizona
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Can A Prenup Help You Avoid Divorce Court
Sampair Law Blog
Child Support in Arizona
Sampair Law Blog
Three Reasons Why Divorcing Young Might Be Right For You
Sampair Law Blog
Three Things To Know About Legal Separation v. Divorce
Sampair Law Blog
Speaking Engagements
Family Law Rules, Semi-Annual Roundtable CLE
2013
Update to Fee Agreements in Family Law, 15th Quasi-Annual Roundtable
2014
Update to Fee Agreements in Family Law, 15th Quasi-Annual Roundtable
2014
Family Law (Divorce, Child Support, and Paternity Issues), Lawyers on Call
2014
Fee Agreements, ETC Round Table
2016
Contact & Map
Glendale / Arrowhead Area
17235 N 75 Ave
Suite E-100
Glendale, AZ 85308
USA
Telephone: (623) 745-8990
Paradise Valley Area
3420 E Shea Blvd #200
(Located East of 32nd St & Shea Blvd)
Phoenix, AZ 85028
USA
Telephone: (623) 745-8990