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James L. Cork II

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About Me

James L. Cork II

Born Lapeer, Michigan, September 30th, 1980.

Mr. Cork began working in family law during his third year of law school. His work now focuses solely on family law. Immediately following admission to the State Bar of Arizona, Mr. Cork began practicing family law at his own law practice in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mr. Cork’s work focused on family law and representing clients filing for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.

Memberships include: The State Bar of Arizona (Member, Family Law Section), the Maricopa County Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section).

Areas of Practice

Dissolution of Marriage, Legal Separation, Child Custody, Child Support, Spousal Maintenance, Paternity, Grandparent Rights, Relocation

Bar Admissions


U.S. District Court District of Arizona


U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan


Law School: Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California

J.D. (Cum Laude) 2007

Honors: National Dean's List

University:  Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

B.S. Justice Studies - 2003


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Family: 100%
    7 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse James. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Lindsay A M Olivarez

    I have worked with James on cases in the past and believe him to be an excellent trial attorney and a very reasonable attorney to work with.


    Lindsay Olivarez Uncontested Divorce Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Fromm Smith & Gadow PC

4722 N 24th St Ste 460
Phoenix, AZ, 85016



MIActive And In Good Standing201009/02/2015
AZActive 200806/01/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyFromm Smith & Gadow, PC2011 - Present
Associate AttorneyThe Baker Law Firm LLC2010 - 2011
Sole PracticionerLaw Office of James Cork PLLC2008 - 2010


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of MichiganN/A2010 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaN/A2008 - Present
Maricopa County Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, Family Law SectionN/A2008 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Arizona State UniversityJustice StudiesBS - Bachelor of Science2003