Fred Ruotolo has been practicing family law in Arizona since 1992. He practices exclusively in family law matters including: litigated and settle divorces (dissolutions), legal separations, annulments, division of businesses, real estate and other property, division of debts, spousal maintenance (alimony), legal decision-making (custody), parenting time, grandparents’ rights, paternity matters, child support and relocation of children. Mr. Ruotolo also represents clients in their family law matters after their original orders have been entered. Mr. Ruotolo has represented clients in all degrees of complexity of family law cases, including complex and highly contested and litigated cases to less contested cases that are resolved through amicable settlement and mediation.
Fred Ruotolo is respected in the community and recognized by The Business Journal as “Who’s Who in Law” and is listed as a Preeminent Lawyer in Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register. He has appeared on numerous television and radio stations for his opinions including, Phoenix’s KPNX-NBC Channel 12, KTVK, Channel 3, KNXV-ABC Channel 15, KTAT News Radio, The Peak 98.7 FM Radio, and others.
Mr. Ruotolo is a respected Mentor for the Phoenix School of Law’s Family Law Student Association Mentor Program. He has provided lectures for the public including the Women’s Expo and conducted legal seminars.
Reviews for Mr. Ruotolo consistently reference his deep compassion for his clients, his understanding of their personal and emotional needs and his willingness to “go the extra distance”. This is attested to by the fact that many of his clients remain in touch with Mr. Ruotolo many years after their case and refer their friends and family to him for.
Mr. Ruotolo received his law degree (J.D.) from The University of Tulsa in 1992, and his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University in 1988. Mr. Ruotolo was commissioned in the U.S. Army in 1992 and served in the Arizona Army National Guard.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Arizona Certified Family Law Specialist||Arizona Board of Legal Specialization, Arizona State Bar||2015|
|Clients' Choice Award||AVVO||2013|
|Leading Lawyers, Who's Who in Law||The Business Journal||2006|
|Partner||Bishop Law Office, PC||2009 - Present|
|Founding Partner||NRG||2003 - 2009|
|Attorney||Goldberg & Jones, PLLC Attorneys At Law||1997 - 2003|
|Owner||Fred Ruotolo, Law Office||1992 - 1997|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Superior Court of Arizona||Judge Pro Tem||2014 - Present|
|Maricopa County Bar Association, Family Law Section||N/A||1995 - Present|
|Scottsdale Bar Association||N/A||1993 - Present|
|State Bar of Arizona||N/A||1992 - Present|
|Reserver Officer's Association||Past President||1992 - Present|
|University of Tulsa College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law||Business Administration||BS - Bachelor of Science||1988|
|Advanced Family Law||Violence in the Home||2015|
|Phoenix College of Law||Famil Law||2013|
|Negotiating the Best Possible Settlement for Divorce Clients||Divorce||2005|
|Women's Expo||Divorce and Family Law||2004|