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Gregg is a graduate of the University of Arizona and earned his Juris Doctorate from Arizona State University (Sandra Day O’Connor) College of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona with special permission to practice criminal law on the Fort McDowell/Pima Tribal Court.


Gregg represents clients in matters pending in courts throughout Arizona and serves as a Court Appointed Advisor to the Maricopa County Superior Court. In addition to representing parties in Criminal, Divorce and Custody matters, Gregg represents parents accused of neglect and child abuse in both Juvenile and Family courts. Gregg is frequently called upon by other attorneys as a consultant in cases involving abuse and maltreatment of children.

In his limited spare time Gregg enjoys spending time with his two boys.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
  2. Child Abuse: 30%
  3. Family: 30%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

28 total 

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  • Michael Paul Clancy Jr

    I endorse Gregg Woodnick. I have known Gregg for a number of years and have found him to be extremely smart and resolution-driven. His competence in family law matters often allow cases to run more smoothly and reach resolution more quickly.


    Michael Clancy Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Alexander Seth Benezra

    I have worked with Gregg on cases and have no hesitation when referring friends and clients to Gregg. He is a smart, quick-thinking, and creative attorney who I highly recommend.


    Alexander Benezra DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC

1747 E. Morten Avenue, Suite 205
Phoenix, AZ, 85020


AZActive 200005/23/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2012 Mentor of the YearChildren's Law Center2012
Top Pro Bono AttorneyIn Arizona Attorney Magazine by The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyGregg R. Woodnick, PLLC2010 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorArizona Summit School of Law2012 - 2015
AttorneyLon Taubman2000 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Child Abuse Defense & Resource CentersN/A2013 - Present
American Civil Liberties Union (Arizona)Cooperating Counsel2011 - Present
American Civil Liberties Union of ArizonaCooperating Counsel2011 - Present
Anti-Defamation LeagueGlass Leadership Institute (graduate)2010 - 2011
Court Appointed Advisor Training, V.L.P.N/A2009 - 2012
Maricopa County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Arson and an Online ConfessionA GREAT result in the trial court...unfortunately I was disappointed to learn that he has since been arrested twice since we successfully defended the case.
Child Left in Car--Parent ProsecutedCharges Dismissed
2 Brothers, 2 Cars, 2 DUIsBoth DUIs dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
WordpressMunchausen by Proxy Allegations in Arizona2013
Inscriptions MagazineSpecial Divorce Considerations for Dentists2013
WordPressThe Importance of Expert Witnesses2013
wordpress.comSpecial Divorce Considerations for Physicians2012
Wordpress.comThe Secondary Trauma of Divorce: Attorney’s Fees2012
Family Law News (Arizona State Bar Association)When CPS calls… in the Middle of a Divorce/Custody Case2012
woodnicklaw.wordpress.comDefending A Parent Accused of Muchausen By Proxy2012
woodnicklaw.wordpress.comDUIs and the Chaos to Custody and Parenting Time2012
Family Law BlogMy Arizona Divorce Attorney2011
Child Abuse BlogMy Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse & Neglect Attorney2011
Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLCFirm's Main Website2011
Attorney at Law MagazineShould My Divorce Lawyer and CPA Meet for Lunch?2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State UniversityLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of ArizonaPhilosophy and CommunicationBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AJLADissolution of Marriage, Economic Issues, and Issues Relating to Children2014
Sex Abuse, Drugs, and In Loco Parentis: A Day of Hot Topics in Family LawSexual and Physical Abuse Allegations2013
Diane Halle Center for Family JusticeCPS in Family Court2013
The Arizona State Association of Physician Assistants ConferenceMandatory Reporting Seminar2012
Midwestern College of Osteopahic MedicineMandatory Reporting for Medical Professionals2012
Mandatory ReportingUnderstanding Mandatory Reporting & Child Protective Services2012
In-Service Training- Bl.Pope John XXIIIMandatory Reporting: What Every Educator Needs to Know2012
GPS: Phoenix School of LawGeneral Practice Skills2012