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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


  1. Family: 100%
    8 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • Kenneth A Winsberg

    James is a terrific lawyer and has the highest ethical standards. If I needed a family lawyer, I would be happy to have him represent me.


    Kenneth Winsberg Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Michael Paul Clancy Jr

    I endorse Mr. Cork. He is a zealous advocate but he is also settlement-focused. He and his firm have an excellent reputation for being competent attorneys practicing family law.


    Michael Clancy Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Fromm Smith & Gadow PC

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


MIActive And In Good Standing201008/04/2016
AZActive 200807/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
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
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Milinovich v. Womack, 236 Ariz. 612, 343 P.3d 924 (Ct. App. 2015)N/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Arizona State UniversityJustice StudiesBS - Bachelor of Science2003