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Barry Brody is a  Certified Family Law Specialist.    He  has practiced family law for over 30 years. Mr. Brody specializes in complex family law cases, including divorce, legal separation and annulment. Mr. Brody also has extensive experience in mediation and arbitration, and has acted as a mediator, arbiter, and family law master in hundreds of cases. 


Mr. Brody's primary areas of expertise are business valuations and goodwill calculations, real estate appraisals, stock options, retirement plans, employee benefits, and forensic searches. He has a comprehensive business background and accounting training that lends particular knowledge to large and complicated cases.  Mr. Brody also drafts legal docments such as prenuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements and property settlement agreements.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 40%
  2. Mediation: 30%
  3. Alimony: 10%
  4. Child Support: 10%
  5. Arbitration: 10%



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Lisa J Stone

    I have known Barry for many years. Whether working as a lawyer, mediator or special master, Barry brings years of experience and top notch skills to each family law matter. Barry is one of a handful of Arizona's finest family law attorneys. Barry's legal knowledge and professionalism are unrivaled. I endorse this lawyer without reservation.


    Lisa Stone Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Giancarlo Arturo Sapelli

    I worked with Barry Brody on a mediation case with one of my client. He was very professional, and he helped get the mediation done and settled with both parties walking out actually feeling as if they had gotten a fair deal.


    Giancarlo Sapelli Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Barry L. Brody, P.C.

5050 East Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ, 85018


AZActive 197807/01/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
RecipientTen Leaders2008
Super Lawyers of the SouthwestSuper Lawyers2005
Best Lawyers of AmericaBest Lawyers of America2000
Preeminent LawyerBar Registry1995
A-V RatedMartindale-Hubbell1995
Judge Pro TemporeMaricopa County Superior Court1995
FellowAmerican Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/ABarry L. Brody, PC1978 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Arizona, Family Law SectionChair and Member1991 - Present
State Bar of Arizona Avisory CommissionMember1991 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Arizona chapter)President1988 - Present
Maricopa County Bar AssociationPast President and Member1980 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember1977 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, Family Law SectionExecutive CouncilN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Rueschenberg v. RueschenbergActing as Special Master, Report was affirmed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
State Bar of ArizonaDivorce and Children's Handbook1998
West LegalworksArizona Guide For Family Practice1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Arizona State UniversityAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
For Better of For WorseMediation and Arbitration2013
Family Law Institute of ArizonaSpousal Maintenance Guidelines2013
University of Phoenix School of LawFamily Law Practice2012
Family Law InstituteStock Options2012
CLE by the SeaFamily Law2009