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Sailor, writer, Judge Pro Tem, traveler, golfer, gin playing, dog loving Law and Order fan.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
    43 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Child Custody: 40%
    43 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    43 years, 300 cases



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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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  • Patrick S Sampair

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Mark Cord is one of the best Family Law attorneys in AZ. He is a strong and zealous advocate for his clients and a credit to the legal profession. I highly recommend his legal services.


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Contact info

Cord G Mark

8121 East Indian Bend Road
Suite 128
Scottsdale, AZ, 85250


AZActive 197207/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Rated AV Preeminent for Ten YearsMartindale-Hubbell2012
Judge Pro TemporeState Bar of Arizona2010
Board Certified Family Law SpecialistState Bar of Arizona2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Board Certified Family Law SpecialistState Bar of Arizona2005
Board Certified Family Law SpecialistState Bar of Arizona2000
Board Certified Family Law SpecialistState Bar of Arizona1995
Community Service Award of AppreciationScottsdale City CouncilN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMark Cord, Attorney at Law2003 - Present
PartnerMorgan, Cord & Shoush1979 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present
Scottsdale Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember1972 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
North Valley MagazineTop Lawyers2012
North Valley MagazineTop Lawyers2011
Divorce With (Out) Dignity, A Divorce Lawyer's ViewDivorce With (Out) Dignity, A Divorce Lawyer's View2010
So Scottsdale MagazineTop Lawyers2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1969