Helen R. Davis

Senior Member


hdavis@cavanaghlaw.com
Phone: 602-322-4008
Fax: 602-322-4104

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Family Law

Industries

Legal

Representative Experience

Ms. Davis has been practicing family law for over 20 years and focuses on complex divorce and custody litigation.  Ms. Davis is the President and Chair of the Firm and also is an Adjunct Professor at Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.  Ms. Davis is certified as a family law specialist by the Arizona state Bar; is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell; and is honored by Best Lawyer's in America, Super Lawyers, and more elite organizations. 

Publications & Presentations

News

Associations & Activities

  • State Bar of Arizona, Executive Council for Family Law Section, 2001-present; Past Chair, 2007-2008; Past Member CLE Committee
  • State Bar of Arizona, Certified Family Law Specialist
  • Maricopa County Bar, Family Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Fellow
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 2014-present
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), Board Member, 2008-present
  • Arizona Women Lawyer's Association, Past Chair, 2005; past member of Steering Committee
  • Marriage and Family Communications Committee, Arizona Legislature, appointed by Governor Napolitano
  • Quadrennial Child Support Guidelines Review Committee (appointed by the Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court), Member 2008-2009, Past Member of the Economic Workgroup Subcommittee of the Child Support Guidelines Review Committee, 2007-2008
  • Restyling of the Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure (appointed by the Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court), Member, 2017-present
  • Desert Cancer Foundation of Arizona, Board Member, 2010-2014; President Elect, 2011-2012; President, 2012
  • Daughters of Penelope
  • East Valley Community Board Member Dignity Health, Chandler Regional Medical Center, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, 2012-present
  • Liaison from the East Valley Community Board to the St. Joseph's Hospital Community Board, 2015-2016

Awards & Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated
  • Best Lawyers in America, Family Law, 2013-present
  • Best Lawyers in Arizona, Family Law, 2013-present
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2014-present
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, 2015-present

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Arizona, 1997

Education

  • Arizona State University (J.D., cum laude, 1997)
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Pedrick Scholar, 1997
  • Jurimetrics Journal, Senior Articles Editor
  • Chair and Member Moot Court Board
  • Co-winner Best Oral Advocate of Class
  • Arizona State University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1994)
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Teaching

  • Adjunct Faculty, Community Property, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College or Law, 2015-present