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Gillespie, Shields & Durrant - Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix Family Law Law Firm
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Updated 6/24/2013
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7319 North 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020-5294

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Gillespie, Shields & Durrant Law Firm Overview

For more than 25 years, the law firm of Gillespie, Shields & Durrant has been helping Arizona individuals, families and business owners find solutions to legal concerns. With a main office in Phoenix and a branch office in Mesa, Arizona, we provide comprehensive legal counsel in the areas of divorce and family law, employment law, civil litigation and probate law.

Aggressive Legal Advocacy and Attentive Client Service

We are committed to providing high-quality, aggressive legal representation coupled with attentive, responsive client service. When you retain an attorney at our law firm, you will be gaining access to an entire team of professionals who will make a concerted effort to help you find a practical, cost-effective resolution.

Gillespie, Shields & Durrant is well-respected for its wise counsel and determined advocacy, both in negotiations and at trial. Our lawyers also have the flexibility to think outside the box to resolve our clients' problems and they have earned recognition by their legal peers such as the AV rating* for outstanding legal ability and high ethical standards.

Our founder, DeeAn Gillespie Strub, has earned certification as a family law specialist from the Arizona State Bar Association, a certification that can be earned only through years of diligent, ethical and effective counsel in the area of divorce and family law.

Significant Experience in Family Law Issues Involving Child Protective Services

In the area of family law, we have a special understanding of issues involving Child Protective Services and divorce. Our Phoenix legal team has done significant work in these areas that went well beyond the standard concerns of a divorce.

Learn more about how we can help you address your legal concern by scheduling an appointment with one of our Phoenix or Mesa lawyers: 602-870-9700 or 480-985-4000.

*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards. The AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell is limited to the top 5 percent of all lawyers.

Frequent Case Types

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Child Support
  • Divorce


  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Previous Law Firm Name

  • DeeAn Gillespie, Attorney at Law, 1984
  • Gillespie & Associates, 1990
  • Gillespie, Shields & Associates, 2007

Ancillary Businesses

  • The Mediation & Arbitration Center
Gillespie, Shields & Durrant Attorneys

Gillespie, Shields & Durrant Attorneys

Strub, DeeAn GillespieOwner Taylor, WayneAttorney Nielson, Elijah
Durrant, Dan M.Attorney Newell, NatalieAttorney Newell, Mr. Robert
Goldfarb, David L.Attorney Thurston, JoedyAttorney Martinez, Robert S.

Additional Personnel

Chris Phillips, Firm Administrator

Office Information


7319 North 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020-5294






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Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M.- 5:00 P.M. Extended Hours Available by Appointment


Other Offices

2152 S. Vineyard Street, Suite 136, Building 11, Mesa, Arizona 85210

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