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Colleen Contreras

Colleen Contreras

  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • Arizona
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Emily Gale Tooher
Emily Gale Tooher August 9, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Colleen is a passionate advocate for justice. She fosters a collaborative environment, she is a problem solver and she always puts the children first. View More
Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague
  • Classmate at Law School

I went to law school with Colleen, collaborated with her on cases after law school, and eventually recruited her to my law firm, where we partnered and opened a joint law firm.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

While Colleen was finishing law school, she assisted my firm in most of our Family Law cases. Even in law school, I had 100% faith in her ability to represent my firm competently and passionately.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
2017 through 2020
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?

Colleen truly takes the time to listen to her Clients. She pushes for collaborative resolutions to high conflict situations, and she always puts the needs of the children at the forefront of discussions.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Colleen always excelled in school and after. Colleen is a valuable contact to have in the Family Law world, as she is often able to create out of the box solutions for unusual circumstances. She was always my first call when I didn't know how to proceed with a case.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Colleen's work ethic is detailed and thorough. As long as I have known her, she has always been able to find research to work into a legal analysis. She is a research guru in our industry.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Colleen has a way of calming people down and helping them see things from a different perspective. Her interpersonal skills are unbeatable.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Although Colleen treats her Clients like family, her professionalism and ethics are flawless. She maintains her composure during some of the most stressful situations in a person's life, and she does so with grace and compassion.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Family Law
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Business Advising
  • Client Relations
  • Collaboration
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Legal Research
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends