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Patrick Sampair

Patrick Sampair

The Sampair Group
  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence
  • Arizona, Minnesota
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Patrick Sampair has over 35 years of legal experience and has helped thousands of Arizonans with their family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, child relocation and alimony (or spousal maintenance) disputes. Mr. Sampair has expertise resolving complex financial matters that arise in a family law dispute, drawn in part from his experience litigating civil and criminal tax cases during his early years of law practice. Mr. Sampair is committed to providing his clients with effective and affordable legal representation; he is dedicated to minimizing the negative effects divorce proceedings and related disputes can have on children.

Mr. Sampair received his Juris Doctorate from Creighton University Law School in Nebraska in 1981, and a BA from Creighton University in 1976. He is admitted to practice law in Arizona and Minnesota, and is a member of the State Bar of Arizona. Mr. Sampair is also admitted to practice before Arizona state and federal courts, the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits and the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for Arizona. Mr. Sampair formerly served as a Judge Pro Tem in the Maricopa County Superior Courts. He is a former Adjunct Professor of Law at the William Mitchell School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. In 1992, he was appointed by the U.S. District Court of Arizona to represent indigent defendants pursuant to the federal Criminal Justice Act.

Practice Areas
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Additional Practice Areas
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Minnesota Supreme Court
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1st Circuit
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2nd Circuit
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5th Circuit
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6th Circuit
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8th Circuit
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for Arizona
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  • English
Professional Experience
The Sampair Group
- Current
Judge- Pro Tem
Maricopa County Superior Court
MacPherson & McCarville
Adjunct Professor
William Mitchell School of Law
Law Office of Sydney Brennen
Creighton University School of Law
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Creighton University
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10 Best Attorneys
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
2014, 2015, 2017, 2019
Professional Associations
State Bar of Arizona
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Articles & Publications
Can A Prenup Help You Avoid Divorce Court
Sampair Law Blog
Child Support in Arizona
Sampair Law Blog
Three Reasons Why Divorcing Young Might Be Right For You
Sampair Law Blog
Three Things To Know About Legal Separation v. Divorce
Sampair Law Blog
Speaking Engagements
Family Law Rules, Semi-Annual Roundtable CLE
Update to Fee Agreements in Family Law, 15th Quasi-Annual Roundtable
Update to Fee Agreements in Family Law, 15th Quasi-Annual Roundtable
Family Law (Divorce, Child Support, and Paternity Issues), Lawyers on Call
Fee Agreements, ETC Round Table
Websites & Blogs
Patrick Sampair's Website Profile
The Sampair Group Website
The Sampair Group Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Glendale / Arrowhead Area
17235 N 75 Ave
Suite E-100
Glendale, AZ 85308
Telephone: (623) 745-8990
Paradise Valley Area
3420 E Shea Blvd #200
(Located East of 32nd St & Shea Blvd)
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Telephone: (623) 745-8990
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