In 2004, divorce and family law attorney Scott David Stewart founded Stewart Law Group. Early in his legal career, Stewart was Deputy County Attorney in the Major Crimes Division of the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. As felony prosecutor, he developed the strategies for success now implemented in his law practice. Stewart Law Group has a BBB A+ rating.
Stewart's BA from NAU is in Speech Communication (1996). He earned his JD at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law (2001), also completing the law school's signature litigation and ADR certificate program.
Certified as a mediator through the Center for Conflict Resolution, as a law student he mediated high-conflict landlord-tenant disputes in Chicago’s Cook County Circuit Court. He was also a student-member of the law school’s criminal defense clinic and assisted in proving a death-row inmate’s innocence. The clinical professor and participating law students were profiled on the nationally syndicated Extra-AE TV-program and numerous local news stations.
A member of the State Bar of Arizona since 2001, Stewart's other professional affiliations include membership in the East Valley Bar Association, Maricopa County Bar Association, and ABA (Family Law Section).
Experienced in all aspects of mediation and ADR, Stewart is also a persuasive negotiator and forceful litigator for his clients. He has an AV Preeminent® attorney-rating from Martindale-Hubbell® (recipient of the AV Rated award, AV Preeminent Rated award, and AV Peer Review Rating awards). Consistently a "Top Attorney" with an Avvo 10-of-10 rating, he received multiple Registrar of Preeminent Attorneys awards and President’s Award by the State Bar of Arizona.
Stewart has authored numerous handbooks to help parents and spouses learn about Arizona divorce, child custody, father's rights, military divorce, and more. He also takes time to mentor other attorneys, teaching business techniques and how to strike a balance between work and home-life, especially when raising a family.