Keith A. Berkshire

Keith A. Berkshire


The Berkshire Law Office PLLC

Recognized since 2018

Tempe, Arizona

Practice Areas

Family Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Family Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Family Law
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KEITH BERKSHIRE is a certified specialist in Family Law, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, at the Berkshire Law Office, PLLC. Keith practices in all areas of family law, including complex litigation. Keith has a significant appellate practice including 26 published Opinions at the Arizona Court of Appeals and Arizona Supreme Court. Keith also successfully litigated the case Howell v. Howell, 137 S. Ct. 1400 (2017) at the Supreme Court of the United States. Keith was a member of the Arizona Supreme Court Task Force on the Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure, which restyled and rewrote the Family Law Rules in 2018; he previously served on the Family Law Practice and Procedure Committee of the State Bar of Arizona, the Civil Rules Committee, as well as the State Bar of Arizona’s Family Law Section Executive Committee. Keith was also a member of the Court Procedures Workgroup for the Domestic Relations Committee of the State Legislature as part of the 2013 changes to the custody statutes, and has authored numerous other family law rules and statutes. Keith is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell since 2012, is listed in Best Lawyers in America, and has been in the Super Lawyers Listing since 2012, including a selection as one of the Top 50 Lawyers in Arizona in all areas of practice, in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Keith is a frequent lecturer at CLEs on all areas of family law and appellate practice, and has served as an expert witness on variously family law issues.

Location

  • 1225 West Washington Street, Suite 307
    Tempe, AZ 85281-1239

Education

  • University of Houston , JD, graduated 2005
  • The University of Arizona, BS in Mechanical Engineering, graduated 1998

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2005

Affiliations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Fellow

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal District Court of Arizona

The Berkshire Law Office PLLC
Tempe, Arizona

1 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Family Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Family Law, Phoenix (2022)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Family Law

Awards:

  • Super Lawyers Listing 2014-2021
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star Listing 2012, 2013
  • Arizona Business Journal Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona - 2018, 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2017-2022Lawyer of the Year in Family Law for Phoenix -2022
  • Martindale Hubbel - AV Rating, 2012 to present

Keefer v. Keefer, 225 Ariz. 437, 239 P.3d 756 (App. 2010)

Keefer v. Keefer, 225 Ariz. 437, 239 P.3d 756 (App. 2010)

Swain v. Hicks, 235 Ariz. 209 (App. 2014)

Swain v. Hicks, 235 Ariz. 209 (App. 2014)

Volk v. Brame, 235 Ariz. 462 (App.2014)

Volk v. Brame, 235 Ariz. 462 (App.2014)

Goodman v. Forsen, 239 Ariz. 110 (App. 2015)

Goodman v. Forsen, 239 Ariz. 110 (App. 2015)

Sheets v. Mead, 238 Ariz. 55 (App. 2015)

Sheets v. Mead, 238 Ariz. 55 (App. 2015)

Merrill v. Merrill, 238 Ariz. 467 (2016) - Supreme Court of Arizona

Merrill v. Merrill, 238 Ariz. 467 (2016) - Supreme Court of Arizona

Howell v. Howell, 238 Ariz. 407 (2016) - Supreme Court of Arizona

Howell v. Howell, 238 Ariz. 407 (2016) - Supreme Court of Arizona

Doty-Perez v. Doty-Perez, 241 Ariz. 372 (App. 2016

Doty-Perez v. Doty-Perez, 241 Ariz. 372 (App. 2016

McLaughlin v. Jones, 240 Ariz. 560 (App. 2016)

McLaughlin v. Jones, 240 Ariz. 560 (App. 2016)

Lundy v. Lundy, 242 Ariz. 198 (App. 2017)

Lundy v. Lundy, 242 Ariz. 198 (App. 2017)

Turner v. Steiner, 242 Ariz. 494 (App. 2017)

Turner v. Steiner, 242 Ariz. 494 (App. 2017)

Clark v. Kramer, 243 Ariz. 272 (App. 2017)

Clark v. Kramer, 243 Ariz. 272 (App. 2017)

Chapman v. Hopkins, 243 Ariz. 236 (App. 2017)

Chapman v. Hopkins, 243 Ariz. 236 (App. 2017)

McLaughlin v. Jones, 243 Ariz. 29 (2017) – Supreme Court of Arizona

McLaughlin v. Jones, 243 Ariz. 29 (2017) – Supreme Court of Arizona

Doty-Perez v. Doty-Perez, 245 Ariz. 229 (App. 2018)

Doty-Perez v. Doty-Perez, 245 Ariz. 229 (App. 2018)

Amadore v. Lifgren, 245 Ariz. 509 (App. 2018)

Amadore v. Lifgren, 245 Ariz. 509 (App. 2018)

Berrier v. Rountree, 245 Ariz. 604 (App. 2018)

Berrier v. Rountree, 245 Ariz. 604 (App. 2018)

Buckholtz v. Buckholtz, 246 Ariz. 126 (App. 2019)

Buckholtz v. Buckholtz, 246 Ariz. 126 (App. 2019)

Woyton v. Ward. 247 Ariz 529 (App.2019)

Woyton v. Ward. 247 Ariz 529 (App.2019)

Barron v. Barron, 440 P.3d 1136 (2019) – Supreme Court of Arizona

Barron v. Barron, 440 P.3d 1136 (2019) – Supreme Court of Arizona

Dole v. Blair, 248 Ariz. 629 (App.2020)

Dole v. Blair, 248 Ariz. 629 (App.2020)

McQuillen v. Hufford, 249 Ariz. 69 (App. 2020)

McQuillen v. Hufford, 249 Ariz. 69 (App. 2020)

Gonzalez-Gunter v. Gunter, 471 P.3d 1024 (App. 2020)

Gonzalez-Gunter v. Gunter, 471 P.3d 1024 (App. 2020)

Soloranzo v. Jensen, 249 Ariz. 489 (App.2020)

Soloranzo v. Jensen, 249 Ariz. 489 (App.2020)

Saba v. Khoury, 250 Ariz. 492 (2021)

Saba v. Khoury, 250 Ariz. 492 (2021)

Sebestyen v. Sebestyn 250 Ariz. 537 (2021)

Sebestyen v. Sebestyn 250 Ariz. 537 (2021)

Merrill v. Merrill, 137 S.Ct. 2136 (2017) – Supreme Court of the United States

Merrill v. Merrill, 137 S.Ct. 2136 (2017) – Supreme Court of the United States

Howell v. Howell, 137 S.Ct. 1400 (2017) – Supreme Court of the United States

Howell v. Howell, 137 S.Ct. 1400 (2017) – Supreme Court of the United States

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