Norma C. Izzo

Norma C. Izzo


Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC

Recognized since 2018

Phoenix, Arizona

Practice Areas

Collaborative Law: Family Law

Family Law

Family Law Arbitration

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Family Law Arbitration
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Ms. Izzo is Chair of the Firm’s Family Law and Domestic Relations practice and Chair of the Associates Committee. Ms. Izzo is recognized as a Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization, is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated™, is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© in the category of Collaborative Law: Family Law, Family Law Mediation, Family Law Arbitration (2018 – 2022), and is also recognized by Southwest Super Lawyers® in the category of Family Law (2020 – 2021).

She concentrates her practice in the area of family law and domestic relations matters, including complex litigation and asset division, business dissolution, collaborative divorce, mediation, arbitration, parent coordination, child custody and child support, and spousal maintenance. Ms. Izzo also has experience in family court matters that span multiple states and internationally.

Ms. Izzo has over 16 years of experience litigating complex family law matters, and brings a determined and intelligent approach to her cases. As a result of her mediation training and experience, she works hard to seek resolutions. However, Ms. Izzo is always prepared to use her significant courtroom experience to advocate for her clients in trial.

She serves as a parenting coordinator and mediator for family law matters of all levels of complexity. Ms. Izzo is also trained in collaborative divorce, a process that allows separating parties work with their attorneys, financial and mental health professionals during a dissolution.

She currently serves as a Member of the Family Law Executive Council for the State Bar of Arizona. Ms. Izzo has previously served as the President of the Maricopa County Bar Association and President of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Arizona Chapter.

Contact & Links

Location

  • One East Washington Street, Suite 1900
    Phoenix, AZ 85004-2554

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Education

  • Arizona State University College of Law , J.D., graduated 2005
  • Northern Arizona University, B.A., graduated 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2006

Affiliations

  • Association of Conflict Resolution - Member
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Arizona Chapter - Board of Directors
  • Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Arizona - Member (2007 - 2016)
  • Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Arizona - President (2007 - 2016)
  • Maricopa County Bar Association (MCBA) - Board of Directors
  • Maricopa County Bar Association (MCBA) - Director, Executive Committee, Family Law Section (2007 - 2012)
  • State Bar of Arizona - Certified Family Law Specialist, Board of Specialization
  • State Bar of Arizona - Former Member, CLE Committee
  • State Bar of Arizona - Former Member, Family Law Practice and Procedure Committee
  • State Bar of Arizona - Member at Large, Family Law Executive Council (2021 - 2024)
  • State Bar of Arizona - Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • State Bar of Arizona - Member, Family Law Section

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Family Law Arbitration

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

  • Family Law Arbitration, Phoenix (2019)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Collaborative Law: Family Law
  • Family Law
  • Family Law Arbitration

Awards:

  • Listed, Az Business Leaders in the category of Family Law (2022)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated™
  • Listed, “18th Annual Outstanding Women in Business,” Phoenix Business Journal (2019)
  • Listed, “2014 Arizona Business Top Lawyers: Family Law,” Az Business Magazine (April 26, 2014)
  • Listed, “Top 100 Lawyers for 2021,” AZ Big Media (2021)
  • Listed, Arizona’s Top Mediators, Az Business Magazine (2015)
  • Listed, Most Influential Women in Arizona 2018, Az Business Magazine (July 2018)
  • Listed, Who’s Who in Business, Az Business Magazine (2016)
  • Listed, Az Business Leaders in the category of Alternative Dispute Resolution (2020)
  • Listed, Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars® in the categories of Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution (2014 – 2017, 2019)
  • Listed, Southwest Super Lawyers® in the category of Family Law (2020 – 2022)
  • S. Attorney General Honors Program (2005 – 2006)
  • Voted, Best Divorce Attorney, Arizona Foothills Best of Our Valley (2017, 2019 – 2022)

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