Stephen R. Smith is a partner in the Phoenix law firm of FROMM SMITH & GADOW, P.C. where his practice is limited to complex family law litigation, mediation, and appellate matters. He has been a Certified Specialist in Family Law since 2000 and a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers since 2011. He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2015-16) in the field of family law. Admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 1994, Mr. Smith received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Arizona State University in 1991 and his law degree from Whittier College in 1994 where he was a member of the Whittier Law Review. He has been a member of the Family Law Advisory Commission to the Arizona State Bar Board of Legal Specialization since 2008 and currently chairs the Commission. He has been a Judge Pro Tem of the Maricopa County Superior Court since 2003. Mr. Smith has presented at numerous seminars on all aspects of family law and has served as an adjunct professor for Arizona Summit Law School.