THOMAS J. GRIGGS, born Des Moines, Iowa, September 6, 1952; admitted to bar, 1981, Arizona, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; 1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
EDUCATION: Simpson College (B.A., 1974); William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., 1979). Phi Alpha Delta. Simpson Honor Scholar.
PRACTICE AREAS: Family Law. Certified Specialist, Family Law, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization.
MEMBER: Alternative Dispute Resolution Project, Maricopa County Superior Court, Domestic Relations Division, 1991; Domestic Relations Study Committee, Maricopa County Superior Court, 1992-1995.
MEMBER: East Valley (Board of Directors, 1992-1995) and Maricopa County (Family Law Section and Treasurer, 1991-1992) Bar Associations; State Bar of Arizona (former member Continuing Legal Education Committee, current member and chair person of the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization and Family Law Section, State Bar of Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure Committee); and American Bar Association.
Member of the American Judicature Society and the U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society. Graduate of Mesa Leadership and Training Program.