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4500 South Lakeshore Drive
Suite 300

Tempe, AZ 85282

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Serving the Following Arizona Cities:

Ahwatukee | Chandler | Ocotillo | Scottsdale | Sun Lakes | Tempe | Mesa | Gilbert | Queen Creek

Kathleen A. Nielsen, P.C.

Attorney at Law


over  30 yrs.






Attorney at Law

Kathleen A. Nielsen, Attorney at Law, is an Arizona attorney who has been providing legal services to clients in Ahwatukee, Tempe, and the East Valley for more than 30 years!


Kathleen graduated from Arizona State University, summa cum laude, with a degree in criminal justice.  She graduated from Arizona State University College of Law (now named Sandra Day College of Law) in 1981. She clerked for the Hon. Joe W. Contreras, then Chief Judge of the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division 1, in Phoenix.


Kathleen possesses legal expertise in a wide range of family law matters, including divorce, legal separation, spousal maintenance, custody, child support, and pre-marital agreements.  Kathleen also possess legal expertise in estate planning matters including trusts, wills, living wills, powers of attorney and beneficiary deeds. Kathleen also provides legal services to probate an estate and administer a trust.


Kathleen is from the Midwest.  She and her husband have resided in Ahwatukee since 1981. Attorney Nielsen has been a member in good standing of the Arizona State Bar since 1982. Kathleen is a member of the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce and the Tempe Chamber of Commerce.






Over 30 years serving clients in matters pertaining to estate planning and family law. Kathleen clerked for the Chief Justice of the Arizona Court of Appeals before starting in private practice in 1982 and ultimately starting her own law firm in 1989. She will provide you with assistance for a wide range of issues, including...

• Divorce
• Separation
• Premarital Agreements
• Wills
• Trusts
• Powers of Attorney
• Living Wills
• Beneficiary Deeds
• Testate (with a will)
• Intestate (without a will)
• Amendments
• Distribution

Attorney Kathleen A. Nielsen has more than 30 years experience and has been licensed in the State of Arizona since 1982. She has been providing family law, estate planning, probate and trust administration legal services to Ahwatukee, Tempe and the East Valley since 1989.  Kathleen A. Nielsen, P.C. offers her clients downtown legal experience in a small, personable legal environment.  The office is conveniently located on the SE corner of Rural and Lakeshore Drive in Tempe. (Turn on Lakeshore Drive to access free visitor parking.)


“Kathleen was an excellent attorney. Her attention to detail and her foresight were invaluable. I would recommend her for any legal needs you would have and trust her completely.”

—  Jan

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