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Monica H. Donaldson Stewart

Monica H. Donaldson Stewart

Managing Attorney
Chandler, Arizona

"Monica Donaldson Stewart is the managing attorney for the Chandler, Arizona law firm of Donaldson Stewart PC, where she practices in all aspects of family law, including Collaborative Divorce and family law mediation. She has also served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court, conducting settlement conferences in family law matters since 2007. Ms. Donaldson Stewart received her B.S. degree (1993), summa cum laude, and her J.D. degree (1997) from Arizona State University. During law school, she participated in a semester-long mediation training clinic and in 2009, she completed training with the Collaborative Divorce Institute. Ms. Donaldson Stewart is a member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona and is on the Executive Board of the Collaborative Professionals of Phoenix (CPP). She currently serves as the Secretary of the East Valley Bar Association (2020) and previously served as the President (2008, 2009) and Treasurer (2010-2019) of that organization. She also currently serves as the Secretary of the Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators (MCAFM). In 2013, Ms. Donaldson Stewart was selected as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” and in 2019, she was selected as a Southwest Super Lawyer. She is also a participating attorney and contributing author for Best Legal Choices, a directory of Collaborative professionals and resources."






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Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce/Legal Separation/Annulment
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Mediation
  • Legal Decision Making Authority and Parenting Time
  • Paternity
  • Same Sex Family Law Issues
  • Child Support
  • Modifications/Enforcements
  • Prenuptial/Postnuptial Agreements
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Grandparent Rights

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1997


  • Arizona State University, College of Law, Tempe, Arizona
    • J.D.
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
    • B.S. - 1993
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Monica was Selected for Inclusion in SuperLawyers Southwest Rising Stars, 2012 - 2013
  • Monica was Selected as a 2019 Southwest Super Lawyer., 2019 - 2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Collaborative Professionals of Phoenix, Executive Board Member
  • Arizona's Finest Attorneys, 2011 - Present
  • Maricopa County Superior Court, Judge Pro Tem
  • East Valley Bar Association, President, 2008 - 2009
  • East Valley Bar Association, Treasurer, 2009 - 2019
  • Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators, Secretary, 2018 - Present
  • East Valley Bar Association , Secretary , 2020 - Present

Office Location:

Donaldson Stewart, P.C.
3100 W. Ray Road
Suite 115
Chandler, AZ 85226

Phone: 480-792-9770
Fax: 480-792-9771
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