Cheri L. McCracken ESQ, Attorney at Law
2402 North 24th Street | Phoenix, AZ 85008-1804 | Phone: (602) 231-0595 | Fax: (602) 231-0841

Attorney Profile – Cheri L. McCracken

Practicing in Arizona since 1984.

AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell since 2002.

Cheri has been representing clients in Arizona since 1984. She is a third generation Arizonan, and earned her law degree at the Arizona State University College of Law. Before beginning her solo practice in Arizona, Cheri worked for several Government agencies, including:

  • The U.S. Senate Subcommittee for the Improvements in Judicial Machinery Staff Assistant
  • Attorney/Advisor in the area of the Freedom of Information Act for all governmental agencies
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Information Law and Policy
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency; Attorney/Advisor, dealing with personnel, flood insurance, contracts

Admitted to Practice:

  • Arizona
  • U.S. District Court of Arizona
  • U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Gila River Indian Community Courts

Honors and Recognitions:

  • AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
    Preeminent Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell
    Preeminent Woman Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Who’s Who
  • U.S. Department of Justice – Special Achievement Award
  • Office of Senator Dennis DeConcini Law School Internship
  • George Washington University Mortar Board

Professional memberships & committees:

  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Activities: Rules of Professional Conduct Committee 1996 to 2001
    • Appointments Committee 2002 to 2008
    • Mentor 2008 to 2009
  • The National Employment Lawyers Association
  • The Arizona Employment Lawyers Association – current member of Board of Directors; Legislative Committee
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association – Maricopa County Chapter, Past President and State, Past President
  • NFIB – National Federation of Independent Businesses

Community Involvement:

  • John C. Lincoln Hospital, Gold Ball Special Event Committee (2004)
  • SARC – Artist for Autism Event
  • Board of Sunnyslope Family and Youth Partnership
  • Sunnyslope Juvenile Justice Committee
  • Group for Awareness of Public Spending Washington Elementary School District
  • Judge – High School Speech Tournaments
  • Site Committees Senita & Tumbleweed, Washington Elementary School District
  • WESD Task Force on Relocation of the Multi-Age Program (MAP)

Paralegal Profile – Fran Townsend

24 years with Cheri L. McCracken, Esq.

Fran has been with Cheri for over 24 years as a paralegal and office manager. She received her AAS in General Business from Glendale Community College.

Paralegal Profile – Denise Adetokunbo

16 years with Cheri L. McCracken, Esq.

Denise joined with Cheri in 1998 as a paralegal member. She received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration at the university of Phoenix.