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      Mr. Hanson was admitted to practice in 1997 in Arizona and the U.S. District Court of Arizona. He has practiced extensively as a trial attorney appearing in thousands of cases across the state in administrative agency proceedings, arbitrations, bench trials, and multi-day jury trials in a variety of family law, civil, and criminal proceedings. He has also successfully handled a number of appeals in both civil and family law cases and several of these appeals resulted in published opinions making new law in Arizona. His current practice focuses on complex, high net worth and ultra high net worth divorce cases.

      Mr. Hanson is and has formerly been a member of the State Bar of Arizona’s Family Law, Trial Practice, and Criminal Practice sections as well as the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Bar Association, the Scottsdale Bar Association, and the Maricopa County Bar.

      Max Hanson was recently featured in a 12news.com video advocating for prenuptial agreements before marriage.

      Some of his most notable achievements include:

      • Avvo Top-Rated Lawyer by the Legal Community / 2018 / 2019
      • Top Lawyers—For Excellence and Achievement by the Arizona Republic / 2015 / 2016 / 2018 / 2019
      • AV Preeminent Rated—Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards by both peers and Judges—Martindale-Hubbell / 2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 / 2019
      • Client Champion Gold by Martindale-Hubbell / 2017 / 2019
      • Client Distinction Award by Martindale-Hubbell / 2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2016
      • Lifetime Achievement Award—America’s Top 100 Attorneys
      • “Top 10” Family Law Attorneys in Arizona by National Academy of Family Law Attorneys / 2015
      • “10 Best” DUI/DWI Attorneys by American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys / 2017
      • Lead Counsel Rated for Family Law and Criminal Law
      • Top 1% by The American Registry of Business Excellence / 2017
      • America's Most Honored Professionals by The American Registry / 2016
      • Clients’ Choice Award for Divorce by Avvo / 2013

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    • AV Preeminent 2019
      AV Preeminent 2019
    • Lawyers.com 2019
      Lawyers.com 2019
    • Judicial Edition 2019
      Judicial Edition 2019
    • Martindale-Hubbell 2019
      Martindale-Hubbell 2019
    • Client Champion Gold by Martindale-Hubbell | 2019
      Client Champion Gold by Martindale-Hubbell | 2019
    • AZ Republic Top Lawyers 2019
      AZ Republic Top Lawyers 2019
    • AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell Highest possible rating in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards by both peers and judges
      AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
    • Lifetime Achievement Award - America's Top 100 Attorneys
      Lifetime Achievement Award - America's Top 100 Attorneys
    • Client Distinction Award by Martindale-Hubbell 2013-2016
      Client Distinction Award by Martindale-Hubbell 2013-2016
    • AV Preeminent Rating - Judicial Edition | 2018
      AV Preeminent Rating - Judicial Edition | 2018
    • 2018 Avvo Top-Rated Award
      2018 Avvo Top-Rated Award
    • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent 2018
      Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent 2018
    • AV Preeminent Rating 2018
      AV Preeminent Rating 2018
    • AZ Republic Top Lawyers 2015, 2016, 2018 For Excellence and Achievement
      AZ Republic Top Lawyers 2015, 2016, 2018
    • Client Champion Gold by Martindale-Hubbell | 2017
      Client Champion Gold by Martindale-Hubbell | 2017
    • "10 Best" by the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys | 2017
    • "Top 10" Family Law Attorneys in Arizona | 2015 By National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
    • Lead Counsel Rated for Family Law and Criminal Law
      Lead Counsel Rated for Family Law and Criminal Law
    • Top 1% by The American Registry of Business Excellence 2017
      Top 1% by The American Registry of Business Excellence 2017
    • America's Most Honored Professionals 2016 By The American Registry
      America's Most Honored Professionals 2016
    • Client's Choice Award for Divorce by Avvo | 2016
      Client's Choice Award for Divorce by Avvo | 2016

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