Cindy C. Albracht-Crogan


CINDY C. ALBRACHT-CROGAN joined CDQ in 2000 and was named a partner in 2009.  Cindy practices in the areas of commercial litigation and ADR. She has received recognition as a top litigator in Arizona and for her pro bono work.  She is very active in the American Bar Association, where she was for several years the co-chair of the Section of Litigation Solo & Small Firm Committee and now serves on the Young Litigator Task Force.  Cindy has also served as an instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy’s deposition program and on the faculty of the Litigation Institute for Trial Training programs.

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Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Arizona State University
J.D. 2000
Note and Comment Editor, Jurimetrics, the Journal of Science and Technology,

California State University, Fresno
B.S. Criminology, 1993



United States District Court, District of Arizona
United States Courts of Appeal:

Ninth Circuit
Tenth Circuit

United States Supreme Court



State Bar of Arizona
Maricopa County Bar Association
Co-Chair, American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Solo and Small Firm Committee
ABA Section of Litigation Children’s Rights Committee
Arizona Women’s Law Association
Thomas More Society
Instructor, National Institute of Trial Advocacy Deposition Program, 2012-2014
Faculty, Litigation Institute for Trial Training (LITT) Program, 2014-2015



Child Clients Are Different: Best Practices for Representing Unaccompanied Minors, Children’s Rights, Vol. 10, Issue 4 (Summer 2007)
Representing Child Victims and Witnesses in Criminal Proceedings, Children’s Rights, Vol. 9, Issue 3 (Spring 2007)
Best Practices for Juvenile Drug Testing, Children’s Rights, Vol. 12, Issue 4 (Summer 2010)
Recognizing and Addressing LGBTQ Issues, Children’s Rights (Summer 2012)
Five Tips for Young Lawyers Hanging a Shingle, Young Advocates Newsletter (September 2013)
Why the Wild, Wild West is Still Relevant, The Record Reporter (Fall 2014)
Frequently quoted in the American Bar Association’s Litigation News



Named to Super Lawyers® list, 2014-Present
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
ABA Section of Litigation “Outstanding Subcommittee Chair” and “Most Improved Webpage,” 2010-2011
Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
Sustaining Member of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project pro bono award, 2002



Special Olympics Arizona
Toys for Tots
Muscular Dystrophy Association’s “Fill the Boot” Campaign
East Valley Firefighter Charities