Our Practice:

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Employment/Labor Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Family Law
  •  And more..

Our Approach

At the Cheri L. McCracken Law Firm, we specialize in bringing the law to your corner. We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to helping you understand what actions we can take on your behalf. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them.

A Team in Your Corner

 Our firm is dedicated to helping you find the legal solutions to the  problems you’re facing. It’s important to know and protect your rights during this difficult time. We believe our legal team can make a difference and we want to hear your case. At the Cheri L. McCracken Law  Firm, we represent people in all types of legal matters.

Legacy of Success

Cheri L. McCracken has been working in Arizona for 35 years and has a proven track record of success. We use that experience to help you down a path to the results you need. Check out our success stories, and then schedule your free phone consultation today.

Attorney Profile – Cheri L. McCracken

I am a third generation Arizonan and earned my law degree at the Arizona State University College of Law. I began practicing law in 1979 and I worked for various federal agencies and departments as an Attorney/Advisor before founding my practice in the Valley of the Sun in 1984. Those roles included:

  • 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

I enjoy two aspects of practicing law immensely. First, is the ability to help solve problems and simply help people. The second is the immersion in areas and facts that I have not explored before. My practice has required me to explore everything from the effectiveness of fire sprinklers, to the proper compaction of dirt, to braking distances, to the USPS’s definition of "a sense of urgency." I believe settlement negotiations should start with the first demand and the first phone call. However, a matter should be treated as if it is going to trial. 

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Our Team

Cheri L. McCracken, Counselor at Law



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:

  • Since 2002, AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
    Preeminent Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell
    Preeminent Woman Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Arizona Civil Verdicts: AZ Significant Defense Verdict Winner 2012 - Arizona State Bar
  • 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
  • NELA’s Ethics and Sanctions Committee 2016
  • Fee Arbitration Committee 2016
  • 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

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)

Fran Townsend, Paralegal



29 years with Cheri L. McCracken, Esq.

Fran has been with the McCracken Law Firm for nearly three decades as a paralegal and office manager. She  received her AAS in General Business from Glendale Community College.

Denise Adetokunbo



20 years with Cheri L. McCracken, Esq.

Denise joined with the McCracken Law Firm in 1998 as a  paralegal member. She received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal  Justice Administration at the University of Phoenix and specialized in  Personal Injury cases.