About Paul D. Nordini

Paul D. Nordini


Avvo Rated "Excellent," Mr. Nordini is the managing partner of Nordini & Thompson with offices in Scottsdale, Chandler, Peoria, and Mesa Arizona.

Mr. Nordini was born of Italian immigrant parents in Chicago Heights, Illinois and spent his later childhood in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Instilled with uncompromising work ethic, he started working at the age of 10.

At the age of 18, Mr. Nordini enlisted with the U.S. Marine Corps and attended bootcamp in San Diego, California and later infantry school at Camp Pendleton.  He was designated with the MOS 0341. He attended Non-Commissioned Officers School and Jungle Warfare School in Okinawa Japan and has been stationed at bases throughout SouthEast Asia, Norway, and within the United States.


In 1990, Mr. Nordini started working with Ford Motor Company and within days, he was recalled back into the Marine Corps by a Presidential Order to serve with a Special Operations Battalion during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.  After the Gulf War had ended, he was stationed at Subic Bay, Philippines and survived the Mt. Pinatubo eruption and helped with relief efforts earning him the Humanitarian Ribbon.  He later received an Honorable Discharge at the rank of E-4 (Corporal).


Upon his return to Ford Motor Company in late 1991, he attained his undergraduate degree from Wayne State University in Michigan and later left Ford Motor Company to attend law school in Chicago and clerking at some of the most prestigious law firms in Chicago.


In 2001 he graduated from DePaul University Law School, Chicago, and achieved a Doctorate Degree in Jurisprudence. Upon graduation, he worked for a short time clerking at high-profile boutique tax law firms, and later opened his own firm which grew to one of the largest family law offices in the suburban Chicago market.  He later focused on high-profile cases to include business litigation and finance law.  He has since represented thousands of clientele and authored hundreds of articles touching on various legal topics.  He now practices law exclusively in Arizona.


Mr. Nordini has written material for review in the United States Supreme Court, in Washington D.C., involving constitutional issues, and he has been published numerous times within Law Review publications with his articles touching on U.S. Constitutional safeguards, corporate law, custody and other family law issues.  Mr. Nordini made law with his appellate case that raised issues involving diligence requirements when attempting to secure personal jurisdiction over a corporate entity; that opinion has been citied numerous times in subsequent cases in support of Mr. Nordini's arguments.

Mr. Nordini currently represents high-profile clientele on various areas of law that involve complex and strategic litigation. 

He is result driven and believes that courtroom results are a measure of his practice. 


Recent results achieved by Paul D. Nordini:

C v. S - Mr. Nordini accepted a pending high profile case in Scottsdale, Arizona and was able to obtain a Judgement in his client's favor on a real estate development issue. 

R v. W - Successfully defended a Special Actions lawsuit with only tact and strategy, where the Plaintiff was forced to pay his client a settlement amount and the Plaintiff was forced to dismiss their lawsuit.


In re the Marriage of K. - Mr. Nordini accepted a custody and removal case just weeks to trial.  Trial was conducted where a Custody Evaluator and GAL was against his client for custody.  Mr. Nordini was able to achieve custody for his client.  This case was then published within Illinois Divorce Digest.


USMDS v ACB - Mr. Nordini's appeal was granted when the 3rd District Appellate Court reversed the trial court.  Mr. Nordini contested service of summons on a business owner - client in a finance case arguing that service was improper on a corporate owner.  This case was then published in the Court Reporter for that jurisdiction.  


In re the Marriage of L. - Mr. Nordini appealed a trial court's ruling on the setting of alimony.  The appellate court agreed with Mr. Nordini's argument that statutory factors must be applied in every case.  Mr. Nordini's client's support amount was significantly adjusted.  This case was published as a Rule Appellate Order.  


In re the Matter of J v D. - Mr. Nordini accepted the case three weeks to trial, and where the Court's expert was firmly opposed to his client on custody noting that Mr. Nordini's client had significant psychological impairment.  Mr. Nordini was able to convince the Court's expert to switch the recommendation in favor of keeping residency with his client, and negotiated a settlement retaining the child with his client and keeping the child in client's school district.

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