Raised in Orange County, California, Ms. Gardner is licensed to practice law in Arizona and California. She comes to us from an Estate Planning Firm in California where her primary focus was working with clients to solve complex trust and estate planning issues. She brought her considerable skills to Esser, Bradley & Associates in 2012 and took over as the managing attorney in 2013. Her goal at Esser, Bradley & Gardner is to provide clients with individual attention in a professional, competent and efficient manner.
Ms. Gardner holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Urban & Regional Planning from California Polytechnic University, Pomona, and her Juris Doctorate was obtained from Chapman University, School of Law. While attending law school, Ms. Gardner received many honors for her advocacy skills, served as President of the Appellate Moot Court Board, was appointed to The Honor Council and was an active member of the NEXUS Law Journal.
Ms. Gardner is currently a member of the Family Law Section and the Estate Planning Section of the Arizona State Bar. She is active in the community as a member of the Rotary Club of Sedona and as a volunteer with Verde Valley Caregivers and Verde Valley Habitat for Humanity.
Ms. Gardner is licensed to practice law in Arizona and California.