Kathryn G. Mahady
Civil Litigation & Appeals, Probate, Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense, Immigration

Kathryn G. Mahady

Attorney Kathryn Mahady has a wide legal practice, concentrating her efforts on civil litigation, probate, real estate litigation, bankruptcy, criminal defense, and immigration law. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Ms. Mahady relocated to Arizona in the late 1990s. She graduated from the University of Arizona in 2000 with a B.A. in English and earned a Master of Arts in Teaching and Teacher Education from the University of Arizona in 2005. She taught seventh grade Social Studies in Tucson for seven years, during which time she was the recipient of two Fulbright awards to South Africa and Turkey. While at the University of Arizona earning her law degree, Ms. Mahady clerked for ASPEY, WATKINS & DIESEL, as well as for the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Tucson, and served as President of the Law Women’s Association. Ms. Mahady joined ASPEY, WATKINS & DIESEL in 2011. In 2018, Ms. Mahady was appointed as a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference to serve as a liaison between the federal courts and the local bar association.

Click here to read “New Immigration Regulations Taking Effect“, a Flagstaff Business News article written by Kathryn Mahady.

Areas of practice

Civil Litigation & Appeals


Real Estate Litigation


Criminal Defense



Supreme Court of Arizona, 2011
U.S. District Court – District of Arizona, 2011
U.S. Court of Appeals – Ninth Circuit, 2015
Hopi Tribal Court, 2013


The University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona

• J.D., cum laude, 2011
• Dean’s Scholarship Recipient
• Arizona Law Review

The University of Arizona, College of Education, Tucson, Arizona

• M.A. summa cum laude, 2005

The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

• B.A. magna cum laude, 2000

Professional Memberships & Activities

Coconino County Bar Association, Member

Federal Bar Association, Member

Arizona Women Lawyers Association, Member

Community Involvement

Northland Family Help Center

• President, Board of Directors

Girls on the Run, Northern Arizona

• Advisory Board

Friends of Coconino Parks

• Board of Directors

Honors & Recognition

The Arizona Daily Sun and Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce

  • 20 Under 40

Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Lawyer Representative, 2018 – 2021

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