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Chad B. Heywood


Chad joined Riggs, Ellsworth and Porter to provide his clients with the dedicated representation they need in their difficult times. Prior to joining Riggs, Ellsworth and Porter, Chad worked as a criminal prosecutor where he gained extensive trial experience and was nominated for an award for his trial work. At Riggs, Ellsworth and Porter, Chad uses this trial experience to vigorously represent his clients in the areas of personal injury and criminal defense.

Chad attended Arizona State University where he graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in psychology and a minor in justice studies. Chad also attended Arizona State University College of Law where he graduated in the top 26% of his class. After graduation Chad received the second highest score on the Arizona State Bar exam and is currently an adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University.

When Chad is not working hard to resolve his clients’ cases he spends his free time with his wife Ashley and their four kids, Peyton, Levi, Kingston, and Navy. Chad loves spending time outdoors, playing sports, and coaching his kids’ basketball and soccer teams. As a third generation Arizona native Chad is committed to bettering his community and uses the law to achieve this goal.

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Graduated from Arizona State University in 2014

Graduated from the Arizona State University College of Law in 2017

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Arizona, 2017

Professional Associations

Arizona State Bar Association, Member

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