Emma Isakson represents clients in a variety of criminal and licensing proceedings. She has represented individuals in cases involving allegations of white collar crimes, domestic violence, sexual misconduct, DUI and vehicular crimes, and drug offenses. She has also represented professionals accused of unprofessional conduct before their licensing agencies including the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners and the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
Emma is a 2014 cum laude graduate and Pedrick Scholar from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Most recently she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Peter B. Swann at the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division I.
While in law school, Emma worked with the Arizona Justice Project to identify, investigate and analyze inmates’ claims of innocence in an effort to exonerate wrongfully convicted individuals. She also assisted clients at Community Legal Services by researching and drafting motions relating to bankruptcy, habitability and the Fair Housing Act, and assisted them with their AHCCCS and Social Security benefits. In addition, she was an extern at the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest.
Emma also served as a legislative intern at Copperpoint Mutual Insurance Company (Formerly SCF Arizona) where she researched legislation and participated in in lobbying efforts concerning bills that would substantially impact the company’s interests.
Emma is the Chair of the Herberger Theater Center’s Young Leadership Board. She is also a Board Member of the Maricopa County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division.
- Honorable Peter B. Swann, Arizona Court of Appeals, Division I, Judicial Law Clerk (2014-2015)
- Post-Conviction Clinic, Rule 38 Student-Attorney (2013-2014)
- Copperpoint Mutual Insurance, Legislative Intern (2013-2014)
- Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, Extern (2013)
- Community Legal Services, Housing Unit Extern/ Benefits Department Legal Assistant (2012-2013)