Attorney Brad Crider

Attorney Brad CriderBrad Crider, a founding partner at Brown, Naegle, Crider & Jensen LLC, focuses his practice on divorce and family law cases.

Legal Career

A 2007 graduate of the Texas Tech University School of Law, Brad began his legal career working for the largest family law firm in the Phoenix area. Brad continued his career as a partner at Naegle & Crider, then joined with Brown & Jensen to found Brown, Naegle, Crider & Jensen in 2017.

Brad's clients range from individuals worth millions of dollars to single fathers and mothers who simply need a voice, and he tailors his approach to each case. Brad is more than willing to work with attorneys in a collaborative environment when he feels it will help him quickly reach his client's desires. However, he is also ready to aggressively litigate when necessary and fight to get the best outcome for his client. With a bachelor's in business administration and a firm grasp of numbers, Brad is particularly skilled in handling divorce cases involving complex division of assets and debts, as well as business valuation.

Brad was selected as a Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2017.  Only 2.5% of Attorneys are selected as a Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star, placing Brad in an exclusive group of outstanding attorneys.

Brad has served as a judge pro tem in Maricopa County, Arizona for multiple years. This allows Brad to be called in to work as a judge whenever there is a need. Attorneys who are appointed as judge pro tem must meet specific requirements and qualifications. They must be found to be of good moral character and have practiced law for at least 5 years in the state of Arizona. Working in this capacity gives Brad further insight and experience in the legal system that can only benefit his clients.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona
  • Federal Court


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.), Texas Tech University School of Law, 2007
    • Excellence for the Future Award, CALI (Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction)
    • American Jurisprudence Award in Law & Religion, Contracts & Immigration Law
  • Bachelor's in Business Administration (BBA), Western International University, 2003
    • Magna Cum Laude

Personal Life

Brad was born in Oregon, but his family moved to Arizona when he was young and he considers himself a native of Mesa. His mother has worked for Mesa Public Schools for over 20 years. His father has been in law enforcement nearly all of Brad's life. Brad is a proud graduate of Mesa High School. Brad enjoys spending time with his wife Melissa and their four children as well as coaching youth sports.

3850 E Baseline Rd Suite 112
Mesa, AZ 85206
local phone: (480) 378-9000