About Barbara Atwood
Barbara Atwood is the Mary Anne Richey Professor Emerita of Law and Co-director of the Family and Juvenile Certificate Program at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.
Since joining the faculty in 1986, Barbara has taught Civil Procedure and Family Law to generations of students. She has published and spoken widely on topics related to child representation, the Indian Child Welfare Act, child custody jurisdiction, and private ordering in family law.
She has served as a Commissioner with the Uniform Law Commission for more than a decade. She is also a Judge Pro-Tem with the Tohono O’odham National Judicial System. Her public service includes board membership with the Arizona Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Child and Family Resources, and the William E. Morris Institute for Justice.