The fifth episode of the AZ Big Podcast with Michael & Amy has officially dropped. Episode 5’s guest is Tonya MacBeth, family law attorney and shareholder at Burch & Cracchiolo and one of Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women of 2019. In this episode, Michael and Amy talk to Tonya about the pandemic and how its impacted the nation’s divorce rate, as well as how separated households make parenting decisions surrounding COVID-19.

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About Tonya MacBeth

MacBeth is a family law attorney whose practice focuses on divorce, adoption, child support, child custody and paternity.  She is a litigation attorney, but often uses mediation to affect a positive outcome for her clients. MacBeth has practiced at Burch & Cracchiolo since 2008. Prior to law school, MacBeth had a career as an advocate for Arizona’s seriously mentally ill population. She is still a fervent mental health advocate and serves as board chair for CHEEERS, a non-profit, peer-run recovery program focused on individuals and families affected by behavioral health conditions.  In addition, Tonya serves as a board member of the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest and a is a member of the Arizona Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.

About AZ BIG Podcast with Michael & Amy

Hosted by AZ Big Media Editor in Chief Michael Gossie and Publisher Amy Lindsey, we take you behind-the-scenes of some of the most compelling storylines in the Grand Canyon State. The AZ Big Podcast will feature guests from a variety of industries, including legal, real estate, hospitality, athletics and more. Each episode will be about 15 minutes long to provide quick and concise information about each topic. In other words, it’s an easy listen that’s perfect for your morning or afternoon commute. Episodes will post weekly on Wednesdays and are available wherever you listen to your podcasts.