Phyllis Hawkins & Associates, Inc. handles permanent individual and group placements of attorneys in law firms and corporations in Arizona.

About Us

Phyllis Hawkins

Phyllis Hawkins“The lady with the red briefcase.”
Nationally recognized as Arizona’s premier recruiter, Phyllis earned a master’s degree in education at Arizona State University, and has taken 28 hours of post-graduate work in counseling and educational psychology.

Prior to establishing the firm in 1985, Phyllis worked for an established Phoenix personnel agency, where she introduced the legal recruitment specialty. A former teacher, Phyllis’ many years of community work has given her an extraordinary knowledge of the community. Her husband is a federal judge.

Phyllis is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants (NALSC) and served as President of NALSC from 1994-1996.


Natalie Thorsen

Natalie ThorsenNatalie Thorsen is an Arizona-licensed attorney with experience in litigation and corporate law. Natalie has a well-rounded background in marketing, client relations, and overseeing the legal team of a natural energy company.

Natalie received her J.D. from J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University where she interned at Oxford College in England for a professor of international law. At BYU Law, Natalie was a Dean’s Fellow, Graduate Student Society Vice President of Publicity, and received the Faculty Award for Meritorious Achievement and Distinguished Service.


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