Meet The Team

Experienced and Strategic

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Heather C. Wellborn, Esq.

Owner, Attorney at Law

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Heather C. Wellborn founded The Law Offices of Heather C. Wellborn, P.C. in 2006. Ms. Wellborn is licensed to practice law in Arizona and California and focuses on the areas of family law, criminal law, estate law, and bankruptcy. Ms. Wellborn also provides prosecutorial services to the Colorado River Indian Tribe and is a Certified Mediator offering arbitration and mediation services.

In 2014, Ms. Wellborn was presented with the prestigious Mark Santana Law-Related Education Award. This award recognizes exceptional contributions of Arizona attorneys in furthering education and understanding of the role of the law in our democratic society.

 

In 2020 and 2021, Ms. Wellborn was awarded the “Top 10” award by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys is an organization devoted to recognizing the top family law attorneys in the nation; the award is exclusively presented to those attorneys who show an extraordinary amount of knowledge, skill, experience, expertise and success in their practice of family law.

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Marcus Kelley, Esq.

Mr. Marcus Kelley, Esq. has recently joined The Law Offices of Heather C. Wellborn, P.C. and looks forward to assisting with your legal needs.

 

Mr. Kelley graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of Arizona in 1995 and graduated from the Cardozo School of Law in Manhattan, NY in 1999. Following law school, Marcus began his career by working on The Hill in Washington, D.C., as a political consultant, and in Arizona’s legislative branch. Since leaving the political field, Mr. Kelley has focused exclusively on the legal field.

 

Mr. Kelley has a breadth of experience in the law having practiced in dependency law as an Assistant Attorney General, practiced in civil law in a private Scottsdale law firm, and practiced in criminal law as a Deputy County Attorney.  As a Deputy County Attorney, Mr. Kelley conducted several misdemeanor bench trials, a misdemeanor DUI jury trial, and a felony jury trial.  Mr. Kelley has argued numerous contested evidentiary hearings.  All told, Mr. Kelley is no stranger to the courtroom and argues positions passionately.

Associate Attorney at Law

Mrs. Sophia Bennett, Esq., is ready to assist with all your family law needs. Ms. Bennett is licensed to practice law in Arizona, and she will serve as your trusted source of legal advice, professional representation, and strategic planning in all areas of family law.

 

Ms. Bennett graduated from The University of Arizona where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and was included on the Dean’s List with Distinction. She then attended The John Marshall Law School in Chicago where she graduated with her Juris Doctorate. During law school, Ms. Bennett achieved high academic honors, including the Dean’s List and a Juris Doctor Certificate of Concentration in Alternative Dispute Resolution. While attending law school, Ms. Bennett placed first in a Mock Trial Competition and Alternative Dispute Resolution Competition. Ms. Bennett also interned in The John Marshall Law School Family Law and Domestic Violence Clinic, where she learned to handle difficult cases with care, empathy, and expertise. After graduating from law school, Ms. Bennett worked as a Deputy County Attorney.

 

In 2022, Ms. Bennett relocated to Lake Havasu City to join us at The Law Offices of Heather C. Wellborn, P.C. where she is looking forward to advocating for our clients and growing with our firm.

Associate Attorney at Law

Sophia Bennett, Esq.