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Theresa Seifert grew up in rural Minnesota. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, in Elementary Education with a certification in Special Education from Minnesota State University – Moorhead. Upon her graduation, Theresa relocated to Yuma, Arizona and spent a number of years teaching special education students. In 1996, Theresa earned her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, graduating with distinction, from Northern Arizona University. After moving to Tucson, Arizona, Theresa continued to teach special education students.

Theresa earned her law degree from the University of Arizona College of Law in 2005. She began her legal career representing Child Protective Services. Theresa next became a law clerk for the Honorable Michael Brown at the Arizona Court of Appeals. During that time, she honed her skills in legal research, legal writing, and the appellate process. After her tenure at the Arizona Court of Appeals, Theresa practiced employment law for a small plaintiff’s employment law firm in Phoenix, Arizona. Joining the Vescio Law Firm in 2010, Theresa’s wealth of experience at the federal district court level and in the areas of family, juvenile and employment law have made her an invaluable addition to the firm and its clients.

ADMISSIONS

  • District of Arizona, 2008
  • Arizona State Courts, 2005

MEMBERSHIPS/PRESENTATIONS

  • Lead Guitar Board of Directors (March 2018-present)
  • LeTip Networking Group Secretary (2017 - Present)
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Arizona Pro Bono Representation Program - Appellate Advocacy (Dec. 2014 - Present)
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Volunteer Lawyers Program - Community Legal Services (July 2014 - Present)
  • Principal for the Day Program (Oct. 2017)
  • Presenter, Vail Academy Mock Trial Class (Dec. 2016)
  • Presenter, Court of Appeals' Connecting with the Community (Oct. 2016)
  • Presenter, Biz to Biz Expo (Aug. 2016)
  • Presenter, Glendale Chamber of Commerce (March 2016)
  • Judge, Aiken Schenk/Sun Devil Mock Trial Invitational (Nov. 2012)
  • Presenter, Workshop regarding Arizona Process Server Licensing and Test (Aug. 2011)
  • Arizona Employee Law Association (July 2008 - June 2010)
  • Lawyers for Literacy Volunteer (2002-2003)