Andraya Whitney’s practice focuses on dependency cases which involve the State of Arizona filing to declare a minor child dependent and potential severance of parental rights. Andraya has extensive experience representing minor children in these matters as well as parents and grandparents. She has trial experience fighting allegations of neglect, abuse, and has achieved reunification for clients after contested hearings and trials.
Prior to co-founding Whitney | Whitney | Baldridge | Atkinson, Andraya worked at the Mohave County Legal Defender’s Office where she assisted in providing criminal defense representation to indigent clients. Informed by her prior defense experience, Andraya can better help those with co-ocurring criminal charges navigate the dependency process.
In addition to her dependency work, Andraya has represented individuals in criminal defense matters. Andraya is also a member of the NACC – National Association of Counsel for Children.
Indiana University B.S.
Ohio Northern University, J.D.
Admitted to Practice
Arizona (state courts)
United States District Court for the District of Arizona