Board Certified Specialization: None
Professional Liability Insurance: Yes
Admitted to Practice Law: 1995
Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: October 21, 1995
Other Language(s): Spanish
Admitted: 1995 Arizona and U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, United States Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit, 2009 United States Supreme Court.
Education: Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., Graduate of Institute on Political Journalism 1990; University of Arizona (B.A., 1991); Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law (J.D., 1995); Member, Law Review, CommLaw Conspectus 1994-1995.
Publications: "Cyberspace and the Internet; Who Will Be the Privacy Police?”, 3 CommLaw Conspectus 63, Winter 1995; “The Medical Malpractice Defense Expert”, For the Defense, Vol. 41 January 1999.
Honors: AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell®. Member: Thurgood Marshall Inn of Court (1994-1995); Member: Morris K. Udall Inn of Court (1998-1999); Recipient of The Mayor’s Award of Excellence (April 1998); Volunteer Lawyer Program Domestic Violence Clinic Attorney of the Year (2002).
Member: Pima County, Arizona and American Bar Associations; Tucson Defense Bar Association; Arizona Women Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute.
Community Service: I am proud to support the medical and mental health care community every day -- most importantly through my work representing health care professionals, and also through my support of our local community hospital, Tucson Medical Center.
Board Member, Southern Arizona Children’s Advocacy Center, Kino Community Hospital (1996-2000); University of Arizona Women’s Studies Advisory Council Board Member (1998 – 2007); Co-Chair, Southern Arizona Task Force Against Domestic Violence (1996-1998); Lawyers for Literacy (1999-2001); Tucson Medical Center Foundation Board Member (1998–present); Emerge! Center Against Domestic Violence, Board Member (2012-present).
Areas of Law and Practice
|Areas of Law||Areas of Practice|
|Insurance||Accident Insurance, Arson and Insurance Fraud, Automobile Insurance, Automobile Insurance Defense, Automobile Insurance Coverage, Automobile Liability, Automobile Insurance Fraud Defense, Captive Insurance, Automobile Liability Defense, Casualty Insurance Defense, Casualty Insurance, Commercial Insurance Defense, Commercial Property Insurance, Casualty Insurance Subrogation, Commercial Insurance, Disability Insurance Defense, Disability Insurance, Excess and Reinsurance, Excess Coverage, First and Third Party Insurance Defense, First and Third Party Insurance, Flood Insurance Defense, First Party Insurance, Indemnity, Insurance Adjuster Liability, General Liability Defense, General Liability, Fidelity and Surety, Fidelity and Surety Bonds, Extra Contractual Insurance Defense, Extra Contractual Insurance Claims, Fire Insurance Defense, Fire Insurance, Fire Loss, Fire Insurance Subrogation, Insurance Company Demutualization, Insurance Company Taxation, Insurance Contracts, Insurance Coverage, Insurance Fraud, Insurance Fraud Defense, Insurance Coverage Defense, Insurance Defense Subrogation, Insurance Administration, Insurance Agents and Brokers, Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense, Insurance Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions, Insurance Bad Faith Defense, Insurance Collection, Insurance Arbitration, Insurance Bad Faith, Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists, Uninsured and Underinsured, Unfair Insurance Practices, Surety Law, Surety Defense, Self Insured Defense, Self Insured Law, Surety Bonds, Subrogation, Reinsurance Arbitration, Reinsurance Defense, Reinsurance Mediation, Risk Management, Property Subrogation, Public Liability, Reinsurance, Public Liability Defense, Property Damage, Property Damage Defense, Personal Liability Defense, Personal Liability, Property Insurance, Property Insurance Coverage, Property Insurance Defense, Property Loss, Life and Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Loss Recovery, life Insurance Defense, No Fault Auto Insurance Defense, No Fault Automobile Insurance, Motorists Arbitration, Malpractice, Insurance Regulation, Insurance Rehabilitation and Liquidation, International Insurance, Insurance Trusts, Insurance Recovery, Insurance Receivership, Insurance Rate Regulation, Insurance Products, Insurance Premium Fraud, Insurance Pooling Arrangements, Insurance Mergers and Acquisitions, Insurance Mediation, Insurance Insolvency, Insurance Guaranty Association Law, Insurance Investigations, Insurance Litigation|
|Medical Malpractice||Birth Trauma, Chiropractors Malpractice, Failure to Diagnose, Dental Malpractice Defense, Dental Malpractice, Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice, Medical Liability, Gynecology Malpractice, Medical Disciplinary Proceedings, Medical negligence, Medical-Legal Law, Medical Malpractice Defense, Obstetric Malpractice, Nursing Liability, Nursing Negligence, Nursing Malpractice, Mental health Professionals Malpractice, Medication Errors, Surgeons Liability, Wrong Site Surgery, Podiatric Malpractice, Psychiatric Malpractice, Psychotherapy Law, Psychology Malpractice, Physicians Professional Liability, Pharmacists Liability, Physicians Rights, Physicians Risk Management, Pediatric Malpractice, Orthopedic Malpractice, Optometric Malpractice, Oncology Law|
|Litigation||Airbag Injury, All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability, Automotive Crashworthiness, Automotive Design Liability, Automotive Products Liability, Automotive Restraints, Automotive Warranty Law, Bicycle Products Liability, Biomedical Products Liability, Blood Bank Liability, Breach of Warranty, Breast Implant Litigation, Chemical Explosions, Chemical Products Liability, Civil Litigation, Class Action Defense, Class Action Prosecution, Commercial Litigation, Complex and Multi-District Litigation, Complex Litigation, Dalkon Shield Litigation, Defense Litigation, Diet Drug Litigation, Drug and Medical Device Defense, Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Drug Contamination, E-Discovery, Elevator Liability, Engineering Products Liability, Environmental Products Liability, Escalator Liability, Explosions, Federal Civil Litigation, Federal Litigation, Firearms Litigation, Flammable Fabrics, Food Borne Disease, Food Products Liability, Gas Explosions, Heart Device Litigation, Heavy Equipment Products Liability, Industrial Products Liability, International litigation, Lemon Law, Long-Arm Litigation, Manufacturers Liability, Motorcycle Products Liability, Office Equipment Products Liability, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Defects, Product Failure, Product Recall, Product Safety, Product Warning Labels, Products Liability Arbitration, Products Liability Defense, Products Liability Insurance Coverage, Products Liability Mediation, Products Liability Subrogation, Propane Products Liability, Recreational Products Liability, Recreational Vehicle Products Liability, Seat Belt Injury, Tire Defect Litigation, Tire/Rim Mismatch, Tobacco Litigation, Trial Practice, U.S. Supreme Court Litigation, Vaccine Injury, Vehicle Rollovers, Warranty Law, Welding Products Liability|
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