Two Renaissance Square

40 North Central Avenue
Suite 2700
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Phone: 602-263-1700
Fax: 602-651-7599

Location Information

J. Gary Linder
TEL: 602-235-7106
FAX: 602-200-7883


University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri
J.D., 1999

University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri
B.S., Corporate Finance and Real Estate, cum laude, 1996

Bar Admissions

Missouri (Inactive)

J. Gary Linder

Mr. Linder joined Jones, Skelton & Hochuli in 2001, and has been a Partner since 2007. He is Co-Chair of the Professional Liability, Bad Faith & Complex Litigation practice group, and concentrates his practice on professional liability, defense of officers and directors, construction defect, products liability, personal injury defense and aviation. Mr. Linder received his Bachelor of Science degree in Corporate Finance and Real Estate Development, cum laude, from the University of Missouri in 1996, and his law degree from the University of Missouri School of Law in 1999. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Linder worked for State Farm Insurance.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Missouri Bar Association (Member)
  • Arizona Bar Association (Member)
  • USLAW Network (Secretary of Professional Liability Committee)
  • Council of Litigation Management (Arizona State Chair)

Professional Recognitions & Awards

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation, 2016 - 2018
  • Listed, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Peer Review Rating of 5.0 out of 5.0 by Martindale Hubbell

Presentations & Publications

  • “The Nuts and Bolts of Defending a Dram Shop Case,” Co-Presenter, Local First Liquor Liability Seminar, February 2017
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  • The Nuts and Bolts of Defending a Dram Shop Case," Co-Presenter, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel Advocacy Luncheon, January 2015
  • “Defending The Questionable Traumatic Brain Injury Claim: Including A Live Neurological Independent Medical Examination By Dr. Strobl,” Presenter, 2014 JSH Annual Seminar: It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Gets Hurt, November 2014
  • "Early Claims Investigation and Evaluation," Presenter, JSH Seminar, October 2013
  • "Hot Trends in Valley Construction: An Interactive Discussion with Legal and Insurance Perspectives," Speaker, 2006
  • CNA Insurance regarding Risk Management for Attorneys, Instructor
  • Council of Litigation Management regarding Complex Discovery and Use of Experts, Instructor