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Jennifer B. Anderson
Associate


janderson@jshfirm.com
TEL: 602-263-7375
FAX: 602-200-7871

Education

The University of Michigan Law School

Ann Arbor, Michigan

J.D., cum laude, 1994

Book Award recipient, Legal Research and Writing

 

Arizona State University

Phoenix, Arizona

B.A., summa cum laude, English, 1991

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 1994

Nevada (Inactive), 2006

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

U.S. District Court, Arizona

U.S. District Court, Nevada



Jennifer B. Anderson


Ms. Anderson handles federal and state appeals concerning a wide range of issues, including commercial law, torts, insurance, governmental liability, employment, workers’ compensation, and family law.  Ms. Anderson also provides strategic advice to trial counsel on preserving the record for appeal and she assists at the trial level by preparing effective dispositive motions, motions in limine, jury instructions, trial memoranda, and post-trial motions. She has represented clients in numerous appellate oral arguments, trial court hearings, and mediations.

Ms. Anderson joined the firm with significant experience as an appellate attorney in private practice.  She served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Ms. Anderson also taught legal research, writing, and appellate advocacy at the William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.


Representative Cases

  • Glazer v. State712 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 16 (Ariz. May 8, 2015) (represented amici curiae Apache, Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, and Pima Counties)
  • Arizona v. City of Tucson, 761 F.3d 1005 (9th Cir. 2014)
  • Munoz v. Indus. Comm'n, 318 P.3d 439 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2014)
  • Johnson v. Wells Fargo Home Mortg., Inc., 635 F.3d 401 (9th Cir. 2011)
  • In re Amerco Derivative Litig., 127 Nev. Adv. Rep. 17, 252 P.3d 681 (2011)
  • Renown Health v. Vanderford, 126 Nev. Adv. Rep. 24, 235 P.3d 614 (2010) (represented amicus curiae)
  • Las Vegas Taxpayer Accountability Comm. v. City Council of Las Vegas, 125 Nev. 165, 208 P.3d 429 (2009)

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association (Vice-Chair, Appellate Advocacy Committee of the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section)
  • State Bar of Arizona (Member, Appellate Practice Section)
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association (Member)

Civic/Community Associations

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Pro Bono Program Volunteer
  • Volunteer Lawyers Program, past Volunteer Lawyer of the Month
  • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Pro Bono Volunteer; received “50-Hour Club” Award

Presentations & Publications

  • "Case Law Update -- LIVE!" Co-Presenter, Current Issues in Governmental Liability Seminar, November 2015
  • "Case Law Update," Co-Presenter, West Valley Cities, March 2015
  • “Emerging Trends: An Overview Of New Case Law And Developments,” Presenter, 2014 JSH Annual Seminar: It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Gets Hurt, November 2014
  • "Recent Developments in Appellate Advocacy," Co-author, 49 Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal 53, 2013
  • "Recent Developments in Appellate Advocacy," Co-author, 46 Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal 195, 2011 
  • "Recent Developments in Appellate Advocacy," Co-author, 45 Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal 179, 2010
  • "Making Equal Justice a Reality Through Pro Bono Representation," Co-author, Communiqué, September 2008
  • "State and National Trends in Appellate Practice," Lead Author, Communiqué, March 2008
  • "The Lawyering Process Program: Building Confidence and Competence," Co-author, Nevada Lawyer, December 2001
  • “Outside the Margins: Using Comment Sheets to Provide Feedback on Student Writing,” Presenter, Third Annual Rocky Mountain Regional Legal Writing Conference, March 2003
  • “Polishing Your Practice: How to Shine as a Young Lawyer,” Panelist, Arizona State Bar Convention, 1997
  •  The University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Research & Development Editor