Justin M. Ackerman
Justin Ackerman joins Jones, Skelton and Hochuli as an Associate in our Appellate Department. After graduating as the Valedictorian of his class from Arizona Summit Law School, Mr. Ackerman worked as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Michael J. Brown in Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals.
During law school, Mr. Ackerman sought out a variety of externships in order to build a solid foundation for an appellate practice, including externing on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Arizona Court of Appeals, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. Mr. Ackerman was also awarded ten CALI awards for receiving the highest grade in a class during his time at Arizona Summit Law School and had his law review article selected for publication.
During his free time, Mr. Ackerman trains at his family owned business in Krav Maga, the official self-defense of the Israeli Defense Forces, and enjoys going to the movies with his wife.
- Steve Lane v. State of Arizona,
et al., CV 2014-013584 (January 2017) (summary judgment granted in premise
liability and fraudulent land transfer case)
- Soto v. Sacco, 239 Ariz. 516
(App. 2016) (affirming trial court’s remittitur of jury verdict from $700,000
to $250,000) (Published Opinion)
Professional Associations & Memberships
- Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, Member
- USLAW Network, Member
Presentations & Publications
"A.R.S. 12-821.01, anything new under the sun?" Co-Presenter, Current Issues in Governmental Liability Seminar, November 2015
"An Investigating Piece on Clawback Agreements," Co-Author, Facts & Findings, July 2015
- An Online Gamer’s Manifesto: Recognizing Virtual Property Rights By Replacing EULA Agreements in Virtual Worlds, 6 Phoenix L. Rev. 137 (2013)