James Osborne 2018-06-21T10:43:33+00:00

James Osborne

PARTNER/GENERAL COUNSEL

    

josborne@jshfirm.com
TEL: 602.263.7337
FAX: 602.200.7843

Legal Assistant: Gladys Negron 
602.263.7337
gnegron@jshfirm.com

Jim Osborne focuses his practice in the areas of professional responsibility, including legal ethics, lawyer discipline and legal malpractice defense. He is also experienced in surety defense, product liability defense and commercial litigation. As the firm’s general counsel, Jim manages conflicts of interest and malpractice risks, and reviews all firm contracts and policies.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, Tort and Insurance Practice Section
  • State Bar of Arizona, Member

Civic/Community Associations

  • Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development, Board of Directors, 2014-Present

Professional Recognitions & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2003-2006
  • AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Presentations & Publications

  • “Ethics Considerations for Young Lawyers,” Presenter, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, Young Lawyer Spring CLE Event, April 2016
  • “Types of Probate Bonds and Roles of Fiduciaries,” Contributing Author, The Law of Probate Bonds, December 2014
  • “Ethical Pitfalls of Multiple Client Representation,” Co-Presenter, Arizona Counties Insurance Pool’s Sixteenth Annual Public Practice Legal Seminar, May 2013
  • “State-by-State Analysis: Arizona,” Contributing Author,  The Law of Motor Vehicle Dealer Bonds, January 2006

Education

University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., with Distinction, 1984
Arizona State University, B.S., Economics, magna cum laude, 1981
University of Michigan, Regents Scholar, 1977-1979

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 1984
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1985