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Jones, Skelton & Hochuli Welcomes Four Associates

Posted Thursday November 16, 2017

PHOENIX, AZ (November 16, 2017) – Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC is pleased to announce the addition of four new associates, Jonathan Brinkman, Christopher Heo, Lisa Papsin and Brian Ripple. All four associates worked at the firm as Summer Associates, where they had the opportunity to observe trials, depositions, mediations, settlement conferences and arbitrations. We are pleased they choose to continue their legal careers at our firm.

Jon focuses his practice in general civil litigation and insurance defense. He represents clients in issues involving trucking, premises liability, contract disputes, and personal injury and wrongful death. During law school, Jon gained valuable experience in private practice working as a law clerk for three Arizona firms. He also worked as a legal extern for the Arizona Supreme Court. Jon earned his J.D. and M.B.A. from Arizona State University, in addition to graduating summa cum laude from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Finance and B.A. in Legal Studies.

Chris works in the firm’s Transportation, Auto, Products and General Liability Trial Group, focusing his practice in general civil litigation and insurance defense. He represents clients in trucking, premises liability, contract disputes, and personal injury and wrongful death. Between his first and second year of law school, he worked as a legal extern in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. Chris obtained his B.S. in Marketing and his J.D. from Arizona State University.

Lisa is a member of two of the firm’s Trial Groups: Professional Liability, Bad Faith and Complex Litigation; and Governmental Liability and Employment Law. While attending Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Lisa served as President of the Executive Moot Court Board and earned the CALI Award in Negotiation. In her third year, Lisa was selected by her peers to be the student speaker at her law school graduation ceremony. Lisa earned her M.F.A. in English and Creative Writing, and B.S. in Sociology and English from Northern Arizona University.

Brian works in the firm’s General Liability and Auto Trial Group, focusing in the areas of general civil litigation and insurance defense. While attending Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Brian worked as a legal intern for The Arizona Justice Project and served as the Associate Editor of Jurimetrics, The Journal of Law, Science and Technology. Brian graduated cum laude from Santa Clara University with a B.S. in Economics and Political Science.

About Jones, Skelton & Hochuli:

With more than 80 lawyers, Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. (JSH) is the largest and most experienced trial defense law firm in Arizona specializing in insurance and insurance coverage. Our lawyers focus their practice in the defense of corporations, self-insureds, government entities, insurance carriers and medical malpractice carriers. For additional information please call 602.263.1700.



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