Jones, Skelton & Hochuli (JSH) is located in the heart of downtown Phoenix in Renaissance Square. Our office is within a 5 to 10-minute walk of state and federal courts, CityScape retail center, indoor and outdoor entertainment, more than 100 restaurants and bars, world-class entertainment, major league sports arenas, and arts and cultural institutions.

Founded in 1983, JSH began as an insurance defense firm with 12 attorneys and 16 paralegals and support staff. We have since expanded our trial practice to include the defense of corporations, self-insureds, governmental entities, insurance carriers and medical malpractice carriers. Today, JSH has almost 90 attorneys and more than 125 legal support staff, many of whom have spent their entire career at JSH. In addition, our firm is proud to promote outstanding staff from within the firm to management positions.

The firm offers competitive benefits, including:

  • Health/dental/vision insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Maternity leave
  • 401K matching
  • Firm-sponsored wellness programs and contests
  • Casual jeans days
  • Subsidized parking and public transportation

Our office is conveniently located downtown, with secure underground 24-hour parking and modern offices offering city-wide views from the top four floors of the Renaissance Tower. Our spacious on-site employee café has comfortable seating, complimentary beverages and televisions, as well as small appliances for making your own lunch. Going beyond the standard corporate benefits, our firm hosts several employee-appreciation events throughout the year, including indoor and off-site picnics, holiday parties, educational luncheons for staff through JSH University, and ongoing in-house CLE and training programs for attorneys.


Legal Assistant – JSH is seeking a legal assistant with 5+ years of experience in general civil litigation, municipal litigation, and in State and Federal Courts.  Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, calendar & deadline management, transcribing dictation, filing, preparation of correspondence, legal documents, and strong technical skills. Email your resume to EOE/AA

Administrative Assistant – JSH is seeking an ambitious, experienced admin assistant, with a stable work history in a professional environment, exceptional communication and organizational skills, stellar attention to detail, and the ability to act independently and take a course of action when needed.  The person in this role must maintain strict confidentiality, and promote a positive company culture by making the office a welcoming and collaborative place to work. Email your resume and salary requirement to AA/EOE

Associate Attorney – JSH, a premier defense law firm based in downtown Phoenix, is seeking an associate with 1 -3 years’ experience in civil litigation, preferably in the insurance defense industry. The ideal candidate will possess a good understanding of civil litigation and a desire to provide exceptional client service. Candidates must be highly motivated and have excellent academic credentials. JSH offers a collaborative and supportive environment, complete with professional development programs including in-house CLE and Trial College, and the opportunity to try cases to a jury. Qualifications:

  • JD degree from an accredited law school
  • Active member in good standing with the Arizona State Bar
  • 3+ years litigation experience in insurance coverage/defense
  • Strong experience with motion practice, discovery dispute, conducting depositions, making court appearances and trial preparation
  • Excellent oral advocacy and written communications skills

We offer a competitive salary, a transparent bonus structure and comprehensive benefits. Send your cover letter, salary requirement and resume to  AA/EOE

Insurance Defense Paralegal – JSH is seeking an ambitious paralegal with 5+ years of experience in general civil litigation, and experience in State and Federal courts. The ideal candidate will have a stable work history, and exceptional communication and organizational skills. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a team-oriented working environment.  Email your resume and salary requirement to AA/EOE