Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC is pleased to welcome associate Joel Brodfuehrer to our Professional Liability Group. Joel focuses his practice in the areas of professional liability defense, insurance litigation, and commercial and contract litigation. He represents architects and engineers, physicians, lawyers, board directors and officers, and real estate agents and brokers.
Before joining JSH, Joel served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Paul McMurdie and Judicial Extern for the Honorable Philip Espinosa at the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One and Two respectively. During this time, he gained significant civil and appellate experience, authored numerous decisions, and routinely presented cases in pre-trial conferences before three-judge panels.
While earning his law degree at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Joel volunteered as a Writing Center Fellow and was promoted to Head of the Writing Center in his final semester. He gained practical legal experience as a Legal Intern with the Attorney General’s Office for Southern Arizona White Collar and Criminal Enterprise. Remaining active in his law school community, Joel served as President of the Environmental Law Society, as Head Kaplan Representative, and as a member of the Arizona Law Review. He graduated cum laude, and earned two CALI Excellence for the Future Awards.
Joel earned his undergraduate degree, manga cum laude, from the University of San Diego in Political Science, with Minors in Theater and Performing Arts, and History.