Alexis Tinucci focuses her practice in the areas of automobile and commercial trucking defense, personal injury and wrongful death, and general liability defense. Prior to joining JSH, she worked for two years at a Valley law firm in the areas of insurance defense and civil litigation. While there, she managed a high volume of cases involving civil litigation matters, including tort liability, contracts, product liability, and construction defect. From case inception through completion, Alexis worked closely with the trial team and Partners analyzing and reviewing litigation strategy, drafting coverage opinions, writing complex legal motions, and participating in mediations and oral arguments. Her work resulted in numerous favorable outcomes for clients, including four arbitrations, multiple motions for summary judgment, two briefs before the Arizona Court of Appeals, and a jury trial she first chaired in Pima County Superior Court.
During her 3L Spring Semester, Alexis worked as a legal extern at the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona for the Honorable Michelle H. Burns and participated in a mock oral argument before the Honorable John J. Tuchi. She earned A grades in Legal Advocacy and Evidence courses, and was named the Willard H. Pedrick Scholar in recognition of academic excellence. Alexis gained further legal experience working as a clerk at a Valley law firm practicing in the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice defense. During her 2L Spring Semester, she worked as a legal extern at the Arizona Supreme Court, Staff Attorney’s Office.
Outside the office, Alexis enjoys exploring the State’s many hiking trails with her rescue dog, Rudy. She also likes cooking. When she has time, she indulges in watching crime documentaries.
- Served as first chair in a jury trial in Pima County Superior Court, which resulted in a favorable outcome for the client.
- Developed strategy and led four arbitrations with favorable results for the clients.
- Drafted multiple motions for summary judgment and Daubert motions with rulings in favor of the client.
- Prepared an opening and reply brief that was granted by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
- Drafted two successful briefs for cases before the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One.
Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, J.D., 2018
University of Arizona Honors College, B.A., magna cum laude, Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law, 2015
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2019