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Reliable Lawyers for Personal Defense and Subrogation Cases

Our Firm

Our firm has a reputation for service and is distinguished by the following:

  • We can quickly analyze your case, identify any legal issues, and explore your potential options and alternatives.
  • We minimize your costs by streamlining our resources to achieve results quickly and effectively.
  • While we work to resolve cases through settlement or negotiation, we are also prepared to take any case to court and have achieved a high record of success.

Our Attorneys

John W. Storer, III

Shareholder
Direct Line: (602) 776-5690
Email: jstorer@swensonlaw.com
John (Jack) Storer has more than 35 years of experience handling and trying civil cases in Illinois and Arizona. After practicing in Cook County, Illinois (Chicago) for five years, he moved to Arizona where he has been practicing since 1985. He has tried 40+ cases to verdict and arbitrated many cases to conclusion.

Areas of Practice

  • Subrogation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Hospitality Industry Liability
  • Large Vehicle Liability
  • Vertical Transportation (Elevators and Escalators)

Litigation Percentage

95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, State Bar of Arizona, 1999-2019

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1980
  • Illinois, 1981
  • Arizona, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1985

Education

  • De Paul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence–1980
  • University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
    M.B.A., Master of Business Administration–1977
  • University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
    B.S.B.A. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration–1974

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale Hubbell Pre-eminent AV Rating, 1995–2018
  • State Bar of Arizona/AZ Attorney Magazine Arizona Significant Defense Verdict Winner, 2009
  • Voted “Super Lawyer,” Personal Injury Defense, 2010, 2012-2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona, Member
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute

Lloyd J. Andrews

Shareholder

Direct Line: (602) 776-5688
Email: jandrews@swensonlaw.com

Mr. Andrews is a third-generation Arizona attorney and one of the first attorneys certified as a Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona. He has tried over 75 jury trials ranging from low impact soft tissue cases to those involving wrongful death or catastrophic injury.

He has represented parties in insurance bad faith, product liability, and coverage insurance trials. Mr. Andrews has also participated in thousands of arbitration and mediations over his career.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Probate Court Approvals
  • Plaintiff–Personal Injury
  • Subrogation

Litigation Percentage

95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, State Bar of Arizona, 1991

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1980
  • California, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1985

Education Admissions

  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    J.D.–1980
  • Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
    B.S.–1976
    Major–Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member (Inactive)
  • Arizona Association of Defense, Past Board Member, 1985-1995
  • DRI
  • Selected as a Southwest Super Lawyer and Top Lawyer
  • Arizona State Bar College of Trial Advocacy Faculty
  • Martindale Hubbell Preeminent Rating

Representative Cases

  • USAA v. Morris 154 Ariz. 113, 741 P.2d 246 (1987)
  • Westfield v. Aetna 153 Ariz. 564, 739 P.2d 218 (Ariz. App. Div. 2, 1987)
  • State Farm Fire v. Doe 165Ariz. 179, 797 P.2d 718 (Ariz. App, Div. 2, 1990)
  • GRE Insurance Group v. Green 194 Ariz. 251, 980 P.2d 963C (Ariz. App Div. 1, 1999)
  • Levy v. Alforo 215 Ariz. 443, 160 P.3d 1201 (Ariz. Div.1, 2007)

Fraternities

Phi Alpha Delta

Michael J. Frazelle

Shareholder

Direct Line: (602) 776-5699
Email: mfrazelle@swensonlaw.com
Mr. Frazelle has more than 40 years of experience handling and trying civil cases in Arizona and California. The focus of his practice is:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Government Liability Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Analysis and Litigation
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Professional Liability Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation

He has tried approximately 80 cases to verdict and arbitrated approximately 200 cases to conclusion. He has handled approximately 50 appeals and 10 of those, with which he has been involved in, have resulted in published appellate opinions.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Subrogation
  • Insurance Coverage Analysis and Litigation
  • Government Liability
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate Litigation

Litigating Percentage

95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialist

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, State Bar of Arizona, 1993-Present

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1979
  • California, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1998

Education

  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California J.D.–1979
    Honors: Moot Court
    Law Review: Southwestern University Law Review member, 1978 –1979
  • The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona B.A.–1975
    Honors: Dean’s List

Representative Cases

  • Cincinnati Indemnity Company v. Southwestern Line Constructors, 792 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 20, 422 P.3d 1086 (Court of Appeals 2018)
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  • Greenwood v. Arpaio, et al., 217 Ariz. 438, 175 P.3d 687 (Court of Appeals 2008)
  • Tyman v. Hintz Concrete, Inc., et al., 214 Ariz. 73, 148 P.3d 1146 (Supreme Court 2006)
  • Araiza v. U.S. West Business Resources, Inc., 183 Ariz. 448, 904 P.2d 1272 (Court of Appeals 1995)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates [ABOTA], Associate Member, 1991–Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Judge, Oplinger Closing Argument Competition–ASU School of Law, 1998 - Present
  • Volunteer Judge, Jencks Cup Competition–ASU School of Law, 2005–Present
  • Volunteer Judge, Spritzer Oral Argument Competition–ASU School of Law, 2012–Present

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