Jim Campbell is an experienced medical malpractice trial lawyer. Jim learned the craft of medical malpractice litigation law representing physicians and hospitals throughout the State of Arizona. He successfully tried many lawsuits on behalf of physicians and hospitals, even when the odds were against his client. Jim has also successfully represented patients in medical negligence cases.
Jim's extensive experience representing both sides of the medical malpractice world gives him a very unique perspective on these challenging cases. He is able to anticipate the opposition's tactics and position the client's case to meet the client's goals.
In addition to his work in the area of medical malpractice, Jim has extensive experience in the areas of elder abuse and nursing home neglect cases. The key to these areas is often in the fine details of the medical records, and Jim uses his medical knowledge to discover these details to his client's advantage.
Jim is an AV rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating given to lawyers reflecting an excellent reputation among his peers in legal abilities and ethics. Jim has also been recognized as one of Arizona's Finest Lawyers.
Prior to joining the firm, Jim worked for both large and small Arizona law firms in the areas of medical malpractice, products' liability, general negligence, and insurance bad faith. Jim worked for O'Connor Cavanagh, a large defense firm that was recognized by Arizona Business Magazine as “The Best Firm in Arizona.” In addition, Jim honed his craft at the MacBan Law Offices, Snell & Wilmer, and Kinerk, Schmidt and Sethi.
Jim is an Arizona native, and he received both his under graduate and law degrees at the University of Arizona. He graduated with a finance degree in 1984 and his law degree, cum laude, in 1993.
Jim is active in youth sports. He has a long history of coaching baseball, basketball, soccer and flag football. He views it as very important to give back to the community through coaching, as well as allowing him to spend important time with his three sons.
- Medical Malpractice
- Elder Abuse
- General Negligence
- Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith
- Arizona, 1993
- U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1994
- U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1993
University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, 1993
- J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
- Honors: Cum Laude
- Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Insurance, 1993
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 1988
- B.S.B.A., Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
- Major: Finance
- Rule 11, DRI, 1995
Honors and Awards:
- DuBois Scholarship
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- American Bar Association Member
- Pima County Bar Association Member
- State Bar of Arizona Member
Pro Bono Activities:
- Youth Sports Coach