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Johnny Sorenson

The Sorenson Law Firm LLC
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Johnny Sorenson
The Sorenson Law Firm LLC
Tempe,
 AZ

Founder & Managing Partner

Johnny J. Sorenson is the founding and managing attorney of The Sorenson Law Firm, LLC. 

Mr. Sorenson has been practicing law since 1995. In 2005 Mr. Sorenson left his partnership with a national law firm 480 Lawyers to form The Sorenson Law Firm, LLC, with a commitment to providing excellent legal representation, obtaining outstanding results, and maintaining long term relationships with his clients.

Mr. Sorenson is an experienced trial lawyer with a wide range of practice areas including personal injury, wrongful death, construction law, contract and business disputes, small business consulting, and insurance law.

He is well known for his aggressive representation, no-nonsense approach, and practical solutions. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants.

Mr. Sorenson also serves as a judge pro tempore in Maricopa County Superior Court, is a former Director for the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, member of the Arizona Association of Justice, and member of the Arizona Asian American Bar Association.

Johnny Sorenson has a preeminent AV rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review System, which is the highest attainable rating for both professional ability and ethics. 

Areas of Practice:

– Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

– Business & Commercial Litigation

– Contract, Corporation/Partnership Disputes

– Construction Disputes

– Civil Trial Work & Appeals

– Arbitrations, Mediations & ADR

– First & Third Party Insurance Defense

– Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith Disputes

– Contract Preparation

– Small Business Consulting

Admitted:  

1995, Arizona; 1996, U.S. District Court for Arizona; 1997, Colorado

Law School:

 Arizona State University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1995

College: University of Montana, B.S., High Honors, 1992

Community Service:

– Pro Tem Judge for the Maricopa County Superior Court since 2011

– Former Board Member for Aztec Wrestling Booster Club

– Former Volunteer Youth Soccer Coach

Professional Organizations:

– Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (Former Board of Director)

– Arizona Association for Justice

– Maricopa County Bar Association (Former Board Member of Construction Section; Former Board Chair of Personal Injury and Tort Section)

– Arizona Asian American Bar Association

– State Bar of Arizona

Accomplishments:

– Preeminent AV rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review System, which is the highest attainable rating for both professional ability and ethics.

– Obtained multiple seven figure recoveries on behalf of victims of wrongful death and professional malpractice.

– Defended multiple wrongful death and other catastrophic loss actions on behalf of insurance companies, non-profit organizations, businesses, and wealthy individuals.

– Numerous Jury Trial and Appellate Court Victories.

– Published opinion of Alosi v. Hewitt, 229 P.3d 518 (Ariz. App. 2012)

– Legal Speaker on issues of Construction law, Premise Liability, Personal Injury issues, and Insurance, 1999-2005

– Legal Research and Writing Instructor at ASU College of Law, 1994 – 1995

– Associate Editor, ASU Law Journal, 1994 – 1995. Published: Johnny J. Sorenson, Adios Statute of Repose: A Temporary Aberration in Constitutional Interpretation, 26 Ariz. St. L. J. 1101(1994)

– Am Jur Awards (Torts II and Creditor/Debtor)

– Pedrick Scholar Recipient

– SBA Pro-Bono Award

– Sandra Day O’Connor Inn of Court

– Law Clerk for the Honorable James B. Sult, Arizona Court of Appeals, 1995-1996

Background:

Mr. Sorenson is a Korean-American attorney. He was born in Columbia Falls, Montana in 1970. He has been married since 1999 and has four children.


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