University of Arizona School of Law, Tucson, AZ
JD, cum laude (1995)
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Bachelor of Arts (1988)
Mr. Robert K. Lewis, Esq. is a founding member of LEWIS and POKORA. Throughout his many years of practice as an attorney in Arizona, Mr. Lewis has litigated countless diverse cases and has tried matters of varying complexity before Arizona juries. Furthermore, his experience as a senior claim’s representative with State Farm Automobile Insurance Company before law school helps Mr. Lewis bring a unique perspective and hands-on understanding to his representation of personal injury clients. The National Trial Lawyers recently identified Mr. Lewis as one of the Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers, as well as the Top 10 Bad Faith Insurance Lawyers.
Practice areas: Through his work as an attorney in Arizona, Mr. Lewis has represented clients in matters dealing with nearly every facet of general civil litigation cases in both state and federal court. There are very few legal issues Mr. Lewis is not familiar with and has not yet litigated. Mr. Lewis also has extensive trial experience, averaging a jury trial up to 12 times a year. Mr. Lewis is admitted to practice law in all Arizona and Nevada state courts as well as the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.
Presentations: Mr. Lewis has spoken on insurance coverage and bad faith topics for the Maricopa County Bar Association, as well as at continuing legal education seminars, and at private seminars for the firm’s clients. He is often called to speak about trial strategy, ethics, and other litigation topics for a wide variety of industry associations.
Expert witness services: Attorney Robert K. Lewis was a claims representative for a national insurance company prior to attending law school. Mr. Lewis represents plaintiffs in first party and third party bad faith cases and has extensive trial experience in this area of law. He has also lectured on claims handling practices and bad faith for insurance companies and at continuing legal education courses. In addition to his plaintiff’s personal injury practice, Mr. Lewis acts as an expert witness and consultant on claims handling practices.
Mr. Lewis was born in Grand Junction, CO, and grew up in Valdez, AK. He has lived in Arizona since 1984 and has two children.