I have been practicing Workers' Comp law since first becoming an attorney in 1988. My first position was as an Attorney at the Industrial Commission of Arizona.
I did defense work for a short time and have been representing claimants since 1990.
I helped build the biggest claimant's firm in Arizona, leaving in April of 2013 to merge my practice as a Partner at Snow, Carpio & Weekley.
I have devoted my career to helping injured workers and their families put their lives back together after life altering injuries. I do not represent fakers, malingerers or people trying to " game" the system. I do represent individuals who are being taken advantage of by insurance companies and third party administrators.
I am a strong advocate for my clients and very competently handle cases from outset through complex hearings and appeals. I am very fortunate to have a passion for my law practice and the thousands of injured workers I have represented.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2012|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers||2012|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2006|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers||2006|
|Certified Specialist - Workers' Compensation Law||State Bar of Arizona||2000|
|Partner||Snow, Carpio & Weekley||2013 - Present|
|Partner||Taylor & Associates, PLLC||1990 - 2013|
|Associate||Shimmel Hill Bishop & Gruender||1989 - 1990|
|Attorney||Industrial Commission of Arizona||1988 - 1990|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Arizona Association of Lawyers for Injured Workers||Member||1993 - Present|
|Arizona Bar Foundation||Workers' Compensation Section||1989 - Present|
|Arizona Bar Foundation||Attorney Member||1988 - Present|
|Arizona organizations (state)||Worker's Compensation CLE Committee||2001 - 2004|
|State Bar CLE Books||Use of technology and Media in the Law||2011|
|California Western University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1986|
|California State University, California Maritime Academy||English Literature||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1983|
|Annual Iron Worker's Union Seminar||Arizona Workers' Compensation Law||2013|
|State Bar of Arizona Workers COmpensation Seminar||Use of Technology and Media in the Law||2011|
|State Bar of Arizona Workers Compensation Seminar||Workers Compensation Practice and Procedure||2005|