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Mark Worischeck’s practice emphasizes complex civil litigation, primarily in the areas of  insurance coverage and  insurance bad faith, insurance defense, aviation, employment law, construction litigation, personal injury, professional liability defense and product liability.  Mr. Worischeck has successfully tried numerous jury trials.  He regularly handles personal injury and wrongful death cases.  

Mr. Worischeck has received Martindale-Hubbell's highest AV® PreeminentTM rating, has been chosen as one of Arizona's Finest Lawyers, selected to be included in Best Lawyers in America for 2013-2016, and is recognized in the 2010-2015 editions of Southwest Super Lawyers.  Mr. Worischeck has been named Best Lawyers’ 2016 Phoenix - Insurance "Lawyer of the Year" and designated by Super Lawyers as one of Arizona's Top 50 Lawyers for 2011-2015.  In addition, Mr. Worischeck has been recognized by AZBusiness Magazine as one of Arizona's Top Lawyers from 2009-2015; identified as a 2015 Leader in Construction Litigation; and selected as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona for 2015.  

Mr. Worischeck graduated from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.  He is President and Managing Shareholder of the firm.

In addition to practicing law, Mr. Worischeck taught Insurance Law as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University from 2010-2012.  He also serves as a Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    30 years, 250 cases
  2. Insurance: 30%
    30 years, 300 cases
  3. Litigation: 25%
    30 years, 600 cases
  4. Aviation: 15%
    30 years, 75 cases

Attorney endorsements

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  • Kevin D Neal

    I endorse Mark, he is a smart, hard working and trustworthy lawyer.


    Kevin Neal Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Douglas A Loefgren

    Mark and I worked together on a very complex legal matter. Of course he is highly skilled and knowledgeable, but what really sets him apart from the masses is his persuasiveness and communication skills. He is one of the few individuals I have ever encountered that could probably talk a cat off the top of a fish truck. Mark receives my highest recommendation.


    Douglas Loefgren Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Sanders + Parks Attorneys at Law

3030 N Third St
Ste 1300
Phoenix, AZ, 85012-3099


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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaUS News2014
Top LawyerArizona Business Magazine2013
Arizona's Top 50Southwest Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaUS News2013
Top LawyerArizona Business Magazine2012
Top LawyerNorth Valley Magazine2012
Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2012
Finest LawyerArizona's Finest Lawyers2012
Arizona's Top 50Southwest Super Lawyers2012
Top LawyerArizona Business Magazine2011
Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2011
Finest LawyerArizona's Finest Lawyers2011
Arizona's Top 50Southwest Super Lawyers2011
Top LawyerNorth Valley Magazine2011
Finest LawyerArizona's Finest Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2010
Top LawyerArizona Business Magazine2010
Top LawyerArizona Business Magazine2009
MemberWho's Who Legal2007
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President and Managing ShareholderSanders & Parks, Professional Corporation2009 - Present
ShareholderSanders & Parks, Professional Corporation1988 - Present
AssociateShimmel Hill Bishop & Gruender1986 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)Member2014 - Present
Arizona Insurance CouncilAffiliate Member2012 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Claims & Litigation Management AllianceMember2008 - Present
National Transportation Safety Board Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Lawyer Pilots Bar AssociationState Chair1992 - Present
Aviation Insurance AssociationMember1992 - Present
Arizona Association of Defense CounselMember1990 - Present
Aircraft Owners and Pilots AssociationPanel Attorney1990 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember1988 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember1986 - Present
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of ArizonaFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
State Bar of Arizona Insurance Law InstituteInsurance Bad Faith Including Workers' Compensation Bad Faith2014
State Bar of Arizona Bad Faith Insurance Law SeminarDefense Perspective on Workers' Compensation Bad Faith2012
Presentation to Fireman's Fund Insurance CompanyThe Peculiarities of Arizona Insurance Law (including insurance bad faith; Damron/Morris agreements; and reservation of rights)2012
Adjunct Professor of Law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State UniversityInsurance Law2011
Adjunct Professor of Law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State UniversityInsurance Law2010
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University - InsuranceInsurance Law2006
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona Sate University - TortsTorts2005
State Bar of Arizona - Insurance Law UpdateInsurance Bad Faith1995