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Shawn and Lynn have two children, Ellen and Eric.


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  1. Litigation: 70%
    33 years
  2. Mediation: 15%
    18 years
  3. Arbitration: 15%
    23 years



Hourly ($375-425/hour)

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  • John R Fitzpatrick

    I endorse Shawn Aiken for both commerical litiagtion and for mediation. I have known him for 20 years. He is an excellent attorney. I have referred friends and clients to him, and I will again.


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Aiken Schenk Hawkins & Ricciardi, P.C.

2390 E. Camelback Rd.
Suite. 400
Phoenix, AZ, 85016


AZActive 198305/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2010
Top 50 Arizona LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2009
Southwest SuperLawyersSuper Lawyers2009
Top 100 Trial Lawyers (Arizona)American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2009
Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2008
Southwest SuperLawyersSuper Lawyers2008
Southwest SuperLawyersSuper Lawyers2007
Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2007
Top Pro Bono Attorneys of ArizonaArizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education2004
Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in ArizonaArizona Bar Foundation2001
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateBeus Gilbert Wake & Morrill1984 - 1990
Associate General CounselO'Connor Cavanagh Anderson Westover Killingsworth & Beshears1983 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
College of Commercial ArbitratorsFellow2009 - Present
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFellow2007 - Present
Chartered Institute of ArbitratorsMember2003 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationLarge, Complex Case Panel1990 - Present
National Board of Trial AdvocacyCivil Trial Advocacy1996 - 2011
Horace Rumpole American Inn of CourtPresident1994 - 1999
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Elgin v. Great-West Life Assurance Co.Plaintiff's verdict; reversal on appeal
Matter of MulhallPublic censure
Meritor Savings Bank v. Camelback Canyon InvestorsSummary judgment for defendant
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State UniversityN/AJD - Juris Doctor1983
Saint Olaf CollegeLatin, EnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Private Arbitration UpdateConsolidation of Separate Arbitration Proceedings2009
State Bar of Arizona ConventionCivil Litigation Rules and Case Law Update2008
Private Arbitration UpdatePrivate Arbitration Update2008
Electronic Discovery and Offers of JudgmentElectronic Discovery and Offers of Judgment2008
Discovery in ArbitrationDiscovery in Arbitration2008
AICPA National Fraud and Litigation Services ConferenceThe CPA's Role in ADR2008
Private Aribtration in ArizonaPrivate Arbitration in Arizona1999
CLE By the Sea (San Diego)Business Tort Litigation1998
Eighth Annual Bankruptcy SymposiumNondischargeability litigation1997
American Educational ConferenceFinancial Expert Witnesses1997