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Gail Barsky

Personal injury Attorney at Scottsdale, AZ

5.0   27 reviews

also known as "THE PEOPLE'S LAWYER"


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About Gail

Learn Gail’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    30%
    Handled and/or reviewed over 10 thousand cases.

    32 years

  2. Car accident
    20%

    32 years

  3. Litigation
    20%

    32 years

  4. Trucking accident
    20%

  5. Wrongful death
    10%

    32 years

Attorney Barsky has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and/or verdicts for personal injury victims. 

 "TOP 100 CIVIL TRIAL LAWYER IN ARIZONA" --- 

JUDGE PRO TEM- Appointed to Superior Court of Maricopa County ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Gail Barsky-- OVER 200 (5) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ CLIENT REVIEWS

Gail Barsky-- AVVO ATTORNEY RATING- 10.0 out 10 (SUPERB) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 

AVVO Client Choice Award⭐️⭐️⭐️

 

WORK EXPERIENCE: 

Attorney Gail Barsky has personally handled thousands of Personal Injury cases and is licensed to practice law in Arizona and Pennsylvania. Attorney Barsky has expertise in trucking accidents, wrongful death cases, police brutality, slip and fall litigation, dog bites, workplace harassment and car accidents.  Barsky has gained valuable experience from both sides of the courtroom representing Plaintiffs and Defendants.

Attorney Barsky began her legal career in the Federal Government, and later assumed the Managing Trial Attorney position for Nationwide Insurance Company for 14 years. 

Since 2017, Barsky is also a Professor at Brighton College in Arizona.

 

EDUCATION:

After graduating from Temple University School of Law (which is ranked in the top 25% of all law schools), Barsky went on to obtain a Masters of Law graduating with a LL.M. in Trial Advocacy at Temple University Beasley School of Law, in which the program and degree have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report, as among the top three trial advocacy programs in the country for more than twenty years. It is estimated only 1% of lawyers in the US hold this degree.

 

CORE VALUES:

 

While in college and law school, Barsky worked multiple jobs to support herself and pay for her tuition. She was the first in her family to graduate from college, as she comes from a "working-class" family where she learnt the value of working hard. Today, her clients know she fights for them with dedication, honesty & treats them like her family.

 

 COMMUNITY WORK-CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS-BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

 

Community involvement and volunteerism have been a way of life for her since she was a teenager, including serving in leadership positions. Barsky can frequently be found volunteering for public service organizations which are dedicated to serving the elderly, individuals having financial difficulty, the U.S. Veterans and troubled teenagers who are displaced from their parents.

Barsky has also actively raised money for breast cancer research after four of her friends were diagnosed with breast cancer, including being awarded, “The Number #1 Individual fund-raiser For City of Hope nationally. Barsky was also a member of The Board of Trustees of Temple University for seven consecutive years.

Barsky is currently serving her third consecutive terms on the Board of Directors for Scottsdale Bar Association and Maricopa Bar Association. Barsky also serves on The Phoenix Philanthropists Board for the last seven years.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court of Pennsylvania

 

 

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Licensed for 34 years
State AZ
Status Active
Acquired 2011
Updated 12/21/2022
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 1988
Updated 12/04/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Gail

Gail Barsky, Esquire
11000 N. 77th Place
Scottsdale, AZ, 85260

Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
  27 customer reviews
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Posted by Ronald | November 17, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very professional
Gail Barsky kept us updated . COVID-19 did throw a monkey wrench into the mix. Gail did her best to keep lines of communication open. No question about her abilities as an attorney.
Posted by Nancie | November 10, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The BEST!!!
Gail Barskey is an amazing attorney. She has been an absolute pleasure to have work my case. Before her I'd always dreaded dealing with attorneys but she's made this process an amazing one! She went above & beyond & fought for me the whole way through. We need more lawyers out there like Gail. Thank you for EVERYTHING you have done and will continue to do.
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Posted by Annette | February 17, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thank you!!!
Gail, made sure I felt secure and supported and that I knew she was on my side and was going to do whatever was best to handle the situation as best as possible. She also took into account my worries and frustrations when resolving my case and did whatever was necessary to find a settlement so it could be done with since I expressed how I didn’t want it to be an ongoing thing because of my anxiety. She also answered my phone calls way late at night when I had any questions, going past her office hours, showing how invested she truly was.
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Posted by JeanCarlo | February 10, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing Lawyer
Gail Barsky was truly a great injury lawyer anyone could ask for! She was always on top of everything and kept in touch with every little detail and update about my case. Would definitely recommend to anyone in need of her lawyer services.
Response from Gail Barsky February 17, 2022
Thank you JeanCarlo. It was my pleasure to represent you. You were very cooperative during the whole process. I wish all good things for your new career. Stay in touch! Gail
Posted by Kimmie | August 3, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
She deserves more than five stars!
Gail Barsky is very professional and an exceptional advocate. I couldn't have been blessed with a better attorney. Very good communication, quick and responsive, polite, reassuring, honest, informative, she did everything for me that needed to be done, I have recommended her to a couple of my friends and will continue to recommend her. If you want someone who will truly fight for you and that really cares, you've found her.
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Posted by Gary | July 15, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Exceptional Attorney - Dedicated to her clients and their case, highly recommended
I can't say enough for Gail and her dedication and genuineness. Gail Barsky is extremely passionate about her clients, their cases and pursuing the best possible outcome for them. She really exemplifies what is best about a practitioner of the law. Thank you again for the help. Gary
Posted by Alice | July 26, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Above and beyond
Gail Barsky is a very professional lawyer. She made me and my family feel like her first priority. Gail worked very hard on my family's accident case and got us a lot more money then we expected. Im very thankful and 100% satisfied . She really goes above and beyond . Thank you Gail Barsky
Posted by Desma | July 26, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very professional
I was in a car accident July 2018. It was a very difficult time for me my children . I was 8 months pregnant . A very terrifying situation not knowing the outcome. I contacted Gail Barsky she was very professional from the start .Her communication skills were excellent . Gail went above and beyond for my family. She made my family a first priority . Im very satisfied with the outcome and will recommend GailBarsky to many others .
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Posted by anonymous | July 14, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
More than expected!
When you hear most people talk about lawyers it’s usually pretty negative. It was the complete opposite with Gail! She was very attentive and made the process streamlined and as hands off as possible. We never worried where we stood or if she understood our concerns. We were very well taken care of. We hope to never have need of a lawyer in the future but if we do it will be with Gail and her law firm.
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Response from Gail Barsky July 16, 2020
Thank you so much for your review. It was a sincere pleasure representing your family. We were able to make a public statement against the system; it was based upon your tenacity of believing in fighting to make an institution accountable for a wrong that occurred. You could have easily ignored it but together we sent a message!
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Posted by Amanda | December 23, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Car accident
I’ve been working with Gail Barsky for a a little while now and she’s been amazing. Gail has kept me in the loop with the entire process of my car accident and has provided me the knowledge I needed when asking any questions I’ve had. She’s also continued to fight for me even when we came to an agreement amount. I couldn’t be happier with the progress.
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Response from Gail Barsky January 15, 2020
Amanda, thanks for the review; it is greatly appreciated to read your very kind words. You were also such a wonderful and cooperative client. It was a team effort even though it was a fight! I hope you never need my services again but my door is always open to you. Stay in touch! All the best, Gail
Posted by Alishia | August 14, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Attorney
Gail is an excellent attorney. She took time to get to know me, my case and my family. She wanted to deeply understand the impact that my injuries had on both me and my family. Also, she kept me apprised of the status of my case throughout the process. Gail assured me that she would fight on my behalf and that is exactly what she did. Rather than accepting the insurance company's first offer of $25k, Gail continued to negotiate until they agreed to pay $43k.
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Posted by Winnifred | August 28, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Awesome Attorney
I really recommend Gail Barksey to anyone. She did an outstanding job on my case and got me the extra money above and beyond what I thought I was going to get. She understands everything that I was going through and if she didn't she tries to. She very efficient, and she was always there anytime to answer any of my questions. Very personal honest and upfront. I appreciate her hard working and her support on my case. Thank you so much Gail.
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Posted by Colleen | July 25, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Attorney
Gail did a great job on my case, she went out of her way to help me. I live out of state and was on vacation in Arizona when the accident happened. I feel very lucky to have found Gail and I would highly recommend her. Thank you Gail for everything.
Posted by anonymous | July 12, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Five stars lawyer
Gail, Smart, professional, experienced, and hardworker, I feel I’m lucky because she was working on my case, thank you Gail you did excellent work,
Posted by Alicia | June 16, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Goes above & beyond!
Gail was great throughout the whole process. She went above & beyond to get the dollar amount deserved. She went into detail about everything with me and explained things to me to make sure I understood the full process. Would highly recommend!
Posted by John | May 10, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
My Attorney, but also more important My Friend
Gail was recommended to me by the Bar Association after I contacted them for guidance in securing a personal injury attorney. While meeting with Gail the first time I was impressed with her knowledge and treatment of my circumstances. She explained her fees and the steps she would take to secure a positive outcome. The case was settled with a reasonable outcome. Gail also represented me in another personal injury case with positive results. Today she represents my Daughter.
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Posted by Stephanie | March 28, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Gail Barsky is a superstar!
To say Gail is a dynamo is an understatement! Her tenacity, attention to detail, and most importantly passion shine through in everything she does! She really cares and as a client you feel that with every interaction you have with her. She is quick on her feet and brilliant! She is always 3 steps ahead to ensure her client is protected and justice is received. She brings exceptional wisdom, experience, and that personal touch to her law practice which is not common anymore. 5 stars are not enough to rate Gail!
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Posted by andjela | January 30, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Client
I can not put in words on how much this woman has helped me. She is amazing in every way. Gail not only were you professional, but you are so genuine and kind and you made me feel like a family member. I felt like your number one priority. Thank you for your hard work, patience and love.
Posted by Patrick | September 26, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Got results
I was in a unique situation, involving two accidents within a few days of each other, a large medical bill, and an un-cooperative adjuster. I was in a situation where after everything, I would be left with a large medical bill, and no compensation for loss of wages or the financial and emotional effects these accidents had on my professional and personal life. Within 5 months of speaking with Gail for the first time, I am coming away with compensation, zero medical bills over my head and a huge weight off my shoulders. Gail put in the work, and obviously knows exactly how to navigate tough situations and get the results desired by her clients. Her attitude and good communication were greatly appreciated. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Gail Barsky to anyone looking for a professional and experienced attorney.
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Posted by Alexandra | September 24, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Car Accident Case
I consulted and hired Attorney Gail Barsky from Suzuki Law Office for a car accident case. Once the process started, her knowledge, trustworthiness and detail orientation of handling the case was outstanding. She kept me always informed and provided all the information that I needed as the case progressed. I am pleased and happy with case results, I definitely recommend Mrs. Barsky as an Attorney at Law.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Contingency 29%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Judge Pro Tem
  • Maricopa Superior Court
  • 2022 - Present
  • Managing Attorney
  • Chavez Legal Group
  • 2020 - Present
  • Award-Winning Attorney
  • MayesTelles
  • 2018 - 2020
  • Trial Attorney
  • Goldberg & Osborne & Suzuki Law Offices
  • 2015 - 2017
  • Litigation Attorney
  • Resnick & Louis
  • 2011 - 2015
  • Managing Partner
  • Barsky Law Offices
  • 2004 - 2011
  • Managing Attorney
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • 1990 - 2003
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Education

  • Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 1994
  • Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1987

Associations

  • Phoenix Philanthropists
  • Board of Directors
  • 2012 - Present
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 2014 - 2022
  • Scottsdale Bar Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 2013 - 2022

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2019
  • 2015 AZ Mock Trial Program Recognition
  • Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education
  • 2015
  • 2014 AZ Mock Trial Program Recognition
  • Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education
  • 2014
  • 2013 AZ Mock Trial Program Recognition
  • Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education
  • 2013
  • 2012 AZ Mock Trial Program Recognition
  • Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education
  • 2012
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Publications

  • Self-Published
  • Turn Your Time Into Big Money
  • N/A

Speaking Engagements

  • Temple School of Law
  • Law School Commencement Speaker
  • 1987
  • Temple University
  • Undergraduate Commencement Speaker
  • 1984

Attorney endorsements

Received (91)
Given (167)
Endorse Gail
Personal injury Attorney | May 29
Relationship: Other
"Gail is a terrific attorney. Her resume in all types of personal injury cases is beyond reproach. As important as her trial skills, Gail is a fantastic person. Serving on various boards and giving her valuable time to others in need speaks volumes about caring for others, especially her clients. I highly recommend seeking out Gail for any type of personal injury you may have unfortunately incurred."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Gail is well-respected attorney who has earned a high degree of respect in her practice. Her Avvo advice is on point. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a personal injury attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"An excellent lawyer who treats her clients with patience, care, understanding, and utmost professionalism. She is an even better person and I wholeheartedly recommend her for future services."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Barsky’s integrity and professionalism are unmatched. Her zealous advocacy and remarkable poise under pressure set her apart from her peers. I am proud to endorse this fine attorney."
Wrongful death Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Gail is a wonderful, experienced attorney in the field of personal injury. To prospective clients: count yourself lucky if she decides to take your case!"
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I whole-heartedly endorse this lawyer. I have read her answers to many questions on AVVO and they are well-reasoned."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I confidently endorse this lawyer’s work and standing in the legal community."
Litigation Attorney | Jun 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Barsky is professional, bright and finds creative solutions to complex legal problems. I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I would definitely recommend Gail for any cases that I have in Arizona. She is a smart Attorney and takes care of her clients!"
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Gail Barsky is a top-ranked attorney – a powerful member of our community who tries cases and wins justice. Her depth of specialized expertise, real-world understanding, and courtroom experience, distinguish her as an outstanding legal advocate. It is not surprising that she is so applauded by her clients and colleagues alike. Her professional and philanthropic leadership, as well as her unique educational and community contributions, distinguish her as a truly caring human being. Whether you’ve been injured or are being accused – Gail Barsky is the attorney you want to have fighting to protect your interests. WM"
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"After reviewing Gail's Avvo profile and her poignant responses to questions asked by Avvo users, I am confident in her ability to handle personal injury matters with patience, skill, and precision."
Car accident Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Gail Barsky is an experienced attorney, having practiced extensively on both sides of a personal injury case. I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 20
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. She is very good at representing her clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Gail works very hard for her clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Gail is an exceptional attorney that is passionate in her dedication to the law and to the well-being of her clients. I endorse her legal skills without question."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Barsky is skilled, experienced and knowledgeable litigator. It is very evident from her client reviews and peer endorsements that she is a well respected professional whose priority is the welfare of her clients. I endorse Attorney Barsky."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Barsky is an excellent attorney. Thorough and conscientious, she gives her clients and potentials the time and attention to make sure they are comfortable and all of their questions are answered. She is the attorney you keep, if you are fortunate enough to land her as your counsel. A credit to our profession."
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Scottsdale Personal injury Lawyer Gail Barsky
Gail Barsky
Personal injury Attorney
Scottsdale, AZ
Licensed for 34 years
Free Consultation