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Ronald D. Mercaldo

Car accident Attorney at Tucson, AZ

5.0   2 reviews

Licensed for 51 years

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Mr. Mercaldo has been named to “Arizona’s Finest Lawyers”, “Southwest Super Lawyers,” and “Best Lawyers in America”. He has also been named one of America’s top 500 lawyers.

Ron Mercaldo established the Mercaldo Law Firm in 1978 for the purpose of representing plaintiffs in serious injury and wrongful death cases. The firm has specialized for the last 15 years in the area of medical malpractice. Mr. Mercaldo left a larger firm in 1978 where he was a partner doing both insurance defense and plaintiffs representation. Mr. Mercaldo obtained his undergraduate and juris doctor degrees from the University of Arizona completing his studies in 1970. He has been actively involved in the litigation of personal injury and medical malpractice cases since that time, including insurance defense litigation and plaintiff’s personal injury/medical malpractice litigation. Mr. Mercaldo has not accepted insurance company clients for 25 years.

Since his admission to the Bar, Mr. Mercaldo has served on various prestigious committees for the State Bar of Arizona including the judicial selection committee, jury instruction committee, and professionalism and peer review committee where he served as chairman for 4 years. Mr. Mercaldo is certified by the State Bar of Arizona in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation and has sat for over 20 years as a member of the commission passing on the qualifications of other attorneys to become certified specialists. He has been president of the Southern Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, the president of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Ariz., and president of the Morris K. Udall American Inn of Court. He has been a frequent lecturer to both the State Bar of Arizona and the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association on various litigation topics. He is an AV rated lawyer in Martindale-Hubble and is listed in the bar registry of Preeminent Lawyers.

Mr. Mercaldo has been made a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. The “College” was created in 1950 to recognize excellence in trial lawyers. Its purpose is to improve the standards of trial practice, the administration of justice and the ethics of the profession. Fellowship in the college is by invitation only, after a careful examination of the experience, skill, ability and ethical standards of the nominee. A lawyer must be an active trial lawyer for a minimum of 15 years to be considered for nomination and Fellowship is limited to 1% of the lawyers in any given state or province.

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Licensed for 51 years
State AZ
Status Active
Acquired 1971
Updated 09/18/2022

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Posted by Jennifer | July 10, 2015
EXCELLENT REPRESENTATION!
If you or someone you know is seeking the best lawyer representation for Personal Injury, I highly recommend The Mercaldo Law Firm! Based on my personal experience and the outcome, The Mercaldo Law Firm is at the highest level of professional excellence of Lawyers! Each of the lawyers exude a special and unique talent in representation, analytical capabilities and delivery! I proudly recognize The Mercaldo Law Firm as being one of the top in the nation! - JR Scottsdale, Arizona
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Posted by Stephanie | November 29, 2012
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The Mercaldo Law firm is exceptional and would recommend to any and everyone in need of help. They are a very unique and qualified individuals who will strive for the best!

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Education

  • University of Arizona College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1971
  • University of Arizona
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1967

Associations

  • Arizona State Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1977 - Present
  • Pima County Bar Associations (Sections on: Tort and Insurance Practice; Litigation)
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Associations (Sections on: Tort and Insurance Practice; Litigation)
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Southern Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Tucson Chapter)
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Inns of Court
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Inns of Court
  • President
  • 1997 - 1998
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Tucson Chapter)
  • President
  • 1995 - 1996
  • State Bar of Arizona, Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation Advisory Committee
  • Chairman
  • 1994 - 1996
  • State Bar of Arizona, Peer Review Committee
  • Chairman
  • 1990 - 1994
  • State Bar of Arizona, Professionalism Committee
  • Member
  • 1989 - 1994
  • State Bar of Arizona, Jury Instruction Committee
  • Member
  • 1986 - 1988
  • Southern Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • President
  • 1980 - 1981
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2007
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Attorney endorsements

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Personal injury Attorney | May 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Ronald. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Medical malpractice

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Tucson Car accident Lawyer Ronald D. Mercaldo
Ronald D. Mercaldo
Car accident Attorney
Tucson, AZ
Licensed for 51 years
Virtual consultation available