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Jason M. Kelly Esq.
Phoenix, Arizona
phone (602) 903-6853
(877) 364-2870 (Toll Free)
fax (602) 230-8985
email Email Me

Jason Kelly's practice focuses on complex litigation. His practices areas include catastrophic personal injury cases, insurance coverage disputes, construction and contract disputes, real estate and general commercial litigation. He has experience in drafting contracts, licensing agreements and corporate formation. His litigation experience runs from Registrar of Contractors' hearings to arbitrations, civil trials and the Court of Appeals and includes all aspects of residential construction, including both single-family and multi-family dwellings, commercial, retail and industrial construction projects throughout the state of Arizona, real estate property rights disputes, insurance coverage disputes and bad faith lawsuits, contractual indemnity litigation, real estate agent liability, wrongful death and personal injury.

Jason also actively assists his clients in avoiding litigation by providing such services as reviewing and analyzing proposed insurance policies such as wrap or OCIP/ODIP policies now surfacing on construction projects, forming corporations and LLCs, drafting employment agreements and drafting royalty and licensing agreements.

Before joining Schneider & Onofry, he worked in the Pima County Prosecutor's Office as a Rule 38(e) clinician in which he performed over 20 bench and jury trials. He is a founding member and former Chairman of the Board of the non-profit Youth Suicide & Education Programs and is currently serving as a Board Member on the Arizona Suicide Prevention Coalition. He is active the martial arts community, providing legal advice to various organizations and teaching youth and adult classes, and he is a nationally-licensed youth soccer coach.

Areas of Practice:
Personal Injury
Insurance Coverage
Real Estate and Construction Litigation
Appellate Practice
Bar Admissions:
Arizona, 2000
U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 2000
University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, 2000
Law Review: Arizona Law Review, 1998 - 2000
Law Review: Executive Board of Arizona Law Review, 1999 - 2000
Law Review: Arizona Law Review, Writing Competition Selection, 1998

University of Arizona, 1996

Brophy College Preparatory, 1992

Published Works:
The New Landscape of Contractors' Liability Insurance, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel Newsletter, May, 2007

Preservation of Evidence When Conducting an Investigation: Your Rights and Duties, NSPII Newsletter, Spring, 2007

How Far Can You Go? A Primer for Insurance Investigations in Arizona, NSPII Newsletter, Winter, 2007

Proper Claims File Maintenance and its Implications in the New Era of E-Discovery, NSPII, Fall, 2007

Contributing Author, www.hoopsvibe.com

Representative Cases:
Evans Withycombe, Inc. v. Western Innovations, Inc., 215 Ariz. 237, 159 P.3d 547 (App. 2006) (Arizona Court of Appeals 2006)
Classes/Seminars Taught:
Solutions to the Broken Construction Defect Litigation System, An Introduction to Arizona's Right to Repair Statute, January 27, 2005

Recent Developments in the Law Regarding the Statute of Repose and Indemnity, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, November 30, 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships:
National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators
Associate Member

American Association for Justice
Associate Member

Arizona State Bar, Trial, Construction and Appellate Law Sections

Arizona Celtic Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities:
Arizona Suicide Prevention Coalition, Inc., Board of Directors
Board of Youth Suicide Prevention and Education Programs, Inc., Founding Member, Former Chairperson
American Kyokushin Karate Organization, Inc., Legal Advisor
Legal Advisor to the United States Chanbara Federation

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3101 North Central Avenue,
Suite 600
Phoenix, AZ 85012

Phone: 602-903-6853
Fax: 602-230-8985
Toll Free: 877-364-2870
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