Mark Zukowski is the ninth lawyer at Jones, Skelton & Hochuli to receive the distinction of being invited to join the American Board of Trial Advocates. The purpose of ABOTA is to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal profession. In addition, they seek to aid in the further education and training of trial lawyers, improve methods of procedure, serve as an informational center, and study and discuss matters of interest to trial lawyers.
In business for almost 31 years, Jones, Skelton & Hochuli specializes in trial practice; insurance coverage; defense of corporations; self-insureds; governmental entities and insurance carriers. Zukowski joined the firm in 1983, and has been a partner since 1988. He has served on the firm’s management committee and is a past chair of the firm’s construction and insurance practice groups. In addition to his successful civil litigation practice, Zukowski is a construction and commercial arbitrator and mediator for the American Arbitration Association. He is also a member of the prestigious National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. He has extensive experience as a private arbitrator and mediator and as a settlement conference Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court. He has also previously served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Arizona Court of Appeals.