Jones, Skelton & Hochuli welcomes five new lawyers

Dustin Christner

Dustin Christner

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC  has expanded to an 83 lawyer law firm, which includes the recent additions of Dustin A. Christner, Jonathan L. Sullivan, Jacob L. Speckhard, Erica J. Spurlock and Keith D. Collett.

This growth is contributed to the success of not only to JSH lawyers but also every single JSH employee.

Mr. Christner joined JSH as a partner where he concentrates his practice on medical malpractice and health care law, according to a press release.

Mr. Christner is an experienced litigator with significant experience defending claims of medical negligence, nursing home elder abuse

Jonathan Sullivan

Jonathan Sullivan

liability, products liability, and personal injury. He has represented nursing homes, hospitals, nurses, cardiologists, obstetricians, rheumatologists and other long term care and healthcare providers throughoutmArizona.

Mr. Sullivan is an associate and focuses his practice on professional liability and insurance bad faith. After graduating from Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, he was involved in medical research that centered around obtaining federal approval for medical devices and pharmaceutical clinical trials.


Jacob Speckhard

Mr. Speckhard’s practice concentrates on general civil litigation, insurance defense, premises liability, and automobile liability defense.

Mr. Speckhard received his law degree from Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. During law school, Mr. Speckhard worked as a Summer Associate at Jones, Skelton & Hochuli and JDA Software. He also served as a Legal Extern for the Honorable Robert Oberbillig, Maricopa County Superior Court, Civil Division, the release stated.

Ms. Spurlock practices personal injury defense, dram shop defense, employment law, and general liability defense.

Erica Spurlock

Erica Spurlock

Before graduating law school at Boston University, Ms. Spurlock worked as Law Clerk for the Attorney General’s Office in the Criminal Division and for The Law Offices of Diane Miller. She was also a Summer Associate for Jones, Skelton & Hochuli.

Mr. Collett is an associate in the general liability, construction, and auto trial department. While attending University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, Mr. Collett worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable

Keith Collett

Keith Collett

Bradley Astrowsky and was a legal intern for the University of Arizona, Office of the General Counsel.

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli is one of the largest and most experienced defense trial law firms in Arizona. Having been in business for 32 years, the firm specializes in trial practice; insurance coverage; defense of corporations; self-insureds; governmental entities and insurance carriers.

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