Phoenix lawyer is Young Lawyers Division President

The Arizona Association of Defense Counsel’s Young Lawyers Division has elected Jason Kasting to be their 2015-16 Executive Board president.

Mr. Kasting has previously served as vice president and secretary for the young Lawyers Division.

Jason Kasting

Jason Kasting

“I’m very excited to lead the Young Lawyers Division during the coming term. Our goals for the year include growing the AADC’s young lawyer mentor program, expanding participation in the YLD Board’s Fall and Spring CLE offerings, and raising a significant amount of money for a local charity via our annual softball tournament,” Mr. Kasting stated in a press release.

Established in 1965, the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel is an organization made up of defense attorneys who mainly practice in the area of civil defense litigation, according to the release. AADC is dedicated to the education of its members and the judiciary and increasing community awareness of positive aspects of the legal profession.

Mr. Kasting joined Jones, Skelton & Hochuli as an associate in 2011, and concentrates his practice on general civil litigation and insurance defense, transportation defense, product liability defense and professional liability, according to the release.

He has also been listed as one of Arizona’s 2014 and 2015 Southwest Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, stated the release.

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

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