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Jim Busby

One of Tucson’s Premier Personal Injury Law Firms
Jim Busby began practicing law in Tucson in 1972. Jim was born and raised in Tucson and attended his first three years of high school in Tucson. He attended his senior year of high school in Casa Grande, Arizona, and then returned to Tucson to complete his undergraduate and law school studies. He graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law in May, 1972 and was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in September of 1972. He was certified by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization/State Bar of Arizona as a specialist in injury and wrongful death litigation in 1993.

During his first several years practicing law Jim was involved in a general practice including general litigation, family law, criminal law, business/corporate law, and personal injury and wrongful death litigation. In approximately 1985 Jim began to devote his practice exclusively to injury and wrongful death litigation. As an injury and wrongful death specialist all of Jim’s professional efforts are directed towards helping individuals and families who have been injured or have otherwise suffered due to someone else’s  wrongful actions.

Jim’s A.V. rating by Martindale-Hubbell is the highest rating available for legal ability and ethical standards.

Married since 1967, Jim and his wife, Marilyn, have four children and twelve grandchildren.

Jim is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, the Pima County Bar Association, and he is a sustaining member and has been on the board of directors of the Arizona Association for Justice, also known as the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association.

Current Employment Positions: 
Managing Partner – Busby, Bell & Biggs, P.C.

Practice Areas: 

  • Auto Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Pedestrians Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Recreational Vehicle Accidents
  • Premises Liability (Accidents that happen because of an unreasonably dangerous condition existing on owner’s property.)
  • Electrical Shock and Electrocution Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Dram Shop (Accidents related to person at fault having been “overserved” alcohol.)
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Trip and Fall Accidents
  • Roadway accidents (Accidents that happen because of negligent/faulty design, construction, maintenance and repair of roadways/highways.  To include signing, signaling etc.)
  • Animal Bites
  • Wrongful Death (Accidents resulting in death of individual(s) because of fault/negligence of person/entity causing accident)
  • Property damage  (We assist with property damage in our cases – vehicle repair/replacement etc -….free of charge…..provided that we are representing client(s) for personal injuries/wrongful death.)

Litigation Percentage: 
100% of Practice Devoted to Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation\Settlement

Injury & Wrongful Death Litigation, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization, 1993

Bar Admissions: 
Arizona, 1972
U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1972
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1991
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1981

University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, AZ, 1972
Juris Doctor
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 1968
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Representative Cases: 
Ezell v. Industrial Commission, 533 P.2d 1185 (Ariz. App. 1975)
Brighton v. Superior Court In and For Pima County, 526 P.2d 1089 (Ariz. App. 1974)
Matter of Mariotte’s Estate, 619 P.2d 1068 (Ariz. App. 1980)
Koestel v. Buena Vista Public Service Corp. 676 P.2d 6 (Ariz. App. 1984)
Insurance Co. of North America v. Superior Court In and For County of Santa Cruz, 800 P.2d 585 (Ariz 1990)

Professional Associations and Memberships: 
Arizona Association for Justice, aka Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, 1976 – Present
Past Member of Board of Directors
Pima County Bar Association, 1975 – Present Member
State Bar of Arizona, 1972 – Present Member

Birth Information: 
1944, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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One of Tucson's Premier Personal Injury Law Firms
The Law Firm of Busby, Bell & Biggs, P.C.
1241 E. Prince Road Tucson,
Arizona 85719 - 1836

Phone: (520)293-0344Toll Free: 1-800-247-3580
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