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Jeff Gould

Jeff Gould

Jeff GOULD Law - The "Attorney In Your Corner"
  • Personal Injury, DUI & DWI, Animal & Dog Law...
  • Alaska, Arizona
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Summary

Injured? Fight Back. Call Jeff Gould, the "Attorney In Your Corner." Proudly serving Oro Valley, Marana and Tucson. Focused on you and your best interests - Always. Experienced. Honest. Aggressive. Emphasis on Plaintiff’s Personal injury. Additional areas of substantial practice: DUI and CRIMINAL DEFENSE. I spent many years as insurance defense counsel for the top 5 US insurers; then I oversaw all claims in Litigation, in the state of Alaska, for a nationwide automobile / casualty insurance company. I recommitted to practicing injury law for the injured individual - rather than faceless corporations going to the bank on the backs of others. I am devoted to helping you obtain maximum damages for your injuries from these insurance companies and more. I know how the system works. Admitted in Arizona and Alaska - 22 years experience. Life-long Alaskan relocated to Arizona for the last 13 years as a Small Business Owner thriving in adverse market economy. Enjoy hands on involvement in the community, with volunteers and organizations that are creative and empower people by advancing social and economic justice. Gratitude.

Education
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
J.D. (1992) | Law
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Honors: American Jurisprudence Ethics Award
University of Alaska - Fairbanks
B.B.A. (1989) | Finance
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Honors: Dean's List
Professional Experience
Owner - Sole Practitioner
Jeff GOULD Law - The "Attorney In Your Corner"
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The “Attorney in Your Corner.” Injury practice emphasizing plaintiff’s personal injury, dog and animal bites, insurance, claims and first party insurer bad faith. Contractual work on variety of civil issues: policy interpretation; corporate and labor law; real estate transactions; insurance coverage and administrative disputes. Sole practitioner with multiple roles as attorney, administrator, paralegal, law clerk, marketer and receptionist. Direct clients through all phases of negotiation, mediation, binding arbitration and/or litigation to resolution.
Owner - Sole Proprietor
Just Jeff
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The “How May I Help You?” Handyman. Troubleshoot, problem solve, readily interpret vague instructions of a complicated nature. Clarify and respond to challenges with a "get the job done" attitude. Grasp customer’s requirements and needs quickly, cost effectively and complete jobs in a timely meet-and-exceed manner. Negotiate and monitor preventative maintenance contracts and service. Energetic, with a broad range of general home maintenance and repair skills.
Director Mentoring Empowerment Program
OPCF - Old Pueblo Community Foundation
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Mentoring Program for Federal Department of Labor and Pima Prisoner Re-Entry Partnership (PREP). Supervise, match and help over 300 newly released men / women attain stable employment, a greater quality of life and improve their transition back into community through trust, teamwork and interaction with volunteer mentors. Advance Mentoring services for participants from 10/06 when PREP/Mentoring was ranked in the lowest 5 of the 30 PRI sites nationwide, through 2008 where PREP/Mentoring moved up to 4th nationwide; and reduced recidivism at participant levels to below 20 percent.
Volunteer Resources
SAAF - Southern Arizona Aids Foundation
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Volunteer trainer / educator in HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention and outreach. Outreach with current and potential volunteers and community organizations by enhancing SAAF Volunteer and Development Division’s communications.
Owner - Sole Proprietor
Law Office of Jeffrey A. Gould
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High-volume personal injury practice emphasizing plaintiff’s personal injury, insurance, claims and first party contractual insurer bad faith. Independent contract work on a variety of issues. No insurance company is too big - no person is too small. Direct quarterly revolving caseloads of 35 (+) clients through all phases of negotiation, mediation, binding arbitration and/or litigation to resolution.
Litigation Specialist - Alaska Region
Progressive Insurance Company
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High Exposure Loss Profiler (HELP). Risk management and analysis. Liability determination, allocation and counsel. Direct Progressive Alaskan insurance claims handling practices and all Alaskan litigation through outside counsel. Manage large-volume (150 +), high-exposure injury cases throughout Alaska on all pretrial, trial litigation, mediation and/or arbitration to resolution. Develop ongoing professional relationships with: majority of Anchorage personal injury plaintiff’s and defense bar; numerous nationwide insurance companies; and more importantly, their claims adjusters. Responsible for: management of 40 employees; 7 out-of-house law firms; defense strategies; litigation strategy, including trial management, cost containment and damage exposure reduction.
Speaking Engagements
Recovery and the Lawyer, Sierra Tucson Guest Speaker, Tucson, AZ
Sierra Tucson
Licensing Issues and Substance Abuse, Oro Valley Speakers Meeting, Tucson, AZ
Oro Valley Speakers Meeting
The Alcoholic Attorney, Sierra Tucson Guest Speaker, Tucson, AZ
Sierra Tucson
Rehabilitation by Incarceration, Tucson Men's Business and Professionals, Tucson, AZ
Tucson Men's Business and Professionals
Professional Associations
Arizona State Bar # 031871
Member
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Alaska Lawyers' Assistance Committee
Member
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Alaska State Bar # 9306021
Active Member
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Activities: Lawyers Assistance Committee
Alaska State Bar Torts / Injury Law
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alaska
Arizona
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    30 Minutes Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Advance
  • Contingent Fees
    25% - 33 1/3%
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $180 - $250 / HR
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • DUI & DWI
  • Animal & Dog Law
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Criminal Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Dog Bites
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Jeff GOULD Law
Contact & Map
7592 N. La Cholla Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85741
USA
Telephone: (520) 808-4435