Mr Richard S. Plattner

Mr Richard S. Plattner

Plattner Verderame, PC (formerly Richard S. Plattner, PC)
  • Legal Malpractice, Personal Injury
  • Arizona
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Education
Arizona State University
J.D. | Law
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Michigan State University
B.A. (1973) | Pre-Law, psychology, foreign language
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Honors: Graduated "with honors" from the Honors College.
Activities: Two summers at Clarion Science Fiction Writers Workshop. One summer farming in Norway.
Professional Experience
Attorney/Shareholder
Plattner Verderame, PC (formerly Richard S. Plattner, PC)
- Current
Certified Specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization, 1991. Arizona Association for Justice (formerly Arizona Trial Lawyers Assoc.), President, 1991. Arizona Association for Justice, Sustaining Member, 1983 - Present. Arizona Association for Justice, Life Member, 2004 - Present. American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America), Sustaining Member, 1986 - Present. American Association for Justice, Leaders' Forum, 2001 - Present. American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), 1997 - present. Arizona Supreme Court Commission, Legal Ethics Reform, 1994 - Present Arizona State Bar Association, Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, 1987 - 1999 Arizona State Bar Association, Committee on Recommended Arizona Jury Instructions, 1991 - 1992 Arizona State Bar Association, Judicial Evaluation Committee, 1986 - 1988 Arizona State Bar Association, Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee, 1986 - 1987
Professional Associations
Arizona State Bar
Member
Current
Miscellaneous
Various
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Activities: Published Works Appellate Highlights, AzTLA Advocate, 1985 Principal Editor, Maricopa County Superior Court Judges, AzTLA, 1985 "Evaluation & Settlement of Personal Injury Cases in Arizona: Plaintiffs' Perspective", PESI, 1990 "ADVOCACY: The Last Bastion of Caveat Emptor", Arizona Rules of Court., Petition to Arizona Supreme Court to Modify Arizona Ethics Rules , 1993 "Lawyering: Beyond the Adversary System", Arizona Attorney, 1994 "Locking the Courthouse Door", Trial Practice, 1995 "The Discovery Czar Approach to Limiting Litigation Abuse", Maricopa County Superior Court Civil Study Committee, August, 1997 "Discovery Disputes: How to Run the Railroad Without Railroading Anybody", MaricopaLawyer, November, 1997 Discussed: Up And Running: The Jami Goldman Story, Goldman & Cagan, Pocket Books (Simon & Schuster, Inc.), 2001 Representative Cases Malone v. Sullivan, 124 Ariz. 469, 605 P.2d 447 (Ariz. 1980) St. Paul Property and Liability Ins. Co. v. Eymann, 166 Ariz. 344, 802 P.2d 1043 (Ariz.App. Div. 1 1990) Plattner v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 168 Ariz. 311, 812 P.2d 1129 (Ariz.App. Div. 1 1991) Pruett v. Farmers Ins. Co. of Arizona, 175 Ariz. 447, 857 P.2d 1301 (Ariz.App. Div. 1 1993) Montgomery Ward & Co., Inc. v. Superior Court In and For County of Maricopa, 176 Ariz. 619, 863 P.2d 911 (Ariz.App. Div. 1 1993) Matter of Conservatorship of Fallers, 181 Ariz. 227, 889 P.2d 20 (Ariz.App. Div. 1 1994) Cunningham v. Goettl Air Conditioning, Inc., 194 Ariz. 236, 980 P.2d 489, 295 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 7 (Ariz. 1999) Walk v. Ring, 202 Ariz. 310, 44 P.3d 990, 378 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 61 (Ariz. 2002) Safeway Ins. Co., Inc. v. Guerrero, 210 Ariz. 5, 106 P.3d 1020, 446 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 51 (Ariz. 2005) Plattner v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 168 Ariz. 311, 812 P.2d 1129 (Ariz.App. Div. 1 1991)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
Practice Areas
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Area
  • Insurance Bad Faith
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Websites & Blogs
Website
An Arizona Personal Injury Firm That Puts People First
Blog
Personal Injury News Phoenix, AZ
Contact & Map
Office
316 E Flower St.
Phoenix, AZ 85012
USA
Telephone: (602) 266-2002