Ian Neale

Ian Neale: Attorney with Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder at Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.
  • 702 East Osborn Road, Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85014
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Joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 1979

Ian Neale is a highly experienced trial lawyer, having tried more than 100 cases before a jury or bench. He has been recognized among Arizona's Finest Lawyers and is an AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 peer review rated attorney in Martindale-Hubbell. His practice focuses on Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Product Liability, Premises Liability and General Commercial Litigation. Ian is experienced in representing physicians whose licenses are being challenged by boards of specialty and defends them in medical malpractice cases. He also has experience handling cases of significant injury or death resulting from aviation accidents.

Ian, who was born in Scotland, raised in Wales and served a mission in Finland (1965-1968) before making his way to the United States in 1969, volunteers for the Center for International Legal Studies' Senior Lawyer Program. The Center selects and trains highly experienced attorneys and places them as visiting professors at institutions in East Europe and the former republics of the Soviet Union. Ian has taught advocacy skills to students in Latvia, Mongolia, Serbia and Estonia to date.

Honors & Awards

Selected, Arizona's Finest Lawyers 2011

Ranked AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 in Martindale Hubbell

Representative Engagements

Represents large grocery store chain in premises liability, auto-trucking and other personal injury claims

Represents risk retention trust in litigation arising from claims against school districts

Represents plaintiffs and defendants in significant/catastrophic personal injury claims arising from auto accidents premises liability, general negligence

Represents physicians in challenges by Boards of Specialty

Professional Leadership

Selected, Senior Lawyer Visiting Professor, Center for International Legal Studies

Visiting Professor, Turiba University, Riga, Latvia, October 2008

Visiting Professor, University of Mongolia, UlaanBaatar, Mongolia, May 2009

Visiting Professor, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, November 2010

Visiting Professor, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia, May 2011

Arizona Trial Lawyers Association

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Arizona Association of Defense Counsel

Defense Research Institute

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

State Bar of Arizona

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Insurance Defense / Personal Injury Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith and Coverage Litigation
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Premises Liability Litigation
  • Professional Liability Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602-388-1847  Phone
602-234-9909  Phone
602-343-7909  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 16882, Phoenix, AZ 85014
University Attended:
Brigham Young University, B.A., Political Science and International Relations, 1973
Law School Attended:
Arizona State University College of Law, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court for the District of Arizona; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; United States Supreme Court; 1978, Arizona
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Phoenix, Arizona

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