James M. Stipe

James M. Stipe: Attorney with Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder at Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. (35 Attorneys)
  • 702 East Osborn Road, Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85014
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Joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 1992

James Stipe is an AV rated AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 peer review rated attorney in Martindale-Hubbell who joined Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. in 1992. Jim practices in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Insurance Defense/Personal Injury Litigation and Indian Gaming Law. He has represented clients in cases involving a wide diversity of claims including breach of contract, fraud, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and insurance bad faith, which gives him a broad base of experience. In the gaming arena, Jim represents regulators in litigation and negotiations relating to Tribal/State Gaming compacts, and has counseled gaming vendors and tribal governments. Jim is the past Chair of the Indian Law Section of the State Bar or Arizona.

Honors & Awards

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

Professional Leadership

Judge Pro Tem, Maricopa County, Superior Court 2003-2008

Past Chair, Indian Gaming Law Section, State Bar of Arizona

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Arizona ?

Indian Gaming Law Section

American Bar Association

Colorado Bar Association

Community Involvement

Board Member, Arizona Hockey Association

State Council President, Trout Unlimited

Member, Western Conservation Foundation

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense / Personal Injury Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Indian Tribal Government Relations & Gaming Law
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602-388-1847  Phone
602-234-8779  Phone
602-850-9779  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 16882, Phoenix, AZ 85014
University Attended:
Northern Arizona University, B.S., with honors, 1988
Law School Attended:
University of Southern California, J.D., 1992
Year of First Admission:
1992, Arizona; United States District Court for the District of Arizona; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express

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Phoenix, Arizona

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