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September Monthly Meeting
September 15, 2016 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Arizona Case Law Updates by the Law firm of Elardo, Bragg & Rossi Attorneys
Event & Speaker(s) Details
Venessa Bragg graduated magna cum laude with honors from Arizona State University and the Barrett Honors College in May 2003. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Ms. Bragg studied abroad in France, as well as the United Kingdom and Ireland. She received her juris doctorate in only 2 ½ years from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in December 2007. She was nominated by her peers to be the law school graduation speaker.
Ms. Bragg’s practice focuses on litigating personal and commercial (both third and first party) claims, including automobile and transportation, premises liability, products liability, construction defect, dram shop, bad faith and professional malpractice. Ms. Bragg has handled numerous trials across the State of Arizona, as well as hundreds of depositions and arbitrations. Notably, Ms. Bragg collaborated with Mr. Elardo in the prosecution of a RICO fraud trial resulting in a $33 million dollar verdict on behalf of their corporate client. Ms. Bragg, along with Mr. Elardo, was a Top 10 Arizona Verdict Winner of 2008 and holds the 17th position in the decade’s top 100 verdicts. Ms. Bragg has also been involved in numerous cases in the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, including the reported decision of Newman v. Cornerstone.
John Elardo practices exclusively in the areas of tort and commercial litigation. He has been involved in hundreds of trial proceedings including over 75 jury trials to verdict. He has also been involved in numerous cases in the Court of Appeals including the reported cases of Cox v. May Department Stores, Drucker v. Greater Phoenix Transportation, Johnson v. Elson, Western Corrections, Inc. v. Tierney, and Newman v. Cornerstone.
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