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
*AV® Preeminent ™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.
Judge Pro Tem, Maricopa County, Superior Court 2003-2008
Past Chair, Indian Gaming Law Section, State Bar of Arizona
State Bar of Arizona
· Indian Gaming Law Section
Colorado Bar Association
Board Member, Arizona Hockey Association
State Council President, Trout Unlimited
Member, Western Conservation Foundation