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Shareholder— Joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 2005
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(P) 602-234-8784 (F) 602-850-9784

Susan Dana-Kobey practices in areas of construction and general liability litigation in Arizona and California. Her practice focuses on civil litigation matters, representing clients in cases involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, negligence, premises liability and construction matters. She has served as lead counsel for construction industry clients in multi-million dollar residential and commercial litigation matters for numerous developers, general contractors and subcontractors in complex litigation matters.

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Biography

Susan Dana-Kobey practices in areas of construction and general liability litigation in Arizona and California. Her practice focuses on civil litigation matters, representing clients in cases involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, negligence, premises liability and construction matters. She has served as lead counsel for construction industry clients in multi-million dollar residential and commercial litigation matters for numerous developers, general contractors and subcontractors in complex litigation matters.  Susan’s clients include individuals, insured parties and self-insured companies in both Arizona and California.  Her practice area also includes insurance coverage matters. Prior to joining Burch & Cracchiolo, she practiced law in Southern California where she focused on insurance coverage litigation.  Susan also represents clients in personal matters with emphasis on child and adult adoption, child custody, property division, and marriage dissolution.

Susan is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and has also worked as a Spanish translator in the telecommunications industry. Her proficiency in Spanish led Susan to volunteer by assisting Spanish speaking individuals at the Family Court Facilitator’s Office in Orange County, California. While in law school, she clerked for the Hon. David Weinberg in the Orange County Superior Court, Lamoreaux Justice Center, Family Law Division. 

In 2013, Susan participated as one of  24 attorneys in a year-long inaugural program sponsored by the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel entitled “Ladder Down” through the AADC’s Women’s Initiative to promote Leadership Empowerment, Business Development, Marketing and Mentoring for emerging leaders among women attorneys in our community.

Representative Engagements
  • Lead counsel for construction industry clients in multi-million dollar residential and commercial litigation matters.
  • Clients include numerous developers, general contractors and subcontractors in complex litigation matters in both AZ and CA.
  • Successfully mediated hundreds of cases to conclusion.
Other Relevant Employment

Law Clerk, Hon. David Weinberg, Orange County Superior Court, Lamoreaux Justice Center, Family Law Division, 1999

Professional Leadership

Judge Pro Tem, Maricopa County Superior Court

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Arizona
State Bar of California
Los Abogados, Hispanic Bar Association

Community Involvement

2013 AADC "Ladder Down" program participant
Junior Achievement of Arizona, volunteer

Languages Spoken

Spanish
Portuguese

Education

J.D., Western State University College of Law, 1999

B.A., International Business, California State University at Fullerton, 1994

Admitted In

Arizona
California
U.S. District Court, Central and Southern California
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Arizona