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Gorski Injury Law
Gorski Injury Law
  • Peter Gorski Attorney at Law

    It's not everyday you run into an attorney like Peter.

    Experience:



    +Owner


    Peter Gorski Law


    Dates Employed 1986 – Present


    Offices: 100 W Boston St #7, Chandler, AZ and 1630 E White Mountain Blvd, # B1, Pinetop, AZ


     


    Our goal is to provide caring, individualized, skillful and effective service, with the best possible results for our clients! I have a very caring friendly and competent staff, to assist me in meeting the needs of our clients.


      


    +Managing Partner


    Gilcrease & Gorski, PLC


    Dates Employed Apr 2005 – Aug 2007


    1400 W. Southern Ave., Tempe, Arizona


     


    Jointly litigated complex civil cases involving serious or catastrophic bodily injuries and wrongful death cases.


     


    +Executive Court Administrator


    Maricopa County Justice Courts Administrator


    Dates Employed Jan 1990 – Jun 1992


    "Old Courthouse", Phoenix, Arizona


     


    Executive Administrator for 21 Justice Court Judges--coordinating the operation of their courts for the benefit of the public.


     


    +Associate Attorney


    Fannin, Terry, Hay & Lemberg, PC


    Dates Employed 1984 – 1986


    Phoenix, Arizona


     


    Full-time lobbyist at Arizona State Legislature for the firm's clients, and assisted with commercial litigation.


     


    Education:



    Arizona State University College of Law


    Degree Juris Doctor (J.D.) Law


    Dates attended 1980 – 1983


     


    University of Denver - Sturm College of Law


    Degree: Masters of Science (M.S.J.A.) Judicial/Court Administration


    Dates attended 1975 – 1976


     


    Received Masters of Science in Judicial Administration degree; full-time Judicial Administrator in Maricopa County Superior Court and Arizona Supreme Court (4 years), before attending Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law--Juris Doctor degree.


     


    University of Michigan


    Degree Bachelors of General Studies (B.G.S.) - Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities


    Dates attended 1969 – 1974


     


    Volunteer Experience:


     


    Parish Council, Choir member, Scripture reader, Usher and Hospitality ministries


    St. Mary's/St. Juan Diego Parish (Chandler, AZ)


    Aug 2000 – Present


    Formerly attended Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church (Tempe, AZ) and Holy Spirit Church (Tempe, AZ)


     


    Valley Big Brothers Big & Sisters of Arizona


    1980 – 1986


    Volunteer Valley Big Brother for two young boys, with no father figures in their lives, from different families for six years, while attending law school and afterwards. I am still best friends with one of those "boys", who now is married, and a successful Certified Financial Planner, with a family of his own.


     


    Volunteer Youth Basketball Coach


    Jun 1994 – Aug 2008


    1st graders through 7th graders, and high school 16-17 year olds, from different parts of the Phoenix/Tempe areas. I co-founded the Arizona


    Club Basketball Association, to promote good sportsmanship among players, volunteer coaches and parents.


     


    Accomplishments:


     


    Courses:


     


    + 2018 AAJ Advanced Trucking College, (Scottsdale, AZ)


    March 22-24, 2018


    + 2011 AAJ Trucking Litigation Group Conference (Atlanta, GA)


    May 20-22, 2011


    + 2013 AAJ Winning Medical Negligence Cases (Scottsdale, AZ)


    March 8-9, 2013


    + 2016 Advanced Issues in Trucking & Bus Collision Cases--AAJ National Summer Convention, Los Angles


    July 22-25, 2016


    + 2015 Advanced Trial Advocacy Conference--AZ Trial Lawyers Ass'n. (Scottsdale, AZ)


    October 24-24, 2015


    + 2015 Damages & Advanced Trial Skills College


    August 18-21, 2015


    + 2011 Motor Carrier Trucking Issues (State Bar of AZ)


    Dec. 15, 2011


    + 2013 Motor Carrier Trucking Issues Seminar, State Bar of Arizona (Phoenix, AZ)


    November 14, 2013


    + 2016 Opening Statement; Order of Proof—Keenan-Ball College, Mesa, AZ


    January 20-21, 2016


    + 2015 Rules of the Road; Case Selection (Keenan Ball College), Marina del Rey


    August 18-20, 2015


    + 2013 Trucking Litigation Group Seminar--Shipper and Broker Liability (San Diego, CA)


    June 21 & 22, 2013


    +2012 Trucking Litigation Group; AAJ Winter Convention (Phoenix, AZ)


    Feb. 11-15, 2012


     


    Certifications & Bar Admissions:


     


    + State of Arizona Supreme Court/State Bar of Arizona--License 009102


    1983 – present


    + Federal District Court, District of Arizona  


    1983 - present


    American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America)


    1999 – Present


    Arizona Association for Justice (formerly Arizona Trial Lawyer Association)


    1999 – Present


    + United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


    Jun 2016 – Present


     


    Honor & Award:


    + American Association for Justice, National College of Advocacy--Advocate


    2005 – Present


    Certificate of recognition for increasing litigation and trial court proficiency based upon successful completion of multiple American Association for Justice continuing legal education seminars and programs.


     


    Publication:


    "Basics You need to Know About Trucking Accidents"


    Nov 1, 2006 ADVOCATE (Arizona Association of Trial Lawyers)


    Explains critical distinctions between tractor-trailer and other commercial trucking collisions litigation on the one hand, and attorney handling of routine car crash cases on the other. Discusses important portions of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, defines what constitutes a "motor carrier", and suggests investigation, discovery and litigation techniques unique to Trucking Accident Litigation.



     

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