John T. (J.T.) Shoaf’s practice includes a broad range of insurance defense, civil litigation, and complex commercial litigation matters. He represents clients in litigation matters dealing with construction defect, aviation and airline liability, insurance coverage and bad faith, personal injury, medical malpractice, health care, and products liability claims. J.T. has also handles environmental litigation matters.

J.T. is experienced in managing litigation matters in various state and federal trial courts, including leading jury trials to verdict. He also conducts mediations and arbitrations for a broad range of civil litigation and insurance related disputes involving construction defect, aviation and airline liability, insurance coverage and bad faith, personal injury, medical malpractice, health care, and products liability claims.

J.T. is a graduate of Arizona State University where he completed his undergraduate degree in History and his law degree. While in law school, he received a certificate in Law Science & Technology, with specialties in both Environmental Law and Health Law.

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Construction Law Section
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Arizona State University Alumni Association
  • Arizona State Sun Devil Club
  • Horace Rumpole Inn of Court

Presentations & Publications

  • Presenter, “A Paralegal’s Guide to Pleadings, Motions, Discovery Request and Briefs,” National Business Institute (2017)

Professional Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation – Insurance (2021-2022)

Community Involvement

  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (Board of Directors)
  • Arizona Center for Youth Resources (pro bono counsel to Board of Directors)
  • Arizona State University Alumni Association
  • Arizona State Sun Devil Club Member

Legal Updates & Firm News

Jan 26, 2022 Legal Alerts

Sixth Circuit Applies Four-Year Statute of Limitation to Discrimination Claims under the Affordable Care Act

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Jan 14, 2022 Legal Alerts

Supreme Court Blocks Enforcement of OSHA Vaccination Mandate

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