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Celebrating the Roaring 20’s at the Maricopa County Barrister’s Ball

By Heidi Culbertson

March 11, 2020  

The 2020 Maricopa Bar Association’s annual gala, the Barristers’ Ball, was held on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel. This year’s theme was “We are going Party like the Roaring ’20s, and pictured here, enjoying the evening’s festivities are Burg Simpson trial lawyer, Scott Ambrose, with Ms. Wendy Herring in a stunning flapper dress! Also attending were Burg Simpson trial lawyers Ronda Kelso, Brian Dault, and Andrew Gartman.

The gala included dancing, a silent auction, and some casino fun!  All proceeds from the 2020 Barristers’ Ball silent auction, raffle, and live auction go the Maricopa County Bar Foundation to support their mission of access to justice, as well as diversity in the legal profession through the Michael D. Ryan Diversity Scholarship Award.

The Mission of the Maricopa County Bar Foundation is to support the justice-related public service and educational activities of the Maricopa County Bar Association and other organizations, and to support local pro bono legal service providers that serve low-income residents of Maricopa County.

Burg Simpson was proud to be a sponsor of the Maricopa County Bar Association Barrister Ball.

 

About Scott Ambrose

Scott Ambrose is an accomplished trial attorney, having litigated hundreds of complex personal injury and commercial matters in State and Federal Court. His practice focuses primarily on Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Insurance Bad Faith, Civil Rights, and Wrongful Death matters. Scott has obtained many multi-million dollar settlements on behalf of his clients. For thirty years his practice has emphasized the litigation and resolution of matters involving catastrophic injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, toxic torts, civil rights, commercial litigation, and domestic relations. He has successfully completed over twenty jury and bench trials in Courts throughout Arizona.  Mr. Ambrose is Rated AV Preeminent with Martindale Hubbell.  He is also identified as a Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Arizona by the National Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Ambrose has considerable experience handling personal injury matters for both plaintiffs and defendants, as well as successfully managing numerous complex, multi-party and multi-issue lawsuits to completion. Additionally, he has significant appellate experience having successfully briefed and/or argued cases to all Arizona Appellate Courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Ambrose is a long-term Arizona resident. He obtained his bachelor’s degree at Arizona State University in 1986 and went on to obtain his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1989.  He has a long tradition of serving his community and the State Bar of Arizona. Scott has served on the Arizona Rules Committee and has chaired the Membership Assistance Committee for the Arizona State Bar. When he is not helping his clients, Scott enjoys being outdoors with his family, writing fiction and cooking.

About Burg Simpson

Burg Simpson Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine currently has more than 70 trial attorneys who provide nationwide legal representation. The firm is based in Colorado and has offices in Arizona, Ohio, Wyoming, New Mexico, Nevada, and Florida.

Burg Simpson’s award-winning trial lawyers represent clients with legal matters that range from business and commercial litigation, construction defects, mass torts, and medical malpractice, to personal injury and workers’ compensation.

Founded in 1976, Burg Simpson has proven track record of success and has collected over $1 billion in verdicts, judgments, and settlements on behalf of its clients. Burg Simpson’s attorneys have been named as national lead counsel and earned federal court appointments in several cases, such as YAZ/Yasmin®, Pradaxa®, Ortho Evra®, Gadolinium-based contrast agents, Heparin, DePuy ASR®, Bextra/Celebrex, Zyprexa®, and testosterone replacement therapy.

Over the past four decades, Burg Simpson’s highly-skilled and results-driven trial attorneys have gained a national reputation and the depth of experience necessary to garner significant awards. The firm has been consistently recognized for excellence by The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Legal 500, 5280 Top Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, and the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Burg Simpson has spent over 40 years fighting for the legal rights of those harmed by the actions or inactions of negligent corporations and individuals. Our team of trial lawyers and legal professionals are dedicated to securing the compensation our clients deserve.

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