Wendy N. Weigand
Wendy Weigand is a litigator who practices in various areas including construction, catastrophic injury, breach of contract, and commercial law. She is experienced in managing a diverse caseload of general civil litigation and insurance defense matters in various state and federal trial and sometimes appellate courts. She is responsible for initial case assessment and budgeting, development of litigation strategy, extensive client contact, supervision of paralegals and staff assignment to files, hiring of experts, taking and defending depositions, all court appearances, including jury and bench trials, settlement negotiations, mediations and arbitrations, and drafting of pleadings, motions, discovery requests and responses, and all trial-related documents.
Wendy has represented clients before various administrative bodies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Arizona Registrar of Contractors, and the Department of Economic Security.
Wendy is AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, representing the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.
Northwestern University (B.A., Political Science, 1990)
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D., 1993)
Ohio (1993, inactive)
Illinois (1994, inactive)
State Bar of Arizona (member, Trial Practice and Construction Law Sections; State Bar Convention Committee Member)
Maricopa County Bar Association (member, Construction Law and Litigation Sections)
American Bar Association (member, Litigation and Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Sections)
Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
Arizona Women Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
Women in Construction
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
Author, "Has the Time Come for Dr. Death: Should Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legalized?," Journal of Law and Health, Volume 8, Issue 2.
Expert Testimony: The Best Practices (Daubert/Frye Standard) (PRIMA 2011; ACIP 2012)
Changes to State Court Evidence Rule 702 (AADC 2011)
Recent Legislative Changes and How They Affect Claim Handling (AICA 2012)
Using Medical Records to Win Your Case (NBI 2015)
From Boomers to Millennials – Promoting Understanding and Communication Between Generations (State Bar of Arizona Convention 2016)
Florence Crittenton INSPIRE member
New Song Center for Grieving Children – Facilitator for Bi-weekly support group