Jennifer Bahling

jennifer bahling - Attorney at law

Jennifer Bahling

Attorney at Law

Phone: 602-792-5718
Fax: 602-792-5710
jbahling@gbmlawpc.com

Jennifer Bahling has been a member of Graif Barrett Matura since its inception.  Her practice focuses exclusively on insurance matters, including a wide range of insurance coverage issues and coverage/bad faith litigation.  She spent a number of years at a large Phoenix law firm practicing in the area of personal injury/general litigation.  For the past 15 years, her practice has been devoted to representing insurance companies on a wide variety of matters, with a particular emphasis on insurance issues that arise in the context of construction defect litigation.  Ms. Bahling’s practice includes reviewing and analyzing claims, advising insurers with regard to coverage matters, assisting carriers with regard to underwriting standards and the drafting of policy provisions, and representing those clients in coverage and/or bad faith litigation.  In addition to construction defect matters, her experience includes dealing with first-party property claims, general liability and professional liability claims, automobile liability and UM/UIM claims, and additional insured issues.

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, University of Illinois, 1990
  • B.A., with honors, University of Notre Dame, 1987

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Maricopa County Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • Arizona, 1990
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, 1990

Community Involvement

  • Arizona Small Business Association (1995-2005)
  • Arizona Mock Trial Program/Mentor  (1992-2000)
  • Madison School District/Classroom Aide/Tutor (2001-2003)

Published Decisions

  • Hislop v. Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, et al., 197 Ariz. 553, 5 P.3d 267 (Ariz. App. 2000)

Other Decisions

  • Prescott Lakes Comm. Assoc. Inc.v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 168865 (D. Ariz.)

Articles

  • “Third Party Claimants Have Two Years to File,” Tort & Insurance News, Summer 1996
  • “Court Clarifies Insurer’s Duty to Offer UIM Coverage,” Tort & Insurance News, Summer 1996
  • “Keeping Legal When Serving Liquor,” The Business Journal, December 1995
  • “Dram Shop Liability in Arizona,” Arizona Attorney, August/September 1994

Presentations

  • “Overview of Arizona Negligence, Products Liability and Insurance Law,” Insurance Seminar, San Diego, 1997
  • “Basic Tort for the Arizona Paralegal,” Institute for Paralegal Education Seminar, Phoenix, 1999
Jennifer Bahling February 8, 2013

Arizona

Phone: 602-792-5700 / Fax: 602-792-5710

E-mail: info@gbmlawpc.com

1850 N. Central Ave. Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ  85004