Michael R. Palumbo Inducted As A Fellow Into The Litigation Counsel Of America
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon is pleased to announce that on October 21, 2008, Michael R. Palumbo, a Member of the firm's Phoenix office, was inducted as a Fellow into the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA).
Mr. Palumbo has practiced law for 25 years. He has been a Member of the firm since 1989 and served as a former Chair of the Commercial Litigation Department. Mr. Palumbo's practice focuses on commercial and real estate litigation. Particular areas of experience include banking (UCC Articles 3 & 4) litigation; title insurance, escrow agent and Deed of Trust litigation; quiet title, adverse possession, homeowners' associations and real estate agent disputes.
He has participated in more than 40 trials in the Superior Courts of Arizona and District Court of Arizona, in most of which he was lead counsel. Mr. Palumbo has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Superior Courts since 1998 and has presided over trials and dozens of settlement conferences since that time.
Palumbo received his J.D. from University of Notre Dame Law School (1981) and his B.A. from LaSalle College (1968).
The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership.