Jess A. Lorona is a partner at Lorona Mead, PLC, in Phoenix, Arizona. He has been practicing law for 38 years and is licensed in all Arizona courts as well as federal courts situated in the District of Arizona and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Lorona is also licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court and the Court of Federal Claims. Mr. Lorona’s practice areas include Criminal Defense (Felonies and Misdemeanors); Personal Injury Litigation; Auto Accidents; Wrongful Death; DUI Defense; Appellate Practice/Civil & Criminal Appellate Matters; Post Conviction Relief; Civil Litigation; Defense of Teachers and Nurses and Defense of City of Phoenix Police Officers, Phoenix Law Enforcement Association (PLEA).
Mr. Lorona is a Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Justice Courts, Pinal County Justice Courts, Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community Tribal Court, the Hualapai Tribal Court, the Yavapai Apache Nation Tribal Courtand a former Judge Pro Tem for the City of Phoenix and Chandler Municipal Courts. Mr. Lorona is a member of the following organizations: Arizona State Bar; The Arizona Trial Lawyers Association; The Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice; Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association; The Maricopa County Bar Association; National Education Association; Arizona Education Association; National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers; American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys; and American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. Mr. Lorona also is a Member Emeritus of the Arizona’s Children Association, one of the largest non-profit agencies in the State.
Mr. Lorona is a frequent lecturer in the State of Arizona on the topics of Ethics and Professionalism.