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Donald Wilson Jr.
Shareholder
dwj@bowwlaw.com
TEL: 602-271-7700
FAX: 602-258-7785

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Don joined the firm on the date of its third anniversary, and became a shareholder soon after. His practice is limited to defending lawyers in legal malpractice actions and Bar disciplinary matters. He has trial experience in both areas. He also acts as general counsel to multiple lawyers and firms, offering risk management, claim prevention and advice on ethics issues. Don regularly speaks at seminars regarding legal malpractice and ethics issues, for insurance companies, the State Bar and the Arizona State University School of Law.

Don has been recognized by his peers in Southwest Super Lawyers (including the top 50 in the Southwest), Arizona’s Finest Lawyers and Best Lawyers for Legal Malpractice Defense for many years. He spent 20 years as a judge pro tempore on the Maricopa County Superior Court bench.


Professional Recognitions & Awards
Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow

Member, Arizona's Finest Lawyers

Best Lawyers, Legal Malpractice Defense, since 2011

Southwest Super Lawyers, Legal Malpractice Defense, since 2011

Southwest Super Lawyers Top 50, 2016



Certifications/Specialties
Board Certified Legal Malpractice Specialist, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

Education
Arizona State University, College of Law, 1977 J.D.

Arizona State University 1974 B.S.
Honors: With Distinction

Professional Associations & Memberships
Maricopa Country Bar Association Member

American Bar Association Member
Tort and Litigation Sections
Professional Liability Litigation Committee

State Bar of Arizona Member

Maricopa County Superior Court, 1990- Present
Judge Pro Tempore

International Association of Defense Counsel Member

Arizona Association of Defense Counsel Member and Past President

Bar Admissions
Arizona, 1978

U.S. District Court District of Arizona

U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit