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Gary A. Kester, Esq.

Gary A. Kester, Esq.


Gary A. Kester attended undergraduate studies at Youngstown State University and obtained a Bachelor of Science majoring in Political Science and Criminal Justice. After graduating from Youngstown State University, Mr. Kester worked at Correctional Corporation of America and helped establish Youngstown, Ohio’s first private prison. After working at Corrections Corporation of America, Mr. Kester worked at State Farm Insurance gaining valuable knowledge of the insurance industry. Mr. Kester graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2002 and relocated to Arizona to practice law. Early in Mr. Kester’s career, Mr. Kester worked at the Maricopa County Prosecutor’s Office and then transitioned into civil litigation representing both injury victims and insurance companies. Specifically, after working as a personal injury attorney, Mr. Kester worked as a trial attorney for Farmer’s Insurance. Subsequently, Mr. Kester joined the firm of Elardo, Bragg, Rossi. Mr. Kester has successfully tried over 12 civil jury trials to verdict with a majority of those trials resulting in defense verdicts or jury verdicts below what the plaintiff requested at trial.

ADMISSIONS:
State of Arizona, 2002

PRACTICE AREAS:
General Tort Litigation
Insurance Coverage
Construction Defect
Dram Shop
Complex Commercial Litigation
Bad Faith
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Medical Malpractice
Alternative Dispute Resolution

EDUCATION:
Thomas M. Cooley School of Law – Lansing, MI
Youngstown State University. B.A. in Science – 1996

MEMBERSHIPS:
Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
Arizona Association of Defense

CONTACT:
Phone: (602) 424-4142
Email: gkester@ebarlaw.com