A partner at the law firm of Skousen, Gulbrandsen and Patience with experience in catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death and products liability litigation. A compassionate lawyer who has spent his career helping others with the challenges they face following a tragic event. Steve Patience brings over 34 years of practical experience in every case. Mr. Patience is certified in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory with an AV Rating, which signifies the highest lawyer ranking. His focus on incidents involving motor vehicles, dangerous products, and insurance claims has made him a voice for victims and a passionate advocate for those who need one most.
A graduate in Business from Brigham Young University in 1978 with a law degree from the University of Arizona in 1983, Steve is a former president of the Arizona Trial Lawyer's Association, (Arizona Association For Justice), a former president of the East Valley Bar Association and a former chair of the East Valley Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice, the Arizona Association for Justice, The Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100. Mr. Patience has represented hundreds of individuals harmed by the negligence of others and puts his clients first in serving their needs. Every case accepted by him is thoroughly investigated and aggressively handled. From the beginning, Steve Patience has played a vital role in establishing Skousen, Gulbrandsen & Patience, PLC as one of the Valley's premier law firms. He remains passionate about helping personal injury victims in their time of need and guiding them and their cases to satisfying resolutions.
Mr. Patience has successfully handled multi-million dollar cases. In one case he obtained more than Ten Million Dollars for his clients. In another case, he was involved in litigating a bus roll-over incident which involved issues of crashworthiness and failure to supply seat belts for the occupants of the bus. The case settled for Millions of Dollars prior to trial. Whether your case is a catastrophic injury case or a case involving non-life threatening injuries, Mr. Patience will take your case seriously and give you the representation your case deserves.