PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 7, 2022) – Gallagher & Kennedy is pleased to announce that G&K Shareholder Robert “Bob” W. Boatman has been elected into the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), one of the premier legal associations in North America. Bob was inducted as a Fellow before an audience of approximately 603 during the recent Spring Meeting of the College.
One of Arizona’s most experienced personal injury lawyers, Bob has dedicated his 37-year career to representing victims of medical malpractice, automotive manufacturer defect, construction site accidents, and motor vehicle and tractor-trailer accidents. He focuses his practice in the areas of product liability, premise liability, dram shop/social host liability, nursing home negligence and governmental misconduct. In addition to his Fellowship in the ACTL, Bob is a North American Fellow in the International Society of Barristers (ISOB) and has been named to The Best Lawyers in America since 2006 and Southwest Super Lawyers since 2007 for mass tort / class action, personal injury and product liability litigation.
About the American College of Trial Lawyers
Founded in 1950, the ACTL seeks to improve the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics, and the administration of justice through education and public statements on independence of the judiciary, trial by jury, respect for the rule of law, access to justice, and fair and just representation of all parties to legal proceedings. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only to experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Lawyers must have a minimum of fifteen years’ trial experience before they can be considered for Fellowship and membership in the ACTL cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or province.