Janet Hong Linton

Practice Areas:
• Professional Liability-Legal Malpractice
• Insurance
• Labor & Employment Law
• Healthcare


Assistant:  Rhoda Folkers

Tucson: 520.623.4353

Practice Focus & Experience


Janet Linton is a trial attorney who practices in the areas of general civil litigation, with a focus on personal injury, legal malpractice and legal ethics. Her practice also includes professional malpractice, insurance defense, wrongful death, and general commercial litigation, including AAA Arbitration. She has tried numerous civil jury trials to verdict with great success. Ms. Linton has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2012 through 2016 and has received an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubble.

Representative Matters

  • Represents attorneys in legal malpractice litigation
  • Represents attorneys in State Bar matters
  • Represents international corporations and the insureds of national insurance carriers in personal injury, premises liability and general negligence litigation
  • Defended numerous commercial disputes involving breach of contract, including defending an international corporation against a $5 million breach of contract claim

Education & Experience

  • University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law (J.D., Dean’s list, 2006)
  • Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law, Research and Development Editor (2005 – 2006)
  • Georgetown University (B.A., cum laude, 2001)
  • Trinity University (Dublin, Ireland, Study Abroad, 1999 – 2000)

Court Admissions/Memberships

  • Arizona State Courts
  • U.S. District Court of Arizona
  • U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Tucson Defense Bar
  • Pima County Bar Association

Published Decisions

Presentations & Publications

  • The Case for and Against the “Case Within the Case,” Professional Liability Defense Quarterly (Winter 2011) (coauthored with Peter Akmajian)

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • American Inn of Court – Morris K. Udall Chapter (2010 – present)
  • Emerge! Center for Domestic Abuse, Board of Directors