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Mark D. Zukowski, Mediator & Arbitrator, Phoenix, Arizona.

Mark D. Zukowski

Diplomate member
Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.
40 N. Central Avenue
Suite 2700
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tel: (602) 263-1759
Cell: (602) 705-6778
Fax: (602) 200-7841
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Recognized to Arizona Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: Nevada

Other ADR Services: Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Insurance Umpire, Mini-Trial Judge
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1991
  • # of MEDS (as of 15/6/24)500
  • # of ARBS (as of 15/6/24)100
Current Practice
Online / In-Person
  • YUMA


Graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1980. Joined Jones, Skelton & Hochuli in 1983, and has been a Partner in the firm since 1988.  Served on the firm’s Management Committee and is a past chair of the firm’s Construction and Insurance practice groups. Been admitted to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Is a member of the USLAW Network and was the founding chair of the Network’s Construction practice group. 

In addition to his active civil trial practice, he has received extensive arbitration and mediation training through the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the Strauss School of Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University.  He has served as a trial and settlement conference Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court and as a Judge Pro Tem for the Arizona Court of Appeals. He is a construction and commercial arbitrator and mediator for AAA and has been accepted into the prestigious National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN). He is asked to serve as a private arbitrator and mediator and often lectures and writes on arbitration and mediation practice and techniques.  The Best Lawyers in America for work in Arbitration and Mediation 2018 - Present.

Mark is now offering his Arizona services statewide.

Mark is the author of the novel: “The Barrister’s Ball”.

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Business Dissolution
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Elder Abuse
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of Arizona, JD, 1980
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Summer 1979
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan - BS, Accounting, Magna Cum Laude, 1978

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Arbitration Association (Commercial and Construction Arbitration and Mediation Panel Member)
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • Arizona Chapter Associated General Contractors of America
  • Arizona Supreme Court
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (Construction Practice Group)
  • Maricopa County Superior Court (Judge Pro Tem; Settlement Conference Judge Pro Tem)
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • State Bar of Arizona (Alternative Dispute Resolution and Construction Practice Groups)
  • USLAW Network (Construction Practice Group)

Rates Information

My fee schedule is structured to encourage parties to mediate their matters early and to provide affordable rates for every type of case. $495 per hour for pre-suit matters and trial certified cases. PLEASE CALL FOR TRAVEL RATES.

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