Joyce N. Van Cott

In 1983, Joyce began practice as an attorney in Palo Alto, California. In June 1985, she joined a well-known Phoenix law firm and assumed responsibilities for major commercial litigation matters as well as corporate, insurance, real estate, business association, and bankruptcy litigation matters. In December 1989, she co-founded Glover & Van Cott, which, in 2010, became Van Cott & Talamante.

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Practice areas

  • Commercial litigation
  • Business law
  • Insurance and reinsurance receiverships
    and disputes
  • Fiduciary litigation
  • Probate matters and trusts cases
  • Guardianship and conservatorship matters
Joyce N. Van Cott

         Joyce N. Van Cott

Bar admissions

  • State of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • State of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Honors

Education

  • J.D., Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1982
    • Whittier Law Review, 1980-81, Notes and Comments Editor
    • Moot Court Honors Board, member
  • B.A., Political Economy, Whittier College, Whittier, California, 1979

Professional associations

  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of California

Reported cases

  • Herstam v. Deloitte & Touche, LLP, 186 Ariz. 110, 919 P.2d 1381 (App. 1996)
  • Anserv Insurance Services, Inc. v. Albrecht, 192 Ariz. 48, 960 P.2d 1159 (1998)
  • Cohen v. Barnard Vogler Company, 199 Ariz. 16, 13 P.3d 758 (2000)
  • Urias v. PCS Health Systems, Inc. v. Advance PCS Health Systems, Inc., 211 Ariz. 81, 118 P.3d 29 (2005)

Publications

  • "Death of the Automatic Standing Rule", 3 Whittier Law Review 257, 1981