Weston S. Montrose

Practice

Weston is certified by the State Bar of Arizona as specialist in the area of workers’ compensation.

 

http://www.azbar.org/WorkingWithLawyers/CertifiedSpecialists

He graduated from the University of Arizona in 1989 with his Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Public Administration (with double majors in marketing and real estate). He went on to earn his Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California. While at Pepperdine he traveled abroad to London, England where he studied international business transactions and completed an internship with a British solicitor’s firm.

 

When he graduated high school from Canyon Del Oro High School in Oro Valley, Arizona he was selected by his classmates as “Senior Speaker” to address the graduating class and their guests on behalf of the class of 1984 at their graduation ceremony.

Awards

Weston has received an Outstanding Leadership Award from the State Bar of Arizona, was included in “Best Lawyers in America”, and he has been a featured presenter for the State Bar of Arizona’s Annual Workers’ Compensation Program and the Industrial Commission’s Annual Workers’ Compensation Claim Seminar.

 

He has also been a presenting speaker for private legal education providers. He is avvochoiceadmitted to practice law in the State of Arizona, the State of California, Arizona Federal Court, and to appear before the United States Supreme Court.

 

In 2014 Weston present the winning oral argument to the Arizona Court of Appeals in a landmark international business case resulting in a publish decision that was petitioned to the United States Supreme Court for review.

 

Porteadores Del Noroestes S.A. De, C.V. v. The Industrial Commission of Arizona, 234 Ariz. 53, 316 P. 3d 1241 (Ariz.App. 2014).

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/az-court-of-appeals/1654911.html

Experience

Before he co-formed the firm of Arizona Injury Law Group, PLLC he was a member attorney at Taylor & Associates from 2007 – February, 2016 focusing completely on workers’ compensation matters. Prior to joining Taylor & Associates, Weston was a staff attorney at the Industrial Commission of Arizona where he handled workers’ compensation claims, OSHA prosecutions, and provided legal advice on various other matters related to the administration of the government agency.

 

Before becoming a staff attorney at the ICA Weston was a trial lawyer handling civil and criminal litigation including numerous jury and non – jury trials, arbitrations, and mediations. He is a peer reviewed attorney in Martindale–Hubbell and is also licensed to practice in California. Weston handles workers’ compensation claims in Tucson, Casa Grande, Eloy, Arizona City, Maricopa, Nogales, Sierra Vista, Douglas, and Phoenix.

Business

Weston has also co-founded several successful Arizona businesses. In 1992 he co-founded Surreal Inc., a salon and day spa that was featured in Arizona Business Magazine as a “top 10” business for quality product, service and staff. Weston served as President of the Corporation until 2004 when the business was sold for the benefit of the shareholders.

 

In 2013 he co-founded Paraffin International, Inc. for the purpose of advancing a patented aesthetic and therapeutic consumer product known as “gLOVE Treat”. www.glovetreat.com. gLOVE Treat was featured in the January 2016 edition of Oprah Magazine and was also awarded an “Arizona Innovation Challenge” grant by the Arizona Commerce Authority in 2016. He currently serves as Secretary for the Corporation where he provides general business strategy advice, interfaces with various business professional and medical experts, and he also travels to China to assist the company with challenges in materials sourcing and production production management.

Interests

In his personal time Weston is an avid squash competitor and adventure seeker. He was married in Greece and honeymooned in Egypt. He has summitted Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Whitney and Mount Rainier. He has trekked to Machu Picchu and descended Mount Rainier’s snow field on a snowboard. His is certified by the United States Squash Association as a level one squash coach and club referee. He has competed in squash tournaments at Harvard, Yale, and in the PSA (Professional Squash Association).