Phoenix - Tucson - Flagstaff - Yuma & Nationwide

Joseph P. Rocco

Joe Rocco is a board certified trial lawyer with more than 34 years in the legal field. From his offices in Scottsdale, he works with clients throughout Arizona and across the US.

His specialties include:

  • insurance defense
  • coverage and bad faith matters
  • special investigations unit (SIU)
  • insurance coverage investigation
  • large loss
  • fire subrogation
  • mobile device forensics

 

A broad array of expertise

Joe, a certified insurance fraud investigator (CIFI), frequently speaks to professional groups and serves as an expert witness. His areas of specialty include police procedure, insurance coverage, claim investigation and cell phone/electronic evidence analysis.

“I’ve devoted time to developing expertise in many investigation areas, especially mobile device telemetry and forensics,” says Joe. “I’m proud that we provide clients with innovations and insights that make a difference.”

Law enforcement component

A sworn reserve deputy serving the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, Joe is a detective in its Special Investigations Division, Electronic Evidence Analysis and Remote Surveillance Unit (EEARS).

After attending college on the East Coast and law school on the West Coast, Joe was drawn to the climate and terrain of Arizona. He spends as much free time outdoors as he can.


PRACTICE AREAS

Insurance defense litigation
Suspicious claim investigation
Insurance and insurance coverage matters
Insurance bad faith litigation
Structure and vehicle fire investigation
Subrogation

AWARDS

Attorney of the Year – IAAI, AZ Chapter, 2012

 


SELECTED CERTIFICATIONS

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation –
Arizona Board of Legal Specialization
Full Authority Peace Officer –
Arizona Peace Officer Stds. & Training Bd. (AZPOST)
Detective – AZPOST
General Instructor – AZPOST
Tech./Forensic Data Recovery – PATC
Advanced Cell Technology/Smartphone Forensics – PATC
Certified Ins. Fraud Investigator (CIFI) – IASIU
Fire Investigation Technician (FIT) – IAAI
Fire Instructor – ASCFSE

RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Advanced Fire Investigation – AZIAAI, 2017
Cell Phone and Mobile Device Forensics – IASIU, 2016
Cellular Telemetry & Electronic Evidence – IAATI, 2015

 

Polic-

MEMBERSHIPS

Int’l. Assoc. of Arson Investigators (IAAI)
Int’l. Assoc. of Special Investigation Units (IASIU)
Int’l. Assoc. of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI)
Arizona State Troopers Association (ASTA)

EDUCATION

California Western School of Law, JD, 1983
Hofstra University, BA Political Science, 1980

 


Joseph Rocco

jrocco@idlgroup.com
Office (602) 870-6920

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INSURANCE DEFENSE LAW GROUP, P.L.L.C.
6619 N. Scottsdale Road
Suite 1A
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
(602) 870-6920 (Office)
(602) 870-6922 (Fax)