Daniel R. Ortega, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Ortega Law Firm PC
 | 361 East Coronado Road, Suite 101
Phoenix, AZ 85004-1525
Phone: 602-386-4455
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Licensed to practice for 40 years, Daniel R. Ortega, Jr., routinely reaches top-dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of personal injury victims. He represents people throughout the state of Arizona, focusing on issues such as wrongful death, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, bad faith insurance, defective products and nursing home abuse.

In 1974, Mr. Ortega received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Arizona State University. He then attended the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, earning a Juris Doctor in 1977.

Not only does Mr. Ortega hold a commitment to clients, but he also believes in serving his profession at large. He is a frequent guest speaker and a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Maricopa County Bar Association, the Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association and the Arizona Association for Justice. Additionally, he has appeared in various media outlets, speaking in English and Spanish to reach people who may have been harmed by someone else’s negligence.

Among his victories, Mr. Ortega obtained a $10.7 million jury award in a case involving a trucking accident. For accomplishments like this, he holds an Avvo “Superb” rating; the Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association presented him with its Lifetime Achievement Award; the State Bar of Arizona granted him its President’s Award; and he has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

Outside his practice, Mr. Ortega is committed to his community. The City of Phoenix honored his work with the “Living the Dream” Community Service Award.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense


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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2018

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About Daniel Ortega, Jr.

Admitted: 1977, Arizona

Professional Webpage: http://ortegalaw.com/profile/

Honors and Awards:

  • Leader of Distinction, Anti-Defamation League
  • Visionary Award, Valley Leadership
  • President's Award, State Bar of Arizona
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers
  • Professional of the Year, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association
  • Hall of Fame Award, Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • The City of Phoenix Eighth Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Breakfast, "Living the Dream" Community Service Award
  • Southwest Super Lawyers
  • Arizona’s Finest Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Directors, Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Directors, Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • Arizona State Bar
  •  Supreme Court Commission on Minorities in the Judiciary
  • Thurgood Marshall Inn of Court Master
  • Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments
  • Disciplinary Commission of the Arizona Supreme Court
  • Member, Abogados Hispanic Bar Association
  • Member, Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Association of Justice
  • Arizona, 1977 - 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Past Chair, Board of Directors, National Council of La Raza
  • Board of Directors, Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, Cesar Chavez Foundation

Educational Background:

  • Arizona State University, B.A., Major: Political Science, 1974
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Office Location for Daniel R. Ortega, Jr.

361 East Coronado Road
Suite 101
Phoenix, AZ 85004-1525

Phone: 602-386-4455


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Last Updated: 11/14/2017

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