J.P. Harrington Bisceglia is an associate at Christian Dichter & Sluga, P.C. Her primary practice areas are insurance coverage and bad-faith litigation. She has been recognized by Southwest Super Lawyers as a Rising Star since 2014, and has obtained the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating.  In 2016, Ms. Harrington Bisceglia was invited to become an Associate Fellow by the Litigation Counsel of America, a designation offered to only half of one percent of all lawyers in America.

J.P. Harrington Bisceglia graduated from the University of San Diego with a degree in Marine Science/Biology. After completing her bachelor’s degree, she worked as a resident marine technician for Scripps Institute of Oceanography where she directed deck operations on research vessels and liaised between scientists and crew. Ms. Harrington Bisceglia later worked as a legal assistant for a law firm in Washington, D.C. Upon discovering her passion for litigation, she attended law school, graduating from the University of San Diego School of Law. There she was a finalist in the Thorsnes Mock Trial Team Closing Argument Competition and planned and organized the California Assembly of Law Leadership (C.A.L.L.) convening Student Bar Association leadership from all California law schools to discuss issues concerning law students state-wide. Ms. Harrington Bisceglia also served as a judicial extern for Judge John A. Houston in the United States District Court Southern District of California.

J.P. Harrington Bisceglia has spent her entire legal career working in insurance defense litigation. She has represented clients in a broad range of cases including insurance coverage disputes, bad faith, medical and other professional liability claims, nursing home litigation, subrogation, and general civil litigation. Ms. Harrington Bisceglia was second-chair at a trial on bad faith and breach of insurance contract claims which resulted in a unanimous defense verdict in favor of the insurance carrier. This verdict was designated one of the ten most significant defense verdicts in 2014 by Arizona Attorney Magazine. Ms. Harrington Bisceglia practices in Arizona State and Federal courts, handling her clients’ needs from case assessment, investigation, discovery, settlement, trial and appeal. She has presented educational material to claims adjusters and managers in private in-house settings as well as at PLRB Regional Conferences.

Ms. Harrington Bisceglia was a member of the 2014 class of Ladder Down, a year-long program that provides women lawyers with tangible tools and training for getting ahead and focuses on three core concepts: leadership, business development, and mentoring. Ms. Harrington Bisceglia was also a member of the 2016 inaugural class of SheLEADS, a professional development and skills training workshop series for high-impact women invested in career success, community and each other.

Practice Areas & Expertise

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Civil Defense Litigation
  • AV-Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Super Lawyers® Rising StarsSM, 2014 – 2016
  • Associate Fellow – Litigation Counsel of America, 2016-2017
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • University of San Diego Phoenix Torero Club (fka Phoenix Alumni Chapter) Co-president, 2013 – present
  • SheLEADS – Arizona Women’s Education and Employment Member of 2016 Inaugural Class, January -June 2016
  • Ladder Down – Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, Member of 2014 Class
  • Red Shoe Society, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix, President 2011-2013

J.P. Harrington Bisceglia

J.P. Harrington Bisceglia

Associate
   Christian, Dichter & Sluga, P.C.
2700 North Central Avenue, Suite 1200
Phoenix, Arizona 85004 (map)
   602.792.1705 Phone
   602.792.1710 Fax
   JPHBisceglia@cdslawfirm.com
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Education
  • University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., May 2008)
  • University at San Diego (B.A., May 2002)
Court Admissions
  • State of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court, Arizona

Phoenix, AZ

Christian, Dichter & Sluga P.C.
2700 North Central Avenue, Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85001
602.792.1700 Office
602.792.1710 Fax

Las Vegas, NV

Christian, Kravitz, Dichter & Sluga
8985 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89123
702.362.6666 Office
702.992.1000 Fax