Kimberly Sayre is Senior Counsel at Tyson & Mendes’ Phoenix office. Her practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases. She has been practicing exclusively in the area of personal injury litigation for 25 years.
Ms. Sayre is board certified in personal injury and wrongful death by the State Bar of Arizona. She has been lead counsel in over 38 jury trials in Maricopa County. She has argued in front of the Arizona Court of Appeals and successfully argued a case in front of the Arizona Supreme Court.
Ms. Sayre obtained her J.D. from St. Thomas University School of Law in 1994. She obtained her B.A. in sociology from The University of Florida in 1991. In 2019, she was nominated and admitted into the American Board of Trial Attorneys (ABOTA).
In her free time, Ms. Sayre enjoys time with her children. She also enjoys cooking, traveling and rooting for Florida Gator football.
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