Meet the Bailey Law Team

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Jenna Bailey

Founder and Lead Trial Attorney

With a decade of experience litigating cases, Jenna has handled hundreds of depositions, dozens of jury trials and countless court appearances. Jenna prides herself on having a stellar reputation among fellow attorneys, colleagues at all levels and judges. Her secret sauce litigation style is a perfect mix of a laid-back “I got this” energy and tough advocacy.



Cynthia A. Braun

Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

Cynthia has practiced in the areas of personal injury and medical negligence for more than 30 years, joining Bailey Law Firm in 2021 after relocating from New Mexico to Arizona.  Following her graduation from The George Washington University School of Law in Washington, D.C., Cynthia spent her first ten years as a lawyer working with a highly respected insurance defense firm, trying cases to juries all over New Mexico.  She also gained experience in appellate work, becoming licensed and arguing cases in the Fifth and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals as well as the United States Supreme Court. 

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James D. Griffith

Business and Transactional  Attorney

Jim received a bachelor’s degree in history at Western Illinois University and completed his law degree at Phoenix School of Law. While in law school, he served as Editor in Chief of the Phoenix Law Review. Jim was admitted to practice law in Arizona in 2011.

Jim’s legal experience includes business and transactional matters, civil litigation, estate planning and probate, real estate and other practice areas.




Michael Starrett

Personal Injury and Civil Litigation Attorney

Michael graduated from Western Illinois University, majoring in Law Enforcement, Justice Administration and Political Science with Summa Cum Laude distinction.  Michael received his Juris Doctorate from Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law.

Michael then started his professional career as a prosecutor in Pinal County, gaining a plethora of experience related to depositions, bench trials, jury trials, and other court appearances.  Michael has performed both as a prosecutor and defense attorney, as well as led civil proceedings in personal injury, estate planning, family law and other lawsuits.

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Michael Erike

Business and Transactional Attorney

Michael has a diverse practice background in the areas of transactional, entertainment, and corporate law for approximately 5 years. Prior to transitioning to Bailey Law Firm, Michael worked for a billion-dollar corporation in the Boston metropolitan area in transactional, corporation, and commercial pre-litigation matters.

Alexandra G. Van Duffelen

Personal Injury Attorney

Alexandra graduated from Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in May 2020 and became licensed in Arizona shortly thereafter.

Her interest in personal injury law started during her time as a law clerk, driving her dedication to helping the injured.



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John Murphy

Personal Injury Paralegal

John has been a personal injury paralegal for over 34 years. He greatly enjoys assisting injured people in their time of need.

He was born in NYC and moved to Tucson in 1977 where he fell in love the Sonoran Desert.  John has been with the same great lady for over 15 years and has a great crew of friends in Tucson.

John holds community service as a personal value.  He’s served as the President of Tucson St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival (non-profit corporation) for over 10 years, with proceeds being donated to charity.

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Melody Inman

Transactional Paralegal

Melody has been both a paralegal and office manager in law firms for over 26 years in Washington State and Arizona. Melody obtained an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies and has worked in a variety of areas to include medical malpractice, employment, estate planning and probate.

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Jennifer Depoorter

Litigation Paralegal

Jennifer was born in Washington State and moved to Phoenix in 2009 where she attended Phoenix College. She began her career as a paralegal, handling pre-suit claims, settling matters outside of the courtroom.

Marisela Cuevas

Managing Litigation Paralegal

Marisela is an Arizona native from the border town of Nogales, AZ. Marisela earned her bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University. While attending college she participated in a federal work study with the Arizona State University Police Department and worked part-time at a boutique law firm where she developed a passion for helping victims who have been injured or wronged by the negligence of others.

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Taylor Cartwright 

Personal Injury Paralegal


Born and Raised in Tucson, Taylor obtained her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from Pima Community College in 2018. 

She began working in the legal field through internships in 2017, even interning for the Pima County Attorneys Office.