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Jennings Strouss Welcomes Dennis C. Bastron and Brad D. Frandsen to the Firm

March 16, 2022

Jennings Strouss Welcomes Dennis C. Bastron and Brad D. Frandsen to the Firm

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Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, AZ (March 16, 2022) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that Dennis C. Bastron and Brad D. Frandsen have joined the Firm as Associates.

Bastron joins the Firm’s Tucson office as an Associate, focusing his practice on tort and insurance defense. He has over twelve years of experience litigating civil cases in Arizona. Prior to joining Jennings Strouss, his practice focused on defending public employees and government entities in tort and civil rights cases. Bastron has defended excessive force, wrongful arrest, and other police liability cases for government defendants. He also has experience litigating motor vehicle accidents, premises liability cases, employment disputes, product liability and medical malpractice claims, road design cases, and contract disputes. Bastron previously worked at the United States Attorney’s Office as an Assistant United States Attorney. He graduated cum laude from the University of Arizona in 2006 with a B.A. in Political Science. Bastron received his J.D. from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law in 2009.


“We are pleased to have Dennis join us at Jennings Strouss in our Tucson office,” stated John C. Norling, Managing Attorney. “With his experience, we know that he will be a valuable member of the team.”

“I am thrilled to join the Jennings Strouss family,” said Dennis Bastron, “We have a fantastic team here, and I am excited to see what we can do together.”

Frandsen joins the Firm’s Phoenix office as an Associate, focusing his practice on estate planning, estate administration, and probate. He advises clients and their families on how to best preserve and protect their wealth from estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes and potential creditors. Frandsen prepares trust and estate planning documents, including revocable and irrevocable trusts, wills, powers of attorney, living wills, and healthcare declarations. He also has experience in business transactions, business planning and formation, and labor and employment. Frandsen graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business in 2012 with a B.S. in Finance. He attended Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, where he graduated cum laude and earned his J.D. in 2016.

“Brad will be a great addition to our practice,” stated John C. Norling, Managing Attorney. “His expertise will deepen and expand our already strong Estate Planning, Estate Administration, and Probate practice. We are fortunate to have him on our team.”

“I am delighted for the opportunity to work with the people of Jennings Strouss,” said Brad Frandsen. “I couldn’t think of a better place to continue my legal career.”


About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC

For 80 years, Jennings Strouss has been dedicated to providing clients with strategic legal guidance to help them seize every opportunity. The firm is well-known for its rich heritage, commitment to community, and long-lasting relationships. We have a deep understanding of business and law. When you work with us, you’ll have a team of legal experts who are dedicated to your vision of success.

Through our offices in Phoenix, Peoria, and Tucson, Arizona, and Washington, D.C., we leverage resources both regionally and nationally to serve our expanding client base. Jennings Strouss is deeply rooted in each of our locations’ legal and business communities, and is especially instrumental in helping shape the dynamic growth of Arizona and many of its institutions. The firm promotes a pragmatic, results-oriented approach, coupled with a healthy, well-managed, and friendly atmosphere of collaboration.

Our primary areas of practice include advertising and media law; agribusiness; automobile dealership law; bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights; construction; corporate and securities; eminent domain and condemnation; employee benefits and pensions; energy; environmental; estate planning and probate; family law and domestic relations; finance; healthcare; insurance defense; intellectual property; labor and employment; legal ethics; litigation; medical malpractice; mergers and acquisitions; professional liability defense; real estate; surety and fidelity; and tax.

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