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Law Center, PLC becomes Gilles & Post, PLC

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Fabiola J. Gilles, managing attorney at the former Law Center PLC has partnered with long term associate, Christopher Post. With this new partnership brings a new name for the firm, Gilles & Post, PLC.   Fabiola J. Gilles has over 20 years of experience with 18 of those years in New York, practicing primarily Immigration… Read More →

Summit Law hosts free legal clinic on March 13

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Arizona Summit Law School, a private law school located in downtown Phoenix, is hosting a one-day event to provide free legal information and limited-scope legal advice and assistance to people seeking help on matters related to family law, general business, probate and estate planning, and landlord/tenant disputes.   Approximately 50 Summit Law students, faculty, and… Read More →

UA hosts Native American Law Students event

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The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law will host the 2015 National Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) moot court competition, to be held March 6-7, in Tucson, Arizona. The annual event features law students representing 70 law schools from across the country. More than 120 lawyers and academic experts in American… Read More →

Tips to keep employers mindful of office romances

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Love is in the air, and sometimes those amorous feelings lead to claims of sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. As Valentine’s Day approaches, employers should be mindful about office romances in light of some interesting statistics: • More than 20 percent of married couples met at work, yet nearly half of those employees… Read More →

Former Tempe mayor joins Rose Law Group

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Hugh Hallman has worn many distinguished hats over his 25 year career in law, education, politics and business; Mayor of Tempe, Statewide Candidate for Treasurer, Headmaster, Economist, and Civic Activist. But one title that has remained steadfast throughout his career, is serving as one of the state’s top attorneys. Scottsdale-based Rose Law Group pc announced the appointment… Read More →

Polsinelli recognized for real estate practice

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A recent ranking of full-service law firms across the country revealed that Polsinelli is now one of the top ten law firms with the largest number of real estate partners in the country.  While many other law firms reduced the size of their real estate groups during the recession, some firms such as Polsinelli focused… Read More →

Fennemore Craig ranks at top in client survey

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced the firm received the third highest ranking of any law firms surveyed by Altman Weil, a management consulting services firm, during the past two years. “Fennemore Craig’s commitment to excellence, putting clients first, understanding our client’s businesses and providing innovative legal solutions are cornerstones of the… Read More →

Super Bowl betting poses dangers in the workplace

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So you ask what does the Super Bowl have to do with the American workplace, except for lost productivity at the water cooler the Monday after the Big Game? Why, the Super Bowl is quite possibly the best reminder about the dangers of betting in the workplace. Since the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots… Read More →

Rayndon Law Group joins Clark Hill Phoenix

The attorneys and staff of Scottsdale-based Rayndon Law Group PLC have joined Clark Hill PLC effective January 1, 2015, Clark Hill Phoenix Managing Member Darrell Davis announced today. “This is a great opportunity for our firm to broaden our tax and estate planning practice and the range of services we can offer the local market,”… Read More →

Az Business honors top corporate counsel

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Effective corporate counsel has never been more important than it is in today’s new economy. And on Thursday at the Camelback Inn, Az Business magazine partnered with the Arizona Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel and the State Bar of Arizona to present the 2015 Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards (ACC Awards). 2015 Arizona Corporate… Read More →

G&K’s Tyler Carrell begins YLD president term

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The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy today announced that Tyler J. Carrell has begun serving his year-long term as president of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Maricopa County Bar Association (MCBA). Mr. Carrell is one of the youngest attorneys ever to serve as president of YLD. He previously served as president-elect, as… Read More →

Husch Blackwell partners 2 Phoenix attorneys

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Husch Blackwell has promoted 13 attorneys to partnership, two in Phoenix, effective Jan. 1, 2015. “Husch Blackwell’s standards for partnership are high, requiring sustained, elevated levels of performance. Each one of these attorneys has demonstrated professional excellence, exceptional legal skills and client service, and commitment to our firm,” said Husch Blackwell Chairman Maurice Watson. Phoenix Eric… Read More →

Aerospace & Defense Forum will discuss best practices

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Members of Arizona’s business community are invited to the Jan. 13 meeting of the Arizona Chapter of the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) Forum, where attendees will learn how to successfully work with Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS) from a quality perspective. The event is hosted by the Phoenix office of international law firm Greenberg… Read More →

Law firms prepare Millennials for the business of law

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Law firms are changing. The future of the profession is in flux as newer generations and Millennials move into the workplace. In order to stay relevant in this dynamic atmosphere, firms need to teach incoming associates and new partners the business of running a law firm, foster loyalty, offer flexibility and connect to Millennials. When… Read More →