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Arizona Summit Law School among best for diversity

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Arizona  Summit Law School was named one of the “2015 Most Diverse Law Schools” in the United States by PreLaw Magazine. The private law school, located in downtown Phoenix, earned an A+ rating and was named among the top ten law schools for diversity by the publication, which regularly evaluates law schools across the country accredited by the American Bar… Read More →

What employers need to know to prevent workplace violence

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Stories of workplace violence — from Mesa to Paris and just about every city in between — seem to be never ending. Which begs the question, “How can employers work to keep their workplaces safe?” While there are no ironclad solutions for preventing all workplace violence, employers and employees alike can take a number of… Read More →

The Madness of March in the Workplace

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Over the course of the year, there are a lot of reasons to remind employers of potential pitfalls or the need for a workplace initiative: Avoid embarrassment and liability at the holiday party; harness New Year’s resolution to enroll employees in your wellness program; remind employees about harassment and the risks of dating a co-worker… Read More →

Squire Patton Boggs announces 40 promotions

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Squire Patton Boggs announced the promotion of 40 lawyers as partners and principals. The promotions are within most of the firm’s key practices and involve lawyers from 21 offices around the world. “I would like to congratulate all of our colleagues on their well-deserved promotions,” said Mark Ruehlmann, chair and global CEO of Squire Patton… Read More →

Gust Rosenfeld adds Mina Cerimagic to firm

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Gust Rosenfeld, PLC announced that Mina Cerimagic will join the firm on March 12, 2015.  Cerimagic concentrates her practice on litigation, specifically in the area of real estate litigation. “We are fortunate to welcome Mina to Gust Rosenfeld.  Our firm is always looking for top talent, and Mina brings an impressive resume of honors and… Read More →

Lisa Davis invited to Law360 Editorial Advisory Board

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix partner Lisa E. Davis has been invited to sit on Law360’s Life Science Editorial Advisory Board. The purpose of the editorial advisory board is to give feedback on Law360’s coverage and provide expert insight on how to shape future coverage. Davis practices in… Read More →

ASU named one of nation’s top law schools

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The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (ASU) ranks No. 26 among the nation’s leading law schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey of graduate schools. The college moved up five spots in one year and is now in the top 13 percent of the 198 accredited law schools evaluated… Read More →

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 →