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Polsinelli adds Melissa Proctor to Corporate and Transactional Practice

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National law firm Polsinelli added Melissa Miller Proctor to its Corporate and Transactional Practice to serve clients from the firm’s Phoenix office. Proctor has extensive experience negotiating and advising manufacturers, retailers (including online retailers), importers and exporters on complex international trade issues involving customs law, export controls, embargoes and economic sanctions, anti-boycott compliance, federal and state… Read More →

Matthew Martinez joins Jackson Lewis in Phoenix

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Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Matthew J. Martinez has joined the firm’s Phoenix office as Shareholder. Mr. Martinez, who joins the firm from Fennemore Craig, brings to Jackson Lewis over 13 years of experience in immigration and nationality law. Mr. Martinez’s arrival strengthens the firm’s Immigration… Read More →

Former AG Grant Woods releases new CD, plans concert

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As Arizona’s Attorney General during the 1990s, Grant Woods used indictments, lawsuits, and legislation to upset the status quo. Now, instead of government, the former Arizona top prosecutor is turning to music to create change. The Project, a collaboration of Arizona musical all-stars performing 10 of Woods’ original songs, will be released today. Performers on… Read More →

Roy Herrera Jr. joins Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

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Roy Herrera Jr. joined Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s Litigation Department in its Phoenix office. Herrera’s addition bolsters the firm’s political presence in the state capital, and adds Democratic heft to the firm’s political law group. Herrera was previously an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice in Phoenix, where he investigated and prosecuted… Read More →

David Benton joins NewLAWu.s. as affiliate attorney

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NewLAWu.s. announced that David H. Benton has joined with the firm as an affiliate attorney to practice in areas related to business, state, county and municipal issues, among others. NewLAWu.s. is a national law firm dedicated to providing the highest quality work and service delivered by exceptional attorneys who choose an alternative business model to… Read More →

Burch & Cracchiolo attorney Andy Abraham earns honor

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The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. today announced that shareholder Andrew “Andy” Abraham has been named one of  the 2015 “Top 50 Attorneys in Arizona” by Southwest Super Lawyers. Abraham is certified as a Real Estate Specialist by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization. His practice focuses primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, real… Read More →

UA program secures land-rights win in Belize

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The Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program of the (UA) University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of of Law has achieved another groundbreaking legal victory, this time before the Caribbean Court of Justice. In a final resolution of the Maya land rights case before the highest court for Belize, the Caribbean Court of Justice… Read More →

Polsinelli’s Melissa Ho will serve on Justice Project board

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Melissa Ho, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of the national law firm Polsinelli, has been asked to serve on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Justice Project (AJP). Since 1998 the Justice Project has been helping to overturn and prevent wrongful convictions in the State of Arizona. It is a non-profit organization whose… Read More →

Abbie Shindler joins Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner as partner

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Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner P.C. is pleased to announce Abbie Shindler has joined the firm’s Scottsdale office as partner. Ms. Shindler is an experienced estate planning and corporate law attorney who assists individuals and families with their various estate planning needs and provides small and medium-size businesses with transactional legal services. Ms. Shindler assists her clients with their… Read More →

Minimizing the risk of medical malpractice

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There is, of course, no way to eliminate a medical practice’s risk of being involved in a malpractice lawsuit. There are, however, a number of ways to minimize the risk of untoward events and put your practice in the best possible position to defend against a medical malpractice lawsuit. Below are some tips from the… Read More →

Wendi A. Sorensen named to ‘Top 25 Women Attorneys’

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The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. today announced that shareholder Wendi A. Sorensen has been named one of the 2015 “Top 25 Women Attorneys in Arizona” by Southwest Super Lawyers.  Sorensen was also named to the prestigious list in 2013.  Sorensen has been selected as a Southwest Super Lawyer for five consecutive years beginning in 2011.   Sorensen has… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Greenberg Traurig

The Phoenix office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has 19 attorneys on the 2015 Super Lawyers list, an independent rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. In addition, the publication named six Greenberg Traurig attorneys as Southwest Rising Stars. “We are extremely proud of the achievements of our attorneys,”… Read More →

Fennemore Craig expands estate and probate practice

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced Stacey Johnson and Paul Omerza have joined the Estate Planning and Probate practice in the firm’s Phoenix office. “We are pleased to welcome Stacey and Paul to the firm,” said Jim Lee, practice group chair of Fennemore Craig’s Estate Planning and Probate practice. “The combined depth… Read More →

The Jennings Strouss Foundation Supports Girls on the Run

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Jennings, Strouss & Salmon’s charitable foundation, the Jennings Strouss Foundation, recently teamed up with the non-profit organization Girls on the Run as the Presenting Sponsor of its April 26th 5K event. Girls on the Run is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly… Read More →