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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 →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Sanders & Parks

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Sanders & Parks, P.C. announced that fourteen of its lawyers have been recognized as Southwest Super Lawyers or Rising Stars.  In addition, Bob Bruno, Garrick Gallagher, Winn Sammons and Mark Worischeck were selected to the Southwest Super Lawyers Top 50 list, and Robin Burgess was named a Top 25 Women honoree. Sanders & Parks’ Southwest… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Jennings Strouss

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Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC, a leading Phoenix-based law firm, announced that twenty-two attorneys have been listed in Southwest Super Lawyers® magazine for 2015, including seven 2015 Southwest Rising Stars.   The Jennings Strouss attorneys listed in 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers are: Gerald W. Alston – Business Litigation Timothy W. Barton – Real Estate David… Read More →

Squire Patton Boggs partner helps found governance group

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Squire Patton Boggs Phoenix partner Frank M. Placenti, along with a group of the leading corporate governance lawyers from the US and Canada, have founded the American College of Governance Counsel. The College is a professional, educational and honorary association of lawyers widely-recognized for their achievements in the field of governance. Mr. Placenti serves as… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Steptoe & Johnson

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Fourteen Steptoe & Johnson LLP attorneys have been recognized as Southwest Super Lawyers and three attorneys have been recognized as 2015 Southwest Rising Stars.  The annual list selects only five percent of the total lawyers in the region based on peer review and the publication’s independent research. The following Steptoe attorneys were selected as 2015… Read More →