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David Benton joins NewLAWu.s. as affiliate attorney


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 →

Valley Leadership announces 2015 CEO Advisory Circle


Valley Leadership, the region’s premier leadership organization, announced its 2015 CEO Advisory Circle membership.  The CEO Advisory Circle will help Valley Leadership hone its focus on meeting future leadership needs in a fast-paced, ever-changing landscape. The nine 2015 CEO Circle leaders were selected from diverse industries for their expert perspective on leadership, and for their… Read More →

Irvine Appointed to Committee on Character and Fitness

by in Business News | Legal

Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional law firm, announced that Patrick Irvine, a shareholder in the firm’s Business and Litigation practice groups, has been appointed by the Arizona Supreme Court to serve on its Committee on Character and Fitness. Irvine is a former Judge of the Arizona Court of Appeals who now practices in… Read More →

Rebecca White Berch – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Rebecca White Berch – Chief justice, Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice White Berch was appointed to the Arizona Supreme Court in 2002 and has been chief justice since 2009. Before her Supreme Court appointment, she was a Court of Appeals judge (1998-2002); Arizona’s solicitor general (1991-1994); a member of the ASU College of Law faculty… Read More →

Phoenix Attorney Receives Top Appellate Award

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Kathi M. Sandweiss, partner at Phoenix law firm Jaburg & Wilk, P.C has been selected as a ‘2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Appellate Law’ by American Lawyer Media and  Martindale-Hubbell. Award recipients are selected based on peer reviews. Sandweiss has achieved the AV Preeminent peer review rating, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical… Read More →

Jaclyn Foutz Joins Andante Law Group

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by in Business News | Legal

Andante Law Group of Daniel E. Garrison, PLLC announced that Jaclyn D. Foutz has joined the firm as an attorney.  Her practice is concentrated in commercial litigation, bankruptcy, reorganization and capital recovery.  She represents creditors in collection and enforcement matters, as well as in all facets of bankruptcy proceedings and advising clients on creditors’ rights.… Read More →

Are Arizona’s anti-deficiency statutes feeding the bubble?

by in Banking | Economy | Featured

Jack and Jill were living the American dream. They bought their dream house in 2006. Then, the economy spiraled downward. Jack lost his job. Housing values dropped, and the amount remaining on Jack and Jill’s mortgage exceeded the value of the property — commonly known as having a house that is “under water.” Jack and… Read More →

Arizona allows law students take early bar exams

by in Business News | Legal

Law students in Arizona who are nearing graduation will have the chance to take the bar exam early in an experimental program approved by the state Supreme Court. The experiment will run from January 2013 through December 2015 and would be available to students who are expected to graduate within 120 days of the test… Read More →

Brewer appoints Republican judge to Supreme Court

by in Business News | Legal | Politics

Arizona Court of Appeals Judge Ann Scott Timmer is Gov. Jan Brewer’s choice to fill a vacancy on the Arizona Supreme Court. The 52-year-old Republican was one of three finalists nominated by a state screening commission. Timmer replaces former Justice Andrew Hurwitz, a Democrat, and her appointment changes the court’s partisan makeup to four Republicans… Read More →

Goldwater Institute Seeks Injunction Against Police Union Release Time

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by in Economy | Workforce

Arguing that release time “diverts precious resources from the core public safety mission to ‘union business,’” the Goldwater Institute today asked the Maricopa County Superior Court to enjoin provisions that allow the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association (PLEA) to use thousands of hours of police time — including six full-time positions — for its own purposes.… Read More →