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What are the dangers and distractions of cell phone games?

Texting while driving

Personal injury attorney A.J. Mitchell, in light of a number of accidents involving Pokémon GO, illustrates the importance of safety and paying attention while playing games on cell phones.  Mitchell, founder of The Law Office of A.J. Mitchell, P.L.C., in light of a spate of accidents involving people playing the popular Pokémon GO, discusses the… Read More →

Burch & Cracchiolo name two shareholders


Tonya K. MacBeth and Kenneth J. Januszewski were named, Monday, shareholders of the firm at Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. MacBeth is a domestic relations attorney whose practice addresses a full range of family law concerns, including nuptial agreements, divorce, and post-decree modification and enforcement actions. She resolves issues in mediation but also takes cases to… Read More →

What are the risks and rewards of crowdfunding law?

by in AZ Business Magazine | Legal | Small Biz

Arizona’s new crowdfunding law, which is intended to give small companies in the local Arizona economy greater access to capital, took effect on July 3. Arizona joins a growing number of states that have recently enacted laws permitting some form of equity crowdfunding. For startups and other emerging growth businesses that may not have ready… Read More →

Hallier’s Book Says Divorce Need Not Be Adversarial


Ditch the drama and forget the blame game. Divorce is never an easy time, but going into it prepared and aware of brighter possibilities can make the difference between just surviving and achieving your Next Best Life. “The Wiser Divorce: Positive Solutions for Your Next Best Life” (Megève Press, September 15, 2014) by attorney and… Read More →

Jones Will Serve on State Bar Elder Law Section


The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. announced that attorney Nora L. Jones has been selected to serve on the Executive Council of the State Bar of Arizona’s Elder Law, Mental Health and Special Needs Planning Section. This section is a state-wide council of attorneys who practice in this ever-growing and vitally important area… Read More →

2014 Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards

by in Business News | Legal

Az Business is recognizing the vital role that in-house counsel plays in business with the 2014 Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards. The 2014 finalists and winners were honored at a reception on Thursday, January 16 at the Ritz Carlton, Phoenix. The 2014 ACC awards winners are: Public Company of the Year John Pons, Cole Real Estate… Read More →

Colliers International Closes 92,200 SF, $12M Office Building Sale in Phoenix

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by in Office

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently negotiated the sale of a 92,233 square-foot Class-A office building located at 3333 E. Camelback Road in Phoenix for $12 million, or $130/square foot. Fenway Properties of San Diego acquired the property. Fenway plans to upgrade the common areas and develop new, spec suites to accommodate tenants of various… Read More →

Rosati leads American Health Lawyers Association

Kristen Rosati, a shareholder at Polsinelli in Phoenix, is president of the American Health Lawyers Association.

Attorney Kristen Rosati, a shareholder of the national law firm Polsinelli, has assumed the office of President of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). The AHLA has more than 12,000 members and is the nation’s largest educational organization devoted to legal issues in the health care field. Rosati is a member of the firm’s Health… Read More →

Identity Thieves Targeting the Deceased: Plan Now

Employee Theft
by in Featured | Legal

Identity theft is always a difficult and frustrating situation and could take many years to repair the damage done to one’s credit. However, today millions of Americans are being haunted with an even more disturbing situation: learning that a criminal is using the identity of a deceased loved one to apply for credit. An ID… Read More →

Arizona Employers Learn Workplace Violence Prevention

Flexible Workplaces
by in Events | Featured | Legal | Workforce

The Phoenix business community has already experienced several tragedies, with the first workplace shooting of the year in January, and the most recent incident involving a personal relationship issue erupting into another workplace shooting. Though the circumstances leading to these violent outbreaks differ, business owners and human resources professionals can learn from them and be… Read More →

LaBianca Elected to Arizona Investment Council Board

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by in Business News | Legal

Margaret LaBianca, an attorney and shareholder with Polsinelli, has been elected to the Arizona Investment Council (AIC) Board of Directors. LaBianca brings to the board extensive experience in energy, natural resources, and environmental regulatory compliance, utilization of public lands, and strategic development. “I am honored to be elected to the Arizona Investment Council. The work… Read More →

JacksonWhite Names First Female Shareholder


JacksonWhite P.C. announced that attorney Susan Court was made a shareholder of the firm.  Court joins 12 other attorneys at JacksonWhite who share the distinction of shareholder. Court joined JacksonWhite in 2005 and focuses her practice on elder law, probate, guardianships, conservatorships, and estate planning. Court assists clients with end-of-life issues including incapacity, mental illness… Read More →

Phoenix Attorney Receives Top Pro Bono Award

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by in Business News | Legal

Michelle M. Lauer, attorney at business law firm Jaburg & Wilk, P.C. has been awarded Top Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona from the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education. The foundation initiated the award in 2001 to recognize attorneys who give their time and expertise to assist Arizonans who do not have available legal… Read More →

Tietgen Joins Quarles & Brady's IP Group

Benjamin Tietgen
by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Benjamin D. Tietgen has joined the firm’s Phoenix office as an attorney in the Intellectual Property Group. Prior to joining the firm, Tietgen worked at Etherton Law Group, LLC in Tempe, Arizona. His practice focuses on the preparation of patent applications covering inventions in… Read More →