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Jennings, Haug & Cunningham adds 2 partners

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Jennings, Haug & Cunningham announced, Tuesday, that the firm added two Arizona lawyers, Blake Whiteman and Brian Myers. Whiteman and Myers, who both practice in commercial litigation, join the firm as partners. Whiteman is also an experienced family law and domestic relations lawyer. Whiteman’s practice is focused in business disputes, construction and commercial litigation, including… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Jennings, Haug & Cunningham

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Jennings, Haug & Cunningham announced that six attorneys with the firm were named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers by Law & Politics Magazine. The attorneys recognized as top in their area of practice include Mark Barker, John “Jack” Cunningham, Karen Gaylord, Kim Lough, Chad Schexnayder, and John Sinodis. In addition, Joseph Brophy and Travis Pacheco were… 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 →

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: 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 →

Jennings, Haug & Cunningham earns distinction

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Jennings, Haug & Cunningham was honored by the Best Lawyers in America®, a preeminent legal peer ranking, which recognized the firm as a “Tier 1 Best Law Firm” in its 2015 national rankings. Several of the firm’s practice areas also earned top rankings. Jennings, Haug & Cunningham’s construction law and litigation practice was recognized as… Read More →

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon adds Paul J. Valentine

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Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, a leading Phoenix-based law firm, announced that Paul J. Valentine has joined the firm as an associate in the Tax Law department. “The varied experience Paul has earned in the tax field over the past four years makes him an excellent addition to the tax group,” stated Rich Smith, Chair of… Read More →

Op-Ed: Read this before locking out a commercial tenant

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Most commercial landlords and property managers are aware that, in Arizona, if a commercial property tenant neglects or refuses to pay rent and is in arrears for more than five days, or if a tenant violates another provision of the lease, under certain conditions and circumstances, Arizona law allows the landlord the option to reenter… Read More →

How Does ‘Vaping’ Fit Into Workplace Smoking Bans?

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In 2006, Arizonans made their voices heard by passing the Smoke-Free Act, which prohibits smoking tobacco products in places of employment, but where do electronic cigarettes and “vaping” — the act of inhaling water vapor through a personal vaporizer or electronic cigarette — fit into the equation? In the past 8 years e-cigarettes have become… Read More →

Op-Ed: New ROC regulatory philosophy triggers need for self-audits

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By D. Kim Lough, construction lawyer with Jennings, Haug & Cunningham Contractors throughout Arizona are being blindsided by a new administrative oversight role undertaken by the Registrar of Contractors (ROC). The Registrar’s new prosecutorial philosophy toward investigating complaints against licensed contractors places contractors at risk of losing their license for minimal technical violations which may… Read More →

John Sticht elected to Arizona State Bar executive council

John Sticht, of Jennings, Haug & Cunningham, has been elected to serve on the Arizona State Bar Construction Section’s Executive Council as Secretary. Prior to accepting a one-year term as an officer for the leadership council, Mr. Sticht served for three years in an “at large” position on the council. His term as secretary commenced… Read More →

Laws of the land: Navigating development in Indian Country

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Anyone who has tried to develop on one of the 22 federally recognized Indian tribes’ land in Arizona has probably encountered the patchwork of land ownership that can sometimes make it difficult to build.

Yurk Will Chair Professionalism and Ethics Committee

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Russell Yurk, an attorney with Jennings, Haug & Cunningham, has been appointed to Chair the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Lawyers’ Professionalism and Ethics Committee.  Prior to this appointment, Mr. Yurk served as the Vice-Chair of the committee. His two-year term as Chair commenced earlier this month at DRI’s Annual Meeting. Mr. Yurk’s legal practice focuses… Read More →

Yurk joins Jennings, Haug & Cunningham

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Jennings, Haug & Cunningham L.L.P. announced that Russell Yurk joined the firm. Mr. Yurk’s practice is focused in professional liability, lawyer discipline, and complex civil litigation. For more than 15 years, Mr. Yurk has represented lawyers and other professionals in professional liability and discipline matters. In addition to his professional liability practice, Mr. Yurk maintains… Read More →