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Sherman & Howard expands in Scottsdale

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Sherman & Howard L.L.C. expanded its offices,  located at 7033 East Greenway Parkway in the Kierland Corporate Center, in Scottsdale, adding four new attorneys and staff members. “We are pleased to announce our expansion in Scottsdale,” said Gregory Falls, managing partner of the firm’s Arizona offices. “Our lawyers are focused on expanding our services to… Read More →

Steptoe & Johnson announces new Phoenix partner

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Steptoe & Johnson LLP announced, Monday, the promotion of 10 lawyers in three of its offices. Alan Bayless Feldman was named a new partner in Steptoe & Johnson’s Phoenix offices. He focuses his practice on labor relation and employment law. Bayless Feldman represents clients across the nation for collective bargaining, union organizing campaigns and unfair… Read More →

Popular daily fantasy league sites restricted in Arizona

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After six years of playing fantasy football with out-of-state relatives, Amber Salisbury was excited when her brother in Texas invited her to play FanDuel, a daily fantasy sports website offering cash prizes. “I thought it was a fun way to make small bets and the possibility of getting a payout is better than not getting… Read More →

First Nurses Graduate from UA's Phoenix Campus

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Sixteen students are the first to receive a Master of Science degree for Entry to the Profession of Nursing (MEPN) from the University of Arizona College of Nursing at the Phoenix Campus. The students attended a celebration in Phoenix on Aug. 6, then joined the Tucson-based graduates of the same program at a commencement ceremony… Read More →

First Nurses Graduate from UA’s Phoenix Campus

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Sixteen students are the first to receive a Master of Science degree for Entry to the Profession of Nursing (MEPN) from the University of Arizona College of Nursing at the Phoenix Campus. The students attended a celebration in Phoenix on Aug. 6, then joined the Tucson-based graduates of the same program at a commencement ceremony… Read More →

Landlords must disclose foreclosures to tenants

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Renters no longer have to worry about being surprised when their home is repossessed by a bank now that a new law requiring landlords to give them notice has been signed. Gov. Jan Brewer signed the tenant notice bill late last week amid a flurry of action on laws passed by the legislature in the… Read More →

Hake Joins Gallagher & Kennedy as Associate

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Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm, announced today that Alana C. Hake has joined the firm as an associate in the Environmental and Natural Resources practice group. She will practice environmental and natural resources law, specializing in environmental remediation work for the mining industry. Prior to joining Gallagher & Kennedy, Hake… Read More →

Hake Joins Gallagher & Kennedy as Associate

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Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm, announced today that Alana C. Hake has joined the firm as an associate in the Environmental and Natural Resources practice group. She will practice environmental and natural resources law, specializing in environmental remediation work for the mining industry. Prior to joining Gallagher & Kennedy, Hake… Read More →

Senate rejects texting while driving ban

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The Arizona Senate has rejected an effort to create a statewide ban on texting while driving by amending an existing House bill. Democratic Rep. Steve Farley of Tucson said deaths and injuries caused by drivers who were distracted by texting make a compelling argument for the ban. He gave several examples of horrific accidents cause… Read More →

Estate planning firm names managing partner

The law firm of Morris, Hall & Kinghorn, P.L.L.C (MHK), the largest estate planning law firm in Arizona, has named Katherine A. O’Connell as the new managing partner. O’Connell’s new role will require her to balance the heavy demands of her professional life with the needs of her growing family. She is the mother of… Read More →

How to build a healthy workforce

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by in Featured | Healthcare | Legal

Are employers who eliminate junk food from the break room, offer classes on how to quit smoking, and dispense free flu shots doing enough to combat rising insurance premiums and increasing employee medical claims?  Maybe not, according to a 2012 American Heart Association report, which reflects that if current obesity trends continue, obesity-related healthcare costs… Read More →

Judge upholds Arizona’s medical marijuana law

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by in Business News | Healthcare | Legal

Arizona’s medical marijuana law is constitutional and federal drug laws don’t stand in the way of public officials implementing the state law, a judge ruled Tuesday. “This court will not rule that Arizona, having sided with the ever-growing minority of states and having limited it to medical use, has violated public policy,” Judge Michael Gordon… Read More →

Technology and the law

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by in Legal | Tech

We all know how quickly technology is changing. But how will changes in technology affect changes in the law? As Arizona enters its second century, three Arizona attorneys weigh in on the legal changes they see coming as technology continues to rock our world. Cheryl Walsh, shareholder, Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.: Just 107 years ago,… Read More →

Bicycle Safety: What are Cyclists’ Rights?

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by in Business News | Legal | Sports

A common misconception of cycling safety is that different rules of the road apply to motorists and cyclists; this is not necessarily true. The truth is that cyclists have many of the same rights as motorists while riding on the road. According to the League of American Bicyclists, each year approximately 45,000 riders are injured… Read More →