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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 →

Ryley Carlock's Parga Featured in 'Legal Visionaries'

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite Managing Shareholder Rodolfo Parga.
by in Business News | Legal

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite Managing Shareholder, Rodolfo Parga, Jr. was featured in the newly published book, “Legal Visionaries, How to Make their Innovations Work for You”.  In partnership with 27 legal visionaries from around the country, Authors David Galbenski and David Barringer interviewed this team of innovators to provide a guide to legal practitioners how… Read More →

Ryley Carlock’s Parga Featured in ‘Legal Visionaries’

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite Managing Shareholder Rodolfo Parga.
by in Business News | Legal

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite Managing Shareholder, Rodolfo Parga, Jr. was featured in the newly published book, “Legal Visionaries, How to Make their Innovations Work for You”.  In partnership with 27 legal visionaries from around the country, Authors David Galbenski and David Barringer interviewed this team of innovators to provide a guide to legal practitioners how… Read More →

Cushman & Wakefield Negotiates $23.5M Sale of University Center

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by in Brokerage | Business News | Investment

  Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona negotiated the $23.5M sale of the three-building University Center to the Arizona Board of Regents. This marks an acquisition for future expansion of Arizona State University. University Center , located at Rural Rd. and University Dr., is situated across the street from ASU. The three buildings, 1100, 1130 and… Read More →

Phoenix Office of Robert Half Legal Hires New Branch Director

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by in Business News | Legal

Jody Arbanas has joined the Phoenix office of Robert Half Legal as Branch Director overseeing recruitment and placement efforts for the local legal marketplace. Robert Half Legal is a leading staffing service specializing in the placement of project and direct-hire legal professionals at law firms and corporate legal departments. Arbanas joins Robert Half Legal with… 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 →

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 →

D-Backs To Sponsor Sports Career Speaker Series

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The Arizona Diamondbacks announced that they will host a Speaker Series throughout the season featuring D-backs executives and Phoenix-area business leaders as they field questions about their line of work in the sports industry. The Speaker Series is open to fans of all ages and will be held on the first base side of the… Read More →

Phoenix School Of Law Relocating To Downtown Phoenix

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The Phoenix School of Law announced today that it will be relocating to Downtown Phoenix in the One North Central building, located at the corner of North Central Avenue  and East Washington Street. In a lease that begins Aug. 1, the school will eventually occupy 205,130 square feet of the building’s 13th-20th floors and a… Read More →

Proposition 203 Passes – Arizona Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Proposition 203 Passes - Arizona Legalizes Medical Marijuana
by in Featured | Politics

On Nov. 23, Arizona is set to officially become the 15th state in the nation to legalize medical marijuana. Almost two weeks after the Nov. 2 election, the final numbers for Proposition 203 have been tallied and the measure has passed by the slimmest of margins — a mere 4,341 votes. The final numbers: 841,346… Read More →

Social Media And The Hiring Process: Your Profile Can Sink Or Save You

Social media sites are no longer just places to reconnect with childhood friends or college roommates.
by in Tech | Workforce

Social media has set up camp in the professional world and is there to stay. Social media sites are no longer just places to reconnect with childhood friends or college roommates. Companies now use social media websites to do unofficial background checks on potential employees. A Cross-Tab Marketing Service study, released earlier this year, reveals… Read More →

Key Legal Considerations And Strategies Businesses Should Consider In An Economic Downturn

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Virtually all Arizona businesses, but disproportionately small and medium-sized enterprises, have been significantly impacted by the recession. The current financial climate has and will undoubtedly continue to have countless business ramifications. Often overlooked, however, are the legal considerations that should be proactively evaluated by companies in a challenging economic environment. Legal strategies should be employed… Read More →

Law Firms Are Altering Their Strategies To Cope With The Recession

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The downturn in the economy that is affecting all businesses has not spared law firms. Like all other businesses, law firms have been forced to cope with fewer and thriftier clients. Specifically, law firms have had to deal with sharp reductions in transactional and real estate work, large increases in litigation and bankruptcy matters, and… Read More →

A Look Back Finds Substantial Changes To Arizona’s Legal Landscape

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Rapid-fire change has become the status quo in the legal and business community over the past 25 years. This change is particularly apparent to me, as my firm, Fennemore Craig, will celebrate its 125-year anniversary in Arizona next year, and I have practiced law for more than three decades. One of the most pronounced and… Read More →