march-april-2012 Archives

2012 Mediation Guide

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Arizona Business Magazine used its own research and referenced professional ratings and rankings of law professionals to determine the legal professionals who made the 2012 Mediation Guide. Arizona Business Magazine has used its best efforts in assembling material for this list, but does not warrant that the information contained herein is a complete or exhaustive… Read More →

The ABC’s Of Mediation

mediation - AZ Business Magazine March/April 2012

Alternative dispute resolution can be a cost-effective way to resolve legal issues From a business perspective, mediation makes sense as a strategic tool to reduce risk. You receive a great return on your investment of a relatively small amount of both time and money. For those of you who might be new to legal disputes… Read More →

Arizona’s Top Lawyers 2012 – Mergers & Acquisitions – Real Estate

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Arizona Business Magazine used its own research, solicited input from legal experts, and referenced professional ratings and rankings to determine the legal professionals who made the 2012 Top Lawyers list. MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS Charles R. Berry ◆ Polsinelli Shughart PC 602-650-2030 ◆ polsinelli.com Berry has extensive experience in securities regulation, public offerings, business mergers, acquisitions… Read More →

Arizona’s Top Lawyers – 2012 Construction Litigation Employment/Labor Relations

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Arizona Business Magazine used its own research, solicited input from legal experts, and referenced professional ratings and rankings to determine the legal professionals who made the 2012 Top Lawyers list. CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION Kevin J. Bonner ◆ Fennemore Craig PC 602-916-5379 ◆ fclaw.com Bonner has extensive experience in construction litigation, representing commercial owners, contractors, design professionals… Read More →

Arizona’s Top Lawyers – 2012 Banking & Business/Corporate Law

Arizona Business Magazine used its own research, solicited input from legal experts, and referenced professional ratings and rankings to determine the legal professionals who made the 2012 Top Lawyers list. BANKING Michael A. Bosco ◆ Tiffany & Bosco 602-255-6002 ◆ tblaw.com Bosco represents more than 40 top banks and mortgage lenders — including Freddie Mac… Read More →

Arizona’s Top Lawyers – 2012 Environmental – Estate & Trust Lit

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Arizona Business Magazine used its own research, solicited input from legal experts, and referenced professional ratings and rankings to determine the legal professionals who made the 2012 Top Lawyers list. ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Charles A. Bischoff ◆ Jorden Bischoff & Hiser PLC 480-505-3900 ◆ jordenbischoff.com Bischoff practices in the areas of environmental and natural resources law.… Read More →

Arizona’s Top Lawyers – 2012 Healthcare – Intellectual Property

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Arizona Business Magazine used its own research, solicited input from legal experts, and referenced professional ratings and rankings to determine the legal professionals who made the 2012 Top Lawyers list. HEALTHCARE Charles L. Arnold ◆ Frazer Ryan Goldberg & Arnold LLP 602-277-2010 ◆ frgalaw.com Arnold specializes in mental health and elder law, serving the developmentally… Read More →

Arizona’s Top Lawyers 2012 – Securities & Corporate Finance – Tax

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Arizona Business Magazine used its own research, solicited input from legal experts, and referenced professional ratings and rankings to determine the legal professionals who made the 2012 Top Lawyers list. SECURITIES AND CORPORATE FINANCE Bryant D. Barber ◆ Lewis and Roca LLP 602-262-5375 ◆ lrlaw.com Barber has extensive experience in municipal finance, including related areas… Read More →

Social Media: Turning Tweets Into Tourists

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Used correctly, social media can pay off for the hospitality industry Over the holidays, the JW Marriott Desert Ridge built a giant village out of 800 pounds of gingerbread and 250 pounds of chocolate to display in its lobby. For four weeks, the cookie town was posted on the JW Facebook page and fans were… Read More →

Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap Breaking New Ground

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Arizona’s bioscience roadmap has helped guide the state into the future. A political breakthrough, not a scientific one, may be the biggest spark for the Valley’s burgeoning bioscience industry. “The bioscience industry is critical to our economic future,” says Greg Stanton, who took over as the new mayor of Phoenix in January. “While other industries… Read More →

Mobile Payments – The Pay Of The Future

Mobile payments - AZ Business Magazine March/April 2012

They’re not here yet, but expect mobile payments to change the way we pay If your wallet feels thinner in the upcoming months, blame your cell phone, not the down economy. Mobile payments, also called mobile money and mobile wallet, are the future of commerce. If they haven’t already, mobile payments will soon revolutionize the… Read More →

Together Again – Multigenerational Living

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Aging population, tough economy drive increase in multigenerational living There is a good chance that when grandma or grandpa came for holiday dinner, they didn’t have far to travel: likely from the next room. An aging population — the Alliance for Aging Research says 10,000 baby boomers in the U.S. turn 65 every day —… Read More →

Aerospace And Defense Industry – Critical To Expanding Economy

Aerospace and defense industry - AZ Business Magazine March/April 2012

Aerospace and defense industry is critical to expanding economy When I’m asked to name one sector of Arizona’s technology community that is critical to expanding the strength of the economic recovery, I always sum it up in two letters: A&D  — the aerospace and defense industry. It’s a cornerstone industry for Arizona, as our state… Read More →

QR Code – Encoding And Promoting

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Local businesses generate leads, experience immediate results with effective QR code strategies In just six months in 2010, from July through December, the use of QR codes (abbreviated from Quick Response Codes) increased twelvefold. And in 2011, ScanLife’s mobile barcode trend report documented that, worldwide, scans increased by 440 percent. QR codes were created in… Read More →