Maricopa County Bar Association Archives

Marvin Ruth joins Coppersmith Brockelman

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Coppersmith Brockelman, a business law firm in Phoenix, announced the addition of Marvin Ruth as Of Counsel. He focuses his practice area on business disputes and litigation including partnership disputes, real estate litigation, business torts and fraud claims. Ruth, named a “Rising Star” by Southwest Super Lawyers for the past three years, has substantial experience in complex commercial litigation in… Read More →

Susan Freeman joins Maricopa County Bar Hall of Fame

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Susan Freeman, a partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP, is among 10 attorneys inducted into the Maricopa County Bar Association Hall of Fame today during the association’s annual meeting. Freeman, whose practice focuses on business bankruptcy and civil appeals, has represented clients across Arizona and the United States, including before the U.S. Supreme Court. She said… Read More →

Abbie Shindler joins Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner as partner

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Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner P.C. is pleased to announce Abbie Shindler has joined the firm’s Scottsdale office as partner. Ms. Shindler is an experienced estate planning and corporate law attorney who assists individuals and families with their various estate planning needs and provides small and medium-size businesses with transactional legal services. Ms. Shindler assists her clients with their… Read More →

Funkhouser Appointed to GPEC Ambassador Committee

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that David E. Funkhouser III, a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been appointed to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Ambassador Steering Committee, which is focused on ensuring GPEC’s Ambassador Program aligns with the organization’s key objectives and mission.  Members of the Steering… Read More →

Polsinelli Named Children’s Law Center Firm of the Year

The Children’s Law Center has named Polsinelli as its 2013 Law Firm of the Year in recognition of the exceptional pro bono service undertaken by Polsinelli attorneys over the past year. The firm was selected for its volunteer efforts in connection with the Minor Guardianship Program that assists vulnerable children whose parents are not able… Read More →

Blais heads Bar's Young Lawyers Division

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Burch & Cracchiolo associate attorney, Casey S. Blais, has begun serving his year-long term as president of the Maricopa County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.  The term runs through December 31, 2014.  The mission of the MCBA Young Lawyers Division is to involve young and new lawyers in serving the community and enriching the profession… Read More →

G&K Shareholder Recognized by State Bar

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Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm, announced that shareholder Jennifer A. Cranston has been selected as the 2013 Member of the Year for the Maricopa County Bar Association (MCBA). The Member of the Year award recognizes MCBA members who devote an exceptional amount of time and talent to the Association, the… Read More →

G&K Shareholder Recognized by State Bar

Jennifer Cranston Headshot

Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm, announced that shareholder Jennifer A. Cranston has been selected as the 2013 Member of the Year for the Maricopa County Bar Association (MCBA). The Member of the Year award recognizes MCBA members who devote an exceptional amount of time and talent to the Association, the… Read More →

Turk appointed to MCBA Litigation Section Board

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Andrew Turk, a shareholder with the national law firm Polsinelli, has been appointed to the Maricopa County Bar Association Litigation Section Board. Turk represents clients in commercial, tort and insurance litigation, as well as construction defect, toxic tort, elder abuse and contract dispute litigation.  He also serves as a mediator and arbitrator. Turk appointed to… Read More →

Brenda Thomson – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Brenda Thomson – Executive director, Arizona Humanities Council Thomson, who joined the Arizona Humanities Council in 2010, has a background in executive management, fundraising, human resources, public speaking, community relations, and strategic planning. The Yale Law School graduate was director of The Center for Law Leadership and Management at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of… Read More →

Carrell Elected Treasurer of State Bar’s Young Lawyers Division

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Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm, announced that Tyler J. Carrell has been elected to serve as treasurer of the Executive Council for the State Bar of Arizona’s Young Lawyers Division for 2013-2014. The Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is a professional service organization specifically created for lawyers who are under the… Read More →

Carrell Elected Treasurer of State Bar's Young Lawyers Division

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by in Business News | Legal

Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm, announced that Tyler J. Carrell has been elected to serve as treasurer of the Executive Council for the State Bar of Arizona’s Young Lawyers Division for 2013-2014. The Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is a professional service organization specifically created for lawyers who are under the… Read More →

LaBianca Elected to Arizona Investment Council Board

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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 →

Bryan Cave Lawyers honored for Pro Bono work

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Bryan Cave LLP Phoenix Partner Megan Lennox and Associates PJ Rivera and Gustavo Schneider have been chosen by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education as recipients of its 2012 Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys In Arizona Award. The foundation established this award in 2001 to recognize attorneys who have tirelessly given their time… Read More →