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Jun27

Jathan McLaughlin presents CLE on the administrative hearing process

On June 27, 2019, Jathan McLaughlin presented an in-house CLE regarding the administrative hearing process in Arizona.  The presentation covered how to represent licensed professionals in actions brought by Arizona’s administrative agencies before the Office of Administrative Hearings.  Mr. McLaughlin discussed best practices for mitigating a client’s potential damages at the outset of an administrative matter, handling the administrative hearing, and appealing an adverse ruling to the Lower Court and the Court of Appeals. …

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May15

Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson attorneys receive widespread professional recognition in 2019

Each year, various organizations select attorneys from across the state and the country to recognize for their contribution to and excellence in the legal profession. At Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson, we are proud to announce that a number of our attorneys have received these distinctions in 2019.

Best Lawyers in America has recognized Jim Broening, John Oberg, Terry Woods, Don Wilson and Bobby Sullivan.

Super Lawyers has selected Mr. Broening, Mr. Wilson and Mr. Sullivan for recognition in 2019. Furthermore, Alicyn Freeman, Jathan McLaughlin, Michelle Donovan, Nicholas Scavio and Jason Kasting were each recognized by Super Lawyers as Arizona …

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May3

Don Wilson presents before the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys in St. Andrews, Scotland

Don Wilson presents before the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys in St. Andrews, Scotland

On May 2, 2019 Don Wilson presented in St. Andrews, Scotland to a group of distinguished American and UK trial layers on the subjects of legal malpractice avoidance and defense, and common ethics pitfalls for lawyers. The occasion was the 28th Annual Meeting of the Association of Trial Defense Attorneys, a premier, invitation only, national organization associated with the Defense Research Institute.…

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Apr10

Alice Jones presents CLE regarding overview and update on the Civil Appellate Rules of Procedure

Alice presented a continuing legal education seminar providing an overview of civil appeals in Arizona, built around the principle that, in every case, it is important to anticipate and prepare for the possibility that an order or judgment may be appealed.  The presentation reviewed what judgments and orders may be appealed, the requirements for an appealable judgment or order, the relevant procedures and applicable rules in special actions and direct appeals, the importance of creating a good record for the appeal, the policies applicable to the different divisions of the Arizona Court of Appeals, and general practice tips for briefing …

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Mar29

Legal Clerk Leanne Hay places 4th at Jessup Moot Court Competition, will attend World Competition

Legal clerk Leanne Hay placed 4th in the pacific regional of the Jessup Moot Court Competition.  She and her team from Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law placed first overall in the region.  She will be travelling to Washington, DC in April, 2019 to compete in the World Competition, which is widely considered the largest and most prestigious of the moot court competitions.  Best wishes to Leanne at the competition.…

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Mar26

Jason Kasting presents CLE regarding updates to Arizona Rules of Ethics

On March 11, 2019, BOWW attorney Jason Kasting presented a CLE entitled Arizona Ethics Refresh and Update.  The presentation focused on new and emerging topics and trends within the realm of legal ethics, in addition to providing an overview of updates to long-standing tenets of legal ethics.

Jason discussed technological competence in light of new technologies’ impact on the practice of law.  Subtopics included preventing inadvertent or unauthorized disclosures of client information or confidences, use of social media both affirmatively and defensively in civil litigation, e-discovery ethics, and ethics concerns that derive from metadata, cloud storage, and file sharing services.  …

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Mar22

Tom Galbraith offers CLE on “Lawyer Behavior for Survival and Elegance”

On March 21, 2019, Mr. Tom Galbraith presented a CLE entitled “Lawyer Behavior for Survival and Elegance.” Mr. Galbraith gave an informative and entertaining view of the perils and pitfalls of practicing law as well as solutions to overcome them. Mr. Galbraith reviewed the desire to win, egos, financial pressures, and client issues as some of the perils of practicing law. He also discussed solutions for survival and becoming an elegant lawyer such as immediately sharing with others when problems arise, being mindful what you say in ink, how to communicate with consultants, recognizing your limits, staying within the scope …

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Feb8

Jathan McLaughlin prevails at the Court of Appeals in a matter arising out of an administrative hearing

Attorney Jathan McLaughlin recently prevailed at the Court of Appeals in a matter arising out of an administrative hearing.  The case, dealing with contract termination, was litigated by the Firm at the administrative hearing level and through two sets of appeals – to the Lower Court of Maricopa County Superior Court and the Court of Appeals – prevailing at every stage.…

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