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Aug15

Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson shareholders and firm recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for 2020

Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson proudly announces that the firm and five of its shareholders were recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for 2020, a prestigious distinction based entirely on peer review. The award is a recognition of the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

Don Wilson was awarded Lawyer of the Year for Arizona, the highest honor conferred by the Best Lawyers in America, in the category for Professional Malpractice Defense. Mr. Wilson has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America since …

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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 professional recognition from Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers identifies lawyers in a community who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in a practice area. The selection process involves peer nomination, independent review, and peer evaluations. We are proud to announce that several attorneys at the firm were recognized by Super Lawyers in 2019.

Jim Broening, Don Wilson and Bobby Sullivan were each selected by Super Lawyers for recognition in 2019.

Furthermore, Alicyn Freeman, Jathan McLaughlin, Michelle Donovan, Nicholas Scavio and Jason Kasting were each recognized by Super Lawyers as Arizona Rising Stars.

Congratulations to each of our distinguished attorneys.…

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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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