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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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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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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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Jan30

Nick Scavio conducts CLE on federal court procedures

On January 29, 2019 , Nick Scavio conducted a CLE for the firm titled “Federal Court: How to get there (and what to do once you’re in)”.  With the growing number of Federal Court matters our firm is taking, this CLE gave members of the firm a chance to review jurisdictional requirements of the District Court.  In doing so, this CLE covered subject matter jurisdiction, including diversity jurisdiction and how to remove.  Nick also discussed personal jurisdiction and performed a case study of where we successfully dismissed a case brought in the wrong venue.  Finally, Nick compared practice in the …

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