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Jun15

Don Wilson and Jessica Kokal achieved an outstanding outcome for their client

Following a two-day hearing before the Presiding Disciplinary Judge and panel members, Don Wilson and Jessica Kokal achieved a significant reduction in the proposed sanctions against their client, far exceeding the best settlement offer made in litigation.  The best prior offer was a long-term suspension and ultimately Mr. Wilson and Ms. Kokal were able to obtain a reprimand only on their client’s behalf.…

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Jan13

BOWW sponsoring Judicial Intern Opportunity Program

The firm is proud to announce it has sponsored JIOP, the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program.  JIOP is an ABA section of the litigation program that, for over 20 years now, has been placing diverse students from around the country in judicial internships in participating states.  This program is highly-competitive, involving students at the top of their class from all over the country, many of whom have gone on to become federal judges themselves. Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson is proud to support these students as they gain invaluable experience at the start of their legal career.…

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Oct14

Don Wilson invited to speak at Arizona State Bar seminar titled “Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls.”

Don Wilson has been invited to present at a seminar on January 21, 2021 held by the Arizona State Bar.  The seminar is titled “Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls.”  Mr. Wilson, who defends lawyers in malpractice and discipline matters, will be talking about avoiding malpractice and defense to discipline complaints.  Other invited speakers include Justice Ann Scott Timmer, Vice Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court, and Maret Vessella, Chief Bar Counsel for Lawyer Regulation.…

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Jun2

Kate Corcoran and Jessica Kokal recognized by Arizona State Bar for significant defense verdict

Kate Corcoran and Jessica Kokal were defense counsel in a Maricopa County Superior Court trial which has now been named as a Significant Defense Verdict in Arizona Attorney Magazine, a publication of the State Bar of Arizona.  Kate and Jessica obtained a unanimous defense verdict in a wrongful death medical malpractice lawsuit in which Plaintiff asked the jury to award Plaintiff $6 million in general damages before the matter of punitive damages was fully heard. …

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May11

Bobby Sullivan and Tyler Abrahams obtain $1.1M judgment and net recovery of $1.55M for client

Bobby Sullivan and Tyler Abrahams prevailed following a three day bench trial and several evidentiary hearings involving disputed commercial leases for construction equipment.  The firm’s client had alleged the defendant/lessor breached its contract and committed fraud by failing to pay rents and other charges owed under the lease, while the defendant/lessor contended its non-payment was consistent with the parties’ course of dealing and that payment had been waived.  The Court awarded the firm’s client in excess of $1.1 million, inclusive of damages, interest, attorneys’ fees and costs.  This award is in addition to $450,000 the firm recovered for the client …

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Jan28

Comment authored by Leanne Hay is published in Jurimetrics

Law clerk Leanne Hay currently serves as the Senior Note & Comment Editor on the Jurimetrics Editorial Board. Her recently published Comment discusses how claims arising out of the off-label use of medical devices may be preempted by the Medical Device Amendments to the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. In particular, Leanne argues that the circuit split over the parallel claims exception to the Supreme Court’s preemption jurisprudence should be resolved through an expansive view on the exception that will promote the off-label use of medical devices

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