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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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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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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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Sep29

Kate Corcoran inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers

Kate Corcoran has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The induction ceremony at which Kate became a Fellow took place recently before an audience of 850 persons during the Induction Ceremony at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the College in New Orleans, Louisiana. The meeting had a total attendance of 1,020.

Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only and only after careful investigation, to those …

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