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Dani Chronister presents CLE on ABA task force for attorney well-being

On December 6, 2018, BOWW attorney Dani Chronister presented a CLE entitled The Current State of Attorney Well-Being and Recommendations for Positive Change.  The presentation focused on the 2017 National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being Report published by the American Bar Association and some of its surprising findings.  The goal of the task force and the CLE was to impart a realistic sense of the wellness red flags within the profession, as well as new ideas on how to combat those red flags in order to maintain a long and happy legal career.

Dani discussed the facts and figures set …

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“Cake Wars” – Cody Hall presents CLE on the conflict between religious freedom and anti-discrimination laws

Cody presented a continuing legal education seminar featuring the recent Supreme Court decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 138 S.Ct. 1719 (2018).  The presentation highlighted the tension inherent between religious freedom and anti-discrimination statutes.  Cody addressed the established bodies of law supporting both sides of this ongoing cultural and legal debate.  Cody’s presentation can be downloaded here.

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John Quinn presents CLE on recent amendments to the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure

The Arizona Supreme Court recently adopted amendments to the rules of civil procedure governing matters filed on or after July 1, 2018 in Arizona state courts.  These amendments work together to expedite litigation by requiring the parties to meet during the early stages of litigation to discuss pairing down claims/defenses as well as other anticipated discovery disputes, placing an action into one of three discovery tiers each with its own discovery caps and total discovery deadlines (with the longest being 240 days), and strengthening the mandatory initial disclosure of relevant material requirements.  Finally, the amendments seek to achieve robust initial …

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