Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Kevin P. Nelson has been licensed to practice law in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Tribal Court (“SRPM Court”). Quarles & Brady LLP announced that David E. Funkhouser III, an associate in the firm’s Phoenix office, has joined the Leadership Council of the Special Olympics Advocacy Resource (“SOAR”) Program as a founding member. Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A. recently announced the return of its former partner, Scott K. Henderson, as of counsel. Eric Walberg, of counsel for the north Scottsdale law firm, Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner, P.C., was recently elected to the board of directors of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce Arizona. Gordon & Rees is pleased to announce that Phoenix partner Timothy McCulloch has been named comanaging partner of the Phoenix office. He will share management responsibilities with Stephen Tully who has led the office for the past 2-1/2 years. Greenberg Traurig, LLP has elevated 29 attorneys to shareholder and 22 to of counsel positions. Reflecting the firm’s diversified platform and wide-ranging legal experience, the new 2012 class represents 22 different locations and key areas of practice, including business reorganization & financial restructuring, corporate and securities, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and tax. In Phoenix, Laura Sixkiller and Kimberly A. Warshawsky were named shareholders. Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. is pleased to announce that Leah Freed has been named managing shareholder of the firm’s Phoenix office. Across the firm’s national platform of 40 offices, five offices have new managing shareholders. These shareholders were recently elected to their positions during the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Atlanta, Georgia. Morris, Hall and Kinghorn PLLC, is pleased to announce that Katherine O’Connell and David Eastman have been made partners. Polsinelli Shughart today announced the release of the second edition of “The Devil’s Dictionary,” a comprehensive guide designed to help commercial real estate lenders understand the complex world of bankruptcy terms. The book is thorough in its explanation of bankruptcy words but written in plain terms that anyone can understand and told in a whimsical style. Due to the book’s popularity, the co-authors have issued a second edition, updating the guide with new terms and illustrations. Gordon & Rees LLP is pleased to announce that Stephen Tully, comanaging partner of the Phoenix office, has been accepted for membership in the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Leonardo Loo, a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been appointed to serve as general counsel for the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (“AZHCC”). In addition, he will serve on the chamber’s board of directors and executive committee. David M. Villadolid, a shareholder with the law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., has been elected to the Primerus Board of Directors in a shareholders meeting. The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce that shareholder Michael A. Bosco, Jr. was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from USFN. Associate Sean Carroll of Gordon & Rees’ Phoenix Office has been selected by the Fiesta Bowl Board of Directors to serve as a member of the Fiesta Bowl Committee, joining local business, political and civic leaders. As a member of the committee, Mr. Carroll will work with the Bowl’s Board of Directors, staff, sponsors and volunteers. Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Marian M. Zapata-Rossa, an associate in the Firm’s Phoenix office, has been appointed by Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Rebecca White Berch to serve on the Commission on Minorities in the Judiciary, as part of the Arizona Judicial Council. • Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Marian M. Zapata-Rossa, an associate in the Firm's Phoenix office, has been appointed by Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Rebecca White Berch to serve on the Commission on Minorities in the Judiciary, as part of the Arizona Judicial Council. • Hymson Goldstein & Pantiliat,PLLC would like to announce that their office has moved from 14646 N. Kierland Blvd. Suite 255 Scottsdale, AZ 85254 to 16427 North Scottsdale Rd., Suite 300 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254 in the Scottsdale Promenade. • Stanley D. Mabbitt, a nationally recognized consumer financial services lawyer, has joined Ballard Spahr's Consumer Financial Services and Mortgage Banking groups as of counsel in the firm's Phoenix office. • Pamela Overton Risoleo, of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was recently honored with the Founder's Award from Fresh Start Women's Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps women transform their lives through education and engagement. Risoleo Rader Lucero PLLC, a boutique family law firm, is pleased to announce that the Honorable Richard J. Trujillo (Ret.) is now of counsel to the firm. Judge Trujillo is available to serve as mediator, arbitrator, and discovery master for family law, personal injury matters, and other civil matters. RfchanU.Trujiiio Judge Trujillo will also continue to practice in the areas of family law, criminal defense, and personal injury. Judge Trujillo can be reached at Rader Lucero, PLLC. 11010 N. Tatum Blvd., Suite D-102, Phoenix, 85028; 480.636.1888; Vega@RaderLucero.com. • AWLA - Maricopa Chapter Wants You to Join a Committee! If you have been interested in becoming more active in AWLA, but were not sure how to go about it, please consider signing up for a Maricopa Chapter Committee. Any member of AWLA is eligible to serve on a committee, which is an excellent opportunity to meet new friends and get more involved at the grass roots level. If you would like to find out more about a particular committee, please contact the listed chairperson(s) of the committee which interests you: Mentoring: Lauren A. Crawford (students), lcrawford@polsinelli. com; Cynthia R. Estrella (students), email@example.com; Roberta L. Tepper (attorneys), firstname.lastname@example.org; Kathleen A. Weber (attorneys), email@example.com Publicity/Public Relations: Amy Schwartz, firstname.lastname@example.org Luncheon Speakers: Paige A. Martin, email@example.com; Social: Paige A. Martin, firstname.lastname@example.org; Dominique Barrett, email@example.com 2012 Wine & Cheese: Paige A. Martin, firstname.lastname@example.org Community Service: Eileen Sullivan, email@example.com Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for the Cure: Cheering Station: Amy Schwartz, firstname.lastname@example.org; Walking Team: Melissa M. Zabor, email@example.com JudicialAppointments: Lara J. Zeman-Mullen, firstname.lastname@example.org Public, Corporate and Alternative Practices: Roberta Tepper, email@example.com Membership: Julie Arvo MacKenzie, firstname.lastname@example.org Professional Development/CLE: Blair H. Moses, bmoses@ polsinelli.com; Angela L. Walker, email@example.com Mother's Forum: Karin S. Aldama, firstname.lastname@example.org To learn more about AWLA's upcoming events, please visit our web site at http://www.awla-maricopa.org/ • Tricia Schafer of Falbe Law PLLC has partnered with Scottsdale Healthcare to launch an innovative fundraiser for Scottsdale-based nonprofit Workshops for Youth & Families. The Night Run™, to be held on May 12, 2012 near Scottsdale City Hall, will include an 8 kilometer competitive run, a 3 mile fun run/walk, and live musical entertainment by the Repeat Offenders. The event builds upon the quarter-century tradition of an evening fitness event in Scottsdale (formerly known as the Night Run for the Arts). Jim Gibson of Squire Sanders LLP has organized a Team Challenge for attorneys, law firms and law related businesses to compete in the event. • 17th Annual Barry Fish Memorial Golf Tournament Auction & Awards Luncheon Hosted by AADC and Lewis and Roca Saturday, May 5th, 2012, McCormick Ranch Golf Course Starts at 7:30 a.m. For more details and registration please visit www.azadc.org
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