AWARDS - ANNOUNCEMENTS - PRESS RELEASES - PROMOTIONS • Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Joe Adams, a partner in the Phoenix office, has been appointed to the Board of Visitors of Stanford Law School. • Lewis and Roca LLP is pleased to announce that paralegal Marilyn Schoenike has achieved the Advanced Paralegal Certification in Commercial Bankruptcy from the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). Schoenike is the fifth person in the United States to obtain this certification. • Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Darin "Cody" Huffaker has joined the firm's Phoenix office as an associate in the commercial litigation group. • Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced that Nicole Maroulakos Goodwin has joined its • Alexander B. Zolfaghari has recently joined Hymson Goldstein & Pantiliat, PLLC. His focus will be on acquisitions and change-of control financing, workouts, restructuring, and exit facilities, general secured credit facilities and unsecured financings. • Given Phoenix School of Law's ("PSL") mission pillar of Practice Ready Students, PSL has created the PSL Valley of the Sun Law Clerk Program (the "Program"). "The Program has been designed to attract private law firms and business employers to hire our students as summer law clerks, and to provide them with high quality practice experience. Gaining practical legal experience in law school furthers our experiential learning philosophy, and increases the student's value to prospective post-graduate employers," stated Joseph Perez assistant dean of professional development at the Phoenix School of Law. • Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Nicole France Stanton, a partner in the firm's Phoenix office, will receive the "Al" Brooks Community Leadership Award from the Arizona Region of the Anti-Defamation League ("ADL"). • Mariscal, Weeks, Mclntyre, & Friedlander, P.A., is pleased to announce that Kolby Granville, an associate at the firm, has won his election and, in addition to his service at the firm, will serve the next four years as a Tempe City Council member • Laura Jane Edwards, Esq. and Craig Cherney, Esq. announce the opening of Edwards & Cherney, LLP, a new law firm focusing on family law and located in North Scottsdale. The firm brings together Edwards' 13 years of legal and family law experience and Cherney's 16-year expertise in property and finance. • Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Lyzzette M. Bullock, an associate in the firm's Phoenix office, has been selected as a recipient of the 2012 Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona award by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education. • Stephanie Fierro of The Frutkin Law Firm was recently named contributing editor of both Attorney At Law Magazine and Public Accountant Magazine. In this new position, Fierro will share her knowledge and expertise in the area of estate planning by composing articles that will be featured in both publications each month. The magazines are business-to-business trade publications based in Phoenix providing information to the local legal community. • The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce that attorneys Lance R. Broberg and Benjamin A. Thinnes have been named shareholders. • Co-written by Lewis and Roca attorneys, Sarah Selzer and Peter Wand, and published exclusively by the State Bar of Arizona, "Arizona Common Law Causes of Action" provides descriptions of the elements, required proof, available defenses and possible damages for recognized common law causes of action in Arizona. In it, the authors cite older, seminal cases to help make it easier to trace the evolution of a cause of action through Arizona's jurisprudence. In addition, the book includes jury instruction references, an appendix with recognized affirmative defenses in Arizona, and a chart describing Arizona's statutes of limitation. • Attorney Jonathan Frutkin, principal at The Frutkin Law Firm, received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA). Frutkin is the first Arizona recipient to receive the prestigious award in NACBA's history. He was recognized for his service at the 20th annual NACBA convention in San Antonio, Texas last week. • Gust Rosenfeld is pleased to announce that Scott A. Malm has been elected to its executive committee, the governing body of the firm. • Gust Rosenfeld is pleased to announce that ten of our lawyers have been selected for inclusion on the 2012 Southwest Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in Arizona and New Mexico receive this honor. • Jennings Strouss is pleased to announce that Travis Leach, a member in the firm's Phoenix office, was recently elected to the Board of Directors for Veteran Tickets Foundation.
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