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3200 N. Central Ave.
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85012, United States
Contact: Brenda Edwards, Executive Director
Phone: (602) 248-1000
Fax: (602) 248-0522
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Privacy
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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Number of Attorneys
25-50 Attorneys

The Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

Anybody who has ever had a child has heard the refrain “but that’s NOT FAIR.” While the concept of “fairness” plays a big role in how the world should operate in the minds of children, there is sometimes a disconnect between…more

Commercial Leases, Commercial Tenants, Contract Terms, Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing, Landlords

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Is Your Website Accessible to Disabled Users? If Not, Courts Say You Could Be Violating the ADA

Yes, seriously. This is no longer a remote threat cautioned by overzealous lawyers. This is now a real threat that business owners should address now. If you own and/or operate a business, and the business has a website that…more

ADA, Brick-and-Mortar Stores, Disability, Disability Discrimination, Public Accommodation

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Arizona Lien, Payment Bond, and Stop Notice Summary Guidelines

Preliminary Lien Notices - “Prelims” should always be given (usually necessary for perfecting lien, bond and stop notice claims) Send within twenty (20) days of first day materials/labor furnished (“20-day notices/prelims”)…more

Construction Industry, Construction Liens, Foreclosure, Mechanics Lien, Notice Requirements

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Live in Today with an Eye for Tomorrow

Life is long. You will work for a long time. There is no winning instantly. Success takes time. What you do each day matters for your future. The big picture makes living for today essential, which means having a plan and…more

Business Development, Client Services

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Recent Arizona Appeals Court Ruling Clarifies Child Support Guideline Deviations

On June 15, 2017, the Arizona Court of Appeals (Division One) delivered its decision in Nia v. Nia (Nia v. Nia – 1 CA-CV 16-0380 FC). The Nia decision affirmed the decision of Judge Stephen Hopkins and serves to clarify…more

Appeals, Burden of Proof, Child Support, Child Support Modification, Rebuttable Presumptions

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Are You Really Divorced? Lamar Odom’s Life Placed in Khloe Kardashian’s Hands

Lamar Odom, an NBA basketball star was recently discovered in a Nevada brothel unconscious and in critical condition. He was rushed to the hospital whereby a number of drugs were discovered in his system and he was being held in…more

Divorce, Lamar Odom, Medical Directives, NBA, Power of Attorney

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Attorney Fee Shuffle - The Arizona Supreme Court has Imported the Fee Shifting Provision of A.R.S. § 12-341.01(A) Into Private, Mandatory Contractual Fee Provisions

Unlike many states, Arizona has long provided for the recovery of attorney fees, albeit on a discretionary basis, in contested contract disputes. See A.R.S. § 12-341.01(A). The Arizona legislature made clear, however, that the…more

Appeals, Attorney's Fees, AZ Supreme Court, Contract Disputes, Contract Terms

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Isn’t a Power of Attorney Just for Old People, Right? Wrong!

Why Young Adults Need Power of Attorneys - When children turn 18, they legally become adults. If there was a catastrophic life event which rendered them unable to make their own life decisions, their parents no longer have…more

Advanced Care Directives, Financial Power of Attorney, Power of Attorney

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Arizona’s New Construction Defect Law is Effective the Summer of 2015

On March 23, 2015, Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey, signed into law House Bill 2578. This new legislation relates specifically to Arizona’s construction defect claims and revises the Purchaser Dwelling Actions statute - ARS §…more

Attorney's Fees, Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Contractors, Homeowners

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Does Pokémon GO Lure You in With A Dangerous Privacy Policy and Terms of Use?

For years, we have been lamenting that our young people spend too much time indoors playing computer games and not enough time outside or connecting with others. Yet, those same critics now condemn young Pokémon Go players who…more

iGaming, Mobile Apps, Personally Identifiable Information, Pokemon, Popular

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Attorney Fee Shuffle - The Arizona Supreme Court has Imported the Fee Shifting Provision of A.R.S. § 12-341.01(A) Into Private, Mandatory Contractual Fee Provisions

Unlike many states, Arizona has long provided for the recovery of attorney fees, albeit on a discretionary basis, in contested contract disputes. See A.R.S. § 12-341.01(A). The Arizona legislature made clear, however, that the…more

Appeals, Attorney's Fees, AZ Supreme Court, Contract Disputes, Contract Terms

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Behavioral Health Billing Alert

Providers of behavioral health services should be aware that the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5), released in May 2013 after more than ten years in preparation,…more

Billing, DSM, Health Care Providers, Healthcare, ICD Codes

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Is Your Website Accessible to Disabled Users? If Not, Courts Say You Could Be Violating the ADA

Yes, seriously. This is no longer a remote threat cautioned by overzealous lawyers. This is now a real threat that business owners should address now. If you own and/or operate a business, and the business has a website that…more

ADA, Brick-and-Mortar Stores, Disability, Disability Discrimination, Public Accommodation

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Frequently Asked Questions: Attorneys’ Fees and Costs in Divorce Cases

I don’t want the divorce; why should I have to pay for it? We all have expenses for things that we do not anticipate. We do not intend to get sick or hurt; however, if we need medical attention, we are required to pay the…more

Attorney's Fees, Divorce, Litigation Fees & Costs

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Impact of Young V. UPS and Steps for Employers

Since 1978, pregnancy and pregnancy related health conditions have been protected conditions under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”). A recent Supreme Court case, Young v. UPS may increase the ability of pregnant workers…more

ADA, Disability Discrimination, EEOC, Enforcement Guidance, FMLA

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So I loaned my friend $25,000 and just found out he is going to file bankruptcy. Now what???

1. Because he is my friend, he offered to settle and pay me outside of the bankruptcy and he agreed to not include my debt in the bankruptcy case. Can I do this? No. Once a bankruptcy case is filed an automatic stay…more

Consumer Bankruptcy, Loans

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Employers Required to Use Revised Form I-9

Effective September 18, 2017, employers must begin using a revised Form I-9, which was released on July 17, 2017. The new form is valid through August 31, 2019. Using an outdated form is a violation of recordkeeping requirements…more

DOL, E-Verify, Employer Liability Issues, Employment Eligibility Verification, Hiring & Firing

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What is a Morris Agreement?

A “Morris Agreement” is a “settlement agreement entered into when the insurer is defending under a reservation of rights under which the insured stipulates to a judgment, assigns his rights against the insurer to the claimant,…more

Assignments, AZ Supreme Court, Declaratory Judgments, Duty to Defend, Duty to Indemnify

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What have you done to improve yourself?

JW Way #17 - Be relentless about continuous improvement. Be a “lifetime learner.” Continually invest in your own education, both formally and informally. Never stop improving your legal, technical and personal skills. …more

Career Development

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Arizona Court of Appeals Confirms “Subcontractor Exception” to “Your Work” Exclusion Does Not Apply to Additional Insured General Contractor Seeking Coverage For Defective Work of Named Insured Subcontractor

In Double AA Builders, Ltd. v. Preferred Contractors Insurance Company, LLC, --- P.3d ----, 2016 WL 7508079, *1 (Ariz. Ct. App. Dec. 30, 2016), the Arizona Court of Appeals reversed the trial court’s grant of summary judgment…more

Additional Insured, Appeals, Faulty Workmanship, General Contractors, Policy Exclusions

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Issues in Gray Divorces

The divorce rate in the United States has been dropping during the past 20 years. However, divorce among spouses over 50 years old has doubled since 1990! The surge has spawned the term “gray divorce” for these older divorcing…more

Defined Contribution Plans, Division of Assets, Divorce, Grey Divorce, Marital Assets

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Getting Divorced? Four Cautionary Tips about Accessing Your Spouse’s Electronic Information

Question: I know my spouse’s passwords to their social media accounts, bank accounts and/or email accounts, can I log into their account and get the information we need to help win my case?…more

Bank Accounts, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), Divorce, ECPA, Electronically Stored Information

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Sanctions and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Appeal

This may not be a book my new grandson Felix will soon be reading, but it does raise a legitimate question: When you really, truly, believe a federal appeal is frivolous, and not just garden variety, I know you’re going to…more

Appeals, Damages, Fee-Shifting, FRCP 11, FRCP 38

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Getting Divorced? Four Cautionary Tips about Accessing Your Spouse’s Electronic Information

Question: I know my spouse’s passwords to their social media accounts, bank accounts and/or email accounts, can I log into their account and get the information we need to help win my case?…more

Bank Accounts, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), Divorce, ECPA, Electronically Stored Information

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Arizona Employers Need to Update Employee Handbooks

Employment law changes and evolves. Best practice for employers is to have an experienced employment attorney review and update their employee handbook to be in compliance with labor laws. At a minimum, the following areas need…more

Anti-Discrimination Policies, Civil Rights Act, Employee Handbooks, Employer Liability Issues, Medical Marijuana

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Trademark Owners Beware of Chinese Domain Name Marketing Ploy

Some e-mail marketing ploys are pretty clever and some spam or phishing attempts brilliantly disguised as valid e-mail. While there are many great reasons to register your trademark with the United States Patent & Trademark…more

China, Corporate Branding, Domain Names, Email, gTLD

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