201811.20
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Gratitude, Turkeys, and Stress

Thanksgiving is a day for us to take stock of all the people and circumstances we can be grateful for in our day-to-day lives while simultaneously kicking off the holiday season (although it seems the holiday season now starts before Halloween, according to various retailers, who shall remain unnamed). To help you celebrate this year…

201811.12
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When Veterans Transition Out of One “War Zone” and into Another

Veterans Day is always an important day for us here at the office.  We strongly advocated for a Veterans court in Scottsdale modeled after the highly effective and successful Phoenix Veterans Court.  We have written extensively on the unique challenges veterans face and how services for veterans can be grossly inadequate.  When veterans do not…

201810.31
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Trick-or-Treat!

It’s that magical time of year again, a bit of mischief before the season of thanks and gift-giving officially begins.  Halloween is a favorite of adults and children alike and provides an entire season of tantalizing fun should one choose to indulge.  Halloween as we know it comes from the ancient Celtic tradition festival of…

201810.26
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A Higher Education for #MeToo?

If you have not been living under a rock and are on at least one social media platform, you should remember October 15, 2017—a little over a year ago, where two small words flooded your newsfeed.  #MeToo.  Many responded with their own stories of sexual harassment and assault, and there seemed to be an outpouring…

201705.05
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Feliz Friday! It’s Cinco de Mayo!

Does anyone really need an excuse to eat tacos? Nope.  I’ll be eating tacos, anyway, but go ahead, I’m listening! Today is Cinco de Mayo—not to be confused with Mexico’s Independence Day (that’s on September 16).  May 5 celebrates a victory for the underdogs, a day when people fought for themselves, their families, and their…

201704.20
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What Happens When You Get a DUI?

When hearing about another DUI arrest in the news, the focus is often on public safety. “Another danger off the streets.” But thought is rarely ever given to the life of the arrested. Without getting into a discussion of morals and presumptions of innocence, it’s important to remember that a DUI arrest is not a…