201703.02
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What’s On Deck, Legally?

Springtime—it’s our favorite time of year in the Valley of the Sun, filled with spring training games, music festivals, and this year, the NCAA basketball finals!  It’s also a time for fresh changes and new ideas, and our Arizona state legislators are busy trying to make decisions on proposed amendments to our laws.  As criminal…

201612.28
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Holiday Mayhem and Looking Forward

The Holiday Season is not quite over here in Scottsdale, Arizona, and there is still one week left in this roller coaster of a year.  But before we regale our readers with a timely recap of 2016, a word to the wise. With one week left in 2016, there is still time for law enforcement…

201612.23
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Don’t Let Your Holiday Get Scrooged!

Season’s greetings to everyone who will be driving on the I-10 near downtown Phoenix or between Phoenix and Tucson: welcome to the “zero tolerance” zone.  Going two miles over the speed limit with your family of carolers fa-la-la-la-la-ing in the back seat while you head to your brother’s house?  Ticket.  Your grandma uses the carpool…

201612.07
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Honoring the Past in the Present

This year, approximately twenty men will return to their homes, places they have not seen in 75 years.  Through the use of dental records, DNA technology, and manifests from the Arizona and the Oklahoma, their remains have been identified and returned from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  Though few, if any, in their hometowns will have specific…

201611.23
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Turkeys and Togetherness

Ahh, Thanksgiving!  A time to celebrate the bounty of our lands and our relationships with other people.  While Tater and Tot are giving thanks that they can live to see November 25, 2016 together, the rest of us are busily preparing for time with our families and friends.  While family togetherness can be stressful alone,…

201611.11
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A Time to Unite in Gratitude

This week has been a rollercoaster for our nation—and whether you’re happy, sad, hopeful, or in despair, please take today to put aside whatever you’re feeling and remember that there is a large group of people who have given freely of themselves and deserve our unencumbered respect and thanks.  Today was first honored nearly one…

201610.31
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Trick or Treat!

It’s that time of year again. There’s a noticeable chill in the air, the leaves are changing colors, people are trading in their tank tops and sandals for peacoats and boots.  Wait, who am I kidding?  The temperature dropped by about ten degrees, so okay, Arizona, I’ll give you that #desertlife.  Although we may not…

201610.27
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Veterans Court in Scottsdale!

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again!  Those of you familiar with the work of our firm know that we have been working passionately and closely with members of the regional veteran’s court, various City of Phoenix criminal justice personnel, and groups sympathetic to veteran’s issues to persuade the City of Scottsdale to host its…