Archive for December, 2009

Arizona Law Firm Ranks High in Percentage of Female Attorneys

Mike Padgett -

Dec. 28, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Lewis and Roca law firm is rated 17th in a new Law360 survey that ranks firms based on their percentages of female partners. Nearly 26 percent of the firm’s 205 partners are female. Female lawyers lead three of Lewis and Roca’s governing committees and one of its practice […]

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More than 250 Lawyers and Others Rally Against Maricopa County Attorney

Mike Padgett -

Dec. 21, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – The ongoing budgets war pitting Maricopa County’s key elected officials against each other boiled over today at a downtown rally attended by a crowd estimated at between 250 and 300. The crowd cheered and clapped at verbal broadsides of “bully” and “coward” aimed at Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas, […]

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Retired Phoenix Official Pens a History of Homesteading in Cave Creek

Mike Padgett -

Dec. 11, 2009 CAVE CREEK, Ariz. – The early years of a feisty Arizona community north of Phoenix come to life in a new book by a new author. The book, “Homesteading Along the Creek,” is Patrick Grady’s first book. It outlines how more than 100 homesteaders settling 37,000 acres were responsible for the growth […]

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Former Charity ‘Grand Dame,’ at 93, Enjoying Her Return to Workforce

Mike Padgett -

Dec. 10, 2009 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – This year’s holiday season, for me, arrived in early December. The gift began taking shape a few days ago while listening to Ann Graham voice her optimism and hope. I asked to meet her when I learned that she had returned to work at a law firm to help […]

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Former NFL Player Merging Sports and Science with Genetics Startup

Mike Padgett -

Dec. 1, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – The head of a California genetics research company, who also is a former pro football player, is leading a new type of recruitment effort that could involve more than 1,000 professional athletes in a scientific journey. Jim Kovach, who for seven years was a middle linebacker in the NFL, […]

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