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Announcements - 2018

Jul
19
2018
Arizona Corporation Comission Open Meeting Monitor- July 19, 2018
The July Open Meeting at the Arizona Corporation Commission convened at 2:00 p.m. on July 19, 2018.
Jul
2
2018
Mary O’Grady named to Benchmark Litigation Top 250 Women in Litigation
Mary O’Grady, named to a national list that commemorates the top women attorneys in litigation.
Jul
2
2018
Osborn Maledon attorneys honored by Benchmark Litigation
Eric M. Fraser and Joe Roth, named to a national list that commemorates the most notable up-and-coming litigation attorneys in the U.S., the “40 & Under Hot List.”
Jun
28
2018
Josh Bendor named to William E. Morris Institute Board
Josh Bendor has been selected as a member of the Board of Directors of the William E. Morris Institute for Justice, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the rights of low-income Arizonans.
Jun
13
2018
Osborn Maledon attorney Mark Harrison named to Equal Justice Works Board
Mark Harrison, recently was elected to the Board of Counselors of Equal Justice Works, a national nonprofit that is dedicated to “help safeguard the rights of vulnerable individuals and fight for change.
Jun
7
2018
Arizona Court Upholds Antidiscrimination Laws
Osborn Maledon is proud to have represented the City of Phoenix before the Arizona Court of Appeals, which ruled today to uphold the City of Phoenix’s antidiscrimination ordinance; a great victory for equal rights! Congratulations to Eric Fraser, who argued the case!
May
29
2018
Client Alert: Leased employees or “co-employees”? Check your contract provisions!
On May 18, 2018, the Arizona Court of Appeals confirmed that charter schools that have entered the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) may not subsequently avoid the obligation to make ASRS contributions by outsourcing staffing requirements to a third-party under a “co-employment”—rather than a leasing—agreement.
May
8
2018
Osborn Maledon named 1st in 3 Practice Areas; 13 attorneys singled out in prestigious Chambers 2018
Three practice areas in the Phoenix law firm Osborn Maledon, P.A. received the highest possible ranking among Arizona law firms for the 14th year in a row from the prestigious legal resource guide, Chambers USA.
May
4
2018
Client Alert: Open Meeting Law Changes Are Coming!
Last month, Governor Ducey signed legislation (H.B. 2065) that makes several changes to the Open Meeting Law.
Apr
30
2018
Josh Bendor named a Top Pro Bono Attorney for 2018
Josh Bendor, an attorney in the Phoenix law firm, Osborn Maledon, has been honored by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education as a 2018 recipient of the Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona award.
Apr
23
2018
Osborn Maledon Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers List
Seventeen attorneys at Osborn Maledon, P.A., a leading Phoenix law firm, have been named to the 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers list. Another six attorneys in the firm were awarded 2018 Rising Stars status. One attorney, Kimberly Demarchi, was named in the Top 25 Arizona Women Lawyers.
Apr
18
2018
Client Alert: RedforEd - Political Speech and Action in Charter Schools
This client alert discusses some of the legal issues charter schools should keep in mind as they consider making their own statements about RedforEd and as they respond to the expressive activities of their employees both on and off campus.
Apr
3
2018
Client Alert: State Board of Education Approves New Handbook Resource for Dyslexia
On March 26, 2018, the State Board of Education approved the Arizona Department of Education’s (ADE)’s Dyslexia Handbook, a technical assistance document to support families and teachers in educating students with dyslexia.
Mar
26
2018
Andy Western named "Outstanding Fiesta Bowl Committee Member of the Year"
Congratulations to our partner, Andy Western, who recently was honored as the “Outstanding Fiesta Bowl Committee Member of the Year” by the organization.
Mar
22
2018
Osborn Maledon attorney Tom Curzon named in Top 100 lawyers in Arizona 2018
Tom Curzon, co-leader of the business practice for the Phoenix law firm of Osborn Maledon, has been named to Az Business Magazine’s “Top 100 Lawyers in AZ 2018,” a list selected by the magazine’s editorial team in collaboration with industry experts.
Mar
21
2018
Osborn Maledon attorney Mark Harrison honored by Teach for America Phoenix
Mark Harrison, an attorney in the law firm of Osborn Maledon, recently was honored as an “Emeritus Board Inductee” for Teach for America (TFA) Phoenix at its 2018 Celebration Dinner.
Mar
15
2018
Client Alert: New OCR Case Processing Manual Is More Favorable to Schools
Recent changes in procedures at the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) generally reflect greater flexibility in resolving and dismissing complaints, a shift that likely favors schools.
Mar
5
2018
Osborn Maledon Named 2018 Benchmark Arizona Litigation Firm of the Year
Osborn Maledon recently was selected as the Arizona Litigation Firm of the Year for 2018 by Benchmark Litigation, the fourth year in a row the firm has won the recognition.
Jan
8
2018
Osborn Maledon P.A. announces new partner, Kim Demarchi
Kim Demarchi has joined Osborn Maledon, P.A., as a partner, where she represents public, private, and non-profit clients in civil appeals and public law matters.