Kerie Trindle Byrne wins the NALS of Arizona 2012 Award of Excellence

April 29, 2013

Congratulations to Kerie Trindle Byrne, PLS, CP on being awarded the NALS of Arizona Award of Excellence for 2012. Kerie is the legal assistant to David Horowitz, Esq. in the Firm’s Family Law/Domestic Relations Practice Group Department. Mr. Horowitz presented Kerie with this honor at the NALS of Arizona Awards & Installation Banquet in Tucson,…read more

Shareholder David Horowitz Presents at Modest Means Project’s Event

April 16, 2013

On April 3, 2013, Shareholder David Horowitz presented at the Modest Means Project’s Foundations of Justice CLE series. David’s presentation focused on Family Law. The purpose of the Modest Means Project is to provide low-cost legal assistance to people who cannot afford the expertise of attorneys at the standard rates, but who cannot qualify for…read more

Congratulations Tara Hughes on appointment to NALS Board of Directors

April 15, 2013

Tara Hughes, PP, ACP, a paralegal in the Firm’s Family Law Practice Group, was recently elected as Region 8 Director for the NALS Board of Directors. She will serve as a Director for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Ms. Hughes was installed at the annual NALS Professional Development and Education Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma. NALS, Inc.…read more

The Firm Celebrates Paralegals’ Advanced Paralegal Certification

April 12, 2013

Tara Hughes and Vicki Darr, paralegals in the Firm’s Family Law and Corporate/Transaction Practice Groups, respectively, completed the Advanced Paralegal Certification program. Ms. Hughes completed the program on Family Law- Child Support, Custody, and Visitation. Ms. Darr completed the program on Real Estate Principles. The National Association of Legal Assistants (“NALA”) provides the Advanced Paralegal…read more

Jeffrey M. Manley Joins the Firm’s Estate Planning Practice

April 1, 2013

Phoenix, AZ (April 1, 2013) –May, Potenza, Baran & Gillespie, P.C. is pleased to announce that Jeffrey M. Manley has joined the Firm as an equity shareholder. “We are delighted that Jeff has agreed to join our practice,” said Philip G. May, the Firm’s managing shareholder. “We could not be adding a better attorney. Jeff’s…read more

MPBG Wins Client Appeal and Sheds New Light on Mechanics’ Lien Law

March 28, 2013

In a unanimous decision, the Arizona Court of Appeals held that, under Arizona’s Mechanics’ Lien Act (the “Act”), all mechanics’ lien claimants participating in an action to foreclose upon their liens shall be liable for their proportionate share of any attorneys’ fees award assessed against the class of lien claimants. In Summers Group, Inc. v.…read more

MPBG Awarded US News and World Report’s “Best Firms” Ranking

March 13, 2013

For the second consecutive year, the Firm (f/k/a Collins, May, Potenza, Baran & Gillespie, P.C.) received a “Best Firms” ranking, Tier 2, from US News & World Report in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency. This award both highlights the Firm’s holistic understanding of bankruptcy procedure and strategy, and furthers the Firm’s mission to provide superior,…read more

Congratulations to Amy Popham for completing 2013 IMS Half Marathon

February 25, 2013

The Firm congratulates shareholder Amy J. Popham for completing the 2013 IMS Arizona Half Marathon on Sunday, February 17th. This was Ms. Popham’s second endurance race. She completed it with her husband, Gary Popham, a shareholder at the Doyle Firm. The 2013 IMS Half Marathon raised money for many local charities. More information about the…read more

Condolences to Mark Hummels’ Family, Friends and Colleagues

February 1, 2013

We extend our thoughts, prayers and condolences to fellow attorney Mark Hummels and his family, friends and co-workers following his death in the tragic events which took place on January 30, 2013. Mark will be sincerely missed. State Bar of Arizona Press Release…read more

Congratulations Austin D. Potenza II on Recertification as a Tax Specialist

January 22, 2013

The Firm congratulates Shareholder Austin D. Potenza II on his recertification as a specialist in Tax Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of Arizona. Mr. Potenza received his first certification as a specialist in Tax Law in 1991. Mr. Potenza is the head of the Firm’s Corporate/Transactional Practice Group and…read more