Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod (JHKM) is pleased to announce that Karen Gaylord and the firm’s environmental law practice has been recognized in the 2023 edition of Chambers USA. Karen has received recognition by Chambers USA as a top Environmental Lawyer in Arizona since 2007.
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by Joseph Brophy for the Maricopa Lawyer, a publication of the Maricopa County Bar Association
This month’s column discusses the California trend, which has arrived in Arizona, that raises questions about the propriety of using the Rules of Professional Conduct to punish lawyer speech unconnected to judicial proceedings and whether licensure is being used as “politics by other means” to silence politically dissident lawyers. Read about various cases that raise questions about how ER 8.4(c) has jumped the tracks from prohibiting deceptive conduct and is morphing into a license for the judiciary to regulate the content of speech by conditioning a lawyer’s right to practice law on the expression of only those political statements that are approved by the judiciary, and provides a reminder of what the Rules of Professional Conduct are intended for.
The 2023 American Bar Association’s TIPS FSLC Spring Meeting is right around the corner. JHKM’s Alana Porrazzo and Ryan Springer with EMC Insurance Companies are co-chairing this year’s conference, “Future Reference: Emerging Issues in Payment Bond Law.”
This year, the surety industry is gathering in Seattle, Washington on May 19, 2023, for the 2023 Western States Surety Conference: “Guardians of the Surety.”
Attorneys in the firm’s Arizona and New Mexico offices are recognized for their work in appellate law, business litigation, civil litigation, environmental law, employment law, legislative and government affairs, construction litigation, surety law, and personal injury litigation.