JSH Reporter Summer 2015 - Page 21

JSHFIRMANNOUNCEMENTS 021 Jim Osborne Appointed to Board of Directors for the Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development The Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development, an emergency shelter and service provider for runaway and homeless youth, appointed Jim Osborne, General Counsel and Partner at Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, to its Board of Directors. With more than a dozen direct service programs, the Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development currently provides care for over 3,000 homeless, conduct-disordered, abused, abandoned, neglected, and at-risk youth between the ages of 11-22. These safe spaces allow access to caring relationships, resources, and programs that offer opportunities for young people to develop their individual potential. As the firm’s general counsel since 2006, one of Mr. Osborne’s areas of emphasis is professional responsibility, including legal ethics, lawyer discipline and legal malpractice defense. Don Myles Inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Don Myles was recently inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) at their Annual Meeting held in March. The International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United States. The Academy seeks out, identifies, acknowledges and honors those who have achieved a career of excellence through demonstrated skill and ability in jury trials, trials before the court and appellate practice. Members are engaged in civil practice on both the plaintiff’s and the defendant’s side of the courtroom, and the trial of criminal cases. The Academy invites only lawyers who have attained the highest level of advocacy. A comprehensive screening process identifies the most distinguished members of the trial bar by means of both peer and judicial review. Mr. Myles has been evaluated by his colleagues and the judges in his jurisdiction and has been highly recommended by them as possessing these qualifications and characteristics. Ed Hochuli and Georgia Staton Recognized as Top Lawyers in Arizona After gathering more than 1,000 nominations, Arizona Business Magazine has listed Ed Hochuli and Georgia Staton as two of the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona. Selections were based on an attorney’s professional success, impact on the firm, impact on the community, and impact on the legal profession. JSH RESOURCE ALERT! USLAW Releases Updated Construction Compendium of Law The construction compendium is a multi-state resource that addresses legal questions that often arise in construction law. In addition to the construction compendium of law, USLAW publishes Nullum Tempus, Offers of Judgment, Transportation, Retail, Spoliation of Evidence, Workers’ Compensation, and a National Compendium addressing issues that arise prior to the commencement of litigation through trial and on to appeal. To view or download the updated compendium, click here: http://www.uslaw.org/files/Compendiums2015/Construction/ 2015_USLAW_Construction_Compendium_of_Law.pdf ®