and that an encountered individual is armed and
dangerous, the Serna rule does not apply to
persons detained by police related to a traffic
stop. Gastelum v. Hon. Hegyi/Montgomery, 2
CA-SA 14-0204, 4/30/15.
In a case involving a jail inmate court ordered
for mental health treatment, a trial court errs
by granting a petition for continued court-ordered treatment when the treatment
provider (CPSA) fails to comply with the
statutory requirements set forth in A.R.S.
§ 36-543(D) and (E), which include a
personal examination or evaluation by psychiatrist rather than merely a chart review, and
provides no evidence from recent testing per
§ 36-501( 31) that the patient remains persistently
and acutely disabled due to their incapacity “to
make an informed decision regarding treatment
… after the advantages, disadvantages and alternatives are explained.” In re Pima County Mental
Health No. MH20130801, 2 CA-MH 2014-
In a case in which a defendant charged
with aggravated assault and first-degree
murder was represented at his both his first
and second trial by a licensed attorney as well
as a law student/graduate who had been certi-
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Shumway, Scott Weiner, Paige Martin and
Monica Lindstrom (immediate past-presi-dent).
Melissa Ho, a shareholder in the Phoenix office
of Polsinelli, was asked to serve on the Board of
Directors of the Arizona Justice Project, a
non-profit organization that works to overturn
and prevent wrongful convictions in Arizona.
She practices law in the areas of government
investigations and white-collar criminal defense.
Robert J. Mc Whirter’s Bills, Quills, and Stills:
An Annotated, Illustrated, and Illuminated
History of the Bill of Rights was published by the
American Bar Association and is available in
softbound ( billofrightshistory.com).
Stanley J. Marks, of Begam & Marks, Phoenix,
was elected President of the National Crime
Victims Bar Association, dedicated to effectively seeking compensation for victims of
crime. He also was elected as a Fellow of the
American Bar Foundation.
Stephanie M. Cerasano was named the
Litigation Manager of the Phoenix office of
Jackson Lewis PC. She succeeds Robert K.
Jones, who will devote himself full-time to his
active practice. Cerasano has more than 15
years’ experience practicing exclusively in the
area of employment law.
At the firm, Matthew J. Martinez also
joined the Phoenix office as a shareholder. He
has over 13 years of experience in immigration
and nationality law.
Jerry Landau, Government Affairs Director
for the Arizona Supreme Court, was named to
a three-year term on the Board of Directors of
the Federation of State Medical Boards.
Herbert M. Bohlman, Chandler, Ariz.
Lillian Fisher, Tucson
Alan Hyde, Phoenix
James Darrell Jenkins, Mesa, Ariz.
Nancy Fulbright Jones, Phoenix
James B. McNallen, Goodyear, Ariz.
Jeffrey Minker, Tucson
Joan Seitz Pate, Phoenix
Linn J. Plous, Kenai, Alaska
Jeff Richards, Yuma
Elizabeth A. Sears, Tucson
Daniel J. Stoops, Flagstaff
James D. Winter, Scottsdale
Jeffrey R. Zoub, Chicago
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