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Sesaly Stamps Honored with Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award

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DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. is proud to announce that Sesaly Stamps has been selected by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education as the recipient of the 2019 William E. Morris Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award. This award recognizes the “extraordinary contributions by an Arizona attorney in making legal services available to persons […]

REAL ESTATE LAW UPDATE: March 2019
Paint It Black

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I suspect that in my grandparents’ day, no homeowner would have thought that he or she could control what color the neighbors could or couldn’t paint their houses. Boy, have things changed. Now, it’s news when someone paints their house an obnoxious color and dares the neighbors to do something about it. Three news items […]

Attorney Lisa Anne Smith Honored As Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney

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DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy congratulates managing shareholder Lisa Anne Smith for being selected by the Volunteer Lawyers Program as the Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney of the Month for January.   This award recognizes extraordinary contributions by an attorney in making legal services available to the community who otherwise could not afford them.  Through their time and […]

ESTATE PLANNING LAW REPORT: December 2018
If You Want To Make Sure That Your Tangible Items Go Where You Want Them To Go, Make A Will, Then Make A List

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Here’s a question I am frequently asked: how do I take care of distributing my ____________ (fill in the blank: jewelry, or Hummel collection, or gun collection, or other collection of tangible items) among my relatives? The answer I give is this: make a tangible personal property list. A tangible personal property list is a […]

DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy
Welcomes New Associate Attorneys

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Tucson, AZ – DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C.  has grown its Tucson office law practice with the addition of associate attorneys Kimberly C. Soto and Tyler H. Stanton. Kim Soto attended the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona where she graduated cum laude with her Juris Doctor in May […]

DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy Announces
Jody A. Corrales Invited Panelist for Tucson Chapter of Federal Bar Association CLE

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DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. today announced that Jody A. Corrales will be a guest panelist for the Tucson Chapter of the Federal Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Lunchtime CLE: A Discussion On Recent Amendments To Local Rules.  This bench and bar discussion will be held Monday, October 22, 2018, at Tucson Bankruptcy Court, room 240.  […]

DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy Announces
Jody A. Corrales Invited As UA College of Law Guest Panelist

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DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. today announced that Jody A. Corrales will be a guest panelist for the upcoming presentation, ”Developing a Successful Bankruptcy Center: Arizona Judges and Lawyers Share Their Stories.”   The presentation is hosted by the UA James E. Rogers College of Law’s Black Law Students Association, Latino Law Student Association, and […]

Attorney Steven J. Itkin, Guest Speaker at the 67th Annual NALS Conference

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DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce and congratulate attorney Steven J. Itkin for a successful presentation at the 67th Annual NALS Education and Networking Conference. Attorney Itkin’s presentation, “The Devil is in the Details: Creditors’ Rights & Remedies,” presented pre and post-judgment state law collection remedies and the application of state […]

Nine DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy Attorneys
Named to 2019 “Best Lawyers®” List

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The law firm of DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. is honored to announce that nine of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized by their peers for their professional excellence in their practice areas.  The following attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 25thEdition of The Best Lawyers in America©: Denise M. Bainton – […]

ESTATE PLANNING LAW REPORT: August 2018
What Is “Funding” A Trust and What Are Other Ways To Leave Things To People Without Using A Will?

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I have written at various times in the past about re-titling your assets after you have established a trust, and emphasized the importance of this process. Nevertheless, I still get more questions about it than just about any other topic. So, at the risk of redundancy, I decided that it’s time for a quick review. […]