Mark S. Bosco, Robert A. Royal and Jim A. Fassold are featured on Arizona's Top 100 Lawyers list by Az Business magazine.

Their editorial team works closely with other industry experts to choose the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona.

Three attorneys from Tiffany & Bosco made the list!

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KEVIN P. NELSON was recently appointed as Vice Chair of the Maricopa County Bar Associations Real Estate section. 
He will also be presenting at National Business Institute’s Advanced Title Issues seminar on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. 
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Lance Broberg once again served as regional coordinator for the Arizona High School Mock Trial regional competition that took place March 4, 2017.  The Arizona High School Mock Trial program, co-sponsored by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education and the State Bar of Arizona's Young Lawyers Division, teaches students in grades 9-12 about the law and the legal system by participating in simulated trials conducted by real judges and attorneys.  Maricopa was proud to have 37 teams compete this year with 8 receiving invitations to the State Championship Tournament on April 1, 2017.  Lance would like to thank his partner, William Fischbach, for serving as a volunteer judge at the tournament. ... Read More
Nora L. Jones served as a facilitator for the Arizona Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorney's February 27, 2017 forum. During the event, Nora moderated a discussion concerning practical issues of working with a vulnerable and incapacitated population.   ... Read More
Jim Fassold presented the seminar “Beyond Good and Email: the Art and Science of Productivity” in December to the internal leadership group at the State Bar of Arizona, and in February to the Arizona Society of Association Executives. 

He participated in the panel, “Maintaining Balance and Promoting Mental Health: Strategies, Tips, and More,” with Judge Donn Kessler and Ellie Izzo, Ph.D. at the State Bar of Arizona’s Spring Training for Lawyers program in March.
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Rosary A. Hernandez was just named as the attorney member of the Home builders Association of Central Arizona (HBACA) Board of Directors.

“The HBACA is a trade association for the residential construction and development industry.  The association provides a forum through which these businesses can stay informed and work together on industry and governmental issues to advance the housing industry.“

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Tiffany & Bosco business attorney and shareholder James P. O’Sullivan has received the 2016 Champions Award from the M&A Source, one of the nation’s leading mergers and acquisitions trade associations.

Jim represents closely held companies and their owners in business purchases and sales, as well as entity formation, ownership agreements, strategic planning, joint ventures, and governance disputes.

Founded in 1992, the M&A Source is composed of more than 300 of the top mergers and acquisitions advisory firms in the U.S. The Champions Award recognizes Jim’s “substantial contributions” to the organization’s continuing education programs and his leadership in multiple M&A Source committees and task forces.

Jim is listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, has earned the Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® rating, and is a sustaining member of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers. He received his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California.
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Darren T. Case's newest article,  “Trump vs. the Democrats: Is this the end of the 100-year war over the Estate Tax?” has been published by The Hill, an American political journalism newspaper.
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Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce the addition of Kelly L. Mendoza as shareholder.  Kelly’s practice is concentrated in Family Law including divorce, paternity actions, child custody, legal decision making, parenting time, valuation and division of assets and debts, spousal support, child support, as well as matters involving domestic violence, orders of protection and other issues related to domestic relations.  She also represents civil litigants in a variety of matters ranging from contract disputes to excessive force claims.

Kelly received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Arizona State University and her J.D. from Arizona State University College of Law.
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Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Jingyuan ("Joey") Zhou.  Joey focuses her practice on business transactions and business litigation matters.  She received both her Juris Doctor and LL.M. in International Economy and Policy Law from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.  While in law school, Joey served as an extern to the Honorable Philip G. Espinosa the Arizona of Court of Appeals, Division Two.

Joey is a native of Chongqing, China.  Before attending law school at the University of Arizona, she obtained an LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law from the China University of Political Science and Law, and also received her Bachelor in Law from the Chinese University.  Joey passed the Chinese Bar Exam in 2009 and the Arizona Bar Exam in 2016.
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Darren T. Case's article, Death, Wealth, and the Psychological Anatomy of a Family Dispute, was published by and added to their Mental Health Library on December 12, 2016.  The article discusses the impact that deep-seated childhood issues amongst siblings may have upon the administration of an estate or trust, and how an interdisciplinary approach of involving professionals within the field of psychology in the estate planning process might be beneficial.... Read More
Darren T. Case has been quoted in the article, "The Trump Tax Plan and Your Wallet" by Robert McGarvey.  The article explores how Donald Trump’s tax plan will impact take-home pay.

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Robert A. Royal has been awarded the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary.

The AV Preeminent Rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating process that is managed and monitored by the world's most trusted legal resource - Martindale-Hubbell.
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Veterans, students and teachers are enjoying free tickets to a variety of events at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts thanks to the generosity of Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. and Great American Title Agency,

During its most recent season, more than 1,800 veterans, students and teachers enjoyed free tickets to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts events. Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. and Great American Title Agency, Inc. have been the program’s official sponsor since 2014.

Both active-duty and retired veterans are eligible to receive free tickets to selected events, which are regularly offered through the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts box office and its partnership with the Phoenix-based nonprofit Veteran Tickets Foundation ( When requesting their tickets directly from the Center, veterans just need to show their military ID or proof of service. Students and full-time teachers from any grade level – kindergarten to college – may request one free ticket each to selected events through the box office using their current school ID.

“The arts inspire, entertain and educate every one of us,” remarked attorney Mark S. Bosco of Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. “We’re pleased to support Scottsdale Arts and to help provide shared arts experiences for our veterans, students and teachers.”

Bruce Beverly, CEO of Great American Title Agency, Inc. and a member of the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Advisory Board, added, “The Center’s commitment to excellence and service to the community are values that we share at Great American Title. We welcome the opportunity to support the Center’s mission and programs.”

“Providing access to the arts is at the heart of our organization’s mission,” noted Scottsdale Arts President and CEO Neale Perl. “We’re grateful to Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. and Great American Title Agency, Inc. for their sponsorship of this wonderful program.”

A list of eligible events at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is updated throughout the season and includes dance, music, theater and more. Tickets are limited, and additional information is available at or through 480-499-TKTS (8587). 

Through its dynamic partnership with the City of Scottsdale, the nonprofit Scottsdale Arts (formerly known as Scottsdale Cultural Council) creates diverse, inspired arts experiences and educational and outreach opportunities for the community, while fostering the active engagement of individuals, businesses, education and government with
the arts. Since its founding in 1987, Scottsdale Arts has grown into a regionally and nationally significant, multidisciplinary arts organization offering an exceptional variety of programs through three acclaimed operating divisions – Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) and Scottsdale
Public Art – serving more than 375,000 participants annually.

Since 1975, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has provided a stage for a wide range of voices and perspectives, creating shared, inspiring experiences for the community that celebrate artistic excellence and cultural awareness. Today one of the premier performing-arts halls in the western United States, the Center presents a diverse season of dance, music, theater, comedy and film from around the world.

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
7380 E. Second St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-499-TKTS (8587)
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Congratulations to Robert A. Royal for being on the list of Southwest Super Laywers for business litigation and to neys/aaron-lloyd">Aaron T. Lloyd for being chosen as a Southwest Super Lawyers rising star!... Read More
This fall, Tiffany & Bosco’s Staff Committee joined forces with a non-profit organization, Together We Rise and its Sweet Cases program. By voluntary donations, we raised enough money for an astounding forty-six sweet cases. What are sweet cases, you ask? Sweet Cases are the brilliant creations of Together We Rise. Each sweet case provides children, that are entering into the foster care system and under the age of ten, with a hand-painted duffle bag stuffed with a blanket, coloring book and crayons, hygiene kit and a teddy bear. With firm-wide participation, each duffle bag was hand-painted and decorated with care. The forty-six sweet cases were then split up and donated to three Valley foster care organizations: Arizona Children’s Association, Family Support Partner Southwest Network and Child Crisis Center. ... Read More
Tiffany & Bosco is pleased to announce the addition of Suzette Doody to the firm’s Phoenix Office as shareholder. Suzette’s commercial litigation practice includes representation of individuals, businesses and contractors, primarily in the area of construction defects, complex litigation, general liability, professional malpractice, personal injury, product liability and premises liability.  Suzette received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996, and her Juris Doctorate from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2001.... Read More
Alisa J. Gray and Darren T. Case were recognized by AZ Business Magazine for their Vision, Influence, and Power in the Estate Planning & Probate fields for the 2017 AZ Business Leaders edition.     ... Read More
May Lu was appointed as the Co-Chair of the Arizona State Bar’s Convention Committee for the 2016-2017 Year to serve with Co-Chair Vice Chief Justice John Pelander of the Arizona Supreme Court.
Alexander Poulos, James P. O’Sullivan, and May Lu recently joined the Global Chamber, which is a thriving community of professionals, mentors and innovative companies working to capture global business opportunities and grow cross-border trade and investment.  ... Read More
Robert A. Royal has been honored as one of the 150 Drake University Law School graduates who best demonstrates the values of the Law School and helped shape its future.  Drake Law School created this honor to commemorate the 150 year anniversary of the Law School.  ... Read More
MARK S. BOSCO has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the University of San Diego. The University of San Diego is a Roman Catholic institution committed to advancing academic excellence, expanding liberal and professional knowledge, creating a diverse and inclusive community and preparing leaders who are dedicated to ethical conduct and compassionate service. The University is well-known for its dedication to global learning, sustainability and developing ethical and responsible leaders who are committed to the common good.... Read More
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale has appointed MARK S. BOSCO to the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors. Mr. Bosco has served on the board for 3 years, and is beginning his second three-year term. The mission of The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale is to provide only the highest-quality programming that benefits youth in the biggest ways. They offer more than 100 high-quality, fun filled of the programs including the arts, recreation, team sports, homework help, leadership initiatives and so much more.... Read More
Amy D. Sells has been appointed to a three-year term with the Arizona Attorney Editorial Board Committee.  As a committee member, Ms. Sells will provide editorial assistance with articles appearing in Arizona Attorney Magazine, a publication of the State Bar of Arizona.... Read More
Leonard J. McDonald was elected to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona for the 2016-2017 year. The organization is committed to the prevention of kidney disease through awareness, education and research and to improve the quality of life for Arizonans with kidney disease. Leonard has been a board member for six years.... Read More
Justin P. Nelson has joined Tiffany & Bosco P.A. as an associate and concentrates his practice in civil and commercial litigation. He earned his Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2015 and received his B.A. in Communications, magna cum laude, from Southern Utah University in 2011.

During law school, he was a Managing Editor for the Ohio State Law Journal and was also an extern for the Honorable Jeffrey S. Sutton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. After graduation, Justin served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Kenton D. Jones of the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One.
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Tiffany & Bosco is pleased to announce the addition of Michelle M. Buckley to the firm’s Phoenix Office as an associate. Michelle concentrates her litigation practice in construction, product liability, catastrophic injury, general business torts, and contract-related disputes. She also has experience in the areas of toxic tort/asbestos, real estate, employment, and professional liability and has successfully represented clients in both federal and state court, as well as national arbitration forums.

In 2013 she earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law with honors and received her Bachelor’s degree Arizona State University in 2007.
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David L. Rose was appointed to a 3 year term on the State Bar of Arizona's Family Practice & Procedure Committee.... Read More
Robert Mitchell and his litigation team, Sarah Deutsch and Megan Jury, have had a busy and successful 2016 so far.   In February, they won a record $38.5 internet defamation verdict in a US District Court trial in Las Vegas in favor of a Los Angeles investment professional.  [Cohen Asset Management, Inc. v. Northwest Territorial Mint, LLC, Case No. 2:12-cv-01401-JCM-PAL]  The record verdict was upheld, and the amount of the award not reduced in a post-trial ruling by the federal court judge in May.   In March, Robert Mitchell and Megan Jury also won a unanimous jury verdict at trial in Maricopa County Superior Court in favor of an Arizona real estate brokerage firm.  [DAUM Commercial Real Estate Services v. Intravest 2851 Kathleen, LLC, Case No. CV2014-014493].  In addition to two successful jury trials, Robert and his team have prevailed on two appellate decisions, one in the Arizona Court of Appeals in an investment case, and one in a case before the Supreme Court of the State of Utah on behalf of an industrial park owners association addressing the business judgment rule and resultant discretion afforded owners associations under CC&Rs, which decision will be officially published in the Pacific Reporter [Fort Pierce Industrial Park Phases II, III, & IV Owners Association v. Atlas Tower, LLC, 2016 UT 28 (2016)].... Read More
Darren T. Case was elected President of the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council ("CAEPC") for the 2016-2017 season.  Having been established in the 1960s, CAEPC is one of the most well-known and prestigious estate planning organizations in Arizona, and was recently recognized as a 5 Star Council by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils.... Read More
Stephen P. Linzer and Darren T. Case were featured in the Spring/Summer 2016 issue of Iowa Auto Dealer magazine (the Official Publication of the Iowa Automobile Dealers Association), discussing the complexities involving business succession planning for dealerships from both an automotive law and tax and estate planning perspective. ... Read More
Join James P. O’Sullivan and other experts on Thursday, April 28th, 2016 for a breakfast seminar in Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Planning and Account and Tax law titled "The Great Escape: Exit Your Business Your  Way" from 7:30 am to 10:00 am at the Arizona Historical Museum.

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David L. Rose sponsored a table at the annual Center for Arizona Policy dinner.  Center for Arizona Policy (CAP) promotes and defends the foundational values of life, marriage and family, and religious freedom by working with state legislators and other elected officials at all levels of government to ensure that public policy promotes its foundational principles. Read More
The firm has been ranked as one of the Top Ten Law Firms of 51 Attorneys or more for 2016 by Ranking Arizona, a publication of AZ Big Media. Ranking Arizona is Arizona’s largest opinion poll, with categories determined by Arizona Business Magazine. The ranking is determined by voting throughout the year by the general public for outstanding performance in a variety of services and industries. ... Read More
Tiffany & Bosco is proud to announce that Mark S. Bosco has been selected as a 2016 AZ Business Leader in the area of Banking Law for by AZ Business Magazine. AZ Business Leaders is a special publication produced annually to recognize the most innovative entrepreneurs and the best and brightest of Arizona business leaders. These leaders are from the industries that drive Arizona; healthcare, real estate, construction, education, banking, financial services and law to name a few. Business in Arizona is growing every day and the voices leading these industries are included in AZ Business Leaders. Over the past 20 years Mark has grown his practice to become one of the largest in the nation.... Read More
Congratulations to Alisa J. Gray and Michael E. Tiffany, who were featured in the keting&utm_campaign=template+trial%2C+Issue+134">March/April 2016 issue of AZ Business magazine as two of the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona by AZ Business Magazine. Each year, AZ Business magazine’s editorial team in collaboration with industry experts, selects the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona from a pool of more than 1,000 of the most talented and successful attorneys in the state. Selections are based on each lawyer’s professional success, impact on his or her law firm, impact on the communities she/he serves and impact on the legal profession. Alisa was selected for probate and trust litigation, estate administration, elder law, mediation practice areas, and Mike Tiffany was recognized for commercial transactions, primarily in strategic planning, business solutions, real estate and finance.
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James J. Farley II has joined the Tiffany & Bosco P.A. as an associate in the Real Estate and Banking Litigation department. James focuses on advocating for clients at the trial court level in state and federal courts as well as in front of regulatory commissions. He concentrates his practice on general commercial litigation matters, construction defect disputes, real estate disputes, insurance disputes, and various other civil claims.

James obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arizona in 2004 where he majored in Management Information Systems. Prior to law school, James worked as a consultant in the information technology field. He graduated in 2008 with a Juris Doctor degree from The John Marshall Law School (Chicago) where he focused his education on trial advocacy.
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Tiffany & Bosco is pleased to announce that Amy D. Sells has joined the firm as an associate in the Phoenix office. Her practice is concentrated in general commercial litigation with emphasis in real estate, business, contract, and construction litigation. Amy also has extensive creditor’s rights experience, enforcing the rights of secured and unsecured creditors using pre-judgment and post-judgment remedies including replevins, attachments, garnishments, foreclosures and receiverships, as well as enforcing the rights of landlords under commercial leases, including eviction actions and lockouts.

Amy received her Juris Doctor in 2004 from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University with a concentration in Litigation. She also graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature in 2000. 
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Darren T. Case has been quite active in the discussion on the rumored forthcoming IRS tax regulations impacting the family business.  His article titled Keeping Business in the Family Way was published in the December 2015 issue of In Business Magazine (page 18).  In the previous month, Darren was quoted by the Phoenix Business Journal on the same topic in an article titled IRS eyeing tax changes on succession planning.    ... Read More
Tiffany & Bosco is pleased to announce that William F. McDonald III has joined the firm’s San Diego Office. William’s practice is concentrated in bankruptcy matters and creditors’ rights litigation. He also represents property owners and financial institutions in foreclosure and unlawful detainer proceedings.

William earned his LL.M in Taxation from the University of Washington, JD from the University of Oregon and his Bachelor’s degree from Northern Arizona University. He is admitted to practice in California and Oregon. William participates in the legal and business community as a member of the bankruptcy section of the San Diego County Bar Association as well as the San Diego Bankruptcy Forum and Orange County Orange County Bankruptcy Forum.
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Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce Laura L. Wochner has joined Tiffany & Bosco as an attorney in the Phoenix office. Her practice is concentrated in Civil and Commercial Litigation. Laura received her Juris Doctor from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.  Prior to law school, Laura graduated cum laude from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.  She went on to have a successful career as an Arizona small business owner before pursuing a career in law.

She graduated with Pro Bono Distinction for her work providing legal services to the Arizona community. Her pro bono work included assisting various organizations such as the Juvenile Legal Assistance Program, Special Olympics Advocacy Resource Program, National Adoption Day, and Arizona Center for Disability Law. She is also an active member National Charity League.
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Tiffany & Bosco P.A. welcomes Michael A. Wrapp as an attorney in the firm’s Phoenix Office. Michael’s practice is concentrated in the areas of real estate and banking litigation and transactions; as well as financing, corporate law, business planning and formations.  Michael attended the University of Notre Dame where he earned his B.A. in 2010, and his J.D. and MBA in 2014 with a concentration in corporate finance. During law school, Michael was a recipient of the Notre Dame Law School Fellowship, an academic merit scholarship. Prior to joining the firm, Michael had a postgraduate fellowship with the Energy Policy Innovation Council at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.... Read More
Tiffany & Bosco is pleased to announce that eleven Shareholders were recently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016. “Best Lawyers in America” is a designation based entirely on peer-review and assessment of professional abilities from colleagues at other law firms within the same geographic and practice areas.  Congratulations to the following attorneys:

Mark S. Bosco (Litigation- Banking and Finance; Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law)
Michael A. Bosco Jr. (Real Estate Law)
David L. Case (Litigation - Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates)
James A. Fassold (Litigation - Trusts and Estates)
Alisa J. Gray (Litigation – Trusts and Estates)
Richard G. Himelrick (Litigation – Securities)
Christopher R. Kaup (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency, and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy)
Leonard J. Mark (Family Law)
Robert D. Mitchell (Commercial Litigation)
James P. O’Sullivan (Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law)
Michael E. Tiffany (Real Estate Law)
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A crowd of nearly 500 people packed Chateau Luxe in Phoenix on Thursday, August 27th to honor Az Business magazine’s 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. Tiffany & Bosco shareholder Alisa Gray was included among the honorees, chosen from a slate of more than 2,000 nominees. Congratulations Alisa!

Alisa is very dedicated to her clients, the firm, her profession and her family. She understands first-hand how important balance is in your life and she devotes a significant amount of time mentoring younger attorneys and sharing her skills with colleagues. Her law practice is concentrated in the area of probate and trust litigation, estate administration, elder law and mediation. Alisa is a highly sought after presenter on ethics, probate and trust matters, and non-legal topics such as stress management and work-life balance. In addition, Alisa has been a certified yoga instructor since 2010.

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Alisa Gray was listed as one of the Arizona’s Highest Ranking Women in a special edition of Republic Media in their annual Who’s Who in Business for 2015. She was listed in the category of Legal and Finance for Mid-size law firms. ... Read More
Tiffany & Bosco is pleased to announce the addition of three financial and commercial litigation attorneys which takes the number of attorneys in the firm to 57.  Robert D. Mitchell has joined the Phoenix office as an equity shareholder along with Sarah K. Deutsch and Megan R. Jury who have joined their practice as associates.

The group’s practice is concentrated in litigation in the areas of securities litigation, commercial real estate litigation, and complex financial litigation.  Robert Mitchell is an AV rated attorney, listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys, Super Lawyers of the Southwest, and Arizona’s Finest Lawyers.  He is licensed in Arizona, California, Texas and Utah, and has more than 20 years of litigation and trial experience.
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The Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar of Arizona awarded David L. Case the Eleanor ter Horst Distinguished Service Award for 2014-2015, which is awarded to an attorney who has demonstrated superior knowledge of the law of probate and trusts and the willingness to share his knowledge with the bar, the bench and the public.  David is a shareholder at Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. with 40 years of experience in tax planning, estate planning, probate and trust administration, and business transactions.  David is a regularly listed in Best Lawyers in America, Southwest Super Lawyers, and Arizona's Finest Lawyers, and is a Fellow of the prominent American College of Trust & Estate Counsel.  David was also involved in the finalizing and passing of the new Arizona Trust Code. ... Read More
Steve Linzer was elected President of The National Association of Dealer Counsel (NADC) at its 11th Annual Member Conference held at The Montage Resort in Laguna Beach, CA. He will serve a two-year term. Steve has been an active member of NADC since its inception and frequently presents at conferences. He supervises the automobile and RV practice group at Tiffany & Bosco--exclusively representing dealers.  In that capacity, Steve serves as lead counsel for more than sixty motor vehicle and RV dealerships in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Nevada.  In addition, he is advisor to many local automobile advertising trade associations.

The NADC is a nationwide professional organization of attorneys who represent automobile and other vehicle dealers.  The NADC provides a forum for members to share information, common experience, and advice related to manufacturer franchise issues, lemon laws, vehicle finance, regulatory complexities, insurance laws, tax laws, buy/sell agreements, employment law, and many other issues facing dealers and their counsel today.
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On January 30, 2015, the Ahwatukee Foothills News issued its annual awards for the "Best of Ahwatukee."   The annual "Best of Ahwatukee" awards recognize outstanding businesses and practitioners making significant contributions to the local community.   This year, Nora L. Jones was selected in the Top Three for Best Attorneys in Ahwatukee.

Nora L. Jones's practice at Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. focuses primarily on probate and trust litigation, estate administration, elder law, guardianships, and conservatorships.  
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David L. Rose a seasoned family law attorney has joined Tiffany & Bosco as shareholder. Certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona, David’s practice deals with all aspects of family relationships including divorce, child custody and legal decision making, valuation and division of community property, spousal support, actions involving domestic violence and orders of protection and international custody matters.
In addition to his family law practice, David has represented plaintiffs in personal injury cases and matters involving civil litigation. He has also had a trial and appellate practice for over twenty-three years with an emphasis on high conflict and complex family law matters including appeals.  
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Tiffany & Bosco is pleased to announce the addition of four construction and civil litigation attorneys which takes the number of attorneys in the firm to 53. Rosary A. Hernandez and Gregory E. Williams have joined the Phoenix office as shareholders along with Dawn M. Gingrich and Ashley N. Zimmerman who have joined their practice as associates.
The group’s practice is concentrated in commercial and business litigation, professional liability defense, construction law, and tort defense including tortious interference and related claims in Texas, Arizona, and California for over 20 years.
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Veterans, students and teachers are enjoying free tickets to a variety of events at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts thanks to the generosity of Tiffany & Bosco who became the program’s first official sponsor for the 2014- 2015 season. ... Read More
Civil and Commercial litigation attorneys Timothy C. Bode and Carlotta L. Turman recently joined Tiffany & Bosco’s Phoenix office. Timothy received his Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, magna cum laude in 2014.  Carlotta is an experienced trial and appellate attorney who has practiced both in the public and private sector, and brings additional experience in the areas of professional liability defense, construction, business and real estate. ... Read More
Tiffany & Bosco is pleased to announce the opening of their newest office located in San Diego, California. In addition to the opening, the firm added Edward J. Fetzer, as shareholder and Theron S. Covey III as an associate both in the Financial Services Practice. The new office will also offer creditor bankruptcy, foreclosures, forcible entry and detainer/eviction, REO real estate, civil and commercial litigation.
The addition of the San Diego location is part of Tiffany & Bosco's growth strategy that includes expansion throughout the West and West Coast in order to better serve existing clients in California and bordering states. With a 48 year history, the attorneys of Tiffany & Bosco will work to assist the California office with a wide range of capabilities and services. 
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Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Darren T. Case has been named shareholder this past September.  Mr. Case joined the firm in 2009 and his practice is concentrated in the area of tax and estate planning.  Darren is the co-author of the Arizona Estate Planning and Probate Handbook, published by Thomson Reuters - West and  is experienced in a broad range of planning techniques, including traditional wills and revocable trusts, along with more sophisticated planning strategies such as insurance trusts, residence trusts, "defective" grantor trusts, generation-skipping or dynasty trusts, charitable trusts, split-interest trusts, family limited partnerships and intra-family sales and loans, etc.  Darren is a 2003 graduate of Arizona State University, received his J.D. from Chapman University, graduating with an emphasis in taxation, and was the Tax Law Emphasis Honors Graduate of his class, and received his Master of Laws in Taxation, with a Certificate in Estate Planning, from Georgetown University.... Read More
Nora Jones has been selected to serve on the Executive Council of the State Bar of Arizona’s Elder Law, Mental Health and Special Needs Planning Section.
Darren T. Case was elected as President of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section of the Maricopa County Bar Association for 2014.
May Lu was elected to the Board of Directors of ACLU-Arizona for a three-year term beginning January 2014
Nora L. Jones was elected to the Board of Directors of the Maricopa County Bar Association’s Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section for 2014.
ASLA selects Alex Poulos as one of top 100 Arizona Criminal Defense Lawyers for 2014.  The American Society of Legal Advocates, ASLA, is an invitation-only, nationwide organization of elite lawyers in practice today.  ASLA draws its membership from lawyers who combine stellar legal credentials with a proven commitment to community engagement and the highest professional standards.... Read More
William M. Fischbach was appointed to the Board of Directors for Goodwill of Central Arizona.  Goodwill’s commitment is to put people to work through job training, education and career services.  In 2012, Goodwill of Central Arizona raised over $96 million in retail revenue, which it used to serve nearly 42,000 Arizonans and help find over 15,500 job opportunities.... Read More
The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce the opening of its new Woodland Hills office at 20750 Ventura Blvd., Suite 100, Woodland Hills, California. The office marks the firm9;s fourth location.  The new office initially will be practicing in the areas of creditor bankruptcy, foreclosures, forcible entry and detainer/eviction, REO real estate, civil and commercial litigation.

The Woodland Hills location is part of Tiffany & Bosco's growth strategy that includes more offices throughout the West coast in order to better serve existing clients in California and bordering states. With a 46 year history, the attorneys of Tiffany & Bosco will work to assist the California office with a wide range of capabilities.
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Greg Wilde was appointed by the Nevada Supreme Court to the State of Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program Advisory Committee.
Jim O’Sullivan has received the 2013 State Bar of Arizona Continuing Education Award.  This award is given each year at the State Bar Convention to one attorney determined to have made outstanding contributions to the State Bar’s Continuing Education Program.  Jim is a Shareholder of our firm and serves as Chair of the firm’s Business Solutions and Merger & Acquisitions Practices.... Read More
The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce that USFN – America’s Mortgage Banking Attorneys, a network for the Mortgage Banking industry, awarded the Financial Services Department the “Diamond Award of Excellence.” The Award of Excellence program recognizes USFN member firms who have demonstrated their commitment to excellence in the legal community and the mortgage banking industry, through significant contributions to industry education, on-going staff development, client relationships, and notable community and charitable contributions in the past year.  ... Read More
The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce that zoning attorney William E. Lally, and AICP certified land use planners Kurt A. Jones and Benjamin J. Patton have joined the firm.  Tiffany & Bosco’s Land Use and Zoning practice is dedicated to working closely with builders, developers, brokers, banks and design consultants; focused in the areas of land use, zoning and permitting throughout Maricopa County and the State of Arizona.  They are experienced in all aspects of land use entitlements which includes general and comprehensive plan amendments, rezoning, conditional use permits, site planning, subdivision planning, civil improvement plans, landscaping design, transportation, , drainage, utilities and any municipal, county or state permitting. ... Read More
Mark S. Bosco was appointed as a Member of the Board of Governors to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale.  Board members serve a minimum of one term (three years) and are responsible for serving on standing and special event committees, fiduciary oversight and providing resources to fulfill the mission of the organization. The non-profit organization provides 17,700 Valley children and teenagers with a positive, supervised and fun environment to help reach their full potential. The Clubs offer more than 100 youth development programs at the organization’s nine branches and 12 outreach sites located in Scottsdale, Phoenix, Mesa, Fountain Hills and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa and Hualapai Indian Communities. Their programs help promote healthy lifestyles, good character and academic success.... Read More
Tiffany and Bosco, P.A. was honored to be recognized as one of the 2013 U.S. Top Ranked Law Firms nationally by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell. This ranking is based on the large percentage of AV-rated attorneys in the firm.  As of January 1, 2013 the firm had 59% of the partners with an AV-rating. ... Read More
Darren T. Case was appointed to serve on the Board of the Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Section of the Maricopa County Bar Association.  As a board member, Darren will assist in the development of educational seminars to be presented to the estate planning and probate legal community for Maricopa County.... Read More
West’s Arizona Estate and Probate Planning Handbook, co-authored by Darren T. Case, was recently published in November of 2012.  Darren practices in the areas of tax and estate planning, and assists families and individuals in a broad range of planning techniques, including traditional wills and revocable trusts, along with more sophisticated planning strategies.... Read More
Michael E. Tiffany, a Shareholder and the Managing Attorney at  Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. in Phoenix, AZ has been listed as a leader in his field in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the Real Estate practice area.

Mr. Tiffany was recognized by his clients as “having vast experience, valuable technical and industry-specific knowledge, and the ability in negotiations to make all parties feel they have won, even though his client has the better end of the bargain." He has more than 40 years' experience of Arizona legal practice, and recently acted for Spurlock Land in connection with the pre-development of a 2,800 acre master-planned community in Buckeye. Other highlights include assisting Branagh/Patterson Investments with the refinancing of apartment projects in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Kennewick, Washington, and acting for Nucare Management with a $37.4 Million loan for its Springdale Village retirement and Springdale West healthcare campuses.
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Robert A. Royal was named in the Arizona Business Magazine 2012 Mediation Guide as a top alternative dispute resolution attorney in Arizona. His practice emphasizes intra-corporate disputes and director, officer and manager liability which has led Mr. Royal to giving back to the legal profession by publishing, lecturing, and serving as an expert witness and arbitrator in the area.... Read More
Arizona Business Magazine named four Tiffany & Bosco lawyers to their annual Arizona’s Top Lawyer’s for 2012. Mark S. Bosco and Michael A. Bosco, Jr. were named in the category of banking and J. Lawrence McCormley and Michael E. Tiffany were named in the Real Estate category. ... Read More
Tiffany & Bosco was recognized as Law Firm of the Year at the 2012 Arizona Real Estate Achievement Awards (AREA) at the Ritz Carlton on May 3, 2012 by Arizona Business Magazine. The firm was selected by a panel of industry experts because of their innovative service to the real estate and banking community since 1967. The firm’s real estate services include the purchase, sale, financing, planning, zoning, development, construction, management and leasing of land, subdivisions and improved real property.

The AREA awards honor the state’s best and brightest who have made a major contribution to the real estate industry and who have given back to the community.
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Through the participation of Mark S. Bosco, Michael A. Bosco, Jr., Alex Poulos and Michael E. Tiffany, Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. served as a Presenting Sponsor for the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) 14th Annual Community Breakfast “Rooted for Life” at the Arizona Biltmore.  Tiffany & Bosco has been involved with SARRC for several years, was pleased to once again sponsor the breakfast along with other business and philanthropists to raise funds to advance research and provide services for families living with autism. Through contributions from firms like Tiffany & Bosco, Arizona has become one of the leaders in autism research, therapy, treatment and support and has also made a significant impact nationally. Approximately 1,600 attendees helped to raise $407,616 at the breakfast to assist in funding further research into autism.... Read More
Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce that attorneys Lance R. Broberg and Benjamin A. Thinnes have been named shareholders.  Mr. Broberg joined the firm in 2005 and his practice is concentrated in the area of general civil and commercial litigation, and focuses in matters regarding intra-corporate disputes and “business divorce.”  Lance also serves clients with commercial landlord-tenant disputes, assists creditors in bankruptcy actions, and prosecutes appellate matters. Lance is a 2002 graduate of Arizona State University, and received his J.D. from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in 2005. He is actively involved in the Arizona State High School Mock Trial Program and serves as a director of the Northern Arizona Advisory Board of the American Lung Association of the Southwest.

Mr. Thinnes practices in the area of real estate transactions and finance, including purchase and sale transactions, leasing, real estate financing (including HUD insured loans for multi-housing projects), master-planned developments, and golf course and private club developments involving purchases, sales, financing, turnovers, and equity conversions.  Prior to joining Tiffany & Bosco, P.A., in 2011, Ben served as general counsel for one of the country's preeminent private golf-community developers, during which time he acted as counsel in all facets of the law relating to the planning, development, and operation of private golf communities, both in the United States and abroad. He graduated from the University of Arizona, in 1996; and the University of San Diego School of Law, with a J.D, in 2002.
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Tiffany & Bosco P.A. represented by Mark and Amanda Bosco served as a Presenting Sponsor of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale 2012 Youth of the Year Gala & Auction at the Talking Stick Resort.  Each year the Greater Scottsdale Boys and Girls Clubs Youth of the Year is announced at the gala.  Amanda Bosco served again this year as one of the judges on the panel responsible for selecting the winner that goes on to compete at the state competition and hopefully, at the national competition.  In 2010, the national winner originated from the Greater Scottsdale Boys and Girls Club. The Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Youth of the Year program is a premier character and leadership initiative which has been in existence for more than 60 years. The Bosco’s have been actively involved in supporting the Boys and Girls Clubs for over 10 years, and recognize the important role the club plays in developing and mentoring today’s youth. Approximately 650 attendees helped to raise $352,000 for the clubs.... Read More
Christopher R. Kaup  has been elected President of the Arizona Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA).  The TMA is an international organization of professionals, lenders and investors who provide a broad range of services to financial distressed companies and creditors of those businesses.

In his role as President of the Arizona Chapter, Mr. Kaup is working to focus the Chapter’s 150+ members on building stronger relationships to better work as teams to turnaround and then grow companies and, as a result, save Arizona and even add jobs.  The TMA’s informative and timely programs, fun networking events and written materials have and will continue to facilitate the goal of helping Arizona businesses navigate through the still uncertain and challenging economic sea.  Mr. Kaup expressed his belief that members of the Arizona TMA Chapter are responsible for saving thousands of jobs in the region during the Great Recession through the use of their skills, experience, investments and other resources.
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Tiffany & Bosco continued its support of the Waste Management Phoenix Open that was held at the TPC Scottsdale January 30th through February 5th, 2012.  This “Greatest Show on Grass” began in 1932, making it one of the five oldest Tournaments on the PGA Tour.  This year, the nationally televised sporting event attracted approximately 538,000 spectators.  Kyle Stanley took home the $1,098,000 first place check, part of the $6,100,000 purse, by scoring an overall 15 under par. 

The major focus of this popular event is fund-raising for The Thunderbirds Charities, an affiliate of The Thunderbirds.  Again, Tiffany & Bosco underwrote a two story Sky Box on the 18th hole for the enjoyment of its clients and friends.  With its contribution, the firm added to the funds to be donated by The Thunderbirds Charities.  The Thunderbirds have given over $75 million to worthy causes and charities in the community. 
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May Lu has been selected as a member of the Small Business Leadership Council ("SBLC") of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.  The SBLC serves as an advisory board to the Chamber's Board of Directors and the Members Services Department on issues relating to small businesses.... Read More
Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Kevin P. Nelson has been licensed to practice law in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Tribal Court ("SRPM Court").  He is also licensed to practice in the Navajo, Hopi, White Mountain Apache and Fort McDowell Yavapai Community Tribal Courts. Kevin joined the firm in 2007 and his litigation and transactional practice focuses on construction, Indian law, personal injury, and regulatory compliance and default issues regarding residential and commercial loans. The clients Kevin represents cover a broad spectrum which includes individuals, institutional and private lenders, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, architects, engineers, and owners.  Kevin serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Donations Center for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona Association, an Executive Board Member of Arizona Autism United, Inc. (AZA United), and is a also a member of Scottsdale Active 20-30 Club. He also serves on Tiffany & Bosco’s Newsletter and Technology Committees.... Read More
Michael A. Bosco, Jr. was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from USFN. The Lifetime Achievement Award was granted to Mr. Bosco with the respect, admiration, and fond regards of his peers and fellow USFN members.  In addition to being a long-time member of USFN, Mr. Bosco also served as a director on the board for several years, and he and his son, Mark S. Bosco, were named Co-Members of the Year in 1995.  Alberta Hultman, Executive Director & CEO of USFN stated, “This award was given to Mr. Bosco in recognition and tribute for his 50 years of practice in the legal profession, representing clients in a professional, ethical and competent manner. Starting with only one banking client he now represents more than 50 banks and mortgage companies.” ... Read More
Mike Tiffany has been named “Industry Leader of the Year” in the attorney category in AZRE Magazine’s annual PEOPLE TO KNOW in Commercial Real Estate for 2011-2012. He was selected out of over 600 nominees which included 70 attorneys competing for the honor. ... Read More
Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce that attorneys Alisa Gray and Jim Fassold have joined the Probate and Trust Department as shareholders.  Formerly of Gray and Fassold P.C., Alisa and Jim will practice in the areas of probate and trust litigation and mediation services, including: elder law and abuse, financial exploitation, contested or complicated guardianships, probate litigation and administration, estate administration, conservatorships, and appellate and trust litigation.... Read More
William M. Fischbach, III has been named to the first Board of Directors of the Valley Young Professionals (VYP) of Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.  After extensive review and interviews Will was selected out of 30 applicants, to serve on the board. The board members will oversee VYP programming, including identifying relevant content, timely speakers and new event venues. They will also use their personal and professional relationships to help promote both the work of the VYP as well as the Chamber... Read More
Lance R. Broberg an associate with Tiffany & Bosco P.A. has been appointed to the board of directors of the American Lung Association in Arizona. In his general civil and commercial litigation practice, Lance focuses extensively in matters regarding intra-corporate disputes and “business divorce.” In addition, Lance serves clients with commercial landlord-tenant disputes, on bankruptcy and appellate matters, and with seeking provisional and other immediate and emergency remedies.... Read More
Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Kevin P. Nelson has been named shareholder in the firm’s Phoenix office.  His litigation and transactional practice focuses on construction, Indian law, personal injury, and regulatory compliance and default issues regarding residential and commercial loans. The clients Kevin represents cover a broad spectrum which includes institutional and private lenders, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, architects, engineers, and owners.... Read More
May Lu was selected as one of the 17 participants out of more than 40 applicants to participate in the 2011-2012 Class of the Bar Leadership Institute (“BLI”) sponsored by the State of Arizona.  BLI provides to the participants education and training in the areas of leadership, ethics, and career development to prepare them for interaction and relationship building with members of the legal, judicial, and executive sectors and other organizations in the community.... Read More
Michael A. Bosco, Jr. was recognized by the Arizona State Bar Association for 50 years of membership at the State Bar of Arizona’s 2011 National Convention.  Bosco’s 50 years in the legal profession has earned him a number of notable accolades, including; Assistant U.S. Attorney 1962-1963, Assistant City Attorney, Phoenix, Arizona 1963-1965 and Magistrate, City of Phoenix, 1969-1970. “Mike Bosco has always been a leading member of our legal community,” says Alan Bayham, State Bar of Arizona President. “Tiffany and Bosco has become one of the most outstanding and reputable firms in Phoenix. Perhaps even more important is that the ethical code established by the firm has helped set standards for our profession.”... Read More
Leonard J. McDonald was named Vice-Chair of the Executive Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona. The Foundation has been in operation since 1963 as a charitable, non-profit agency dedicated to improving the quality of life of Arizonans challenged by chronic kidney disease. ... Read More

May Lu was named the 2011 Outstanding Volunteer Attorney for Pro Bono Service by Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. She was honored at the Pro Bono Award Ceremony in the Great Hall at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law on May 13th. Ms. Lu was honored for her contributions and volunteer activities through the Business Legal Assistance Program, where law students and volunteer attorneys provide information and assistance on various legal issues to small businesses and entrepreneurs with limited resources.

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Mike Tiffany recently won a prestigious buckle for winning a major team roping competition sponsored by the Sheriff’s Mounted Posse of Maricopa County, Arizona. After five qualifying events over the same number of months in which 250 teams roped, the top 10 teams competed in a 10 steer final. Mike and his roping partner caught the most steers in the fastest time to win buckles and cash for their effort. Mike commented: “ A 10 steer team roping requires intense concentration over a two hour period, so much so that the adrenaline did not clear through my system until several hours after we finished”.... Read More
Super Lawyers, which is a listing of outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, selected the following shareholders for 2011: David L. Case (Estate Planning & Probate, Business/Corporate and Tax); Richard G. Himelrick (Securities andBusiness Litigation); Leonard J. Mark (Family Law, Personal Injuryand Medical Malpractice); Richard E. Oney (Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation, Information Technology/Outsourcing); Robert A. Royal (Business Litigation); and Michael E. Tiffany (Real estate and Business/Corporate).  ... Read More
Leonard J. McDonald was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona. The Foundation has been in operation since 1963 as a charitable, non-profit agency dedicated to improving the quality of life of Arizonans challenged by chronic kidney disease. ... Read More

SCOTTSDALE , AZ – March 26, 2011 The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale honored its 2011 Youth of the Year candidates at its annual Celebrate Youth Gala & Auction on March 26th. Presented by Tiffany & Bosco and Great American Title Agency, the event honors the 2011 Youth of the Year – the highest honor given to a member of the organization.  For more information please contact

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PHOENIX, AZ - February 28, 2011 - The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce the opening of its new Las Vegas office at 212 S. Jones Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada. The office marks the firm's third location and will be managed by Mark Bosco in the Phoenix Office and Gregory L. Wilde in the Las Vegas Office.Greg was formerly with Wilde & Associates.

"Tiffany & Bosco has a significant national reputation for providing exceptional service," said Gregory Wilde, former managing partner of Wilde & Associates. "We are very enthusiastic about the growth of this prestigious firm and look forward to a beneficial relationship with the launching their first location in the state of Nevada."

The team of attorneys in the new office include; Gregory L. Wilde, Nevada Office Manager and Shareholder, Kevin S. Soderstrum, Matthew K. Schriever, Michael W. McKelleb and Helene C. Lester. The five attorneys will be practicing in the area of bankruptcy, civil and commercial litigation, real estate law, foreclosures, forcible entry and detainer/eviction, mediation and arbitration.

The Las Vegas location is part of Tiffany & Bosco's growth strategy that includes more offices throughout the Southwest in order to better serve existing clients in Nevada and bordering states. With a 40 year history, the attorneys of Tiffany & Bosco will work to assist the Nevada office attorneys with a wide range of capabilities.

"We've been working with clients in the state of Nevada for more than 15 years, "said Mark Bosco, shareholder, with Tiffany & Bosco. "Our clients have been asking us to open an office in Nevada for years and we felt that this was the perfect time to enter a new and very dynamic market."
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PHOENIX, AZ - February 22, 2011 - Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Kevin P. Nelson has been named to the Executive Board of Arizona Autism United, Inc. (AZA United). The position is responsible for participating in the growth and development of the organization, overseeing the budget, development of new programs and services, policy changes, expanding to new locations and more. Aaron Blocher-Rubin, Executive Director of AZA United stated, "We are most pleased that Kevin has agreed to serve on our board. He brings a wealth of knowledge as an attorney, as well as a passion for helping children and families who are in need of our services." Kevin's practice focuses on construction, mortgage, Indian law, real estate transactions and litigation. The clients Kevin represents cover a broad spectrum and include institutional and private lenders, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, architects, engineers, and owners.

AZA United is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing services to children with autism spectrum disorders in Arizona. AZA United is committed to giving every family and employee the training and ongoing support they need to help each child be successful. They provide customized services and support that enhance the quality of life for all individuals with autism and their families. Their vision is that every person affected by autism is accepted and supported by society.
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Not many lawyers consider chasing a steer running at breakneck speed in a dirt arena while mounted on a fast-moving horse and simultaneously swinging a rope at the horns of a pretty motivated animal whose main goal in life at the moment is to get the heck away from you as fast as he possibly can, to be uh, "a peaceful afternoon" - but then not many lawyers are as comfortable in this venue as Mike Tiffany. In the Valley's extensive legal circles, Mike Tiffany, Managing Partner of Tiffany & Bosco, P.A., is widely recognized as one of the premiere go-to-guys when it comes to complex real estate transactions. However, in the tight-knit world of rodeos, Tiffany is known as a skillful 'header' in team-roping events. "My job is to rope the steer's horns or head, while my partner's job as the 'heeler' is to rope the steer by its hind legs," explains Tiffany. "It requires teamwork between the riders and their horses, great timing and a lot of practice because we need to do it fast without having a wreck." His best time to date: six seconds flat. Wow.

So how did this accomplished attorney become involved in two such diverse worlds?

Back in the 1940s and 1950s, Tiffany's family lived in a part of Phoenix that was considered way out in the proverbial boondocks. Don't snicker, but we're talking about the area around Camelback Road and Central Avenue. "Growing up, we had horses and ponies on our property and I started roping when I was very young. In fact, I bought my first roping horse from former Arizona Governor John Howard Pyle when I was about ten years old," recalls Tiffany. "As I got older, most of my friends were not into horses, so I returned to school sports playing baseball, basketball and especially, football." His hard work, dedication and natural abilities paid off, and Tiffany did well enough in sports to earn athletic letters in football and track at St. Mary's High School, where he held the state record in his senior year for the most points scored in a game and for the season. He currently shares his high school record with three others for scoring five touchdowns in a single game. Tiffany was recruited and given a full scholarship by legendary football coach, Dan Devine, to play ball at Arizona State University and he had the sideliners buzzing in his first scrimmage against the Varsity. Unfortunately, his career was cut short by injuries. After graduating with a degree in business from ASU, Tiffany spent a year on active duty with the Air National Guard. "After that, I started working with my family's road building company, but I didn't feel adequately prepared, so I decided to go to law school," he says. "My dad had passed away by then, but my brother was very supportive of my plans because he knew I really wanted to attend law school." So Tiffany trekked down south to the Old Pueblo, graduating from the University of Arizona's law school. "My first year after (c) 2011 Andrew Paul Photography graduation, I was a law clerk for Judge Henry S. Stevens of the Arizona Court of Appeals," he says, adding that while at the Court, he reconnected with an older friend from St. Mary's High named Jim Cunningham.

"One day, Jim and I were having a cup of coffee, and with a handshake, we agreed to become partners in a two-lawyer law firm. Initially, I accepted any matter that came through the door, but after a few months, I realized that it made good business sense to only represent paying clients," says Tiffany with a smile. "I tried to balance litigation and transactional work, but concluded that I could not do everything. My first move toward specialization was when Jim and I decided that he would handle the litigation and I would do everything else." Over the years as his legal prowess and reputation grew, Tiffany's work became exclusively focused on real estate and related matters.

Over two decades later (absent Cunningham, who had left earlier to focus on a boutique personal injury practice), a firm whose principals were a father and son team, Mike and Mark Bosco, joined with the firm. This newly reorganized firm, Tiffany & Bosco, P.A., has developed into one of the most powerhouse firms in Arizona. Tiffany & Bosco offers a wide range of legal services thanks to highly experienced attorneys who concentrate in their areas of expertise. "Particularly within the last five years, the firm has steadily grown as quality attorneys have learned more about our unique and positive structure and culture," says Tiffany. "Our areas of practice include automotive, bankruptcy, business organizations, commercial litigation, condemnation, construction, criminal defense, employment, estate planning, family law, financial services, intellectual property, probate, real estate, securities and tax." In addition to his duties as managing attorney of the firm, AV-rated Tiffany personally concentrates in the area of commercial transactions, primarily in strategic planning, business solutions and real estate and finance, including HUD-insured loans for multi-housing projects. Having achieved much success and respect from his peers and clients, this recognized expert has earned the right to sit back and rest on his laurels, but that's not the measure of the man. "I still very much look forward to coming to the office and working with our clients to negotiate and structure transactions and solve problems," he says. "But I will say that it is nice to be at a point in my career where I can walk out of a meeting with another attorney in our firm being responsible for document preparation." Tiffany also continues to be actively involved in building Tiffany & Bosco and preserving the business model and culture that are the foundation of the firm's success.

So we've gone from cowboying to transactions. But how did he get back into cowboying? Tiffany says that during the part of his life when he was busy building his practice and raising his family, deep down, he always missed being around horses. "But I knew I would get back to it someday," he says. "Finally, the time was right and I started roping again about twelve years ago, which has given me the opportunity to compete and to have the camaraderie with those individuals who share my interest in rodeo sports. Although it is physically demanding, I'm relaxed and invigorated when we're finished." Along with his thriving legal practice and teamroping activities, Tiffany is a Life Member of The Phoenix Thunderbirds and is past-Chairman and an honorary member of the Board of Directors of the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix. He is also on the Board of Governors of the Sheriff 's Mounted Posse of Maricopa County, and was recently elected President of the Posse for 2011. "The Posse is available to assist with searchand- rescue operations and is especially needed in rugged and heavily vegetated country that is difficult to reach or cover with helicopters, light planes and/or ATVs," remarks Tiffany. "The major public activity of the Posse is to participate in the Parada del Sol Parade, which the group has done for over 50 years."

Tiffany says that he learned a great deal by observing his father and how he ran his roadbuilding business. "He was very successful but humble, and he had a reputation for being tough but honest and fair," he says. "He died when I was 21, and several of his friends told my brother and me at his funeral that he was honest in business and in his marriage. I have never forgotten those words." Other mentors that Tiffany cites are Judge Henry S. Stevens, his former partner, Jim Cunningham, and his wife, Patsy. "Judge Stevens was an important influence in my legal thinking, and Jim Cunningham, who graduated from law school eight years ahead of me, was very helpful in my early years. My wife, Patsy, has always been there for me with good advice. And last, but certainly not least, I regularly pray for guidance."

When asked why he doesn't just kick back, relax and travel, Tiffany pensively replies: "I have been very fortunate and have greatly benefited from living and working in my community. Although Patsy and I are involved in some high-profile charitable and cultural organizations, we find the most satisfaction in supporting needy individuals and families and promoting education," he says. "We both believe that it is important to give back through contributions as well as personal participation with community organizations." Looking back at his career, Tiffany feels a sense of fulfillment about a number of things. "I want others to be able to say 'he's been a good lawyer and played a significant role in creating and building a successful law firm with top-quality lawyers and staff who respect and get along with each other'," says Tiffany. "As far as the future, I want to continue practicing law as long as I am able to do so and to continue having quality time with my wife, family and friends. And since I've worked hard all my life to stay physically fit, I hope that when I'm 85, I'll be teamroping, rather than sitting in a rocking chair."
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PHOENIX, AZ - December 29, 2010 - The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce that shareholder Christopher R. Kaup was appointed as a member of the Publications Board and a member of the Bankruptcy Committee of the General Practice, Solo and Small Firm division in the American Bar Association.

Mr. Kaup's practice is focused on the representation of creditors and debtors in complex commercial bankruptcy matters, creditors rights, commercial litigation and general corporate and commercial transactions. He has represented public companies, private businesses, creditors committees and individuals in commercial bankruptcy cases." He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, and vice president and board member of the Turnaround Management Association Arizona Chapter.
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