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Maracay names new president

Maracay, a member of the TRI Pointe Group spouse and children of premium regional homebuilders, has named James Attwood as president of the Arizona-dependent homebuilding brand name. Attwood joins Maracay after serving as vice president of operations of Pardee Properties San Diego, a further of TRI Pointe Group’s homebuilder brands. He brings a lot more than 14 several years of construction, revenue, functions and management knowledge to his new posture with Maracay. The indigenous Arizonan started his job at Maracay and has played an integral role in maximizing homebuilding growth for TRI Pointe Group throughout several markets in the West. Attwood succeeds Andy Warren, who served as president for 11 years.

“James’ strong leadership, interaction skills, business acumen and operational experience, coupled with his deep relationship to TRI Pointe Group’s lifestyle, make him the perfect healthy for this posture,” reported TRI Pointe Team CEO Doug Bauer. “He has devoted his occupation to finding out all elements of the homebuilding system and has taken just about every position he has held inside of the organization as an opportunity to increase. Around his a long time with the business, he has innovative and attained the rely on of the leadership group along the way. We are extremely thrilled to market James, as he demonstrates an ideal balance of humility, self-confidence and strategic imagining.”

Starting with Maracay as a development intern in 2005, Attwood confirmed himself to be a “super-enthusiastic self-starter,” in accordance to Warren, moving from assistant superintendent to superintendent to development area manager. He then pivoted to product sales, served as sales manager, and in the end was promoted to vice president of the division’s Tucson market place, where he led all profits, construction and guarantee operations for an office accountable at the time for extra than 200 product sales and closings a year.

As vice president of operations of Pardee Properties San Diego for the earlier a few several years, Attwood has been dependable for all of the company’s paying for, purchaser care, building and guarantee functions throughout a wide variety of hooked up and detached item segments and profits selling prices from the $400,000s to nicely over $2 million. He holds an MBA from Arizona Condition College.

“The probability to lead a organization with this kind of talent and this degree of sources in any market would be an amazing prospect, but finding to return dwelling both of those to Arizona and to the enterprise in which I started out my profession is especially remarkable for me,” Attwood said. “I return to Arizona with not only extra homebuilding insight and knowledge, but also with a deep appreciation for the option at hand and what Andy Warren has accomplished to position Maracay for achievement.”

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli welcomes 2 associates and 5 legislation clerks

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli welcomed associates Mariah Logan and Alexis Tinucci, and legislation clerks Samantha Cote, Joshua Dunford, Kathryn Hunnicutt, Randall Pleasant, and Anne-Grace Reule.

Mariah Logan joins our Basic Liability and Vehicle Demo Group. She focuses her follow in the areas of business and organization litigation, general civil litigation, mental home, premises liability, and wrongful demise and private damage protection. Prior to joining JSH, Mariah worked for a calendar year as a law clerk at the Court of Appeals in Tucson and a calendar year with the Pima County Juvenile Courtroom. Whilst pursuing her law diploma at UofA, Mariah received lawful experience doing work as an extern with the United States Attorney’s Workplace in Tucson, as a summer months associate with a Valley litigation and insurance plan protection agency, and as a Rule 38(d) Legislation Student Advisor at UofA’s Boy or girl and Spouse and children Regulation Clinic. She also worked for the Southern Arizona Lawful Support Volunteer Legal professionals System, served as Operations Editor at the Arizona Journal of International & Comparative Law, President of the Regulation Women’s Association, and Treasurer of the Black Legislation Pupil Affiliation. She earned a Loved ones and Juvenile Legislation Certification, and was awarded the Dean’s Accomplishment Scholarship and Thomas Tang Law Scholarship. In her 2nd year of law school, Mariah was picked out for UofA’s Speed Countrywide Environmental Moot Court docket Level of competition. Mariah gained her undergraduate degree in Criminology and Law Scientific studies from Marquette University. She was awarded the MU Ignatius Scholarship and selected for the Semester Research Abroad System at Metropolis College in London, England.  

Alexis Tinucci joins our Transportation, Auto, Products and solutions and Standard Legal responsibility Trial Group and she focuses her follow in the parts of automobile and business trucking protection, particular damage and wrongful dying, and basic liability protection. Prior to becoming a member of JSH, she worked for two a long time at a Valley regulation business in the areas of insurance policy defense and civil litigation. Although there, her get the job done resulted in several favorable outcomes for clientele, which include four arbitrations, a number of motions for summary judgment, two briefs in advance of the Arizona Court of Appeals, and a jury trial she initial chaired in Pima County Excellent Court docket. Through her 3L Spring Semester, Alexis labored as a legal extern at the U.S. District Court docket for the District of Arizona for the Honorable Michelle H. Burns and participated in a mock oral argument before the Honorable John J. Tuchi. She was named the Willard H. Pedrick Scholar in recognition of educational excellence. Alexis acquired further authorized experience working as a clerk at a Valley law firm working towards in the spots of own personal injury and health-related malpractice protection. During her 2L Spring Semester, she labored as a lawful extern at the Arizona Supreme Court docket, Workers Attorney’s Office. Alexis graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona Honors Faculty with a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law. In anticipation of a authorized vocation, she wrote her senior thesis on funds punishment, “The Evolution of Cash Punishment Jurisprudence in the Supreme Court,” and worked as a compensated intern with Pretrial Solutions wherever she oversaw the Bench Warrant Project.

Samantha Cote works in the transportation, automobile, products and solutions and common liability demo team. For the duration of regulation university at ASU, Sam obtained valuable knowledge operating as a summer time regulation clerk at JSH, as an Option Dispute Resolution Extern at the Town of Phoenix Prosecutor’s Place of work, as an extern at the Maricopa County General public Defender’s Business, and as a volunteer with the Arizona Legal Center. Although at ASU, she acted as the chair of the fundraising committee and served as the symposium editor of the Arizona State Legislation Journal, served as Secretary of the Liberty Job, and gained the Rob Carey Sports Legislation Scholarship. Sam attained her B.S., magna cum laude, in Activity Management, with a insignificant in Psychology, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She was awarded the Glenn M. Wong Sports activities Law Scholarship and named a Major Senior Nominee. Although pursuing her undergraduate diploma, she labored at the Worcester District Attorney’s Business office as a Juvenile Unit Intern and with the Wachusett Dust Dawgs – a Futures Collegiate Baseball League – as a Baseball Operations Intern.

Joshua Dunford focuses his observe in the parts of automobile legal responsibility defense, standard civil litigation, products legal responsibility protection, transportation defense, and wrongful demise and particular personal injury defense. For the duration of regulation college at ASU, he obtained lawful practical experience as a summer season affiliate at JSH, judicial extern at the Arizona Court docket of Appeals for the Honorable Kenton D. Jones, and extern at the Arizona Lawyer General’s Workplace. Although at the Court docket of Appeals, Josh was an honoree of the Dean’s Recruitment Award and a Willard H. Pedrick Scholar. He served as a Senior Short article Editor of the Sports and Leisure Legislation Journal and was a member of the Govt Moot Court Board Dilemma Drafting Committee. Josh acquired his undergraduate diploma in Communications from Brigham Youthful University-Idaho, where by he also served as President of the Prelaw Culture. He attained 1st Place in the Investigation and Innovative Is effective Conference, and coordinated and hosted a aid group for LGBT learners. Soon after graduating from BYU-Idaho, Joshua labored as a Hispanic Sufferer Advocate and Peer Advocacy Software Coordinator at the Loved ones Crisis Heart in Rexburg. When needed, he served as an English-Spanish-English translator.

Kathryn Hunnicutt works in the firm’s Specialist Legal responsibility & Complex Litigation Demo Group, concentrating in the parts of insurance coverage, undesirable religion and added-contractual legal responsibility, professional liability, and industrial and contract litigation. For the duration of legislation school at ASU, she obtained authorized experience as a summer months affiliate at JSH and most recently, she served as a regulation clerk at the City of Scottsdale Attorney’s Workplace. Kathryn was an lively member in the Females Regulation Students’ Association and Arizona Women of all ages Attorneys Affiliation. She acquired her undergraduate degree in Marketing, with a small in Spanish, from the University of Arizona Eller School of Administration. In her senior calendar year, Kathryn analyzed Macroeconomics and Worldwide Advertising and marketing at Rome’s John Cabot College. Demonstrating her enthusiasm for management and social networking, Kathryn served as Social Chair Assistant for Chi Omega Sorority, and was a Social Committee Member for Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business enterprise Fraternity. While pursuing her undergraduate and law degrees, Kathryn worked as Assistant Director at Primrose College of Ahwatukee. She continues to extend her proficiency in Spanish, which she has analyzed for eight many years.

Randall Nice works in the firm’s Appellate Division, in which he helps JSH trial attorneys with crucial motions, and delivers steering from the pleading stage by the post-demo phases. Randy joins the firm just after a 1-yr clerkship with the Honorable John Lopez IV at the Arizona Supreme Courtroom. He earned his law diploma at UofA, graduating magna cum laude and with certificates in Organization Litigation and Transactional Organization Law. Throughout legislation faculty, Randy worked as a summertime affiliate at a multi-state business and litigation business, judicial extern with the Honorable James Alan Soto at the U.S. District Courtroom for the District of Arizona, and Exploration Assistant. He was active in his legislation university neighborhood, participating on the Arizona Regulation National Appellate Advocacy Level of competition Crew and the Fegtly Moot Court Level of competition, where by he attained the Award for Excellence in Temporary Crafting. Randy was also an Ares Fellow, a student member of the Morris K. Udall Inn of Court and member of the Arizona Legislation Assessment. His published notice was awarded the 2020 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Creating and the 2019 Best Released Take note Award. Randy also acquired his undergraduate diploma from UofA, graduating magna cum laude with a B.A. in Center Eastern and North African Experiments, and a slight in Arabic. In advance of pursuing a law degree, Randy devoted himself to general public provider and protection, functioning for 11 years as a Pima County Deputy Sheriff and for 7 decades as a Corporal with the U.S. Maritime Corps. He earned his A.A. in Felony Justice Administration. Through his tenure, Randy acquired a Sheriff’s Commendation, Medal of Valor for Public Safety, was named Deputy of the Quarter for the Particular Functions Portion, and attained two Deputy of the Yr Awards from Moms Against Drunk Driving and the Nationwide Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. In 2008, Randy’s Marine Corps Unit deployed to Djibouti as part of the Blended Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa. As a fireteam and squad leader, Randy was responsible for protection at entry handle details, lead protection patrols, and organized humanitarian missions in the close by village of Negad.

Anne-Grace Reule works with the Auto & General Legal responsibility Trial Group, where she focuses her exercise in the spots of commercial litigation, vehicle legal responsibility, particular injuries, general civil litigation and insurance plan protection. While earning her regulation degree at ASU, Anne-Grace obtained legal working experience working as a summer time regulation clerk at JSH and another Valley law firm, as effectively as with a summer months externship position with the Arizona Justice Project. Energetic in her legislation school neighborhood, Anne-Grace served as Vice President of the Moot Courtroom Govt Board, worked as a educating assistant for the Authorized Advocacy Composing Course, and served as Associate Editor of Jurimetrics Journal of Regulation, Science, and Technology. Passionate about litigation and trial observe, she competed and received in opposition to the University of Arizona’s regulation faculty moot court teams in a closing-argument model competition (Moot Court Jenckes’ Closing Argument Competitors), getting 1st location two years in a row. Anne-Grace was awarded of the J. Windle Advantage Scholarship and inducted into the Order of the Barristers on graduation. She gained her B.A., magna cum laude, in Political Science and Arabic Language from the College of South Florida. Anne-Grace was the recipient of the Superb Management of College student Group Award, served as President of Alpha Kappa Psi Experienced Small business Fraternity, served as President of the Arabic Language Group, and worked as a legal assistant at an mental property law company in Tampa.