Jessica Guthrie of Patterson Elementary named September Star Teacher

Jessica has been teaching for 27 years and is now participating in a grant program called STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) for 2nd grade. Her enthusiasm and energy is contagious, and her students respond accordingly.

40 Burch & Cracchiolo Attorneys named Top Lawyers by Phoenix Magazine

Burch & Cracchiolo is pleased to present their 40 attorneys named as 2023 Top Lawyers by Phoenix Magazine.

Burch & Cracchiolo named a 2023 “Most Admired Company” in Arizona

Arizona’s Most Admired Companies (MAC), in partnership with AZ Big Media and BestCompaniesAZ, is a business awards program designed to recognize the contributions and impact all Arizona employers bring to our great state.

30 Burch & Cracchiolo attorneys selected by 2024 Best Lawyers in America®

Andrew Abraham, Edwin C. Bull and Clark L. Derrick named “Lawyer of the Year”

AZ Big Media selects Rosary A. Hernandez as one of the 2023 “Most Influential Women in Business” in Arizona

In practice for 29 years, Rosary Hernandez focuses on commercial and business litigation, professional liability defense, construction law, and tort defense including tortious interference and related claims.

David Villadolid Talks Employment Law Tips to Remember on the AZ Big Podcast

The latest episode of the AZ Big Podcast with Michael & Amy has officially dropped. Listen to Episode 95.

Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. ranked as a leading law firm by Chambers USA 2023

The Chambers USA rankings are based on extensive research conducted by Chambers and Partners Legal Publishers, a highly respected English publisher of renowned directories assessing and ranking the world’s leading lawyers.

B&C Again Named to AZ Big Media “100 Best Places to Live and Work”

B&C Again Named to AZ Big Media "100 Best Places to Live and Work"

Paul Kular Discusses the Legal Impact of Social Media Defamation on the AZ Big Podcast

The latest episode of the AZ Big Podcast with Michael & Amy has officially dropped. Listen to Episode 86.

Brian McNulty of Boulder Creek High School named May’s Burch & Cracchiolo Star Teacher

Brian has been teaching for 7 years and teaches AP Government and American History. In addition, he is part of the baseball team coaching staff!

Meet B&C Employment Law Attorney Aaron Duell

An Arizona native, Aaron Duell grew up in the Valley and found his way to a law degree after briefly considering an engineering career. He joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 2019 to focus his practice on employment law/litigation and commercial litigation.

Cartwright School District teacher Janet Gordon honored as April’s Burch & Cracchiolo Star Teacher

Janet has been teacher for 35 years in the Cartwright School District and in 2023 at Charles L. Harris Elementary School

Burch & Cracchiolo Provides Zoning, Entitlements and Land Use Recommendations to GSQ Development

"Globe Corporation and RED Development are creating a visionary downtown area for Goodyear which has seen exponential growth in the last decade. We are pleased and honored to have been selected to be a part of it."

Southwest Super Lawyers 2023 selects 27 Burch & Cracchiolo Attorneys

27 attorneys have been selected by Southwest Super Lawyers as top attorneys in Arizona for 2023. 23 attorneys have been recognized as Southwest Super Lawyers and 4 have received the recognition of Southwest Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”.

March Star Teacher Award goes to Jason Prey of Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale

Mr. Prey is not only a kind and thoughtful man who deeply cares for the well-being of his students, but he also is a fantastic teacher. He has helped lead me into the marine biology field, which is now the career I am interested in.

Todd Julian Talks Practicing Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, Certified Specialists and World Travel on AZ Big Podcast

Todd Julian, partner at Burch & Cracchiolo, talks insurance coverage and limits.

Mountain View Elementary School teacher selected as February’s Star Teacher

Fellow teacher Brad Boucher nominated Monica, writing: “Monica has the heart of a true teacher. She loves going to work every day. She goes above and beyond outside of the classroom too.”

What to Do if You are Involved in an Auto Accident, by B&C’s Todd Julian

The first thing to do is remain calm, and quickly determine if anyone is seriously hurt or in need of immediate medical attention.  Call 911 if there is any question and let the professionals provide the necessary medical care.  If you’ve been involved in a car accident, be careful of other vehicles, and move your car or get out of the way if it is safest to do so.

Adrian Ochoa joins Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

Ochoa earned his J.D. from Cornell Law School in 2013 and an LL.M in tax law from NYU School of Law in 2014.  He received a B.A. in accounting, summa cum laude, from the University of Arizona in 2008. Prior to beginning his law practice, he clerked for the Honorable Juan F. Vasquez of the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C from 2014-2016.  Ochoa has also served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas teaching Federal Tax Research.

B&C’s Julie Lauria selected to join Arizona Association of Defense Counsel young lawyers board

Julie K. Lauria has been selected to serve on the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (AADC) Young Lawyers Division board. The appointment was effective November 29, 2022 and she will serve a one-year term.

Andrew Miller talks short term rentals on AZ Big Podcast

Episode 68's guest is Andrew Miller, land use, zoning and real estate attorney at Burch & Crachhiolo, talks to Michael and Amy about short-term rental do's and dont's.

Andy Abraham, Susie Ingold and Brennan Ray named to AZ Big Media 2023 Top 100 Lawyers list

Az Business magazine’s Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona for 2023 were selected from a pool of more than 2,000 of the state’s most talented and successful attorneys. Selections were made in conjunction with industry experts, using an algorithm that ranks the attorneys based on professional ratings, impact on their law firm, impact on the profession and community involvement. Law firms could have a maximum of three attorneys make the list in 2023.

How to avoid legal problems in gambling

Attorney Jim Stipe talks about changes in Arizona’s red hot gaming industry and the legal issues that come with Gambling, Sweepstakes, Raffles and more as well as how to avoid legal problems in gambling.

Isaac Middle School Special Ed Teacher honored by Burch & Cracchiolo

Burch & Cracchiolo is pleased to honor special education teacher Kristen Jahrman from Isaac Middle School as the December Star Teacher.

Top 2022 ASU Sandra Day O’Connor Law School Grad joins Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., is pleased to announce Madison Leake has joined the Firm as an associate. Leake is a recent Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law graduate who will focus her practice on land use/zoning and real estate.

Common Leasing Pitfalls for Commercial Tenants

Attorney Jennifer Delgado talks about the Downtown Phoenix transformation and discuss the common leasing pitfalls for commercial tenants and what you can do to avoid them.

B&C Selects First Year Educator for November Star Teacher Award

“I love teaching STEM in all its forms,” comments Colledge. “The kids are excited and eager to learn about gravity, volcanoes, hurricanes, ecology and so much more. I love putting that spark in them.”

Burch & Cracchiolo named to 2022 AZ Business Angels list

For 52 years we have participated in the growth and development of our business community and we demonstrate our continued commitment to the health and well-being of our Valley and State through our financial contributions, sponsorships and volunteerism in non-profits and economic development organizations.

Burch & Cracchiolo listed among US News & World Report 2023 Best Law Firms in America

The practice areas represented are Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Criminal Defense, Employment Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Insurance Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Real Estate Law and Personal Injury Litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants.

Hillcrest Middle School social studies educator named October Star Teacher

Burch & Cracchiolo proudly names Tracey Brody the recipient of the October 2022 Star Teacher Award. She is a veteran teacher of 21 years who teaches 8th grade social studies at Hillcrest Middle School in Glendale, Arizona

Wendi A. Sorensen elected to Arizona Foundation for Women executive board of directors

Burch & Cracchiolo today proudly announced that Firm partner Wendi A. Sorensen has been elected to the board of directors of Arizona Foundation for Women. She will serve a three-year term that commenced October 1, 2022. 

Burch & Cracchiolo named a 2022 Most Admired Company by AZ Big Media

An attorney at a firm in direct competition with Burch & Cracchiolo recently described Burch & Cracchiolo as “good people who happen to be great lawyers.”

Kyrene del Cielo educator named B&C September Star Teacher

Burch & Cracchiolo proudly names Natalie Richardson the September 2022 Star Teacher. For the last 27 years Richardson has been teaching kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade at Kyrene del Cielo Elementary School in the Kyrene School District in Chandler.

AZ Big Media names Burch & Cracchiolo a 2022 Most Admired Company

For the 2nd year in a row Burch & Cracchiolo is proud to announce their selection as a Most Admired Company in the Valley by AZ Big Media, the group of publications that is home to AZ Business Magazine, AZRE, Ranking Arizona and AZ Business Leaders among others.

Phoenix Magazine honors 36 Burch & Cracchiolo attorneys as Top Lawyers

Burch & Cracchiolo is pleased to present their 36 attorneys named as 2022 Top Lawyers by Phoenix Magazine

Barry Goldwater History & Government Educator named August Star Teacher

Burch & Cracchiolo proudly names Gary Horowitz the August 2022 Star Teacher. For the last 15 years Horowitz has been teaching 11th grade history and government at Barry Goldwater High School in the Deer Valley Unified School District. Horowitz received a check for $500 to be used for classroom supplies or other non-reimbursable costs. 

29 Burch & Cracchiolo attorneys named 2023 Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers in America © honors the top 6% of private practicing attorneys in the US. Selection is based on more than 8 million evaluations.

Mediation in Family Law

The latest episode of the AZ Big Podcast with Michael & Amy has officially dropped. Episode 45’s guest Susan Dana-Kobey stops by to talk about mediation in family law and the impact of COVID-19 on family law cases. 

The Arizona Housing Crisis

Ed Bull (Burch & Cracchiolo) and Elliott D. Pollack (Elliott D. Pollack & Company) stop by to break down the current housing crisis - and what the future might hold! 

Jennifer R. Delgado is chosen as a 2022 Most Influential Woman in Business

Jennifer Delgado is a partner at Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., and practices law in the areas of business and real estate transactions. She received her J.D. from Boston College, and her B.A. in political science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Angelica Abbey of Frye Elementary named April Star Teacher

Abbey has been teaching 6th grade math for 5 years at Frye Elementary School in the Chandler Unified School District. Prior to becoming a teacher, she worked for Disney World in Orlando and she brings her own special brand of magic to her students every day.  

Liquor Licensing in Arizona

The latest episode of the AZ Big Podcast Jake Curtis, shareholder of Burch & Cracchiolo, who talks all things liquor licensing, and tricky compliance issues that businesses face.

Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. ranked as a leading law firm by Chambers USA 2022

Burch & Cracchiolo has been ranked in Band 1 as a leading law firm in land use & zoning in Arizona in the newly published Chambers USA 2022-America’s Leading Lawyers in Business.

Teach for America educator honored by Burch & Cracchiolo

Burch & Cracchiolo proudly names Lauren Hawks the May 2022 Star Teacher. An Arizona State University student who is receiving her master’s degree this week, Hawks has been teaching 7th grade math for 2 years through the Teach for America program at Pueblo del Sol Elementary in the Isaac School District.

Rosary A. Hernandez and Katelyn E. Towe join Burch & Cracchiolo

The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., is pleased to announce Rosary A. Hernandez has joined the Firm as partner and Katelyn E. Towe has join as an associate.

Southwest Super Lawyers 2022 selects 22 Burch & Cracchiolo attorneys

Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase rating process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys selected represent only 5% of attorneys.

R. J. “Bucky” Slomski elected to Feeding Matters executive board

The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., is pleased to announce R.J. “Bucky” Slomski has been elected an executive board member of Feeding Matters, the first organization in the world dedicated to advancing the system of care for pediatric feeding disorder. He has been elected to a three-year term beginning March 9, 2022. Slomski is a top-rated trial advocate who focuses his practice on serious personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death claims.

Common Social Media Mistakes People make during a Divorce

Tonya MacBeth, family law attorney talks to Michael and Amy about common social media mistakes people make during a divorce and the importance of keeping everything positive.

Burch & Cracchiolo names Wes Harder of Norterra Canyon School March Star Teacher

Burch & Cracchiolo proudly names Wes Harder of Norterra Canyon School as the March 2022 Star Teacher. Harder has been teaching 5th grade math, social studies and science for 6 years and recently came onboard as the school Athletic Director.

Burch & Cracchiolo represents buyer in $142.54M deal in West Valley

The recent sale of 12,081 acres of land in the near Sun Valley Parkway and the Loop 303 to BA Pacific Sun Valley LLC was handled by Burch & Cracchiolo president Andy Abraham.  Abraham represented the group purchasing the property that includes Levine Investments Limited Partnership, Andrew Cohn and Gary Tharaldson. The seller was WVSV Holdings, an entity affiliated with Conley Wolfswinkel of W Holdings based in Tempe, AZ.