November 2015 Archive

Happy Thanksgiving from All of Us at DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Firm News on November 26, 2015

The lawyers and staff of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC wish you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving!

As we did in October for Halloween, here are a few selected items to help get you in the right frame of mind for turkey and pumpkin pie.
When you get into an argument with your family about history…
We wrote about getting into the right frame of mind for turkey and pumpkin pie, but these weren’t even on the menu during the first Thanksgiving – venison, not turkey, was a featured course.

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Lots to be Thankful for in November

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Firm News on November 20, 2015

As November draws to a close, we hope you have the chance to relax with family and friends and enjoy Thanksgiving.

At DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC, we have much to be thankful for. Staci Maret recently passed the exam to become a Certified Paralegal. Sara Swiren was recognized by the Volunteer Lawyers Program for her pro bono service this year. And all of us continue to enjoy the privilege of representing and working for the many Arizona clients who put their trust in us to help them.

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Congrats to Our Own Staci Maret, Now a Certified Paralegal in Arizona

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Firm News on November 18, 2015

At DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC, we make an effort to invest in our own legal knowledge and education. This, in turn, helps us better the lives of our clients.

Becoming a Certified Paralegal is a case in point.
According to the Association of Paralegals, the Certified Paralegal exam is a voluntary professional credentialing program. In other words, taking and passing this examination is not a requirement to work as a paralegal.

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Veterans Day: 5 Must-Know Facts

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Firm News on November 11, 2015

Veterans Day is not Memorial Day.
Veterans Day honors all people who have served in the military, in both wartime and peacetime, whereas Memorial Day honors those who have died in battle or because of wounds sustained in battle. Veterans Day occurs on Nov. 11, whereas Memorial Day occurs on the last Monday of May.

There is no apostrophe in Veterans Day.
This may only interest the grammarians, but there is no apostrophe in Veterans Day. This is because the word “veterans” is an attributive noun – at least according to Dictionary.com. Rather than a day that “belongs” to veterans, Veterans Day is for all to honor those who served or are currently serving.

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