December 2015 Archive

There’s More to Love About December

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Firm News on December 22, 2015

There’s plenty to love about October (as we wrote then), but there’s more to love about December. It might be cooler, depending on where you live – it’s 51 in Phoenix at the moment – but we’ll take that over some of our 100+ degree days.

Here are some of the biggest reasons to love December (some more obvious than others):

Holidays: Of course, we have to reference the holidays, whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or one of many others this month. December is a sacred month for people who profess faith in several major world religions, including Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism and Islam.

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DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC Attorney Ashley Rahaman Gives Voice to the Voiceless

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Firm News on December 17, 2015

Originally from Kansas City, Ashley Rahaman (bio) earned her law degree from the Washburn University School of Law in Topeka (on a Presidential Scholarship), and developed her interest in both volunteerism and family law in her role as a Deputy Clerk. Early in her legal career as a Deputy Clerk, Ashley worked closely with juvenile court judges, researching and drafting orders for Child in Need of Care and related matters.

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Paralegal Rona Rogers Joins DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Firm News on December 14, 2015

We recently welcomed Rona Rogers to DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC. She’s new, but she isn’t new to the legal world – she began her career in 1994, where she worked as a receptionist in a law firm in Phoenix (Rona is a Phoenix native).

After two years in her role as a receptionist, Rona began working as a legal secretary, focusing almost exclusively on family law and divorce cases. She worked in the role of a legal secretary for nine years. In 2005, Rona became a family law paralegal, and now has more than a decade of experience in this role.

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Paralegal Alison Kekic Joins DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Firm News on December 10, 2015

Alison Kekic comes to DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC by way of Ohio, entering the Paralegal Studies program at Cuyahoga Community College, and thereafter earning her bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 2002 at the University of Akron.

Though she remains an Ohio sports fan, Alison prefers the sunnier climate of Arizona, and relocated here in 2013, bringing with her more than 15 years of legal experience as a paralegal.

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Attorney Shannon McShay Joins DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Firm News on December 4, 2015

DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC welcomes Shannon Colleen McShay, recent ASU law graduate, to the team as a family law associate!

A graduate of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in 2015, Shannon earned her Juris Doctor with distinction, graduating in the top one-third of her class. She was also a Pedrick Scholar for academic achievement. Prior to law school, Shannon studied finance at ASU, and graduated summa cum laude

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