Are real estate and construction essential services? Scottsdale law firm hosts emergency webinar

Jordan Rose By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal When Jordan Rose’s phone started ringing off the hook the afternoon of March 30 from construction companies asking if Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s stay-at-home order applied to them, she knew it was time to spring into action. Yes, construction and real estate are essential services, so the governor is not shutting down those …

Rose Law Group Talks Essential Services

We’ve had nearly a dozen calls asking this, so we thought it would be helpful to tell you that YES construction and real estate ARE essential services so the Governor’s order is NOT shutting your businesses down. Today, Rose Law Group hosted a Zoom meeting with their team and the community to talk about essential services, the various state and federal loan/incentive programs as well as landlord and …

Should I reduce my labor force to get through these tough economic times? Rose Law Group Partner and Litigation Department Director David McDowell advises against ‘hasty decisions.’

By David McDowell, Partner at Rose Law Group Many employers faced with a significant slow-down of their business are asking whether they should reduce their workforce to weather the tough economic times. But hasty decisions motivated by cash flow issues can have serious consequences. If you intend to apply for a loan under the new stimulus package reduction of your labor force …

COVID-19: An opportunity for compassion

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The Coronavirus threatens public health. It has shutdown businesses and travel rocking the economy and threatening jobs and livelihoods. It is also an opportunity of the community (including the business community) to show compassion and empathy, to help small businesses and lift workers in need. “We are going to recognize how to …

RLG Partner and Director of Family Law, Kaine Fisher updates on COVID-19 and courts [VIDEO]

Rose Law Group Partner and Director of Family Law Kaine Fisher gives us an update on the court system and COVID-19. The Coronavirus Task Force team at Rose Law Group is led by partners, Jordan Rose, Court Rich, Cameron Carter, Kaine Fisher, David McDowell, Adam Trenk and Logan Elia.  They are looking to find some relief and some sort of business silver lining for our clients in this entirely unexpected situation.

RLG Senior Planner/Project Manager Nick Labadie talks long-term steps cities and development community can take now in response to COVID-19 (Part II)

By Nick Labadie, Senior Planner at Rose Law Group There are a lot of people doing a lot right now to help get this pandemic under control. The help , however,  is mostly from politicians, scientists, doctors, nurses, first responders, and law enforcement. For many of the rest of us, we just need to stay put–away from others and figure out how to work from home. There’s …

EXCLUSIVE: Rose Law Group Attorney Eric Hill outlines tenants rights under new virus rules.

By Eric Hill, Attorney at Rose Law Group Eviction moratoriums are being implemented across the country in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In Arizona, there are two moratoriums that landlords and tenants should understand. First, the federal CARES Act includes several provisions relating to evictions. Second, Governor Ducey imposed a moratorium on evictions with his March 24th Executive Order. Here’s what each does: …

RLG regulatory attorney Tom Galvin talks stopgaps as Scottsdale businesses struggle to survive

By Wayne Schutsky | Scottsdale Progress On normal days, Melissa Fink finds herself preoccupied with glitter and glam as dozens of children celebrate birthdays, have tea parties and attend camps at her Scottsdale business that is dedicated to all things girly. But things have changed as the coronavirus has impacted businesses across all sectors, causing layoffs, revenue drops and Scottsdale …