[OPINION] My View: Don’t put a brake on private property rights in Arizona

(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.)  By Barry Goldwater Jr. and Evan Bolick, Rose Law Group litigator If a tea party started the American Revolution, a brake shop in Mesa started a revolution of a different kind in this state to advance private property rights. The year was 2001 and Arizona’s third-largest city sought to seize Bailey’s …

Scottsdale dips into sober home regulations through new spacing requirements; Rose Law Group litigator Evan Bolick says zoning is critical for these homes

By Terrance Thornton | Scottsdale Independent As the opioid epidemic tightens its grip on the nation’s beleaguered, an unintended consequence of the road to recovery is hitting a little too close to home for some. Over the last decade the undertones of American drug addiction — the friend who pops the occasional pill or the buddy who has one too …

As opioid crisis escalates, Scottsdale latest city to zero in on sober living homes; Rose Law Group litigator Evan Bolick comments on increasing municipal scrutiny

By Joseph Flaherty | Phoenix New Times In one of the cascading effects from Arizona’s opioid crisis, sober-living homes are under the magnifying glass. These homes allow people recovering from addiction to live together in a supportive residential setting. But sober-living homes are pretty much unregulated, and residents can be vulnerable to exploitation. READ ON: “As more group home investors enter the …

Phoenix wants to regulate sober-living homes, but can it? ‘many things nearby neighbors can do’ says Jordan Rose, who along with Evan Bolick have been successfully handling these fights

By Jessica Boehm | The Republic As Arizona and the nation battle a growing opioid epidemic, it’s no surprise that more rehabilitation facilities have opened across the Valley. What has surprised some Phoenix residents is that many of these dwellings are popping up unregulated in the middle of their neighborhoods. Now the city is trying to do something about it. READ ON: “While local government has …

Bolick v. Woods

Arizona Progress & Gazette They are two of the biggest names in the Arizona legal world. Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods and Arizona Supreme Court Justice Clint Bolick.  Earlier this week Father Bolick likely would have been proud as his son, Evan Bolick, sparred with Woods.  It was in Pinal County Superior Court over a profoundly dishonest effort by …

AzMERIT does Not Merit A Panicked Response

By Evan Bolick, Rose Law Group litigation and education law attorney Today, the State publicly released the results of Arizona schools’ AzMERIT test scores and the results were… uninspiring. And soon to follow, will be mandatorily required grades (on an A-F scale) for every charter school and school district that will be predicated in large part on the results of …

City lawyers allege resident was paid to file suit over Apex; Rose Law Group litigation attorney Evan Bolick says owner of signature-gathering company ‘enlisted’ by plaintiffs

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Apex Motor Club By Mason Callejas | InMaricopa Players in a high-profile case against the City of Maricopa presented arguments Monday in a Pinal County courtroom, during which it was alleged by the defense that the plaintiff was paid to file the complaint. The suit, filed by attorneys Grant Woods and Michael Riikola on behalf …

Olivia de Havilland sues FX, Ryan Murphy over ‘Feud’ portrayal; if successful, could chill other media, says Rose Law Group litigator Evan Bolick

By Alex Stedman | Variety On the eve of her 101st birthday, Olivia de Havilland is serving FX with a gift of her own — a lawsuit. The actress is suing the network, along with Ryan Murphy Productions, over her portrayal in “Feud,” saying that it paints her in a false light, according to court documents obtained by Variety. The …

Neighbors pushing back on potential rehab center next door; Rose Law Group litigator Evan Bolick says there is a ‘deed restriction’

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the neighbors on Sunnyvale Road fighting to preserve the residential character of their neighborhood By Amanda Goodman | AZFamily 3TV Pristine landscapes, large homes and longtime residents. The people who live on Sunnyvale Road in Paradise Valley like it just the way it is, but change could be coming. “Apparently, our neighbor wants to lease his …