[October 12, 2011]
The Sunburst Farms Irrigation District counterclaimed against two ordinary citizens for requesting too many public records. Tsontakis Law is defending their statutory and First Amendment rights in Court.
[August 1, 2011]
Tsontakis Law represents the Arizona Free Enterprise Club as amicus curiae in Miller v. Corporation Commission, a separation of powers case pending a petition for review before the Arizona Supreme Court.
[June 21, 2011]
PRESS RELEASE-- Representing the taxpayers in this public records lawsuit, Tsontakis Law seeks to vindicate the rights of ordinary people to hold the government accountable to its duties under the law.
[June 6, 2011]
PHOENIX, AZ: Tsontakis Law has launched the "Invigorate Democracy" ad campaign, a unique marketing concept for a law firm. Tsontakis Law is the first and remains the only Arizona law firm that consistently markets itself as fundamentally committed to the democratic processes that underlie the 21st century's knowledge-based information markets.
[May 4, 2011]
Lawyers who have indicated an interest in becoming an attorney for the IRC, according to the Yellow Sheet, include Tim LaSota of Rose Law Group, Lisa Hauser, David Braun, Adam Lang, Kory Langhofer, former Solicitor General Mary O’Grady, Eric Spencer and Anthony Tsontakis.
[March 31, 2011]
“The Judge’s ruling complicates the very issue the lawsuit sought to clarify—whether the Superintendent can cancel an election after he calls one,” explained Anthony Tsontakis, an election law attorney and Pingerelli’s lawyer in the case. “By creating this new grey area of non-statutory power for executive branch officials, we fear the Court has made ordinary citizens more vulnerable to potential government abuses.”
[March 11, 2011]
ARIZONA REPUBLIC - Peter Pingerelli filed a complaint in Maricopa County Superior Court last week against Maricopa County Superintendent of Schools Don Covey. He broadened the complaint Wednesday to include County Attorney Bill Montgomery. Along with seeking the election, he wants Montgomery to investigate Covey for canceling a special board election in Peoria.
Officials with the county attorney and county superintendent's offices would not comment on pending litigation.
"There is strange behavior going on in our county government that's affecting my client," election law attorney Anthony Tsontakis said. "We intend to get to the bottom of it and compel them to appear before a judge and explain what's going on here."
[March 9, 2011]
ARIZONA REPUBLIC - Peoria resident Peter Pingerelli filed a complaint last week against Maricopa County Superintendent Don Covey in Maricopa County Superior Court. Covey in January called for a special election to fill the seat after he said the board had tried to circumvent his appointment process. Weeks later, the board rescinded the action that concerned the county superintendent and Covey canceled the election.
Pingerelli's attorney, Anthony Tsontakis, said the cancelation infringes upon Pingerelli's "civil right to run for office."
[March 3, 2011]
Peter Pingerelli, a resident of Peoria Unified School District, is making his case for governing board candidate in the district. But, his attempt to file signature petitions for nomination, his affidavit of qualifications and campaign finance laws statement appear to be rejected by the Maricopa County Superintendent of Schools Don Covey.
[March 3, 2011]
Early Thursday morning, election law attorney Anthony Tsontakis issued a statement on behalf of Peter Pingerelli, a candidate for the Peoria Unified School District Governing Board vacancy.
[February 26, 2011]
Arizona Capitol Times newspaper editorial by Anthony Tsontakis on the Arizona Clean Elections case--McComish v. Bennett--which is currently pending before the United States Supreme Court.