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  • Teamwork is Necessary

    No one really makes it on their own. Everyone is part of a team, whether internally at their business or with partners at other businesses. Anyone who thinks their success is only attributable to their own actions is mistaken and myopic. 

     

    You need to know your colleagues. Does this mean you have to be best friends with everyone and know everything about them? Of course not. But it … Read More

  • Isn’t a Power of Attorney Just for Old People, Right? Wrong!

    Why Young Adults Need Power of Attorneys 

    When children turn 18, they legally become adults.  If there was a catastrophic life event which rendered them unable to make their own life decisions, their parents no longer have any legal rights.  If the young adult becomes seriously ill or disabled, it may require a court appointed guardian to make financial or medical decisions.  Creating both … Read More

  • Fourteen Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Named 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers

    Phoenix, Arizona (April 18, 2017) - Phoenix law firm Jaburg Wilk has fourteen attorneys named as either 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers or 2017 Rising Stars. The 2017 listing of Southwest Super Lawyers Includes – Neal Bookspan, Roger Cohen, Lauren Garner, Kraig Marton, Nathan D. Meyer, Mitchell Reichman, Maria Crimi Speth and Lawrence Wilk. To be considered for Rising Star recognition, attorneys … Read More

    Categories: Other, News Release

  • Credibility and Trustworthiness

    Be honest; don't lie. And say what you mean. This seems simple, but too many people have trouble with what are to me qualities that we shouldn't have to strive for. I mean talk about a low bar: be honest and forthright. And be this way all the time to everyone you deal with. You want people to believe in you.

    The alternative is being two faced and dishonest. Can anyone honestly say that is the reputation they … Read More

    Categories: Other, Article

  • Eight Questions about Arizona's New Paid Sick Time Law

    Prop 206: Paid Sick Time Off is Now Required of Arizona Employers

    Prop 206 was recently upheld by the Arizona Supreme Court.  Not only does Prop 206 increase Arizona’s minimum wage to $10 per hour but also requires paid sick time.   Arizona employers must have a paid sick time (“PST”) policy before the new law takes effect on July 1, 2017.  Employers need to prepare … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Networking vs. Connecting

    Networking is about knowing more people. Connecting is about knowing people more. The distinction is obvious. You know a lot of people professionally and personally, but you are connected to only a fraction of those you know. 

    When you are at a business, social or charitable event, you likely will run into many people you know. But with many, you will know them “socially” or “professionally& … Read More

  • The Advantages of Divorce Mediation

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, my name is Mitchell Reichman. I’m a board-certified Specialist in Family Law and chair of the Family Law Department at Jaburg & Wilk.

    What is opting out and how can I pursue it?

    Opting out is choosing to resolve a family law dispute outside the traditional judicial system and one method of opting out is choosing mediation as an alternative to resolving disputes. Mediation can … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Do Things for Others and Expect Nothing in Return

    One thing I have learned is to do things for others, yet expect nothing. That's right, you need to rely on karma. Do good deeds and you will be on the receiving end in the future.

    Connect people. Refer people. Forward that article you know your colleague, friend or family member will be interested in. Send a card or a letter - you know, the way we used to keep in contact before email and texting & … Read More

    Categories: Other, Blog

  • 2017 Social Venture Partners Fast Pitch

    The Arizona non-profit community was once again celebrated in the 2017 Social Venture Partners Arizona Fast Pitch competition.  Social innovators were coached and mentored over two months; where seven finalists will get 3 minutes to “pitch” their non-profit in this fast paced competition to a panel of judges and the audience.  The program culminates in the Fast … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, News Release

  • What is a Business Divorce?

    Video Transcript:

    I’m Roger Cohen. I’m a shareholder at Jaburg Wilk. I’ve been practicing law for thirty-seven years. My primary areas of practice are commercial litigation, business transactions and business disputes of all shapes and sizes.

    What is a business divorce?

    Business divorce is the business equivalent of a real divorce. People have partnerships with their co-shareholders or the … Read More

    Categories: Business Divorce, Blog