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  • Law Firm Donates Water Bottles to Phoenix Rescue Mission

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 24, 2019). The Phoenix law firm of Jaburg Wilk supported the Code Red program at Phoenix Rescue Mission for the fifth consecutive year. This year, with a matching donation, they were able to donate nearly 6,000 bottles of water. 

    Jaburg Wilk has previously supported Code Red which provides water to vulnerable people during the dangerous triple digit Arizona summer heat.  The primary … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Are You Likable?

    Studies have shown that likable people are more successful. This makes sense because I feel comfortable saying that almost any person you ask would rather be around and do business with someone who is likable versus someone who is not. Because of this, it’s good that being likable is something you have the power to control and improve on.

    Being likable is easy if you think about the qualities you like in … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • Parental Alienation is Not an Allegation to be Used Lightly

    Parental alienation is a term used in family law cases and typically found in families involved in high-conflict divorce or separation.  It is also known as resist/refuse parent-child relational problems. Many people believe that if a child resists or refuses contact with a parent - even temporarily - that alienation is the cause. This is not the case.  The allegation alone is a very strong … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Preparation Matters

    I had a conversation this week that reminded me of a post I wrote years ago about the importance of preparation. I went back and looked at it. The post was spot on regarding the conversation between my client and me. I revised that post for the current situation because it is a good reminder of how important preparation is.

    This week, I called a client to set up a block of time to prepare for a mediation. The … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • Jaburg Wilk Supports MANA House and Catholic Charities

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (6/10/2019) – The law firm of Jaburg Wilk again supported the relief efforts for Catholic Charities Community Services Bless Refugees

    Employees of the firm raised more than $1,500 dollars to purchase essentials for both programs as well as donating hygiene supplies, clothing, and bedding. In addition to the donations of several large boxes of hygiene care items for the refugee … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Communicate to be Understood - Gary Jaburg

    JW Way Fundamental #10: Communicate to be Understood "Know your audience. Use the language of your audience to write and speak clearly concisely, in away that can be easily understood."

    The purpose of communicating - whether it’s oral, written, sign language or Morse code - is that both parties understand what is being said.  It is primarily the sender’s responsibility to ensure that the … Read More

    Categories: Culture, Article

  • Communicate to be Understood - Mervyn Braude

    JW Way Fundamental #10: Communicate to be Understood "Know your audience. Use the language of your audience to write and speak clearly concisely, in away that can be easily understood."

    How important is communicating to be understood? Can the misunderstanding of a few words literally mean the difference between life and death?

    In 1977 at foggy Tenerife airport in the Canary Islands, the captain of a … Read More

    Categories: Culture, Article

  • Leave Your Ego at the Door - Nate Meyer

    JW Way Fundamental #9: Leave Your Ego at the Door  "At all times, stay focused on serving the needs of our client and our firm, rather than on serving your ego. Remember - it's about the client and our firm, not you!"

    My parents were in town a few weeks ago so I invited them to meet me for lunch.

    My Mom, Dixie ordered.  My Dad, Phil ordered.  I ordered

    Yes, my parents' names are Phil and Dixie.& … Read More

    Categories: Culture, Article

  • Communicate to be Understood - Kathy Mathia

    JW Way Fundamental #10: Communicate to be Understood "Know your audience. Use the language of your audience to write and speak clearly concisely, in away that can be easily understood."

    Recently I spoke to a client about a complaint that had been filed against them.  The person laughed about how the opposing party in the case was “praying” that the court grant the relief requested. & … Read More

    Categories: Culture, Article

  • Ordinary People do Extraordinary Things Every Day

    I first remember reading or hearing this in a quote from Jim Valvano, the North Carolina basketball coach who said “Every Single Day, in Every Walk of Life, Ordinary People do Extraordinary Things.” In 1983, his underdog team was pitted against the heavily favorited Houston Cougars in the NCAA Men’s Basketball championship game. They won right at the end of the game. He later passed away from … Read More

    Categories: Blog