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News/Publications

  • What Do In Vitro Embryos, Divorce and Arizona Have in Common?

    Some Arizona couples are considering cryogenically preserving embryos they have created using eggs or sperm from themselves, their spouse, or even a future spouse. A recent Arizona law has made it even more important to understand legally what may happen to those embryos if that couple gets divorced.  

    Effective for divorce proceedings filed on or after August 3, 2018, the new law A.R.S. 25-318.03 … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • What Separates the Pedestrian from the Exceptional

    JW Way Fundamental #6: Be passionate about the client experience   "Make each client interaction memorable for its warmth, thoughtfulness, and helpfulness.  Create wow experiences,  Be obsessive about response time and keeping clients informed.”

    This fundamental speaks to us on two distinct levels. 

    First, it teaches the importance of identifying with the client’s … Read More

    Categories: Culture, Article

  • Time Flies. Goals and Planning are Important

    When I was younger, clichés such as “The days are long, but the years are short” kind of bugged me. As I aged, I learned that clichés are clichés because they generally are true for most people. I am reminded of how quickly time goes by each week when Shutterfly sends me an email with a few pictures and a subject line such as “Your memories from this week ten years ago.” … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, Blog

  • 15 Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Named to 2020 Best Lawyers® List

    Phoenix, AZ, (August 15, 2019) -- Jaburg Wilk is pleased to announce that 15 of their lawyers have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

    Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • The Path to Registering Certain Types of Cannabis Trademarks is Now a Little Less Hazy

    Unlike patents and copyrights, obtaining a federally registered trademark requires (among other things) that applicants abide by the “lawful” use in commerce requirement. In other words, the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") will refuse to register trademarks used in connection with goods or services that are illegal under federal law. This requirement has been a longstanding problem … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property, Article

  • Divorce and Taxes

    When a couple is getting divorced both current and future tax obligations as well as tax basis are very important. There are four areas that we frequently advise our clients about.

    Is Child Support or Spousal Maintenance Taxable as Income?

    The new federal tax law does not apply to divorce decrees that were signed prior to January 2, 2019. Spousal maintenance is still deductible for the payor and included as … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • A Label by any Name is Still Just a Label

    JW Way Fundamental #13: Embrace Diversity  "Celebrate our differences. Be aware of and address implicit bias. Be open to learning from others, regardless of their background or role. Be mindful that we make better decisions when we consider multiple perspectives. Hire, mentor, compensate, and promote based on merit.”

    Recently I started to read an article about technology and what generations thought … Read More

    Categories: Culture, Article

  • Opportunities for Learning are Everywhere

    JW Way Fundamental #17: Be Relentless about Continuous Improvement  "Be a lifetime learner and continually invest in your own education, both formally and informally. Be curious and never stop improving your legal, technical, and personal skills. Embrace change. Look for a better way."

    The principles of "continuous improvement" and "lifetime learning" are embedded in the legal profession.  We " … Read More

    Categories: Culture, Article

  • Jaburg Wilk Attorney to Speak at National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Arizona Chapter

    Lauren Garner, a partner at the law firm of Jaburg Wilk will speak on "Arizona Probate Court Settlement and Mediation" 

    What:  AzNEALA 16th Annual Symposium covering topics including ALTCS, Mental Health, New Arizona Probate Rules, Practice Management, Supportive Housing and Probate Court Settlement and Mediation

    Where:  Desert Willow Conference Center,       4340 E … Read More

    Categories: Estate Planning, Probate Litigation, Seminars

  • Law Firm Donates School Supplies to Boys Hope Girls Hope

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (August 9, 2019).  Employees of the Phoenix law firm Jaburg Wilk supported Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona by collecting back to school supplies from their wish list for the second consecutive year. They collected binders, paper, notebooks, pens, pencils, earbuds, pencil cases, pocket folders and other supplies. Additionally, they raised more than $1,100 and were able to purchase almost … Read More

    Categories: News Release