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  • Why Being at Work, While Anticipating Fun, Or Make Life/Work Balance a Goal

    Some of you may be asking, what does he mean? Some of you may be saying, life/work balance, good luck! What I mean is being on the edge of having fun, vacation, just not working for a day, etc. What I'm really talking about his life/work balance.

    We all work hard. At least I like to think that we do. One of the things that helps me stay focused at work is the knowledge that I have planned breaks, whether taking a … Read More

    Categories: Other

  • Don't be a Jerk - Always Take the High Road

    By Ash Langenberg

    Maintain professionalism at all times. Keep emotions under control. Advocating forcefully for the interest of our clients does not require bullying, condescension, foul language, or temper tantrums. This applies to co-workers, opposing counsel, and vendors. Be a "mensch".

    This week's JW way really intrigues me. I have often wondered how some people can't see the effects their words and actions … Read More

    Categories: Other

  • What is a "Non-Disparagement" Clause and Why You May Not Want to Sign One

    By David Farren

    You settle your case, and the defendant agrees to pay you a lot of money. All that’s left to do is to sign a “standard” settlement agreement prepared by the defendant’s attorney. You get to page 10 and see a paragraph titled “No Disparagement.” You see that this means neither party will “disparage” the other . . . ever. You call your attorney, who … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Why are Life and Business so Taxing?

    Yes, I know the title is a bit cheesy, but it is April 15, and, of course, I mean something else: Why is it so hard to be successful?

    Life is hard. Work is hard. Business is hard. Being successful is hard, let alone getting "ahead." And working hard doesn't mean you will be successful or get ahead, but it sure doesn't hurt.

    You need to put in time and do so smartly, whether in your business or personal life. & … Read More

    Categories: Other

  • Arizona’s New Construction Defect Law is Effective the Summer of 2015

    On March 23, 2015, Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey, signed into law House Bill 2578. This new legislation relates specifically to Arizona's construction defect claims and revises the Purchaser Dwelling Actions statute - ARS § 12-1361, et al. The new law is effective the summer of 2015.

    The intent of this new law is to limit the number of construction defect lawsuits brought by homeowners. However, expansion of … Read More

    Categories: Construction, Article

  • Jaburg Wilk Shareholder to Perform at Rats Rods & Rock N’ Roll Event

    Phoenix, AZ (April 7, 2015)- Jaburg Wilk Shareholder and member of Los Huevos Surf Band Roger Cohen will be performing at ‘Rats Rods & Rock N’ Roll’ Car & Bike Show on Saturday, April 18th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Superstition Harley-Davidson located at 2910 W. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, AZ 85120. 

    ‘Rats Rods & Rock N’ Roll’ is an event hosted by … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • We're in a Business to Serve Clients Profitably

    There are attorneys and firms that think of themselves as "professionals" and ignore the business aspects of practicing law and there are attorneys and firms that only think about making money. We are neither! We are professionals that understand that you make money by creating a great client experience, which translates to "happy clients" that want to pay their bills. 

    Creating a great client experience … Read More

    Categories: Other

  • Behavioral Health Billing Alert

    Providers of behavioral health services should be aware that the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5), released in May 2013 after more than ten years in preparation, contains references to International Classification of Diseases version 9 (ICD-9) codes, and not to the newer ICD-10 codes.  No publication date for a sixth revision of this Manual has … Read More

    Categories: Healthcare, Article