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  • You Must Have Substance Because Reputation Matters in the Long-Run

    You might be able to baffle people with you know what initially, but it won't last if you are all flash and no substance.  If you make a sale by saying the right things, but don't have the employees or equipment to correctly and timely get the job done, it will be the last time you work for that customer, or anyone that customer tells of your failure. You likely will lose business you will never know you lost. … Read More

    Categories: Other

  • What Have You Done to Improve Yourself?

    JW Way #17 - Be relentless about continuous improvement.

    Be a “lifetime learner.”  Continually invest in your own education, both formally and informally.  Never stop improving your legal, technical and personal skills.  Excellence is a journey, not a destination.

    This fundamental encourages us to become better at our jobs, better in our community, and indeed better people.  Like … Read More

    Categories: Other

  • Maria Crimi Speth to Present Legal Traps on the Internet

    Maria Crimi Speth and Arizona Technology Council’s  Startup and Entrepreneurship Committee will be presenting ‘It’s a (VIRTUAL) Jungle Out There! Legal Traps on the Internet’, on Thursday Oct. 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Unexpected Art Gallery located at 734 W. Polk, Phoenix, AZ 85007. 

    Attendees will learn how to avoid common, costly mistakes when launching apps or … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property, Internet and Technology, News Release

  • Phoenix Law Firm Cooks Dinners at Ryan House

    Phoenix, Arizona (Sept. 14, 2015) - Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk cooked two dinners for children and their families staying at Ryan House. 

    Ryan House is a palliative and respite care facility that addresses the emotional, spiritual and social needs of children and their families as they navigate life-limiting or end-of-life journeys.  

    Jaburg Wilk’s first group cooked spaghetti and … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Do Employers Have to Pay their Employees?

    Q: Do Employers have to pay for all time worked?

    A: Absolutely. The law has been clear for many years that if an employer engages an employee to work, they must pay for all time worked. 

    Q: Do employers have to give breaks and are they required to be paid?

    A: In Arizona, surprisingly there is no law that requires employers to give their employees mandatory breaks. If an employer does give a short break (15 … Read More

    Categories: Employment

  • What Will be Done Eventually Should be Done Immediately. Organize Yourself!

    Don’t be a sloth! Delay rarely helps in any situation. We know disorganization leads to disaster. It not only can make you late on your commitments, it can adversely affect your business and personal life.

    We live in a “what have you done for me lately” world that demands that expectations not just to be met, but exceeded. You can do this by setting expectations you know you can meet and … Read More

    Categories: Other

  • Respect the Need to Balance Professional Independence and Firm Consistency

    JW Way #14 – Respect the need to balance professional independence and firm consistency.

    While we’ve all developed our own ways to be successful, it’s also important for us to maintain firm consistency in many areas, and to follow firm policies for the best interests of the organization as a whole.

     Applying generalized descriptions to any one group of individuals, whether it is as a … Read More

    Categories: Other

  • Practice Blameless Problem Solving

    JW Way #12 - Practice blameless problem solving.

    Blame has no place in our firm. Fix errors by focusing on solutions, not assessing blame.  Learn from mistakes and use that knowledge to improve our processes.  Without mistakes, there is no learning.

    I believe maturity (intellectual and emotional) is key to successfully practicing blameless problem solving. But let's begin with a simple, immature " … Read More

    Categories: Other

  • Phoenix Law Firm Provides Water to Homeless Individuals

    Phoenix, Arizona (Sept. 3, 2015) - Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk provided over 4,000 bottles of water to Phoenix Rescue Mission for their Code Red Summer Heat Relief project. 

    During the summer when temperatures are in the triple digits, life on the streets goes from unbearable to deadly. Homeless individuals need water to survive summer on the streets. 

    “The recent record heat wave created … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Eight Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Named to 2016 Best Lawyers® in America List

    Eight Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Named to 2016 Best Lawyers® in America List

    PHOENIX, AZ, (Sept. 1, 2015)- Jaburg Wilk is pleased to announce that eight lawyers have been named to the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

    Lawyers on the Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by … Read More

    Categories: News Release