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  • Always take the high road

    JW Way # 16. Don't be a jerk- always take the high road. Maintain professionalism at all times. Keep emotions under control. Advocating forcefully for the interests 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."

    As I sat down to write about this fundamental, it occurred to me that when … Read More

    Categories: Other

  • Do I need an attorney if I'm buying or selling a business?

    Video Transcript:

    I'm Neal Bookspan of Jaburg Wilk.  I'm an attorney who helps businesses and business owners manage their legal risks.

    Do I need an attorney if I'm buying or selling a business?

    People definitely need attorneys when they are buying or selling a business.  It is a very important transaction for the seller who may have owned the business and built it up over a lifetime or for the buyer … Read More

  • Jaburg Wilk named best intellectual property firm

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (Feb. 22, 2016)- Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk was named the Best Intellectual Property law firm in the valley by Arizona Foothills Magazine in their ninth annual Best of Our Valley contest. 

    Arizona Foothills magazine asks readers to vote for their favorite valley people, places and more. The contest is answered with millions of votes. 

    Jaburg Wilk’s Intellectual Property … Read More

  • Reporting Requirements for Healthcare Professionals in Legal Trouble

    Video Transcript

    My name is Kraig Marton and I work in Healthcare here at Jaburg & Wilk.

    Do healthcare professionals have to report legal trouble to their licensing board?

    It turns out that healthcare professionals have a duty to report certain things to their licensing board.

    What kind of charges must be reported?

    Any kind of felony must be reported, again within ten days, but not just felonies but most … Read More

  • Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken!

    The subject of this blog post is a great quote from Oscar Wilde. And it rings true because it is better to be an honest version of yourself than a fake version of someone else. Everyone has heard the saying “fake it till you make it,” but being yourself from the start will get you farther in life.

    Many people in our society have people they want to emulate, many times only seeing the public image and … Read More

  • Maria Speth to speak on legal innovation

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (Feb. 2, 2016)- Jaburg Wilk shareholder Maria Crimi Speth along with other panelists will address innovative trends in the legal industry and explore the issues around ethical challenges to the use of social media and legal technology at Legal Innovation: Trends & Ethics From Different Perspectives, a legal event hosted by Evolve Law. 

    When: Thursday, February 18th 2016 from 5:30pm to 8:30 … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Can an Employer Require Drug Testing in The workplace?

    Employer Drug Testing Video Transcript

    Can an employer require drug testing in the workplace?

    You know, an employer can require drug testing. In fact, an employer may have a duty to require drug testing because the employer has an obligation to make the workplace safe to the employees, to customers and to anyone else who comes there.

    Does an employee have to submit to a drug test?

    Maybe. An employer generally … Read More