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  • 15 Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® List

    15 Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® List

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (08/15/2018) – Jaburg Wilk is pleased to announce that 15 lawyers have been included in the 2019 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 was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary … Read More

    Categories: Appellate, Business & Corporate, Construction, Employment, Estate Planning, Family Law, Healthcare, Intellectual Property, Internet and Technology, Real Estate, News Release

  • Jaburg Wilk Names Three New Partners

    Jaburg Wilk Names Three New Partners

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (07/01/2018) – Jaburg Wilk named three attorneys – Micalann C. Pepe, Jeffrey Silence and Michael Dvoren - as partners of the firm effective July 1, 2018.

    Micalann Pepe is an insurance, litigation, and business law attorney and represents her insurer clients in insurance coverage disputes and bad faith litigation. She graduated from Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, Employment, Insurance Litigation, Intellectual Property, Internet and Technology, News Release

  • Six Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Presenting at Arizona State Bar Convention

    Six Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Presenting at Arizona State Bar Convention

    The Arizona State Bar Convention is held in June of each year. A large portion of the event is providing CLE to attorneys. The following are seminars that Jaburg Wilk attorneys have planned or are presenting at:

    Life Insurance and Retirement Plan Considerations in Today’s Estate Planning Environment

    Assisting estate planners and probate litigators to identify issues and opportunities for clients … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Estate Planning, Family Law, Intellectual Property, Probate Litigation, Seminars

  • Epic Win for Employers on Individual Arbitration Agreements

    Epic Win for Employers on Individual Arbitration Agreements

    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that employers may require their employees to resolve wage and hour disputes through one-on-one arbitration instead of through class actions. In Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, the Supreme Court affirmed that the Federal Arbitration Act (the “FAA”) requires enforcement of individual arbitration agreements between employers and employees. If an employee agrees to … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Eight Reasons Why an Employer Might Not Want Arbitration Agreements

    Eight Reasons Why an Employer Might Not Want Arbitration Agreements

    There has been a lot of buzz about the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision about arbitration, Epic Systems Corp v. Lewis. It looks like employers can now avoid class actions by having their employees sign arbitration agreements. Indeed, a lot of law firms are rolling out new policies and emphasizing the need to arbitrate.

    But is it really a good idea?  Probably not. A fully informed employer … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • AWCI-AZ Annual Meeting and Education Forum

    AWCI-AZ Annual Meeting and Education Forum

    Jeff Silence and Mark Bogard: Speakers at the Annual AWCI Memeber Meeting and Education Forum

    Employment law attorney Jeffrey Silence will discuss Arizona’s new paid sick time law and why Arizona employers need to have both a written policy and comply with the law.  

    What: Arizona Paid Sick Time Law 

    Where: Offices of Lovitt & Touche, 1050 W Washington St #233, Tempe, AZ 8 … Read More

    Categories: Construction, Employment, Seminars

  • Arizona Paid Sick Time Law Seminar

    Arizona Paid Sick Time Law Seminar

    Jeff Silence will address the basics of Prop 206 – Arizona Paid Sick Time law.  He will also discuss the confusing and tricky intricacies of this law.  He will also teach you about the serious consequences that employers face for non-compliance and how many of those consequences can easily be avoided.   

    What: How Arizona Employers Can be Compliant with Arizona … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Seminars

  • Monitoring Employee Electronic Communications

    Monitoring Employee Electronic Communications

    A growing number of employers monitor and review their employees’ electronic communications, including telephone calls, emails and internet use, while at work or working away from the office. They cite a number of legitimate business reasons for doing this, such as:

    Maintaining employee productivity by minimizing personal use of the employer’s telephone and computer systems;

    Ensuring compliance … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Jeff Silence Paid Sick Time Webinar

    Jeff Silence Paid Sick Time Webinar

    Jeff Silence, employment law attorney at Jaburg Wilk, is presenting webinars on Arizona's Paid Sick Time for Payroll Experts’ clients.      

    What: Webinar

    Topics that will be covered in the series include: 

    Arizona Paid Sick Time Law

    Paid Sick Time Policy

    Recordkeeping

    When:  March 30, 2018 and April 12, 2018

    Who:  Registration limited to Payroll … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Seminars

  • Jeff Silence to Present for CBIZ Employment Services Organization

    Jeff Silence to Present for CBIZ Employment Services Organization

    Jeff Silence, employment law attorney at Jaburg Wilk, is presenting a series of employment law seminars.      

    What: Jeff will be presenting for CBIZ Employee Services Organization. 

    Topics that will be covered in the series include: 

    Arizona Paid Sick Time Law

    Arizona Medical Marijuana Act

    Sexual Harassment and Awareness Training

    Providing … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Seminars