Jaburg Wilk Partner Stephanie Fierro Named to Board
PHOENIX, Ariz. (02/2/2018) – Stephanie Fierro was named to the Board of Directors of Dress for Success Phoenix.
Fierro, a business and estate planning attorney and partner at Jaburg Wilk, said “I am very excited to join this wonderful organization as a board member. Their mission aligns with my values of supporting and empowering women.”
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Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
The same old, same old is the same as becoming stagnant. Said differently: don’t be a stick in the mud! Try to do something new a couple times a year to take you out of your comfort zone. What it is depends on you.
Maybe it’s trying something new, like hiking or Pilates. Maybe it’s attending a class or conference on a subject that interests you but has nothing to do with your career, … Read More
Get Enough Sleep
This seems so obvious, yet most of us don’t. You might; I know I generally don’t. I try, but so much to do and so little time…
I read something that said adults generally need at least seven hours of sleep per night until the age of 60, after which most people need more. It seems like that should be easy, but it’s not always so simple. When you are busy at work (including the time spent … Read More
Turn Your New Year’s Resolution into a SMART Goal for a Better Chance to be Successful
It is the first week of January. We all are back at work trying to recover from the holidays as the new year kicks into high gear out of the gate. Many of you likely made New Year’s resolutions. It could be one of the standards such as losing a certain amount of weight, starting an exercise program, drinking less soda, eating less candy, etc. Maybe it is something different and more personal to you. Or maybe … Read More
Never Underestimate the Handwritten Thank You
Most of you remember when “the usual” was sending anything and everything by mail. People do things for you, oftentimes going out of their way, all the time. Do you acknowledge these people? If not, why not? If so, how?
If someone does something meaningful, you need to let them know. I understand not all people are doing things to receive thanks, or even comfortable with praise at all. … Read More
Travel Extensively and Meet People
Make travel your norm. We all need to take breaks from work and recharge. If you wait for when you have more time or retire, that time may never come. Or maybe you will retire one day, but be physically unable to go to the places you always hoped and planned to. This is part of work/life balance.
When you travel, immerse yourself in local culture and places. Attempt to meet (hopefully interesting) locals to … Read More
An Arizona Insurer Owes No Duty to Pay the "Undisputed Amount" of a UM or UIM Claim
Although the Arizona Court of Appeals resolved this issue 20 years ago, I frequently see insureds' counsel argue that an insurer must pay the "undisputed amount" of a UM or UIM claim—and I just saw this argument last week—so this post is a refresher.
In Voland v. Farmers Ins. Co. of Arizona, 189 Ariz. 448, 453, 943 P.2d 808, 813 (App. 1997), the Arizona Court of Appeals held "the … Read More
Jaburg Wilk Attorney, Maria Speth Named to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
PHOENIX, Ariz. (11/17/2017) – Maria Speth, intellectual property attorney and partner at the Phoenix law firm of Jaburg Wilk was selected to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2017. Selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional trial attorneys … Read More
Jaburg Wilk Expands Construction Litigation Practice
PHOENIX, Ariz. (11/28/2017) – The law firm of Jaburg Wilk announced that Heather M. Hampstead joined the firm as an associate attorney in their construction defect litigation group.
Before joining Jaburg Wilk, Heather represented clients in civilcar litigation, administrative law and construction defect defense matters. Heather is a United States Air Force veteran and continues to support the military … Read More
Jaburg Wilk Attorneys and Local Girl Scout Troop Partner to Hold Winter Coat Drive for the Homeless
PHOENIX, Ariz. (11/22/2017) – Employees of the Phoenix law firm Jaburg Wilk gathered 50 coats to be distributed to the homeless. In addition to the coats, they also collected gloves, scarves, sweaters and other types of outdoor clothing. One of the firm’s employees is a Girl Scout Den Leader and her daughter is a Girl Scout. Her Girl … Read More