Jaburg Wilk


  • Stay Focused on the Outcome

    JW Way Fundamental #18: Speak constructively. "Address issues in a candid, direct, kind and respectful manner with those involved or affected. Be courageous enough to say what you believe should be said. Ask questions, share ideas, raise issues, and be open to responses. Make constructive suggestions in a way that helps make progress. When possible, speak in person rather than hiding behind email or voicemail. " … Read More

    Categories: Culture, Article

  • Jaburg Wilk Expands Business Law Practice

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (October 23, 2019) - The law firm of Jaburg Wilk announced that Lisa Paine joined the firm as partner in their business law department. Lisa assists clients with general business and corporate representation, business planning, estate planning and probate. 

    Before joining Jaburg Wilk, Lisa founded and managed her own firm.  Her experience as a business owner and as an investor relations … Read More

    Categories: Press Releases, News Release

  • Employer’s Checklist for Terminating Employees – What To Do and What Not To Do

    Arizona employers are often confused by the laws that govern employee terminations in this so-called “right to work” state. The “right to work” has nothing to do with an employee’s right to keep his or her job. What they are really talking about is the opposite idea, that Arizona is a “no right to work,” “at-will” employment state. This means that, in legal … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Jaburg Wilk Supports MASK – Mothers Awareness on School-Age Kids

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (10/18/2019) – The law firm of Jaburg Wilk was pleased to once again be a sponsor of the MASK – Mothers Awareness on School-Age Kids 2019 The Orient Mask-er Aide Ball.

    Founded just 12 years ago, MASK’s goal is to educate families on rapidly changing issues. Their mission is to engage and educate parents, children, and the community about issues facing youth and to empower children … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Everything Arizona Employers Need to Know About PTO Policies

    Arizona employers often ask me what kind of flexibility they have in adopting paid time off (“PTO”) policies. Below are some common questions:

    Can employers have a “use it or lose it” policy where employees will not be paid any PTO upon separation, regardless of the reason?

    Can a PTO policy state that employees who quit will not be paid any accrued PTO, unless they give two weeks’ … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Opportunities Come from Relationships

    “Everything is who you know” is a true statement. This includes the company president and the janitor. You never know who will be important to you in the future or what that person may achieve. The company president may be important to you professionally, or maybe the janitor’s child had the same issue your child is having and has suggestions or connections that may help.

    These are reasons to … Read More

  • Jaburg Wilk Supports Muscular Dystrophy Association 2019

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (10/16/2019) – The law firm of Jaburg Wilk was pleased to again be a sponsor of the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Arizona’s 2019 Taste of the Town in Scottsdale.

    For more than 65 years, the MDA has been committed to improving the lives of people living with muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular diseases. This year’s event benefitted more than 2,600 Arizona families … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Can Out-of-State Students Qualify for In-State Tuition at Arizona Public Universities?

    The Arizona Board of Regents governs Arizona’s public university system, overseeing Arizona State University, Northern University of Arizona and the University of Arizona. The Board is required by law to establish uniform criterion for determining the residency status of students for tuition purposes. Thus, all three public universities employ the same procedures for determining whether students qualify for … Read More

    Categories: Article

  • Domestic Violence and Joint Legal Decision-Making in Arizona

    Domestic violence allegations are unfortunately part of many divorce proceedings. A recent decision by the Arizona Court of Appeals [i] clarifies how domestic violence may impact which parent can make decisions relating to children. In Arizona, parents may joint legal decision-making authority or it could be awarded solely to one parent. Legal decision-making is defined as the “legal right and responsibility … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Make Room for Fun

    JW Way Fundamental #27: Don't take yourself too seriously  "Maintain a healthy perspective on your work and professional life. There are more important things going on in the world than your daily challenges. And remember to have fun. Fun renews our spirit, keeps us energized, and helps us think more clearly. "

    We work in a serious profession, and we are often doing very serious work. We exist to … Read More

    Categories: Culture, Article