Jaburg Wilk

News/Publications

  • The 2020 version of It’s Time for an Annual Checkup for You and, If You Have One, Your Company

    Over the past few years many of you may have read my blog regarding having a checkup for you and, if you have one, your business. This does not involve seeing a doctor, but it does involve all the other professionals in your personal and business life. Since that time, I decided to make this topic an annual tradition. This is based in part on the range of feedback I receive every year.

    Some of you said “ … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • Jaburg Wilk Selected as 2019 Best Places to Work

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (1/2/2020) – The Phoenix Business Journal recently announced their selections for the 2019 Best Places to Work companies. Jaburg Wilk was listed as one of the top ten employers in the small employer category.

    The program recognizes companies with excellent employee morale, high employee engagement and retention. The majority of a company’s employees need to participate in a … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • A Peacock Walks into the Office

    Emotional support animals seem to be everywhere. We see them on planes, in restaurants, and other businesses. Places that were once off-limits to animals have “gone to the dogs.” What do you do, however, when your employee requests to bring their emotional support animal to work? What does an employer need to do when they receive this request? Understanding the difference between “service animal& … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Reduce Stress

    Everyone has stress. Many people have more stress than is good or healthy. It can be related to their work or their personal life. This time of year, it also can be related to the holidays, such as dealing with family or the financial burden of gifts or travel. Reducing stress obviously is important.

    How to reduce stress depends on you because what helps lower stress differs person to person. I hike and meditate. … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • Jaburg Wilk Expands Commercial Law Practice

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (December 20, 2019) - - The law firm of Jaburg Wilk announced that Corrinne Viola joined the firm as an attorney in their commercial litigation groups. Before joining Jaburg Wilk, Cori represented clients assisting with commercial collections, creditors’ rights litigation, employment law, and commercial litigation.

    “She is a solid addition to our litigation team,” said managing … Read More

    Categories: Press Releases, Blog

  • Jaburg Wilk Supports Gabriel’s Angels

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (10/8/2019) Jaburg Wilk recently supported the 2019 Salud! Endless Pawssibilities fundraising event benefitting Gabriel’s Angels.

    Micalann C. Pepe, insurance law partner at Jaburg Wilk and Gabriel’s Angels Board Member, said “We were grateful to raise funds for our organization. It is exciting to see the positive work that certified therapy dogs do helping children build coping … Read More

    Categories: Press Releases

  • Law Firm Donates Toys and Books to Voices for CASA Children

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (December 12, 2019). Employees of the Phoenix law firm Jaburg Wilk supported Voices for CASA Children by collecting unwrapped toys for children in foster care. They collected more than 65 toys including craft kits, infant development toys, sensory toys, puzzles, STEM scientific kits, balls, Lego blocks, art sets, action figures, Disney dolls and soft, cuddly stuffed animals. These toys will be … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • DOL Overtime Rules

    In September, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a long-awaited final rule updating the compensation requirements for the FLSA’s executive, administrative, and professional exemptions. The 2019 Final Rule is effective January 1, 2020.

    How Did We Get Here?

    Generally, the FLSA exempts most executive, administrative and professional employees from overtime so long as the employees satisfy three tests: (1) … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Boost Your Efficiency

    JW Way Fundamental #14: Work Smart. "Be organized and plan work for maximum efficiency. Have the tools necessary before starting your work. Be thoughtful about your schedule and have a game plan for calls, tasks, and the workday. Establish priorities and work on them first."

    I love this fundamental. My brain likes to work in efficiency mode so this fundamental deeply resonates with me. Since this is not an easy … Read More

    Categories: Culture, Article

  • What’s Your Definition of Success?

    Do you ever ask yourself this question? You should. If you do, the answer should include all important aspects of your life.

    The answer will be different for each of us. For one person it will be gaining a certain title or earning a certain amount of money. For someone else it may be to train their dog to roll over. Or, maybe it’s a combination of both, because true success should be achieving your … Read More

    Categories: Blog