The other week my wife was driving with our 10 and 7 year olds in her car. The 10 year old, out of nowhere, said "I am living the life I want to live." Before my wife could say anything in response, my daughter asked her younger brother if he is living the life he wants to live. His response was "No." That response was followed by the statement "If I was living the life I want to live I would be in Madagascar … Read More
Hi, my name is David Allen and I'm a partner at Jaburg Wilk. I specialize in commercial litigation with an emphasis on real estate litigation and also handle some transactional work.
If somebody owes me money, can I put a lien against their real estate to make sure that I get paid?
The short answer to that question is usually no. If somebody owes you money you could sue them, you … Read More
Hi, my name is Mark Bogard. I'm a partner with Jaburg & Wilk and my practice areas are focally and construction law and administrative law.
What is a Stop Notice?
In Arizona if you have mechanics lien rights, as a rule of thumb you have the right to issue what's called a stop notice. A stop notice is essentially a lien on money as opposed to a lien on real property. The stop notice is … Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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