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  • Communicating to Be Understood

    The purpose of communicating - whether it's oral, written, sign language or Morse code - is that both parties understand what is being said.  It is primarily the sender's responsibility to ensure that the recipient receives and understands the communication.    

    The techniques used by excellent communicators vary.  The following 8 tips are effective and frequently used by great communicators:& … Read More

    Categories: Other

  • Frequently Asked Questions: Attorneys’ Fees and Costs in Divorce Cases

    I don't want the divorce; why should I have to pay for it?

    We all have expenses for things that we do not anticipate. We do not intend to get sick or hurt; however, if we need medical attention, we are required to pay the medical bills. If you are involved in a divorce and elect to be represented by counsel, you are expected to pay for those legal services even if you have no desire to be divorced.

    Why do … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Why is my Divorce Lawyer Friendly with the Opposing Lawyer?

    You may be surprised that most divorce lawyers in Phoenix get along rather well.  Many times clients have a difficult time understanding that two lawyers, with diametrically opposed positions and clients, can have a good laugh or conduct themselves in a professional manner.  In spite of what you may hear, it is usually to your benefit when both lawyers are civil with one another.  Stipulations, … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • What Should I Bring to My First Meeting With My Divorce Lawyer?

    How can I make the most of my first meeting with my lawyer?

    Be prepared and organized. Bring basic information such as a simple statement of assets and liabilities, tax returns for the past three years and it is recommend that clients bring notes with bullet point topics they would like to discuss and questions they seek to have answered. 

    Should I bring all of my records to the first meeting?

    No. In the … Read More

    Categories: Family Law

  • Do I Need Permission to Use Photographs from Google Images?

    One of the biggest mistakes made is that people assume that if a photograph comes up on Google Images then it must be public domain or free game to use on their website. This is absolutely not correct. 

    You MUST have permission to use any photograph you find on the internet. The fact that it came up on Google Images does not mean anything, as Google is just a way to find images. 

    If you do not have … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property

  • 9 Tips to Help Employers Avoid Violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act

    Wage and hour law is complex.  Compliance is challenging, and although a company may have both processes and policies in place, a manager or supervisor can put the company at risk for unpaid wages if they are not familiar with all of the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA").  There can be ambiguity as to what time is compensable.  For example, when does a work day begin and end? & … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Phoenix IP Attorney to Present at Phoenix Startup Week

    Phoenix, AZ (Feb. 23, 2015) - Jaburg Wilk Intellectual Property and Internet Law attorney Laura Rogal will be presenting at Phoenix Startup Week on Thursday, February 26th from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Axosoft, located at 13835 N. Northsight Blvd. Ste. 205, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. 

    Phoenix Startup Week is a five day celebration of the Phoenix entrepreneurial community comprised of over 130 free events created … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property, News Release

  • Honor Commitments: Do what you Say You're Going to Do

    By Lindsay Preach and Sandy Foster

    JW Way #7: Honor commitments.  Do what you say you're going to do, when you say you're going to do it.  If a commitment can't be fulfilled, notify others early and agree upon a new commitment to be honored.

    Many people believe Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. A 6 time NBA Champion, 6 time NBA Finals MVP, 5 time NBA MVP, 14 time NBA … Read More

    Categories: Other

  • What Can You Learn to Help You Do What you Do?

    I read a good quote recently, actually in an email from a friend to other managers in a fantasy football league I am in.  Of course it might have been part of some smack talk that was going on, but it brought to mind a truth: continuous learning and training makes for a better and more interesting work place.

    The quote is "Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them."  It is by … Read More

    Categories: Other

  • “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” - Mahatma Ghandi

    We are fortunate to be part of such an incredible community that continues to improve and thrive. At Jaburg Wilk, we are committed to making a difference and "being the change".  

    2014 was a great year, as we were able to assist a plethora of organizations, (See our Community Page for details) as well as launch the 'Give a Day, Get a Day' community service program. Our staff employees have 8 … Read More