Jaburg Wilk

News/Publications

  • Strategies for More Effective Trial Presentations in Family Law Proceedings

    On September 21, 2018, the Executive Council of the Family Law Section of the State Bar, past and present Family Law Judges, as well as experienced practitioners, gave 24 participants the opportunity to hone their skills in the Family Law Trial College.  The suggestions, thoughts, and ideas that were discussed benefit any Arizona family law attorney, regardless of their years of experience. As moderator … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Jaburg Wilk Supports Muscular Dystrophy Association

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (10/18/2018) – The law firm of Jaburg Wilk was pleased to be a sponsor of the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 2018 Taste of the Town 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. 

    Larry Wilk, shareholder at Jaburg Wilk and long-time MDA supporter … Read More

    Categories: Other, News Release

  • Everybody’s an Expert

    How are you an expert? We all have things that we are really good at doing.  The possibilities are endless. You could be an expert in what you do for a living such as computer programming, medicine, plumbing or auto repair, or perhaps you are an expert at something like Sudoku, stamp collecting, video games or Star Wars trivia. Maybe you are an expert in more than one area.

    What you are expert in could … Read More

    Categories: Other, Blog

  • Ninth Circuit Ruling Reminds Copyright Owners That Failing to Allege Enough Facts Could Cost Them!

    In recent years, federal courts across the U.S. have seen a fair share of copyright infringement lawsuits involving peer-to-peer networks such as BitTorrent. In these cases, the plaintiffs are typically feature film or adult film copyright owners who allege that numerous unknown defendants (sued as John or Jane Does) are liable for copyright infringement by downloading and sharing the copyright owner’s film … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property, Article

  • What Exactly is That Rule About Unpublished Decisions and Can’t We Cite Them Now?

    For writers of any legal briefs, there is hardly anything more frustrating than finally finding a case on point, in our jurisdiction, with a “correct” holding to support our argument, but unpublished.  More than 85% of the decisions in the 9th Circuit are unpublished.[i]   For the fiscal year 2017, in Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals, a total of 621 civil cases … Read More

    Categories: Appellate, Article

  • Changes in Family Law Court Means One Parent Could Make Parenting Decisions

    While Arizona judges had been making some parenting decisions in family law cases for many years, that recently shifted due to recent Arizona Court of Appeals decisions that have far reaching impacts on parents that cannot agree on decisions concerning their children. 

    In the past family law judges could appoint professionals, particularly mental health professionals for children.  The appointment … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Arizona Court of Appeals Holds Insured Waived Objections to UIM Arbitrator’s Alleged Partiality

    The Holding

    In Fisher v. USAA Casualty Insurance Company, 2018 WL 3804114 (Ariz. App. Aug. 7, 2018), a case arising from an underinsured motorist (“UIM”) arbitration, the Arizona Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court’s refusal to vacate an arbitration award because of an arbitrator’s alleged partiality. The Insureds knew about the Arbitrator’s alleged relationship with the … Read More

    Categories: Insurance Litigation, Blog

  • The Right to Recover Attorney's Fees

    If you talk to anyone who has been a party to a lawsuit, they are almost certainly going to comment as to how expensive it was.  Unless an attorney is hired on a “contingency fee” basis – which is seldom an option in business-related cases, the client must pay his or her attorney based to prosecute or defend their case, based upon the time that is spent by their attorney.  And although … Read More

    Categories: Litigation

  • Don’t Spread Misinformation

    Ignorance rules, allowing misinformation to be a scourge on our society. Sometimes it comes by way of special interests. Many times misinformation is spread by people speaking about things as if they now what they are talking about, but they don’t. This only leads to disagreements in the future because no one can agree on a truth.

    You can help this happen less. The first way is by letting people know when … Read More

  • 2018 Jaburg Wilk Supports Feeding Matters

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (09/28/2018) – The law firm of Jaburg Wilk was pleased to be a presenting sponsor of Feeding Matters 6th Annual community lunch fundraising event. Jaburg Wilk is a longtime supporter of Feeding Matters, and this was its fifth luncheon sponsorship.

    Founded in 2006, Feeding Matters is committed to partnering with families and healthcare professionals to raise awareness … Read More

    Categories: Other, News Release