Jaburg Wilk

Jeffrey Silence

Associate


Contact

Phone: Work602-248-1079

Email:

Jaburg Wilk
Work 3200 N. Central Avenue Suite 2000 Phoenix, AZ   85012
USA

Assistant: Kim Rogers

Assistant Phone: 602-248-1037

Jeffrey's Practice Areas
  • Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Business/Corporate Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Defamation
  • Appellate

Jeff has experience in employment, administrative, corporate, defamation, and appellate law. He served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Samuel A. Thumma, Arizona Court of Appeals, Division 1 and the Honorable Judge Patrick Irvine, Arizona Court of Appeals, Division 1. He is admitted to the state bar in Arizona and is licensed with the Arizona District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  

Employment

Jeff represents employers and employees with all types of claims, including claims of discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, whistle blowing, failure to pay minimum wages, failure to pay overtime, and failure to pay agreed upon wages. Jeff is a former Board Member of the Arizona Employment Lawyer’s Association.  

Administrative Law 

Jeff has experience in handling cases before the Office of Administrative Hearings. He has also helped students get test-taking accommodations on their exams and has represented professionals facing discipline from their licensing boards. 

Corporate Law

Jeff has experience handling cases involving the sale of business interests.   

Defamation

Jeff has pursued and defended against numerous defamation claims.

Appellate Law

Jeff served as a law clerk for Arizona Court of Appeals Judge Patrick Irvine. When Judge Irvine left the Court, Jeff was afforded the opportunity to draft decisions for almost all of the Arizona Court of Appeals Judges before clerking for Judge Samuel A. Thumma. His unique clerkship has given him a true understanding of what it takes to win an appeal.

Court Admissions
  • Arizona, 2012
  • Arizona District Court
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Education
  • J.D., Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, 2011
  • B.A., University of Arizona, 2007


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