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Neal H. Bookspan
June 27, 2022
Being respectful isn’t just good manners. It’s a way to connect with others and try to understand their position or opinion. It may be about differences in how to approach the strategy in a case, a workflow process with those on your team, or dealing with opposing counsel. In all situations realize two important things: (1) the likelihood of you changing someon...
David P. Uffens
June 20, 2022
PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 17, 2022) - David P. Uffens  a partner at the law firm of Jaburg Wilk, was recently certified as a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of Arizona. Specialists are lawyers who have substantial experience as well as a demonstrated special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in their area of law.  David practices in family ...
Jaburg Wilk
June 13, 2022
Kraig loved everything about the law. He loved thinking about it; talking about it; writing about it; teaching it; and most importantly, using it in the search of justice for his clients. Kraig represented both corporations and individuals, but his true passion was representing the underdog, and fighting for justice. Kraig had a passion for mentoring. He spent hou...
Nathan D. Meyer
June 7, 2022
Is an insured legally entitled to recover the incurred amount of medical expenses or a reasonable amount of medical expenses? This issue often arises in first-party bad faith cases arising from uninsured motorist (“UM”) and underinsured motorist (“UIM”) claims because many Insuring Agreements in UM and UIM coverages state: the insurer “will pay compe...
Neal H. Bookspan
May 31, 2022
I know some of you are thinking “What is he talking about? Fun at work?” But it’s that simple and that’s exactly what I mean. If you can’t have fun at work, then why are you there? Fun and good work do go together. A joke can reduce tension during stressful times at work. The saying “Laughter is the best medicine” exists because it’s true. This doe...
Neal H. Bookspan
May 23, 2022
Just because the thought comes into your head does not mean it should come out of your mouth. In many situations, it matters what you say next. This is why it’s so important to think before speaking. It doesn’t mean long uncomfortable silences. And it does mean you need to plan for important conversations, negotiations, or presentations. It also means you need ...
Neal H. Bookspan
May 16, 2022
In everything you do you can do better; you can be better. Always. If you disagree you are only fooling yourself and being intellectually dishonest. Investing in yourself is the best investment you can make. If you put your money in a can and bury it in your backyard, it has no chance to grow. If you invest your money, it has the chance to grow. The corollary is if...
Neal H. Bookspan
May 2, 2022
Are you the workaholic each of us knows? You know the one. Checking email from the moment they wake up, when they are at lunch with you (rude, by the way), and checking it right before they go to sleep. Every social opportunity is really a networking opportunity with people they probably would not socialize with. All conversations point towards and relate to busine...
Neal H. Bookspan
April 25, 2022
Expectations are important whether it’s your expectations of yourself or setting expectations for others. In both instances, it’s good to be realistic. If your expectations aren’t, it is a negative either because you set the expectation too low, as if you didn’t have faith in yourself in a given situation, or you set the expectation too high...
Neal H. Bookspan
April 18, 2022
When you are striving to reach a goal, do you get there by the intensity you bring to it or by the consistency in following the steps you have sketched out? I think it’s a combination of the two. You can employ both to pursue your goals and dreams. Intensity can move you forward like a big push someone gives you when are on a swing. It’s focus and energy. It ma...
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