Founded in 1991 by Dennis Wilenchik and Becky Bartness, the law firm of Wilenchik and Bartness provides high level litigation services to a select group of clients. The firm also provides commercial arbitration/mediation services.
Dennis Wilenchik is rated Martindale-Hubbell AV®-Preeminent™, the highest rating available under the Martindale Hubbell rating system, and he is listed in the national Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Mr. Wilenchik is a member AZ Finest Lawyers and a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. In addition, Dennis is a nationally certified civil trial and civil practice advocate with the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is licensed in all Arizona and Texas state and federal courts, New York state courts, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Becky Bartness is rated Martindale-Hubbell AV®-Preeminent™ and is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers. She was a real estate specialist for over 15 years and also practices commercial arbitration and mediation. Ms. Bartness is licensed to practice law in all Arizona state and federal courts and the Ninth Circuit.
09/04/2018 Jack Wilenchik interviewed by Charles Heller
08/16/2018 Lawsuit threatened over city of Phoenix housing land deal
Jack Wilenchik, an attorney with Wilenchik and Bartness working with the Goldwater Institute on the case, said both the public benefit to be gained from the sale and the “grossly disproportionate” price paid for the land versus its appraised value violate the gift clause of the state’s constitution….
“It’s absurd [...]
07/26/2018 Firm Obtains Largest Jury Verdict in County History
Phoenix – Jack Wilenchik of Wilenchik & Bartness obtained the largest jury verdict in Mohave county history, according to Thomson Reuters’ national database of jury verdicts and settlements. The jury unanimously awarded $6,232,000 in compensatory damages and $1,768,000 in punitive damages (for a total of $8,000,000), after one hour [...]
05/23/2018 Charges will not be filed against Pinal County Superior Court Judge Steven Fuller
MESA, AZ – Prosecutors said Monday they will not file criminal charges against an Arizona judge who was investigated on allegations that he sexually abused a girl from when she was 13 until she reached adulthood.
Charges will not be filed against Pinal County Superior Court Judge Steven Fuller because prosecutors [...]
05/10/2018 Lorman Live Webinar on June 18, 2018. Topic: “The best deposition summaries for any situation”
Dennis Wilenchik, a Distinguished Faculty Member for Lorman Education Services, will be conducting a live, 90-minute CLE on The Best Deposition Summaries for Any Situation on June 18, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
Understand how to prepare for your legal team’s and client’s needs when [...]
03/12/2018 A brief history of the 100-year old ‘squatter’ case
A man who was facing eviction from the Tempe land that has been in his family for more than a century has filed a motion that buys him more time on the property. SEE MORE
02/20/2018 2018 AZ Big Media Top 100 Lawyers Editorial
2018 AZ Top 100 Lawyers Editorial
01/29/2018 Goldwater Institute: Report on Randon Miller
‘OUTRAGEOUS’ POLICE CONDUCT NOT
A CONCERN FOR SCOTTSDALE JUDGE”
CLICK HERE for the final paper.
01/19/2018 Firm Files Ninth Circuit Appeal to Vacate Sheriff Arpaio Conviction
A copy of the appeal, which was filed on January 18th, 2018, can be found here.
01/12/2018 Dennis Wilenchik Courtroom Sketch