The Wilenchik & Bartness Building
Dennis Wilenchik and Kathleen Rapp successfully defended Sheriff Arpaio from a meritless lawsuit brought by a former inmate who had been sentenced to serve 24 hours in Tent City for a DUI. Patricia Dougherty brought suit after she fell while attempting to exit a 4 foot 7 inch bunk bed […]
Dennis Wilenchik won a verdict for $700,000 for Randall Martin Homes in a lawsuit for breach of contract as well as the the following appeal. Randall Martin Homes entered into a contract with Evergreen Communities to purchase a piece of raw land in Buckeye, Arizona.
The Arizona Court of Appeals upheld the verdict and award of costs obtained by Wilenchik & Bartness in Saban v. Arpaio.
Wilenchik & Bartness represented Sheriff Joseph Arpaio; his chief deputy, David Hendershott; and Maricopa County in a defamation lawsuit by Dan Saban, a former candidate for Sheriff. In 2007, a jury found in favor of the Sheriff after an 11 day trial and awarded Defendants taxable costs in the litigation.
In 2004 Arizona voters passed Proposition 200, an initiative measure that, among other things, changed the election law to require: (1) proof of citizenship to register to vote; and (2) proof of identification when one votes at the polling place on election day. Several Plaintiffs, including the Mexican American Legal […]