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Vote for Dennis Wilenchik as “Best Trial Lawyer” and Wilenchik & Bartness as “Best Real Estate Firm”

Vote for Dennis Wilenchik as “Best Trial Lawyer” and Wilenchik & Bartness as “Best Real Estate Firm” for Arizona Foothills “Best of Phoenix” awards. (Note that you must register an email address […]

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Wilenchik & Bartness, on Behalf of the Rutherford Institute, Files Habeas Corpus Petition in Federal District Court for Phoenix Man Jailed for Home Bible Studies

Wilenchik and Bartness attorney Jack Wilenchik, who is an affiliate attorney of the Rutherford Institute, a pro bono civil rights group, filed the petition in August on behalf of Michael Salman to obtain his release from custody. […]

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Firm Prevails in Motion to Preclude

Wilenchik & Bartness attorneys Dennis Wilenchik and Brian Schmidt prevailed on a Motion to Preclude an  Expert on the basis of failure to comply with “good faith” requirement to supplement alleged defects pursuant to A.R.S. 12-1363(I).

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Firm Secures Settlement for Client in High-Value Dispute

Wilenchik & Bartness attorneys Dennis Wilenchik and William Fisher represented a client in a high-value dispute with a national corporation over a securities purchase agreement in California state court, one of several related disputes.  Following the final pre-trial conference in a related […]

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Firm Wins Motion for Summary Judgment

Wilenchik & Bartness attorneys Dennis Wilenchik, Lawrence Felder, and Andy Anderson obtained summary judgment in favor of a client who was the defendant in a civil suit.  The Court ruled that the plaintiff had failed to present any evidence that was not speculation or based on personal knowledge, and therefore that […]

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Wilenchik & Bartness Wins Pro Bono Jury Trial against State of Arizona

Attorney Jack Wilenchik of Wilenchik & Bartness defended the Sussex family in a three-day jury trial, pro bono. The State Land Department sought $494,379 in damages from the Sussex family for trespassing on land that their family has continuously occupied since 1892, when their great-grandfather bought […]

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Firm Wins Motion to Dismiss $100K Tax Deficiency Case

Wilenchik & Bartness attorney Jack Wilenchik won a Motion to Dismiss a $100,000 tax deficiency in Utah federal district court, and attorney’s fees under IRC 7430. Mr. Wilenchik argued that under IRC 6502 the government has ten years to collect a tax […]

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Wilenchik & Bartness Defends Pastor Michael Salman, Who was Jailed for Preaching in his Home

Wilenchik & Bartness attorney Jack Wilenchik, who is an affiliate of the Rutherford Institute, is representing Pastor Salman pro bono. Pastor Salman was accused of violating zoning and […]

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Firm Wins Motion for Summary Judgment in Construction Defect Case

On June 14, 2012, Wilenchik & Bartness prevailed on its motion for summary judgment on behalf of a major homebuilder in a construction defect action.  As a result of the motion, the entire action was dismissed.  The firm was awarded all its fees and costs related to the claim.

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Firm Wins Motion for Summary Judgment

Wilenchik & Bartness recently won a motion for partial summary judgment in Maricopa County Superior Court, successfully dismissing several claims that were brought against its investment banker client The dismissed claims involved allegations of breach of fiduciary duty and breach of an employment contract, and sought to prohibit the client […]

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