The Wilenchik & Bartness Building
Mr. Schmidt was born in New York and attended Marist College, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. Brian also attended the State University at New Paltz where he received a Master of Arts, with primary focus on biological sciences. Mr. Schmidt received his Juris Doctor degree in 1998 […]
Dennis Wilenchik and Becky Bartness, the firm’s partners, are in a Valentine’s Day feature for Arizona Foothills Magazine called “Favorite Valley Couples Express Their Love.” (Their daughter, Caitlin, is also at the top of the website!)
Wilenchik and Bartness won a motion for summary judgment defending a homeowner from the bank’s claim to a $350,000 deficiency after his home was foreclosed on. Wilenchik and Bartness argued that the Mueller ruling, which was handed down by the Court of Appeals a week before argument, precluded the action. […]
Wilenchik and Bartness is arguing a preliminary injunction to insure that health care providers are paid for emergency behavioral health services provided to medically indigent people in Maricopa County hospitals. The defendant, a private “behavioral health authority” employed by the State, has taken the position that it will not pay […]
The State’s case fell apart back in September after the Judge ruled that the prosecution’s main piece of evidence, a series of letters between the developer and his former business partners, were merely “settlement negotiations,” which are inadmissible as a matter of law. Because the letters were originally presented to […]
Wilenchik and Bartness represents a home builder that was sued for alleged construction defects. The plaintiff asked the homebuilder to pay for the costs to repair the home, which at this point is substantially more than the home is worth. The firm filed a motion for summary judgment arguing that […]
After Wilenchik and Bartness wins jury verdict for $1.6 million, Defendant finally stipulates to pay
The jury handed down a verdict for $1.6 million last spring. The firm brought claims of bad faith and breach of contract against a national title insurance company on behalf of a local developer and won after more than a weeklong trial. The Defendant finally paid the damages for breach […]
W&B attorney Kathleen Martoncik gave birth to her first child, Mary Theresa Martoncik, on November 25, 2011.
The seminar will count for 6.0 hours of CLE for professional engineers and will be held on Jan 11, 2012 at the Embassy Suites Airport, 2333 East Thomas Road. For more information, click here.