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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 building codes because he held religious […]

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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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Wilenchik & Bartness Files Petition for Habeas Corpus in Pastor Michael Salman Case

Wilenchik & Bartness attorney Jack Wilenchik, who is an affiliate of the Rutherford Institute, filed a petition for habeas corpus with the Arizona Supreme Court in the Pastor Michael Salman case this morning.

For more information on the case, […]

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Firm Offers Mediation Services

Wilenchik & Bartness is expanding its mediation practice with shareholder Becky Bartness leading the charge.

So why choose mediation? What exactly is it?

Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) that has grown in use and popularity over the […]

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Firm Wins Motion to Quash Representing Swiss Company in Maryland Court

Wilenchik and Bartness won a motion to quash a temporary restraining order against its client, a Swiss Pharmaceuticals company, in Maryland Circuit Court after an emergency hearing and oral argument. The lawsuit concerns intellectual property rights and wrongful discharge claims brought by former employees of the company.

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Dennis Wilenchik Certified as Pre-trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Dennis Wilenchik was certified this week as a Pre-trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Wilenchik has been a certified Trial Specialist for the NBTA for many years, as well as the chairman of the Civil Trial Practice Committee, a member […]

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Firm Handles High-Tech IP Issues, Theft of Trade Secrets; Firm Sues for Lawyer for Malpractice and Settles Week before Trial

This month, Wilenchik & Bartness  settled a legal malpractice suit that it filed against a local attorney. The case settled in mediation the week before trial. The Firm also started handling several intellectual property and trade secret theft issues for high-tech firms. 

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Governor Appoints Dennis Wilenchik to Real Estate Advisory Board

Governor Jan Brewer has appointed Dennis I. Wilenchik, a partner at the law firm of Wilenchik & Bartness, P.C., to the Real Estate Advisory Board. The Real Estate Advisory Board advises the Department of Real Estate, which oversees and regulates the real estate industry. Members of the Real Estate Advisory […]

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Opinions from the Arizona Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

New Decisions from the Arizona Courts

In BAC Home Loans Servicing v. Semper Investments, the Division Two Court reviewed a grant of summary judgment related to the application of equitable subrogation doctrine.  Intervening lienholders contested its application where the refinance loan had a higher interest rate than the original loan, claiming […]

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