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Wilenchik & Bartness Included on the 2009 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
Published on March 12, 2009

Wilenchik & Bartness was given Martindale-Hubbell’s “highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards,” being named to the 2009 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Wilenchik & Bartness Sponsors First Annual Goldwater Women’s Tennis Classic
Published on March 12, 2008

Wilenchik & Bartness is proud to sponsor the annual Goldwater Women’s Tennis Classic, held at the Phoenix Country Club. The event benefits the Boys and Girls Clubs of the East Valley.

Wilenchik & Bartness wins jury trial on a directed verdict.
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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…

Wilenchik & Bartness wins jury trial against master developer and later appeal
Published on January 12, 2008

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.
Published on January 1, 2008

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.

Wilenchik & Bartness wins at the U.S. Supreme Court.
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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…