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Firm Files Petition to U.S. Supreme Court in Arpaio Case
Published on January 16, 2019

Phoenix, AZ – Jack Wilenchik of the firm filed a Petition with the United States Supreme Court today on behalf of Mr. Arpaio, seeking to overturn the Ninth Circuit’s decision to replace the prosecutors in his appeal with a “special prosecutor.” The Petition can be accessed here. The Petition is…

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s criminal-record case 1 step closer to moving forward
Published on January 8, 2019

The legal case of whether former metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio will still have a criminal record despite his pardon by President Donald Trump is one step closer to moving forward after the U.S. Justice Department decided not to oppose the appointment of a special prosecutor named to defend a…

Sen. Jeff Flake reintroduces bill to protect child sexual assault victims
Published on December 12, 2018

With his time in office nearing an end, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) reintroduced a bill Monday that would prevent accused child molesters from directly questioning their alleged victims during trial. Under provisions of the bill, defendants in sexual assault cases acting as their own attorneys would not be allowed to…

Attorney General Mark Brnovich retains Wilenchik & Bartness to Bring Defamation Suit Against Proposition 127 Opponents Airing False and Malicious Ads
Published on October 26, 2018

Wilenchik & Bartness, P.C. was retained by Arizona’s chief law enforcement officer, Attorney General Mark Brnovich, in his personal capacity, to pursue proponents of the Proposition 127 Campaign. The firm is pursuing numerous individuals associated with Defendants Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona, LLC, and Clean Energy for a Healthy…

CLE Seminar November 7, 2018 at 3 p.m. EST
Published on October 25, 2018

On November 7, 2018 at 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Dennis Wilenchik, Esq., will give a 90-minute CLE on the Admissibility of Email and Internet Evidence. Clear Law Institute will host the webinar. You can attend live, or view a recording any time after the event. You can receive a…

Jack Wilenchik interviewed by Charles Heller
Published on September 4, 2018
Lawsuit threatened over city of Phoenix housing land deal
Published on August 16, 2018

Jack Wilenchik, an attorney with Wilenchik and Bartness working with the Goldwater Institute on the case, said both the public benefit to be gained from the sale and the “grossly disproportionate” price paid for the land versus its appraised value violate the gift clause of the state’s constitution…. “It’s absurd…

Firm Obtains Largest Jury Verdict in County History
Published on July 26, 2018

Phoenix – Jack Wilenchik of Wilenchik & Bartness obtained the largest jury verdict in Mohave county history, according to Thomson Reuters’ national database of jury verdicts and settlements. The jury unanimously awarded $6,232,000 in compensatory damages and $1,768,000 in punitive damages (for a total of $8,000,000), after one hour of…

Charges will not be filed against Pinal County Superior Court Judge Steven Fuller
Published on May 23, 2018

MESA, AZ – Prosecutors said Monday they will not file criminal charges against an Arizona judge who was investigated on allegations that he sexually abused a girl from when she was 13 until she reached adulthood. Charges will not be filed against Pinal County Superior Court Judge Steven Fuller because…

Lorman Live Webinar on June 18, 2018. Topic: “The best deposition summaries for any situation”
Published on May 10, 2018

Dennis Wilenchik, a Distinguished Faculty Member for Lorman Education Services, will be conducting a live, 90-minute CLE on The Best Deposition Summaries for Any Situation on June 18, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Understand how to prepare for your legal team’s and client’s needs when…