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Kathi M Sandweiss

Jaburg & Wilk PC

Kathi M. Sandweiss is a former award-winning journalist and a partner at Jaburg & Wilk, P.C. She has practiced in the areas of appellate and commercial litigation since joining the firm in 1991. Ms. Sandweiss has written over a hundred appellate briefs in the Arizona Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, U.S. District Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Arizona Supreme Court, and United States Supreme Court. Her appellate practice spans the gamut of substantive law including commercial lending, business disputes, large-scale fraud, professional liability, contested probate matters, family law, bankruptcy, and trustee’s sales. Kathi is author and co-author of numerous appellate and commercial law materials, including the 2012 book “Inside the Minds: Strategies for Consumer Bankruptcy Appeals;” “Fifty Leading Cases That Shaped Life and Law in Arizona’s First 100 Years,” featured in Arizona Attorney, February 2012; “Unique Aspects of Arizona Pretrial, Trial and Appellate Practice,” Arizona State Bar Handbook, Building Your Arizona Practice, published 2005; “Adoptive Child’s Right to Inherit,” Arizona Attorney, March, 1997; and “Preserving the Family Farm in an Urban Age: Recent Changes to the Arizona Judgment Lien and Homestead Statutes,” Arizona Attorney, September, 1997. She regularly presents seminars on Bankruptcy Appeals and Civil Appeals and has been a faculty member at the Arizona Appellate Practice Institute. Ms. Sandweiss is a 1977 graduate of UCLA and a 1986 graduate of the Arizona State University College of Law. She is the former Chair of the Arizona State Bar Appellate Practice Section. She is also a long distance runner, and a proud, albeit slow, finisher of marathons and half marathons.