The Wisconsin Law Journal named its 2012 Leaders in the Law in an event at the Milwaukee Hilton City Center on Thursday night.
The attorneys and judges selected have demonstrated their outstanding leadership, vision and legal expertise in Wisconsin’s law community.
Honorees were chosen based on a wide variety of achievement criteria, including outstanding leadership, vision and legal expertise.
The honorees are also profiled in a special awards magazine put out by the Wisconsin Law Journal.
The 2012 Leaders in the Law are:
Samuel Benedict — Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Office
Ellen Berz — Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Office
Robert Burns — Davis & Kuelthau SC
Brian Butler — Stafford Rosenbaum LLP
Michael Cohen — Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols SC
J. Michael End — End, Hierseman & Crain LLC
Michael Fox — Fox & Fox SC
Barbara Graham — Catholic Charities Legal Services for Immigrants
Jerome Grzeca — Grzeca Law Group SC
Michael Hatch — Foley & Lardner LLP
Molly Jasmer — Waukesha County Corporation Counsel
Christopher Krawczyk — Kravit Hovel & Krawczyk SC
Roger LeGrand — Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission
Michael Maistelman — Maistelman & Associates LLC
Michael McCauley — Quarles & Brady LLP
Maureen McGinnity — Foley & Lardner LLP
Steven Nelson — von Briesen & Roper SC
Jeffrey Pitman — Pitman, Kyle, Sicula & Dentice SC
Kevin St. John — Wisconsin Department of Justice
Hon. Maryann Sumi — Dane County Circuit Court
Deanna Weiss — Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee Inc.
Hon. Maxine Aldridge White — Milwaukee County Circuit Court
Gerald Kahn — Godfrey & Kahn SC
Steve Kailas — Kohner Mann & Kailas SC