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(Staff photo by Kevin Harnack)

The Wisconsin Law Journal honored 26 Unsung Heroes at an event on Thursday at the Grain Exchange in downtown Milwaukee.

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Meet this year’s Unsung Heroes:

morelazLIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Morales dedicates life to Milwaukee firm (and Bloody Marys)

Maria Morales
Weiss Berzowski
Firm Administrator

Unsung Heroes white:goldLIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Sheldon leaves tough spot to fill

Sue Sheldon
State Public Defender’s Office
Recently Retired

bradfordAttraction to law came early for Bradford

Mary Kay Bradford
Legal Assistant
Michael Best & Friedrich

bradshawBradshaw uses research skill to keep attorneys informed, prepared for trial

Jill Bradshaw
Law Library Manager
Godfrey & Kahn

bricklBrickl’s energy, dedication create solid foundation at Murphy Desmond

Kathy Brickl
Office Manager
Murphy Desmond

curnsCurns successfully blends marketing, technology

Jessica Curns
Marketing and Media Technology Coordinator
Godfrey & Kahn

fischerFischer builds client-centric niche in marketing

Pagette Fischer
Director of Marketing, Business Development
Davis & Kuelthau

heyerholmHeyerholm wears many hats for Boardman & Clark

Rita Heyerholm
Legal Assistant
Boardman & Clark 

hullermanEfficiency is cause of pride for Hullermann

Sara Hullermann
Judicial Assistant
Grant County Circuit Court

jensenJensen provides smooth transitions for pro-bono domestic abuse, guardianship projects

Staci Jensen
Legal Secretary
Quarles & Brady

kirkQuarles & Brady’s Kirk doesn’t miss a beat

Kathryn Kirk
Legal Secretary
Quarles & Brady

knousDo-it-all Knous helps clients navigate immigration system

Kateri Knous
Paralegal
Quarles & Brady

kohlKohl fights for the little guy

William Kohl
Private Investigator
Kohl Investigations

lisonVariety keeps Lison engaged, on her toes

Megan Lison
Paralegal
Hager, Dewick & Zuengler

meyerMeyer at home with real estate transactions

Jennifer Meyer
Paralegal
Michael Best & Friedrich

monaghanMonaghan keeps state department on track

Kelly Monaghan
Office Specialist
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

nangleNangle brings spot of sunshine to Bell, Moore & Richter

Shawn Nangle
Receptionist, Administrative Assistant
Bell, Moore & Richter

paulsenPaulsen’s work ethic a benefit to her firm

Donna Paulsen
Paralegal
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren

raymondRaymond provides wit and wisdom

Tammy Raymond
Legal Secretary
Godfrey & Kahn

rosenburgRosenberg helps lawyers get in touch with tech

Rob Rosenberg
Company President
Rosenberg Consulting Services

sanfelipoFirm credits Sanfelipo for bridge to motorcycle enthusiasts

Tony “Pan” Sanfelipo
Senior Motorcycle Investigator
Hupy and Abraham

seegertSeegert keeps Godfrey & Kahn on the move

Hope Seegert
Office-Services Manager
Godfrey & Kahn

sommerSommer can play ball with the best of them

Kristin Sommer
Legal assistant
Hupy and Abraham

solrajSolraj at the base of data for the SPD

Chandru Solraj
Database Administrator
Wisconsin State Public Defender’s office

sperlSperl stitches together corporate career

Tracy Sperl
Administrative Assistant
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren

wellskopfWellskopf shines at putting spotlight on others

Jill Wellskopf
Director of Marketing
Hupy and Abraham

2015 Unsung Heroes

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Members of Wisconsin’s legal community turned out Thursday to help honor the Wisconsin Law Journal’s 2015 Unsung Heroes. The yearly event was held in the Grain Exchanged Ballroom and honored 24 people who work behind the scenes and normally go unnoticed.

Sara Wood-Cassidy, deputy Director of State Courts (left) talks to the honoree Holly Szablewski before the start of the program.

Diane Schuck (center), an honoree, shares a laugh with associates.

Jeanie Thomas (left) talks with her Daughter, the honoree Laurie Wagner.

About 250 people gather to help honor the 2015 Unsung Heroes.

Kris Yager (left) talks to the honoree Kathy Carufel before lunch is served.

About 250 people gather to help honor the 2015 Unsung Heroes.

Family, friends and associates gather to honor the 2015 Unsung Heroes.

Terry Tadysak of Habush, Habush & Rottier addresses those in attendance while being honored with a lifetime achievement award. Linda Wells of the Wisconsin Department of Justice also was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Event goers applaud following remarks made by Lifetime Achievement winner Terry Tadysak of Habush, Habush & Rottier.

Jocelyn Henning (left), an honoree, shares a laughs with family.

Meet this year’s Unsung Heroes:

tadysakLifetime Achievement Award
Habush Habush & Rottier
Terry Tadysak

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wellsLifetime Achievement Award
Department of Justice
Linda Wells

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carufelKathy Carufel
Corneille Law Group

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ericksonMackenzie Erickson
Hansen Reynolds Dickinson Crueger

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gehrkeLynn Gehrke
Milwaukee County Law Library

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gudelJoleen Gudel
Tracey Wood & Associates

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henningJocelyn Henning
Wisconsin Department of Justice

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hermannMary Hermann
Milwaukee County Cicuit Court Branch 41

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karpinskiMaribeth Karpinski
Lindner & Marsack

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kimballLorrie Kimball
Quarles & Brady

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kotasSheri Kotas
Quarles & Brady

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laroseLaura La Rose
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren

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litinskyLucy Listinsky
Milwaukee County Cicuit Court Branch 41

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lylesMary Lyles
Milwaukee City Attorney’s Office

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medlockJanet Medlock
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

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moserLynda Moser
Michael Best & Friedrich

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philipsLouie Phillips
Boardman & Clark

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premoAdam Premo
Axley Brynelson

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reiffSheila Reiff
Walworth County Clerk’s Office

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schroederMelinda Schroeder
Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic

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schuckDiane Schuck
Boardman & Clark

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szablewskiHolly Szablewski
First Judicial District, Milwaukee County

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thorntonAmy Thornton
Wisconsin Department of Justice

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wagnerLaurie Wagner
Quarles & Brady

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Unsung Heroes of 2014

Twenty-four of the Wisconsin legal community’s Unsung Heroes were honored Thursday with an awards luncheon at the Milwaukee Athletic Club in Milwaukee.

Meet this year’s Unsung Heroes:

Honoree Cheryl Fritche, of Horizons Law Group LLC, with her husband, Ron

Honoree Joan Zweber (center) with her Quarles & Brady LLP colleagues Vicki Hassi (left) and Ann Scholz

Honoree Sandra Peterson (center), of the Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Office, with daughter Anna Peterson (left) and mother Mildred Mathison

The honorees and colleagues from Michael Best & Friedrich LLP are (left to right) Jane Moberg, Lori Ott, Nancy Dragolovich and Phyllis Evans-Carr.

Honoree Richard Gureski, of Godfrey & Kahn SC, with daughter Abigail (left) and wife Chrissy

Staff photos by Kevin Harnack

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BauerBauer relishes career as record guardian

Sherry Bauer
court reporter, Kenosha County Circuit Court

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crandallCuriosity helps Crandall leap from art world to legal work

Jane Crandall
librarian, Axley Brynelson LLP, Madison

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CzyshCzysh plays multiple roles for Andrus

Sharon Czysh
Office manager, Andrus Intellectual Property Law LLP, Milwaukee

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DragolovichDragolovich completes successful career

Nancy Dragolovich
IP docketing and administrator manager (retired), Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee

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dunkinDunkin offers a helping hand

Regina Dunkin
executive director, Merrill Community Center Inc., Beloit

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Evans-CarrEvans-Carr masters art of event planning

Phyllis Evans-Carr
office manager/HR, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee

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FerrelFerrel leads by example

Deb Ferrel
paralegal, Hawks Quindel SC, Madison office

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FritcheSuccess is in the details for Fritche

Cheryl Fritche
legal assistant/paralegal, Horizons Law Group LLC, Brookfield

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GandeeGandee maintains serenity in hectic world

Julie Gandee
legal secretary, Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee

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Gibbs-BeneshGibbs-Benesh thrives on change

Genny Gibbs-Benesh
paralegal, Cullen Weston Pines & Bach LLP, Madison

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Finn-GorskiFinn Gorski makes her mark in long career

Liz Finn Gorski
judicial operations manager, Vel Phillips Juvenile Justice Center, Wauwatosa

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GureskiGureski overcomes early career struggles

Richard Gureski
central file manager, Godfrey & Kahn SC, Milwaukee

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HansonHanson finds success with old-school ethics

Diane M. Hanson
office manager, Boardman & Clark LLP’s Baraboo office

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KarlsKarls crafts a steady career

Jean Karls
legal assistant, Axley Brynelson LLP, Madison

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KruegerKrueger marks time with technology

Susan Krueger
legal secretary, Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee

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LoehnerLoehner seeks new challenges

Michele Loehner
paralegal, Habush, Habush & Rottier SC, Milwaukee

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MobergMoberg finds unexpected success

Jane Moberg
Director of Library Services, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee

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OttOtt leaves mark at Michael Best & Friedrich

Lori Ott
legal secretary, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee

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PackChallenges don’t faze legal secretary

Erika Pack
legal secretary, Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee

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PazPaz finds success behind the scenes

Monica Paz
deputy clerk of courts, Waukesha County Juvenile Court

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PetersonPeterson offers help when defendants need it most

Sandra Peterson
legal associate, Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Office

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SmithSmith finds satisfaction in helping others

Kathy Smith
budget and policy analyst, Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Office

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UlrichDedication, adaptability power Ulrich

Sarah Ulrich
office manager/legal assistant, Becker Law Office SC, Madison

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ZweberZweber gives decades to Quarles & Brady

Joan Zweber
supervisor, office services, Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee

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2011 Unsung Heroes

2011 Unsung Heroes – Court Clerk

2011 Unsung Heroes – Firm Administrator

2011 Unsung Heroes – Human Resources Professional

2011 Unsung Heroes – IT Specialist

2011 Unsung Heroes – Law Librarian

2011 Unsung Heroes – Legal Community Service

2011 Unsung Heroes – Legal Marketing Professional

2011 Unsung Heroes – Legal Secretary

2011 Unsung Heroes – Paralegal

Lifetime achievement – Susie Jankowski

Lifetime achievement – Judy Peters

Lifetime achievement – Linda Sharretts


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2010 Unsung Heroes of the Year

Court Clerk of the Year
Firm Administrator of the Year
IT Specialist of the Year
Human Resources Professional of the Year
Law Librarian of the Year
Legal Programs Professional of the Year
Legal Marketing Professional of the Year
Legal Secretary of the Year
Paralegal of the Year
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
2010 event photo gallery
2010 event photos on Facebook

2009 Unsung Heroes of the Year

Court Staff of the Year
Human Resources Professional of the Year
IT Specialist of the Year
Law Librarian of the Year
Legal Marketing Professional of the Year
Legal Secretary of the Year
Office Administrator of the Year
Paralegal of the Year
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Ed Thompson
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Diann Chapman
Additional Unsung Heroes – Award Winners
2009 event photo gallery

2008 Unsung Heroes of the Year

2008 event photo gallery

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