Grady, Hayes & Neary, LLC announces the addition of Anissa Boeckman, Marquette University 2007, as an associate. Boeckman will be working in the areas of insurance defense, children’s law and commercial litigation.
Mike Maxwell, Marquette 2001, was elected President of the Town of Brookfield Police and Fire Commission, which is responsible for the hiring and promoting within the police and fire departments, and any disciplinary action. He practices bankruptcy and consumer advocacy in Wauwatosa.
The Center for International Legal Studies based in Salzburg, Austria has named William H. Levit, Jr. of Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. as a visiting professor of international arbitration for two concentrated weeks during the fall 2011 term. Levit, a senior member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, is one of approximately 80 lawyers selected to participate in The Center’s visiting professor program in 2011 in the former Soviet Union and other Eastern European countries.
The Center for International Studies (CILS) was interested in Levit because of his international arbitration experience. He believes he will be the first CILS professor in the organization’s 34-year history to teach in both Kosovo and Albania.
He graduated from the Harvard Law School.
Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. announces that Robert A. Mathers, CPA, joined the firm as a shareholder in its Fox Valley office, located in Oshkosh, WI, and will serve businesses and individuals throughout Wisconsin.
Mathers will work closely with other shareholders in the firm, primarily practicing in the corporate arena.
Immediately prior to joining Davis & Kuelthau, Mathers was the President of Clifton Gunderson’s Wealth Management group, based in Madison. He earned his Juris Doctor from the William Mitchell College of Law.
Tim Trecek, of the Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C.. office in Milwaukee, has been invited to be inducted as a fellow of the International Society of Barristers, a society that seeks to honor top tier trial attorneys throughout the world.
Trecek and his fellow Habush Habush & Rottier colleague Rob Jaskulski have been invited to join the International Society of Barristers, and will be officially inducted during a ceremony to be held at the Society’s national convention in March of 2011 in Hawaii.
Roberta F. (Bobbi) Howell, partner in the Madison office of Foley & Lardner LLP, has been elected president of the Western Wisconsin Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). JDRF is the worldwide leader for research to cure type 1 diabetes and is the largest charitable funder and advocate of diabetes science worldwide.
Since 2001, JDRF has provided more than $3 million to researchers in the Madison area and over $1.4 billion to researchers worldwide with the sole mission to find a cure for diabetes and treatment to prevent the complications that result.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court accepted the official portrait of the late Chief Justice Nathan S. Heffernan during a ceremony in the Supreme Court Hearing Room on Sept. 16
Heffernan’s oil portrait, painted by well-known portrait artist Benjamin Donald McCready, will be hung alongside the portraits of other deceased chief justices just outside the hearing room.
The portrait was presented to the Court by State Bar of Wisconsin President James C. Boll and was unveiled by Heffernan’s children, Michael and Tom Heffernan and Katie Thomas.
Heffernan served on the Supreme Court from 1964 to 1995 and as chief justice from 1983 to 1995. Heffernan died April 13, 2007 at the age of 86.