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The Education Law Association (ELA) has named Godfrey & Kahn attorney Jon Anderson to its board of directors effective immediately.

The ELA is a national non-profit association offering unbiased information about current legal issues affecting education and the rights of those involved in education, in both public and private K-12 schools, universities, and colleges. Members of the ELA represent three distinct constituent groups: attorneys, professors and school administrators.

Through this collaboration, the ELA creates a unique and practical source of information for those in the fields of education and law. It strives to promote interest in and understanding of the legal framework of education and the rights of students, parents, school boards and school employees in primary and higher education institutions. The ELA was established in 1954 as NOLPE, the National Organization on Legal Problems of Education.

CareerTrac Professional Group, Inc., a leading professional and executive search and recruiting firm, providing a wide range of services meeting the talent needs of clients and the career goals of candidates, announced the addition of Debra I. Brittingham to its organization as a Search Consultant. In her new role, Brittingham will leverage her broad professional experience to provide highly personalized service in an honest, ethical and confidential manner to all present and future CareerTrac clients and candidates.

Brittingham will focus on new business development and search activities within the legal profession and comes to CareerTrac Professional Group with nearly 20 years of legal and management experience.  She has worked in various areas of law including Corporate Governance, Litigation and Real Property Law.  Brittingham has also served as Operations Manager for a successful Real Estate Management and Sales Corporation, where she restructured its workforce to improve production and work flow and implemented a positive transition in the use of software business systems, providing the corporation’s employees, agents and clients the most relevant technology of its time.

On Dec. 3, the Wisconsin Association for Justice (WAJ) presented Attorney Christine Bremer Muggli with the Robert L. Habush Trial Lawyer of the Year Award. Since 2000, the annual award has been presented to an attorney who excels professionally and – just as importantly – demonstrates exceptional commitment as an advocate for injured consumers.

WAJ President Paul Gagliard presented the award to Attorney Bremer Muggli at the WAJ Annual Meeting and President’s Banquet, held at the Pfister in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Dec. 3.

Attorney Bremer Muggli has protected the rights of personal injury plaintiffs for over 30 years. Currently, she serves as Vice Chair for the University of Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service Advisory Board and is on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Civil Justice Education Foundation, Inc., as well as the Wisconsin Association for Justice (WAJ). She has also served as a Member of the Wisconsin Federal Nominating Commission for the past five years.

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