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2011 Women in the Law

Jun 23, 2011

Meagher keeps her focus on the next generation

As far as Linda Meagher is concerned, no one is too young to understand and get involved in the law.

Jun 23, 2011

Reynolds balances corporate work, community betterment

Whether she’s singing “Itsy Bitsy Spider” with a patient she encounters in the elevator or helping create pro bono legal clinics, Shelia Reynolds said she gets a lot of satisfaction out of working for Children’s Hospital and Health System Inc. in Milwaukee.

Jun 23, 2011

2011 Women in the Law

Children come first for Gapen and law center Carol Gapen: Woman of the Year Full Story >> . . Blackwood still going strong after switch from state to federal court Elizabeth Blackwood Full Story >> . . Comer keeps families in mind when negotiating deals and tax credits Ann Kerns Comer Full Story >> . […]

Jun 23, 2011

McGarity set aspirations on the bench from early on in her career

Margaret Dee McGarity had no idea as a young lawyer that her volunteerism would open so many doors.

Jun 23, 2011

Hickey gives back to the legal profession and her community

Attorney Margaret Wrenn Hickey could use a clone. In addition to practicing full time as a partner at Becker, Hickey & Poster SC in Milwaukee, the veteran family and elder law practitioner lends her time to about a dozen professional and community organizations.

Jun 23, 2011

Murphy continues to fight for disability rights

Monica Murphy’s work at Disability Rights Wisconsin Inc. has changed the way she looks at the world around her.

Jun 23, 2011

McLaughlin demonstrates successful balance of work and family

It isn’t easy to balance motherhood and work, but attorney Christine Liu McLaughlin of Godfrey & Kahn SC has done so since joining the firm in 2000.

Jun 23, 2011

SPD’s training director teaches empathy on a tight budget

Gina Pruski knows how to stretch a dollar.

Jun 23, 2011

Appellate specialist Hanan rolls with legislative changes

Probably the highest recognition of excellence that could be bestowed on an appellate attorney cannot come from a trade journal, but from the court itself hiring the attorney when it needs counsel. That recognition recently went to Gass Weber Mullins attorney Beth Hanan. She has been retained by the Wisconsin Court of Appeals to represent […]

Jun 23, 2011

Murphy enjoys the challenges of public finance work

Jennifer Pflug Murphy does not play chess. She doesn’t have to — she’s a public-finance lawyer.

Jun 23, 2011

Comer keeps families in mind when negotiating deals and tax credits

When Mercury Marine said it was considering a move of its boat motor manufacturing facilities and headquarters from Fond du Lac to Stillwater, Okla., it seemed like the Badger State might see another big business go south.

Jun 23, 2011

Williams counts her law students among greatest accomplishments

Phoebe Weaver Williams dreamed about law school for years before she applied, leaving behind a management position at the Social Security Administration in Milwaukee.


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