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2013 Women in the Law

Jun 25, 2013

Ratzel’s gamble pays off

A Chinese proverb states that a man grows most tired by standing still.

Jun 25, 2013

Zylstra advocates in and outside her firm

In front of a Dane County jury, Sarah Zylstra advocated for an ethical and respected teacher, offering a profile of the man different from the inconsistent stories provided by two students on the other side of a civil suit.

Jun 25, 2013

Lavin seeks to strike balance

Since she was a child, Molly Lavin knew she wanted to be an attorney. Watching her father, she was fascinated by what he did as a defense attorney.

Jun 25, 2013

Stadler, bankruptcy cases an ideal fit

Bankruptcies can be complicated, but despite the complexities, speed is of the essence.

Jun 25, 2013

Bochert carves her own path in long career

The people in the law school placement office were no help to Linda Bochert in her search for employment.

Jun 25, 2013

Complex cases keep Schellinger on the move

It’s never a dull day for Susan Schellinger, who specializes in construction law and also handles insurance and general litigation cases as a shareholder with Davis & Kuelthau SC.

Jun 25, 2013

McCarthy rises above doubters

As a teenager, Amelia McCarthy played basketball with the boys.

Jun 25, 2013

Violent offenders no match for Big Sis

Violent criminals and repeat gun offenders beware, Big Sis is watching you.

Jun 25, 2013

Rigsby thrives despite her fears

Cynthia J. Rigsby’s chosen area of practice is one that has a tendency to make her very uncomfortable.

Jun 25, 2013

Sullivan succeeds at her many roles

Most lawyers love the litigation limelight, but Sheila Sullivan would rather persuade by pen.

Jun 25, 2013

Finn never forgets the victims

Early in her law career, Laura Przybylinski Finn was involved in prosecuting Steven Oliver for kidnapping and transporting a 13-year-old girl over state lines for illegal sexual purposes.

Jun 25, 2013

An appealing argument for change

A recent oral argument before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals was memorable for Madison lawyer Mary Kennelly.


Should Justice Protasiewicz recuse herself on gerrymandering cases that go before the Wisconsin Supreme Court?

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