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2016 Women in the Law

Jun 23, 2016

Irvings heads Law Journal’s outstanding Women in the Law class

The Wisconsin Law Journal honored 26 outstanding women lawyers Thursday night during the annual Women in the Law event at the Pfister in Milwaukee. Nearly 325 people were in attendance for the 13th annual event.

Jun 23, 2016

Schill drafts a solid litigation career

Jonathan Margolies clearly remembers the poise Kathy Schill showed when she handled her first cross-examination and what she did to the expert witness.

Jun 23, 2016

Crowley sets standard for life-long learning

Madison-area estate planning attorney Marilyn Crowley is proving that it’s never too late to learn new things and develop new skills.

Jun 23, 2016

Johnson’s law career a steady progression

When she was young, Lecia Johnson didn’t dream about becoming a lawyer.

Jun 23, 2016

Shadman gives back to program that inspired her

Sheila Shadman knows from experience how one class can set a student on a completely unexpected course.

Jun 23, 2016

For Nowak, actions speak louder than words

Ellen Nowak said she has followed an interesting path to her current position as the chairperson of the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin.

Jun 23, 2016

Klein finds life-work balance in career

Tracey Klein has learned an important lesson about having a legal career: The higher attorneys rise in the ranks, the more flexibility they have.

Jun 23, 2016

Riek puts the ‘public’ in ‘public defender’

Amanda Riek enjoys rooting for the underdog.

Jun 23, 2016

Pekarske finds hospice law hospitable

Meg Pekarske can explain her legal career in one sentence: “Things just sort of happened.”

Jun 23, 2016

Wilson excels in her fast-forward career

When Nancy Wilson decided to back to school, she put her nose to the grindstone and went non-stop for five years. All in one go, she found herself earning her undergraduate degree, master’s in accounting and a law degree.

Jun 23, 2016

Employment law changes keep Hanneman on balance

To Ann Hanneman, change is good — it’s what she enjoys the most about her area of law.

Jun 23, 2016

Schreiber blends business with law

Law school didn’t teach Ariella Schreiber enough about business, so she’s going for her MBA in addition to working a full-time day job.

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