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2018 Unsung Heroes

Hadaway bridges the gap at Axley

Nicole Hadaway was just 22 years old and freshly graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison when the head of marketing at Axley Attorneys left. Hadaway, who had been a marketing intern at the firm for a year, moved into her boss’s empty office and continued the work.

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Torres expanding the definition of paralegal

Corina Torres became interested in a paralegal career at age 11 when she met a paralegal working for an attorney who had helped her family following a car accident. The woman’s enthusiasm for the job, as well as the way she listened and cared for clients, made a lasting impression on Torres.

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Lewandowski proves he can take the heat

A paralegal and legal assistant at Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols in Milwaukee, Lewandowski works directly for the firm shareholder Mark Malloy. Lewandowski’s colleague, Jan Szczepanski, said Malloy may very well be the hardest-driving lawyer at the firm.

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Bahr raises the bar at Reinhart

Beth Bahr leads the human resources team at Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren and refers to herself as a human resources generalist, though she prefers to specialize in employee engagement, employee development and maximizing her firm’s internal client services.

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Ford Bennett makes the grade at UW Law School

When Jane Ford Bennett saw an opportunity to join the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1997, she became eager to do just that after learning from a friend about the support offered by the department.

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Reitz sets it right at Quarles & Brady

Rose Reitz joined Quarles & Brady as a legal secretary in 1986 and said she was fortunate to work for a litigation attorney who asked her to do more than secretarial work to help prepare cases for the courtroom.

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Branks goes above and beyond for SPD

For the past 22 years, Michael Branks has served in the State Public Defender’s office, where he has used his ambition and initiative to go above and beyond what’s required.

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Law Journal honors its 2018 Unsung Heroes

The Wisconsin Law Journal honored 28 Unsung Heroes at an event on Wednesday at the Grain Exchange in downtown Milwaukee. More than 260 people were in attendance to honor the people who excel behind the scenes.

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Paralegal work keeps Skoug on the run

Paralegal work hadn’t really been on Andrew Skoug’s mind when he started working for Stafford Rosenbaum in 2002, performing tasks such as making copies, while he was attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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