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2018 Up and Coming Lawyers

Sep 13, 2018

Grayson a master of persuasion in children’s court

Whether it’s in children’s court or adult court in Milwaukee County, Assistant District Attorney Brittany Grayson has earned respect in the seven years that she’s been a prosecutor.

Sep 13, 2018

Sargent knows the drill when it comes to data privacy, cybersecurity

Within just a few years of becoming an attorney, Sarah Sargent has already handled complex, high-stakes cases.

Sep 13, 2018

Zellner helps clients avoid falling victim to ‘domino effect’

Zachary Zellner’s path to becoming a lawyer started with seeing the difference his parents had made as teachers. As a personal-injury attorney at Hupy and Abraham in Madison, he advocates for victims seeking compensation.

Sep 13, 2018

De Arteaga finds dream job working to exonerate Latinos

Maria de Arteaga says she doesn’t believe in fate, but when she came across the listing for her dream job at the Wisconsin Innocence Project — a position dedicated to helping Latino inmates pursue innocence claims — she had to wonder if fate played a hand.

Sep 13, 2018

Burazin lives life like she practices law

For the neglected, abused and misunderstood, Kelsey Burazin offers a safe haven and an open-minded outlook.

Sep 13, 2018

Wishart blends sharp legal abilities with can-do attitude

Growing up, Vanessa Wishart spent a lot of time outdoors, so it should be no surprise that she ended up practicing environmental law.

Sep 13, 2018

Raffeet August approaches guardian ad litem work with tenacity

Amber Raffeet August got her first taste of immigration law when she was an undergraduate, when she worked as a receptionist for a legal clinic. It was an experience that had her thinking about going to law school.

Sep 13, 2018

‘Give up’ not in Halopka-Ivery’s vocabulary

Katherine Halopka-Ivery tried her first case in middle school.

Sep 13, 2018

Law Journal honors its 2018 Up and Coming Lawyers (VIDEO)

About 350 people in the Wisconsin law community were in attendance Thursday to honor the 2018 class of Up and Coming Lawyers at Discovery World’s Pilot House in Milwaukee.

Sep 13, 2018

Maynard uses working-class upbringing as motivation

Timothy Maynard always thought it would be fulfilling to work as an attorney.

Sep 13, 2018

Giesen goes the distance to get the facts

Criminal-defense attorney Jessica Giesen has immersed herself in her practice.

Sep 13, 2018

Ghayyad finds niche in immigration, family law

Maryam Ghayyad is building her own sort of practice.


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