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2019 Up and Coming Lawyers

Sep 18, 2019

Employment law a labor of love for Brooks-Williams

Since graduating from University of Wisconsin Law School eight years ago, Truscenialyn Brooks-Williams has built herself a reputation for bringing diverse attorneys together and diligently representing her clients.

Sep 18, 2019

Kaur finds inspiration from her Indian roots

As an associate attorney at Axley Attorneys in Madison, Aneet Kaur has represented several Fortune 500 companies in high-value cases and various other clients before the Court of Appeals, Labor and Industry Review Commission, and the Department of Workforce Development.

Sep 18, 2019

Seifert’s long, winding road leads to law

Alex Seifert admittedly took a meandering route to a legal career.

Sep 18, 2019

Heywood quickly makes name as skilled litigator

Christine Heywood never moves slowly.

Sep 18, 2019

Personal life inspires Pinkerton’s work

When Karla Hutton Pinkerton was a child, her parents often joked that she would make a great lawyer because of her analytical bent.

Sep 18, 2019

Heywood dedicates career to fighting for his disadvantaged clients

As a lawyer in the Public Defender’s Office in Oshkosh, Eric Heywood handles a complex, mixed caseload and regularly volunteers to take on serious felony cases dealing with everything from sexual assault to robbery and homicide.

Sep 18, 2019

A ‘born tinkerer’, Liabo-VanDerPol helps foster new technology

As a “born tinkerer,” Erica Liabo-VanDerPol has always been drawn to new technology.

Sep 18, 2019

Azinger finds plenty to do inside, outside the office

For Sam Azinger, a tax-planning class initially piqued his interest in estate planning.

Sep 18, 2019

For Rome, all roads lead to law

As a litigator, Erin Rome knows the value of being able to surround herself with a strong team.

Sep 18, 2019

Kroes rocking his legal career

Bryan Kroes didn’t take a direct path to a legal career.

Sep 18, 2019

Smiley excels at planning despite never planning to become an attorney

Peter Smiley never planned to become a lawyer, but fate intervened and led him on a path toward the profession.

Sep 18, 2019

Willenbrink’s work music to his client’s ears

There are many reasons people enter the legal profession. For Zachary Willenbrink, it was the opportunity it would give him to use his mind.


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