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Nov 11, 2022

Asked & Answered: Husch Blackwell’s Levy says contractors should prepare for building project disruptions in a volatile construction market

A Milwaukee attorney said stakeholders must be transparent with each other and build contingency in their building plans amid a tightening construction market. 

Jul 13, 2022

Asked & Answered: On a mission, never too late for Lee

Milwaukee criminal defense attorney May Lee never planned to practice law. She began her professional career as a teacher in higher education and at 38 years old decided to change courses after establishing a successful career and family.

Jun 21, 2022

Asked & Answered: Despite bumps and bruises of a solo practice firm, Norland would do it over again

From practicing public defender cases out of his one-bedroom apartment in La Crosse to hanging a shingle on his own firm, Daniel Norland has experienced the legal spectrum.

May 31, 2022

Asked & Answered: Law student Jacob Gardner publishes debut novel

Second-year UW Law student Jacob Gardner recently published his debut novel North of Highway 8, a story rooted in Wisconsin experiences and values.

May 24, 2022

Asked & Answered: Looking to make a difference – Matheson ready to see results

Following her military service, Ellen Matheson was ready to make an impact on the community through a career in the law.

May 11, 2022

Asked & Answered: Dietrich ready to tackle civility and mental health among Wisconsin lawyers

Newly elected State Bar president, Dean Dietrich has over 40 years of experience practicing in Wisconsin’s legal industry.

Mar 29, 2022

Asked & Answered: Davis balancing time between law school, Miss Milwaukee duties

Crowned Miss Milwaukee 2022 in March, Jada Davis made history as the first Black woman to win the title in the organization’s 98-year run. A Milwaukee inner city native, Davis wears many hats with a diverse group of passions and interests.

Nov 9, 2021

Reinhart’s Misey steps before camera to spread word of tax expertise

To show just how unwieldy and dense the federal tax code has become, Robert Misey recently tried to blow up the 6th volume of his IRS regulations using three rounds of fire crackers.

Oct 4, 2021

Retiring Quarles & Brady attorney called his own Schott during his career

Better than most, Don Schott understands Merrick Garland’s pain.

Jun 30, 2021

1 year and 105 jury trials later, Milwaukee County courts continue efforts to return to normal

It has been nearly a year of in-person, pandemic-related operations for Wisconsin’s First Judicial District, and every day still brings new questions for Chief Judge Mary Triggiano. As she describes how Milwaukee County courts have been returning to in-person proceedings, a staff member interrupts to ask: Where should warrant return walk-ins be sent? “There are […]

May 27, 2021

Hickey aims to be accessible to all members as State Bar president-elect

When Margaret Wrenn Hickey, a Milwaukee family and elder law attorney, got a call asking her to run for president-elect of the State Bar of Wisconsin, she knew she had the experience needed for the job.

Apr 30, 2021

Blise settles into 14-year term on Eastern District bankruptcy court

Just a few weeks into a years-long appointment, Judge Rachel M. Blise is finding her place on the bankruptcy court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

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