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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 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.

Feb 22, 2021

Briggs committed to increasing diversity of Wisconsin’s legal profession

Dr. Jeneise Briggs, the State Bar of Wisconsin’s diversity and inclusion specialist, is passionate about doing the work to make the legal community more welcoming for all.

Feb 5, 2021

‘Taking on the torch’: Osuji builds on legal career, family legacy amid pandemic

Despite a year full of unexpected and difficult events, Attorney Chinonso Osuji has been building a legal career and a legacy for herself and her family.

Dec 21, 2020

Following predecessor’s absences, Waushara County DA seeks to restore confidence in office

Matthew Leusink, the new Waushara County district attorney, has no doubt that he has a lot of work ahead of him.

Nov 4, 2020

MAKING HISTORY: Dane County judge sworn in as state’s first Black female judge outside Milwaukee County

For the Dane County Judge Nia Trammell, taking the bench was an emotional experience.

Nov 22, 2019

Thomsen aims to right institutional wrongs in high-profile civil rights cases

Mark Thomsen has thought a lot about how to make the legal process more fair — especially this year. Thomsen and his firm, Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs, have taken up a number of high-profile civil rights cases in recent months.


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