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Fowles satisfied with career switch

Sarah Fowles was working to raise money for New York University in 2001 and sharing an office with a public defender displaced by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks when she realized she was in the wrong profession.

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Background-check guidance attracting renewed scrutiny

Two years after the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a guidance warning employers against the overly-broad use of criminal background checks to screen potential new hires, it is drawing renewed criticism from employers, business groups and lawmakers who say it is cumbersome at best and dangerous at worst.

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Coyne finds a healthy career path

When St. Mary’s Hospital about two years ago needed to restructure its medical staff responsibilities and the corresponding bylaws, it tapped attorneys Sarah Coyne and Kevin Eldridge to help.

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Who’s Doing What: New hires; giving back

Douglas Dehler joined the litigation group at O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing SC, Milwaukee. Dehler’s litigation practice covers business, class action, whistleblower and ERISA fiduciary cases, as well as a wide range of insurance matters.

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Who’s doing what: Chicago law firm opens Milwaukee office

The Chicago law firm of Arnstein & Lehr LLP opened a Milwaukee office with the addition of partner Charles Pautsch and associates Lisa Baiocchi and Jesse Dill to its labor and employment practice group. All three attorneys join Arnstein & Lehr from Jackson Lewis LLP, Brookfield.

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2011 Unsung Heroes – IT Specialist

IT Specialists Professional of the Year Joe Bichanich Knowledge management/process improvement managers, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP Jason Milligan Knowledge management/process improvement managers, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP Last summer, the outlook for Michael Best & Friedrich LLP’s new document management system was bleak. Consultants who’d been working for several months to implement the iManage system suddenly quit. Then, the ...

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2011 Unsung Heroes – Human Resources

Human Resources Professional of the Year Mary Wilkes Manager, Quarles & Brady LLP Mary Wilkes is on the fast track. Wilkes came to Milwaukee-based Quarles & Brady LLP in 2008. She started as a manager of six secretarial leaders, who in turn supervised some 90 secretaries in 11 practice areas. A year and a half later, she was promoted to ...

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2011 Unsung Heroes – Paralegal

2011 Paralegal of the year Katie Carlson Paralegal, Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc. Is there a beyond that comes after “above and beyond”? If so, Katie Carlson is working there, and offering one of her homemade pumpkin bars on the side. A paralegal at the Legal Action of Wisconsin office in Racine, Carlson covers dozens of weekly housing cases, domestic ...

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2011 Unsung Heroes – Legal secretary

2011 Legal secretary of the year Keri Kempski Legal secretary, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC Between court deadlines, pressing clients and demanding  opposing counsel, it’s expected that everyone on a litigation team might blow their stack from time to time. Well, nearly everyone. Legal secretary Keri Kempski has kept her cool for nearly two decades of under-the-gun work at Reinhart ...

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2011 Unsung Heroes – Legal Marketing Professional

Legal Marketing Professional of the Year Ruth Strekow Director of organizational planning and client satisfaction, Quarles & Brady LLP A lot of people might try to take credit for the success of Quarles & Brady LLP’s recent client satisfaction survey, but its Ruth Strekow that deserves the praise, said Mike Ostermeyer, lead sales attorney at the firm. “The fact of ...

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Who’s doing what

Anne McIntyre, Northern Illinois 2007 magna cum laude, has joined Nelson, Irvings & Waeffler, SC, Wauwatosa as an associate. She will concentrate her practice in elder law, probate, and disability planning. She was previously with the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee. The law firm of Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek SC has announced the election of Kim Wynn and the re-election of ...

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