The Wisconsin Law Journal honored 23 outstanding women lawyers Thursday night during its annual Women in the Law event at Discovery World in Milwaukee.
Kathy Charlton has always been drawn to fighting injustice. Case in point: She read books by Ralph Nader while growing up.
The burden of student-loan debt continues to loom over thousands of students in Wisconsin. Yet, few attorneys are taking steps to deal with the situation.
When it comes to giving, JoAnn Eiring is a tough act to follow.
Meghan Shannon has often walked into a corporate meeting to discover she’s the only woman present. Most men — for the simple fact they are men — will not be able to fully understand what that’s like.
Laura Crivello and her all-female team of assistant district attorneys have seen the worst of the worst over the years, dismantling drug-trafficking operations and prosecuting violent offenders in Milwaukee County.
Working at a law firm was never part of Jennifer Hannon’s life plan, but she is grateful for going off course.
Kathy Pakes has made a career out of understanding the troubles and needs of the people she is working with at any given moment.
Long before Susan Tyndall began law school, she was destined to do appellate work.
Although Elizabeth Haas has shown her mettle time and time again, she’s not done making a difference.
Although she secured a conviction and an eight-year prison sentence for a U.S. Marshall who had sexually assaulted women in Milwaukee County, Erin Karshen didn’t stop there — not when her investigation had uncovered evidence that linked the culprit to assaults in another county.
Laura Sette went to law school to be a prosecutor. Instead, she became a public defender in Brooklyn after graduation before coming to Wisconsin.
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