Up and Coming Lawyers/Leaders in the Law

leaders-up-and-comingThe Wisconsin Law Journal has combined two of its most popular events: Leaders in the Law and Up and Coming Lawyers.

The second-year combined event in 2021 is an opportunity to get the legal community’s icons to network and celebrate with the up and coming phenoms of the field.

Criteria for nominations:

Up and Coming Lawyers: An attorney or support staff who have displayed excellence during their first 8 years in the field.

Leaders in the Law: An attorney or support staff who have at least 15 years in the legal community and have excelled at their chosen profession.

2021 Event Date: April 29, 2021

Nominate By: March 5, 2021




  • Nominator's Information

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  • Nominator's name
  • Nominator's phone number
  • Nominator's email address
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  • Nominee's Information

    Nominator's Information
  • Nominee's name
  • Nominee's phone
  • Nominee's email address
  • Nominee's address
  • Nomination: Must be 150 words or more!

Previous Up and Coming Lawyers

2020 Leaders in the Law/Up and Coming Lawyers

2019 Up and Coming Lawyers

2018 Up and Coming Lawyers

2017 Up and Coming Lawyers 

2016 Up and Coming Lawyers

2015 Up and Coming Lawyers

2014 Up and Coming Lawyers

2013 Up and Coming Lawyers

2012 Up and Coming Lawyers


  1. Good afternoon,

    I was just wondering how an attorney gets nominated to the up and coming list. If you have any good practice suggestions it would be much appreciated.

  2. Joe Yovino, joe.yovino@wislawjournal.com

    Hi Julie: We accept nominations throughout most of the year. Any attorney with 8 or less years on the job is eligible. We’ll have info here in the coming weeks: https://wislawjournal.com/up-and-coming-lawyers/

    You can also email our events coordinator, Jenny Byington, at jbyington@wislawjournal.com for more info and stay in the know by signing up for our daily email at https://wislawjournal.com/wljtoday/

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