CONTACT: Teresa Weidemann-Smith
State Bar of Wisconsin
(800) 444-9404, ext. 6025
von Briesen & Roper: First Top Flight Law Firm
All law office lawyers become members of the Wisconsin Law
MADISON, July 19, 2006 - Wisconsin Law Foundation
Board of Directors President Kathleen Grant of Wausau announces that the
von Briesen & Roper, s.c., firm in Milwaukee is the first "Top
Flight Law Firm" for successfully recruiting 100 percent of its firm
attorneys as members of the Wisconsin Law Foundation.
"The Wisconsin Law Foundation created the Top Flight Law Firm
classification as a way to highlight each firm's dedication to the
Wisconsin Law Foundation and its mission of enhancing the law through
education and service," said Grant. "This new category of giving
established this past summer will not only increase membership in the
foundation, but will also enable the foundation to continue to make
important grants to valuable law-related charitable programs in the
von Briesen & Roper, s.c. is a 100-year-old Milwaukee-based law
firm with offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Racine, Kenosha and Mequon. The
firm provides legal services to businesses, institutions and
individuals, with an emphasis on matters involving banking, bankruptcy,
corporate law, estate planning, health law, Indian law, labor,
litigation, risk management, and real estate.
The Wisconsin Law Foundation established three categories of Top
Flight Firms: firms with 50 or more members, firms with between 10 and
49 members, and firms with less than 10 members, including solo firms.
The majority of funds contributed to the foundation each year come from
lawyers designating a gift to the Foundation on their State Bar of
Wisconsin dues statement. For more information, please visit www.wisbar.org/ or http://www.vonbriesen.com.