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    Vol. 79, No. 2, February 2006

    In the News


    New Hires, Promotions, Partners

    Rick Badger, U.W. 1994, has returned to Wisconsin Council 40, AFSCME, AFL-CIO, after a 15-month deployment in Iraq with the 620th Corps Support Battalion as the battalion's intelligence and operations officer.

    Christine Rew Barden, Indiana Univ.-Indianapolis 1995, has joined the Madison office of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. as a shareholder in the estate planning department. She previously was legal counsel and corporate secretary of Wrigley Management Inc.

    Danielle M. Bergner

    Bergner

    Danielle M. Bergner, Marquette 2005, has joined de la Mora & de la Mora, Elm Grove, and focuses on condominium, municipal, and family law.

    Chad T. Buehler, John Marshall 2004, has joined Krek & Associates S.C., Jefferson, as an associate, focusing on family, criminal, personal injury, and employment law. He previously was with Hayes, Van Camp & Schwartz S.C., Madison.

    Kristine Burck, Texas 1990, has joined the Madison office of Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen S.C. as an associate, focusing on insurance defense, employment law, and lemon law matters. She previously was a claims attorney with American Family Mutual Insurance Co.

    Timothy L. Stewart Timothy M. Van de Kamp

    Stewart

    Van de kamp

    Timothy L. Stewart, U.W. 1997, has joined the Metro Milwaukee office of DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C. and focuses on employee benefit and employment and labor relations law. Timothy M. Van de Kamp, Marquette 2005, has joined the office as an associate and focuses on business matters, real estate issues, and litigation.

    Krista J. Ebbens, Iowa 2003, has joined Brady Corp., Milwaukee, as corporate attorney. She previously was with the Waukesha office of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

    Shannon A. Allen, U.W. 1995, and Jeremy P. Levinson, U.W. 1997, have become shareholders at Friebert, Finerty & St. John S.C., Milwaukee. Allen focuses on employment law and commercial litigation. Levinson focuses on appellate, governmental, and employment law and commercial litigation. Sheila M. Conroy, Michigan 1991, has joined the firm as an associate and focuses on employment law. She previously was with Franczek Sullivan P.C., Chicago.

    Catherine Mode Eastham, New York Univ. 1985, has been promoted to vice president and general counsel of Froedtert & Community Health, Milwaukee. She previously was general counsel. Linda S. McPike, Northwestern 1992, has joined the organization as associate general counsel. She previously worked for Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman and von Brie-sen & Roper s.c.

    Mimi C. Goller

    Goller

    Mimi C. Goller, Marquette 1993, has been promoted to division counsel at Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Ill. She concentrates on pharmaceutical and biotechnology-related patent law.

    Rebecca C. Hutton, U.W. 1994, has joined the U.W.-Madison Office of Administrative Legal Services as university legal counsel and focuses on providing assistance to the U.W. medical school and other health sciences schools. She previously was with the HIPAA office at U.W.-Madison.

    Jeffrey P. Kallio, Marquette 2005, has joined Fox, O'Neill & Shannon S.C., Milwaukee, as an associate and will focus on business and real estate matters.

    Hal Karas, Northeastern 1978, has joined the real estate practice in the Milwaukee office of Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. He focuses on negotiation and documentation of development, planned community, and commercial real estate transactions, land use entitlements, lending transactions, and workouts.

    Kyle P. Kaufman, DePaul 2005, has joined Darrow, Dietrich & Hawley S.C., Random Lake and Sheboygan, as an associate, focusing on criminal and family law.

    Rick Lavers, Michigan 1972, has been promoted to chief financial officer and chief administrative officer at Coachmen Industries Inc., Elkhart, Ind. He previously was executive vice president and general counsel and secretary.

    Joanne K. Leifheit, John Marshall 1995, has joined Congdon, Walden, Schuster & Vaklyes S.C., Waukesha, as an associate, practicing in estate planning, elder law, probate, guardianships, and real estate. She previously had a solo practice in Waukesha.

    Benjamin S. Longlet, U.W. 2001 magna cum laude, has joined the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., as counsel to the assistant attorney general in the criminal division. He previously was an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Latham & Watkins LLP.

    Danielle Machata

    Machata

    Danielle Machata, American Univ. 2001 cum laude, has joined the Milwaukee office of Godfrey & Kahn S.C. in the corporate law practice group and will focus on mergers and acquisitions, private and public securities' offerings, and securities' compliance and reporting. She previously was an associate with Dykema, Detroit.

    James C. Morgenstern, Iowa 1978 with high honors, has joined the Care-

    Giver Partnership, Neenah, as secretary and vice president for law and government affairs. He previously was vice president for safety, quality, and consumer services for Kimberly-Clark Corp., Neenah.

    Brant T. Maurer, Chicago-Kent 2001, has joined S.C. Johnson & Son Inc., Racine, as patent counsel. He previously was patent counsel with CNH America LLC, Racine.

    Matthew L. MacKelly Matthew R. Rosek

    MacKelly

    Rosek

    Matthew L. MacKelly, Marquette 2001, and Matthew R. Rosek, Marquette 2004, have joined McCoy & Hofbauer S.C., Waukesha, as associates and will focus on complex litigation, employment matters, and business disputes.

    Laura S. Peck, Connecticut 1985, has joined Axley Brynelson LLP, Madison, as a partner in the business practice group and will focus on real estate and lending, business, and insurance regulatory and compliance matters.

    Kirsten Fagerland Pezewski, Marquette 1996, has been promoted to shareholder at Heuer Law Offices S.C., Milwaukee, and continues to focus on creditors' rights and subrogation.

    Danielle M. Prato, U.W. 2001, has joined Kindt Phillips Friedman & Fremgen S.C., Oshkosh, and focuses on business law, contracts, real estate, wills, and estate planning.

    Glenn M. Salvo, U.W. 2003, has joined the Minneapolis office of Dorsey & Whitney LLP as an associate in the trial group. He previously clerked for the Hon. John C. Shabaz, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.

    Evan Y. Lin Kathryn M. Reinhard

    Lin

     Reinhard

    Evan Y. Lin, U.W. 1998, has become a shareholder with Stellpflug, Janssen, Hammer, Kirschling, Bartels S.C., De Pere, and continues to focus on estate planning, probate, business law, corporate law, and real estate. Kathryn M. Reinhard, Hamline 2005, has joined the firm as an associate and will practice in immigration law, real estate, family law, and general litigation.

    John F. Salza, U.W. 1994 cum laude, has joined the Milwaukee office of BDO Seidman LLP as a tax partner. He previously was a senior manager with Deloitte & Touche LLP, Milwaukee.

    Todd M. Cabelka Rebecca G. Lyall

    Cabelka

    Lyall

    Todd M. Cabelka, Marquette 1988, and Rebecca G. Lyall, U.W. 1996, have joined Thorpe, Compton & Christian S.C., Delavan, as associates. Cabelka focuses on labor and employment law, higher education law, real estate, and business law. He previously was associate counsel for the University of Maine System and director of labor relations for the University of Southern Maine. Lyall focuses on estate planning, elder law, real estate, and business law.

    David C. Swanson, Michigan 1994, has been appointed by Gov. Jim Doyle to the Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission. Swanson previously was an associate with the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP.

    Debra Hatzialexiou Tollefson, Marquette 2005 cum laude, has become an assistant attorney general with the Department of Labor & Industry of the Washington State Attorney General's office and focuses on industrial insurance appeals.

    Carrie E. Turner, Marquette 2000, has joined Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, Indianapolis, as an associate and focuses on labor and employment law, health law, and litigation.

    Roberta Dale-Wozniak, Hamline 2005, Ryan J. Steffes, U.W. 2005, and Andrea M. Voelker, U.W. 1998, have joined Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci S.C., Eau Claire, as associates in the labor and employment and litigation sections, focusing on public and private sector management-side labor law, employment law, and municipal, school, and administrative law and litigation.

    Amy E. Wochos

    Wochos

    Amy E. Wochos, U.W. 1996 cum laude, has become a partner with Piper & Schmidt, Milwaukee, and continues to focus on insurance defense litigation.

    Barbara Zabawa, U.W. 2001 with honors, has joined the insurance and health care practice groups of LaFollette Godfrey & Kahn, Madison. She previously clerked for the Hon. Barbara B. Crabb, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.

    Mergers, Relocations, New Associations

    Gregory J. Cook, Marquette 1976, has opened Greg Cook Law Offices S.C., Milwaukee, focusing on civil litigation on behalf of insurers, corporations, and individuals and mediation and arbitration. He previously was a shareholder and director with Kasdorf, Lewis & Swietlik S.C., Milwaukee.

    Michael F. Hupy & Associates, Milwaukee, has changed its name to Hupy and Abraham S.C. Shareholders in the firm are Michael F. Hupy, Marquette 1972, and Jason F. Abraham, Marquette 1992.

    Legal Horizons LLC has relocated to 7400 W. State St., Wauwatosa, and has opened a second office at 57 S. Main St., Hartford (formerly Smith Law Office). George E. Smith, U.W. 1960, remains of counsel to the firm. Laurie Anne Lazich Bigsby, Valparaiso 1988, and V. LaTawn Warsaw, Marquette 2001, have joined the firm. Bigsby focuses on bankruptcy, family law, probate, and estate planning. Warsaw focuses on criminal law, family law, and estate planning.

    Johns, Flaherty & Collins, La Crosse, has formed a new government relations practice group to assist local clients with economic development issues in Western Wisconsin.

    Lori Ann Wagner, U.W. 1986, has formed Redgrave Daley Ragan & Wagner LLP, which focuses on information and records management and electronic discovery, and practices with the firm's Minneapolis office. She formerly was a partner with Faegre & Benson LLP.

    Appointments, Elections

    The Ashland-Bayfield County Bar Association has elected the following officers: president - John R. Carlson, Washburn; vice president - David M. Ujke, Bayfield; and secretary/treasurer - Joseph C. Crawford, La Pointe.

    Linda H. Bochert

    Bochert

    Linda H. Bochert, U.W. 1974, has been appointed to the Green Tier Advisors Committee of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. She is a partner with the Madison office of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP and focuses on environmental law.

    The Brown County Bar Association has elected the following officers: president - Robert R. Gagan, Green Bay; president-elect - Philip J. Danen, DePere; secretary - Jodi L. Arndt; and treasurer - Angela J. Olson, both of Green Bay.

    Kathryn M. Buono, Marquette 1986, has been named to the executive committee of Quarles & Brady LLP. She focuses on mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments in the firm's Milwaukee office and is chair of the corporate services practice group.

    James Casey, Dayton 1988, has been elected to the board of the National Council of University Research Administrators and recently lectured on project management at the Dublin (Ireland) Institute of Technology. He is executive director of the office of sponsored programs at Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee.

    Joseph P. Duffey, Marquette 1979, has been elected chair of the board of St. Coletta of Wisconsin Inc., which provides residential and occupational assistance to adults with developmental disabilities. He is a shareholder in Duffey Law Office S.C., Milwaukee.

    The Green County Bar Association has elected the following officers: president - Brian D. Buchholtz; president-elect - George Vernon; and secretary/treasurer - Todd W. Schluesche, all of Monroe.

    Arthur J. Harrington

    Harrington

    Arthur J. Harrington, U.W. 1975, has been appointed to the Green Tier Advisors Committee of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. He is a shareholder with Godfrey & Kahn S.C., Milwaukee, in the environmental and energy law practice group.

    Jeffery J. Makeever, John Marshall 1997, has been appointed to the board of governors of the Riverfront Museum Park, Rockford, Ill. He is a shareholder in the intellectual property department of the Rockford office of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

    Sally Merrell, Virginia 1980, has been named to the board of the Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee Inc. She is a partner with the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP and focuses on estate planning, probate, and charitable gift planning.

    Richard J. Podell

    Podell

    Richard J. Podell, U.W. 1969, has been appointed to the ABA Commission on the Renaissance of Idealism in the Legal Profession. He is with Richard J. Podell & Associates, Milwaukee.

    The Ozaukee County Bar Association has elected the following officers: president - Dennis H. Milbrath, Cedarburg; president-elect - Donald R. Fraker, Mequon; vice president - Michael P. Herbrand, Grafton; secretary - Corinne Kaplan, Mequon; and treasurer - R. Douglas Stansbury, Cedarburg.

    The Portage County Bar Association has elected the following officers: president - Robert J. Shannon; vice president - Brad P. Corbett; and secretary/treasurer - Jenifer D. Binder, all of Stevens Point.

    Harvey Wendel, U.W. 1963, has been appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court to the Board of Administrative Oversight, which monitors Wisconsin's attorney regulatory system. He is a partner with Murphy Desmond S.C., Madison, and focuses on real estate development and financing.

    The Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers has elected the following officers: president - Daniel A. Rottier, Madison; president-elect - Robert L. Jaskulski, Milwaukee; vice president - Christine Bremer Muggli, Wausau; secretary - Mark L. Thomsen, Brookfield; treasurer - Paul Gagliardi, Salem; and New Lawyers Section chair - Jon Groth, Milwaukee.

    The Wisconsin Association of Worker Compensation Attorneys Inc. has elected the following officers: president - Thomas W. Bertz, Stevens Point; president-elect - Charles E. Hanson, La Crosse; secretary - Barry Stern, Madison; and treasurer - John Griner, Milwaukee.

    The Wisconsin Family Court Commissioners Association has elected the following officers: president - Michael D. Onheiber, Jefferson; vice president - Patricia M. Crowe, Madison; and secretary/treasurer - Katherine M. Stewart, Spooner.

    Authors, Speakers

    Tomas A. Lipinski, Marquette 1984, has written Copyright Law and the Distance Education Classroom (Scarecrow Press Inc. 2005). He is codirector of and associate professor with the Center for Information Policy Research at U.W.-Milwaukee.

    Eunice Gibson

    Gibson

    Eunice Gibson, U.W. 1973, presented a paper on "Fire Disasters: How Local Government Can Save Lives Through Code Enforcement and Regular Inspections" at the World Jurist Association 22nd Congress on the Law of the World in Beijing in September. She formerly was Madison City Attorney.

    Carlton D. Stansbury, Iowa 1990 with distinction, spoke about Social Security and family law at the Iowa State Bar Association's annual family law seminar in Des Moines. He is a shareholder with Burbach & Stansbury S.C., Milwaukee, and focuses on family law, collaborative law, mediation, and appellate work.

    Carol Wessels, U.W. 1988, appeared on a November episode of "The Dr. Phil Show," on which she discussed legal options for families struggling with a family member's mental illness. She is with Wessels Law Office LLC, Cedarburg, and focuses on elder and disability law issues.

    Authors of The Wisconsin Business Advisor: Securities, Mergers, and Acquisitions (State Bar CLE Books 2006) are Steven R. Barth, Michigan 1984 cum laude, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee; Jennifer L. Boatwright, Michigan 2002 cum laude, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Dallas; Thomas L. Frenn, Marquette 1976, and Shawn M. Govern, Marquette 1991, Petrie & Stocking S.C., Milwaukee; Terry D. Nelson, U.W. 1997, Foley & Lardner LLP, Madison; and Hoyt R. Stastney, Minnesota 1997 magna cum laude, and Ryan L. Van Den Elzen, Notre Dame 2002 summa cum laude, Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee. Michael M. Berzowski, Marquette 1969, Weiss Berzowski Brady LLP, Milwaukee, and Joseph W. Boucher, U.W. 1978, Neider & Boucher S.C., Madison, were reviewers. Ralph Anzivino, Case Western Reserve 1971, Marquette Law School, and Frenn and Stastney were advisors.

    Authors of the newly revised Wisconsin Discovery Law and Practice (State Bar CLE Books 3d ed. 2006) are Marilyn M. Carroll, Marquette 1992, Schott, Bublitz & Engel S.C., Brookfield; Robert B. Corris, Berkeley 1970, Robert B. Corris S.C., Milwaukee; Stephen A. DiTullio, U.W. 1992, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., Madison; Merrick R. Domnitz, Hamline 1977, Domnitz & Skemp, Milwaukee; Timothy W. Feeley, Marquette 1992, von Briesen & Roper S.C., Milwaukee; Robert L. Gegios, U.W. 1981, Kohner, Mann & Kailas S.C., Milwaukee; Robert L. Jaskulski, Marquette 1988, and Mark S. Young, Marquette 1976, Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., Milwaukee; Mark M. Leitner, U.W. 1985, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C., Milwaukee; and John W. Markson, U.W. 1978, Bell, Gierhart & Moore S.C., Madison.

    Awards, Degrees, Honors

    Barbara J. Becker, Marquette 1977 cum laude, and Margaret Wrenn Hickey, U.W. 1986 cum laude, are included in the 2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America; both have been included for at least 10 consecutive years. They also have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. and were named among the top 25 female lawyers in the state. They are shareholders with Becker & Hickey S.C., Milwaukee.

    Eighteen lawyers with DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C. have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. From the Madison office: Brian L. Anderson, Jon P. Axelrod, Denis P. Bartell, Dennis P. Birke, Michael R. Davis, Stephen A. DiTullio, Eric A. Farnsworth, Henry J. "Hank" Handzel, Daniel W. Hildebrand, Todd E. Palmer, Peter A. Peshek, John E. Rashke, Gregory E. Scallon, Anne T. Wadsack, and Michael W. Wilcox. From the Metro Milwaukee office: Douglas H. Frazer, Karen M. Schapiro, and Howard B. Schoenfeld.

    William C. Gleisner III, Marquette 1974, received the Robert L. Habush Trial Lawyer of the Year award from the Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers in December. He is with the Law Offices of William C. Gleisner III, Milwaukee.

    Two attorneys with Godfrey & Kahn S.C. are included in Who's Who Legal USA - Insolvency and Restructuring 2006. Timothy F. Nixon, U.W. 1990, is with the Green Bay office and is head of the business finance and restructuring practice group and a member of the corporate and litigation practice groups. Brady C. Williamson, Georgetown 1975, is a member of the business finance and restructuring practice group in the Madison office, LaFollette Godfrey & Kahn.

    Michael D. Golden, Marquette 1991, received an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He is director of transportation, trade, and compliance at Mercury Marine, Fond du Lac.

    Fourteen attorneys with Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. In the Milwaukee office: Virginia M. Antoine, Laurence J. Fehring, James M. Fergal, Robert L. Habush, Robert L. Jaskulski, Donald H. Slavik, and Mark S. Young. In the Madison office: James R. Jansen, Daniel A. Rottier, and Susan Ross Steingass. In the Waukesha office: Michael J. Jassak. In the Appleton office: John D. Murray. In the Green Bay office: Ralph J. Tease Jr. In the Rhinelander office: D. James Weis. Habush was named top trial attorney in the state as well as one of the top 10 lawyers in the state. Rottier and Young were named among the top 50 lawyers in the state. Steingass was named one of the top 25 female lawyers in the state.

    Two attorneys with the Milwaukee office of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. Attorneys recognized are Michael P. Malone and Tomislav Z. Kuzmanovi.

    Victor M. Arellano Bruce M. Davey James A. Olson

    Arellano

    Davey
     Olson

    Three attorneys with Lawton & Cates S.C., Madison, have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. Recognized attorneys are Victor M. Arellano, Bruce M. Davey, and James A. Olson.

    Jeffrey Hynes has been named a "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics Media Inc. He is with Jeffrey S. Hynes & Associates, Wauwatosa.

    David B. Karp has been named a "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics Media Inc. He also is included in the 2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. He is with Karp, Karp & Zirgibel S.C., Milwaukee.

    Two attorneys with Liebmann, Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry S.C., Green Bay, have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. Recognized attorneys are George Burnett and Gregory B. Conway.

    Gregory Mager, Marquette 1997, received the 2004-05 Chair Award from the ABA Section of Family Law at the ABA's annual meeting in Chicago in August. He is with Ansay, O'Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong S.C, Port Washington, and focuses on civil litigation, family law, and mediation.

    Six attorneys with Murphy Desmond S.C., Madison, have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. The recognized attorneys are Stephen Beilke, Catherine Furay, William Mundt, Robert Pasch, William Rameker, and James Sweet. Furay also was named one of the top 25 female lawyers in the state. Beilke, Mundt, Rameker, Sweet, and Richard Pitzner are included in the 2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

    Forty attorneys with the Wisconsin offices of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. The recognized attorneys are Scott C. Beightol, Paul E. Benson, Linda H. Bochert, Jackson M. Bruce Jr., John A. Busch, Nathaniel Cade Jr., David J. Cannon, David W. Croysdale, David L. De Bruin, Scott H. Engroff, John D. Finerty Jr., Robert L. Gordon, Charles P. Graupner, F. William Haberman, Nancy Leary Haggerty, Eric E. Hobbs, Michael E. Husmann, Richard Z. Kabaker, Grant C. Killoran, Raymond R. Krueger, Richard J. Langer, James S. Levin, Jonathan O. Levine, Paul F. Linn, Tod B. Linstroth, Jonathan H. Margolies, Robert W. Mulcahy, Thomas E. Obenberger, J. Lewis Perlson, Mark S. Poker, Mitchell W. Quick, Timothy G. Schally, Katherine W. Schill, Robert A. Schnur, Thomas W. Scrivner, Ann Ustad Smith, Billie Jean Smith, Charles P. Stevens, James R. Troupis, and William F. White. Bochert was named one of the top 25 female lawyers in the state, and Perlson was named one of the top 50 lawyers in the state.

    Fifty-three attorneys with the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. Recognized attorneys are Patricia K. Ballman, John T. Bannen, Andrew M. Barnes, Darryl S. Bell, Kathryn M. Buono, Daniel E. Conley, Gerald E. Connolly, Frank J. Daily, John W. Daniels Jr., James F. Daly, Bruce C. Davidson, Jeffrey O. Davis, Kevin A. Delorey, Robert H. Duffy, Julianna Ebert, Matthew J. Flynn, Chris K. Gawart, Conrad G. Goodkind, Michael J. Gonring, Kathleen A. Gray, Kenneth V. Hallett, Lawrence J. Jost, David B. Kern, David L. Kinnamon, Daniel J. LaFave, Michael H. Lappin, Fredrick G. Lautz, Ely A. Leichtling, John H. Lhost, Henry J. Loos, Larry J. Martin, Thomas P. McElligott, Michael S. McCauley, Sally C. Merrell, Jeffrey Morris, Mary Pat Ninneman, Richard C. Ninneman, Michael J. Ostermeyer, W. Stuart Parsons, Nancy K. Peterson, Joseph E. Puchner, Stephen E. Richman, John A. Rothstein, Patrick M. Ryan, Carl R. Schwartz, Walter J. Skipper, Rebecca A. Speckhard, Paul J. Tilleman, Eric J. Van Vugt, Arthur A. Vogel Jr., Ronald L. Wallenfang, David D. Wilmoth, and Brian D. Winters. Ballman, Gray, Merrell, Mary Pat Ninneman, and Speckhard were named among the top 25 female lawyers in the state. Bannen, Daniels, Lappin, and Parsons were named among the top 50 lawyers in the state. Daily was named one of the top 10 lawyers in the state.

    Art Law Conversations, by Elizabeth T. Russell, Pace 1986, has been included on the 2005 list of outstanding academic titles by CHOICE magazine, a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries. Russell has a solo practice in Madison.

    Six attorneys with Stafford Rosenbaum LLP have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. Recognized attorneys are Brian Butler, Robert Horowitz, Richard Nordeng, Daniel Stolper, Daphne Webb, and Joseph Wright. Webb was named one of the top 25 female lawyers in the state.

    Tony Welhouse, U.W. 1977, has been selected for inclusion in the 2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. He is with Welhouse Law Office, Appleton, and focuses on worker's compensation and Social Security disability matters.

    Pro Bono, Public Service

    Michael F. Hupy & Associates S.C. (now Hupy and Abraham S.C.) distributed 100 Thanksgiving food baskets in Milwaukee and also donated funds to the Hunger Task Force and Second Harvest.

    Employees of the Milwaukee office of Foley & Lardner LLP gave up their traditional Thanksgiving staff luncheon and instead donated funds for Thanksgiving dinners provided by the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, the Milwaukee Rescue Mission, St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church, and Faith Fellowship Baptist Church.

    In Memoriam

    Milton R. Bordow, U.W. 1951, Milwaukee, July 7, 1923 - Nov. 12, 2005.

    Hon. Edwin C. Dahlberg, U.W. 1949, Beloit, April 22, 1923 - Nov. 27, 2005.

    Michael J. Hartwig, U.W. 2004, Madison, Feb. 5, 1976 - Dec. 3, 2005.

    James A. Jacobson, U.W. 1952, East Troy, Aug. 1, 1923 - Dec. 3, 2005.

    John J. McWilliams, Marquette 1970, Janesville, May 13, 1941 - July 22, 2005.

    Francis D. Papenfuss, U.W. 1966, La Crosse, Jan. 21, 1942 - Sept. 10, 2005.

    Hon. Peter G. Pappas, U.W. 1946, La Crosse, Sept. 18, 1917 - Aug. 31, 2005.

    Brett C. Petranech, U.W. 1997, Madison, Sept. 10, 1965 - Sept. 13, 2005.

    Ann C. Richtman, Hamline 1981, Superior, Dec. 11, 1948 - Oct. 23, 2005.

    Robert F. Strauss, Illinois 1974, Minneapolis, April 30, 1949 - June 9, 2005.

    Gilda B. Shellow, Marquette 1962, Milwaukee, Oct. 20, 1928 - July 17, 2005.




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