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    Vol. 77, No. 11, November 2004

    In the News

    New Hires, Promotions, Partners

    Timothy B. Anderson


    Timothy B. Anderson, Marquette 2000, has joined Remley & Sensenbrenner S.C., Neenah, as an associate, focusing on business law, litigation, collection, employment law, real estate, and estate planning matters.

    Louis Baureis, Missouri-Kansas City 1990, has joined Gendlin & Liverman S.C., with offices in Milwaukee, Racine, Brookfield, and Mequon. His practice areas include auto accident, slip and fall, and nursing home negligence cases.

    Michael F. Brown, U.W. 2002, has joined Cross Law Firm S.C., Milwaukee, as an associate, concentrating in disability, employee benefits, HIPAA compliance, and small business representation. He formerly was with WellPoint Health Networks Inc., Milwaukee.

    Brian J. Bushaw, U.W. 2004, has joined Kelly & Habermehl S.C., Madison, as an associate, concentrating in family law.

    Christopher W. Cramer, Marquette 1996, has joined V.K. Development Corp., Brookfield, as corporate counsel, concentrating on general corporate/business and commercial and residential real estate development, leasing, and related maters. He previously was with McNally, Maloney & Peterson S.C., Milwaukee.

    D. Byron Goltz, U.W. 1982, has been promoted to the rank of captain in the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary and has been assigned as legal officer to the Milwaukee Emergency Services Squadron, serving as legal advisor to the squadron commander and as a liaison to local law enforcement and state and federal agencies.

    Aaron T. Haase, Arkansas 2003, has received a commission in the U.S. Air Force as a judge advocate general. He focuses on taxation at Offutt AFB, Omaha, Neb.

    Gregory T. Kuntsman, Marquette 2002, has joined Walgreen Co., Deerfield, Ill., focusing on real estate law. He previously served as corporate counsel with Menards Inc.

    Angela E. McGraw, Marquette 2000, has joined the Milwaukee office of Michael F. Hupy & Associates S.C., as an associate, focusing on personal injury litigation. She previously was with Pitman, Kyle & Sicula S.C.

    Sara E. Snyder


    Sara E. Snyder, U.W. 2004 cum laude, has joined O'Meara Law Firm LLP, West Bend, as an associate, focusing on estate planning, probate, and real estate law.

    Gary Rehfeldt, U.W. 1991, has joined Hazelbaker & Associates, Madison, primarily concentrating on municipal and land use law and litigation. He formerly was Walworth County assistant corporation counsel.

    Mark Vyvyan, U.W. 1997 cum laude, has been elected as a shareholder at Fredrikson & Byron, Minneapolis. He is with the litigation and real estate groups, focusing on real estate-related litigation and transactions and general litigation.

    Amalia L. Todryk, Marquette 2003, and Alicia L. Vander Pas, U.W 2000, have joined Weiss Berzowski Brady LLP, Milwaukee, as associates in the estate planning practice group, focusing on business succession planning. Todryk formerly was with PriceWaterHouseCoopers LLP. Vander Pas previously was with Godfrey & Kahn S.C.

    Chad J. Wiener, Marquette 2001 cum laude, LL.M. Georgetown with distinction, has joined Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, Calif., as an adjunct professor, teaching securities regulation.

    Mergers, Relocations, New Associations

    Law Offices of Peter Earle has moved to 700 N. Water St., Suite 646, Milwaukee. The firm continues to focus on civil rights and employment law.

    Appointments, Elections

    he Association for Women Lawyers has chosen the following officers: president - Catherine M. P. Hertzberg; president-elect - Ann M. Devine; secretary - Deborah A. Krukowski; and treasurer - Pamela Pepper, all of Milwaukee.

    The Brown County Women's Bar Association has elected the following officers: president - Patricia J. Sandoz, De Pere; vice president of membership - Jodi L. Murphy, Green Bay; vice president of meetings - Christina L. Peterson, De Pere; and treasurer - Paula J. Lynch, Green Bay.

    The Calumet County Bar Association has elected the following officers: president - George W. Twohig, Chilton; president-elect - Timothy R. Halbach, Chilton; and secretary/treasurer - James R. Ungrodt, Kiel.

    Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin has selected the following officers: president - James S. Naugler, La Crosse; president-elect - Michael P. Crooks, Madison; and secretary/treasurer - John J. Slein, Brookfield.

    Frank J. Daily


    Frank J. Daily, Marquette 1968, has been appointed by Gov. Jim Doyle to the Governor's Advisory Council on Judicial Selection, which makes recommendations to the governor on filling vacancies in the state court system. Daily is a senior partner and head of the national product liability practice at Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee.

    Laurie Levin, U.W. 1981, has been elected treasurer of the Florida Bar Health Law Section. She practices health law in the Orlando office of Baker & Hostetler LLP.

    Delos N. Lutton


    Delos N. Lutton, Chicago 1973, has been named president-elect of the Union Internationale des Avocats, an international association of lawyers, bar associations, and law societies. He is a shareholder with the Milwaukee office of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C., focusing on corporate and international law.

    John Schober, Marquette 1976, has been elected chair of the Wisconsin State Elections Board, which administers election and campaign laws. He is a shareholder in Schober Schober & Mitchell S.C., with offices in New Berlin, Oconomowoc, Hartford, and Wauwatosa, and was in the Wisconsin Assembly from 1982 to 1988.

    Richard J. Podell


    Richard J. Podell, U.W. 1969, has been appointed to the ABA Governance Commission, which reviews the efficacy of the ABA's governing entities. He is with Richard J. Podell & Associates, Milwaukee, which concentrates in family law.

    The Walworth County Bar Association has chosen the following officers: president - Jeffrey J. De La Rosa, Elkhorn; vice president - John M. Clair, Delavan; and secretary/treasurer - Kelly C. Nickel, Delavan.

    Pro Bono, Public Service

    Michael F. Hupy & Associates S.C., Milwaukee, has donated $10,000 to the Milwaukee branch of the NAACP Scholarship Fund. The firm practices in personal injury law.

    Authors, Speakers

    Jesse S. Ishikawa, Michigan 1980, and Brian W. Mullins, U.W. 1980, have coauthored Drafter's Guide to Wisconsin Condominium Documents (State Bar CLE Books 2004), released in October 2004. Ishikawa is with the Madison office of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C. Mullins is with Wickwire Gavin P.C., Madison.

    Awards, Degrees, Honors

    Joan Ravanelli Miller, Marquette 1983, received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Marquette University in August. Her dissertation was entitled "The Attitudes and Beliefs Lawyers Have About Seeking Professional Mental Health Services." She provides coaching, consulting, and psychotherapy services with Health Psychology Associates, Milwaukee.

    W. Scott Nehs


    W. Scott Nehs, U.W. 1991, was named one of the "Top 40 Lawyers Under 40" in Illinois by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. He is vice president legal and chief compliance officer for PepsiAmericas Inc.

    Jeffrey Spitzer-Resnick, Boston College 1985, received a Distinguished Service Award from the Arc-Wisconsin in appreciation for his support of the organization and for promoting the quality of life for people with developmental and related disabilities and their families. He is managing attorney for the Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy, Madison.

    In Memoriam

    Gary J. Dalebroux, U.W. 1975, Luxemburg, Sept. 14, 1951 - Sept. 4, 2004.

    Louis R. Jones, Marquette 1973, Milwaukee, Jan. 26, 1947 - July 18, 2004.

    Floyd J. Marenda, Marquette 1956, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Dec. 24, 1930 - Sept. 28, 2002.

    Anthony J. Palasz, Marquette 1944, Milwaukee, July 24, 1920 - Aug. 8, 2004.

    Robert C. Reed Jr., U.W. 1956, Madison, June 24, 1928 - Sept. 4, 2004.

    William L. Weber, Marquette 1942, Milwaukee, April 5, 1918 - Sept. 14, 2001.

    Victor F. Weiss, Harvard 1943, Sheboygan, Aug. 29, 1917 - May 31, 2004.

    Hon. James Wilbershide, Marquette 1947, Racine, May 31, 1918 -
    Aug. 12, 2003.