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    Wisconsin Lawyer
    October 07, 2010

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    Vol. 83, No. 10, October 2010

    New Hires, Promotions, Partners

    JoAnn M.   HartJoAnn M. Hart, U.W. 1985, has joined Lathrop & Clark LLP, Madison, and emphasizes school law and public and private management-side labor and employment law.

    Kristi   A. Hayek Kristi A. Hayek, U.W. 1999 cum laude, has been promoted to senior vice president and deputy general counsel of Associated Banc-Corp, Milwaukee.

    David   G. Peterson David G. Peterson, U.W. 1991 cum laude, has joined Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. in the Waukesha office as a shareholder in the litigation practice.

    Gilbert     F. Urfer Gilbert F. Urfer, Marquette 2002, has joined Nistler Law Office s.c., Brookfield, as a senior associate and focuses on civil litigation and criminal defense.

    Gary J. Van Domelen Gary J. Van Domelen, Marquette 1986, has been elected a shareholder at Wagner, Falconer & Judd Ltd., La Crosse, and leads the firm’s business service team.

    Mark Bensen, U.W. 1991, has been appointed Washington County District Attorney by Gov. Jim Doyle. He previously was a Washington County deputy district attorney.

    Nancy Joseph, Rutgers 1993, has become a magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. She previously was an assistant federal defender.

    Kurt Klomberg, U.W. 2002, has been appointed Dodge County District Attorney by Gov. Jim Doyle. He previously was a Dodge County assistant district attorney.

    Jill R. Martin, Nebraska 2004, has been promoted to associate trust counsel at Marshall & Ilsley Trust Co. NA, Milwaukee.

    Eugene M. LaFlamme, Marquette 2002, has been promoted to partner at McCoy & Hofbauer S.C., Waukesha. Matthew R. Rosek, Marquette 2004, has been promoted to senior associate, and Patricia A. Stone, Marquette 2010, has joined the firm.

    Craig R. Nolen, Marquette 2010, has joined Voegeli, Ewald & Bartholf Law Offices S.C., Monroe, and focuses on real estate, agricultural law, municipal law, and tax law.

    Sarrie L. Pozolinski, U.W. 2008, has joined Buelow Vetter Buikema Olson & Vliet LLC, Waukesha, and focuses on employer-side employment law.

    Richard B. Schoenbohm, Indiana 1980, has rejoined Schoenbohm Law S.C., Appleton, as an associate and focuses on adoption and surrogacy law.

    Amy K. Sholis, Marquette 2010, has joined the Madison headquarters of Dean Health Plan as a corporate compliance specialist.

    Six attorneys have joined von Briesen & Roper s.c. In the Madison office: Megan L.W. Jerabek, Marquette 2008, is an associate in the business practice group. In the Milwaukee office: Jennifer Bolger, Marquette 2000, is a shareholder in the environmental law and litigation section. Alyssa D. Dowse, Marquette 2010 cum laude, is an associate in the compensation and benefits section. Nathan S. Fronk, Marquette 2010 magna cum laude, is an associate in the litigation and risk management practice group. David P. Knaff, Marquette 2009, is an associate in the business practice group. Rachel N. Schepp, U.W. 2003 magna cum laude, has rejoined the firm as an associate in the litigation and risk management practice group.

    Four attorneys have been elected shareholders at Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. Paul D. Cranley, DePaul 1997, is a member of the litigation-tort practice group and Daniel J. McGarry, William Mitchell 1997 cum laude, is a member of the real estate and finance practice group, both in the Madison office. Eric J. Meier, U.W. 2002 cum laude, is a member of the litigation-business practice group and Arthur T. Phillips, Marquette 1990, is a member of the human resources law practice group, both in the Milwaukee office.

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    Mergers, Relocations, New Associations

    Bass & Moglowsky S.C. has moved to 501 W. Northshore Dr., Suite 300, Milwaukee.

    Paul E. Bucher, Marquette 1987, has formed Bucher Law Group LLC, 355 Austin Cir., Suite 110, Delafield. Also with the firm, which focuses on civil and criminal litigation, family law, Social Security and worker’s compensation matters, and municipal law, are Paul Kritzer, Georgetown 1972, Steven J. Lownik, Marquette 1982, and Thomas Simon, Marquette 2002.

    Neider & Boucher has moved to the First Business Bank Center, Suite 310, 401 Charmany Dr., Madison.

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    Appointments, Elections

    Jane E. ApplebyJane E. Appleby, Marquette 2004 cum laude, has been appointed to the State Bar’s Diversity Outreach and Professional Ethics committees. She is with the commercial litigation group in the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP.

    Evelyn L. BrownEvelyn L. Brown, Marquette 2000 magna cum laude, has been appointed treasurer of the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin. She is with the trusts and estates group in the Milwaukee and Madison offices of Quarles & Brady LLP.

    Kerri A. HutchisonKerri A. Hutchison, Marquette 2007 magna cum laude, has been elected president of the Wisconsin Retirement Plan Professionals Ltd. She is with the employee benefits group in the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP.

    Todd W. MartinTodd W. Martin, U.W. 1995 cum laude, has been appointed managing shareholder of the Madison office of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. He is with the business law and employee benefits practices.

    The Hon. John R. Storck, Harvard 1979, has been elected “chief of the chiefs,” chair of the group of 10 chief judges who oversee the state’s judicial administrative districts. He is chief judge of the Sixth Judicial Administrative District and sits on the Dodge County Circuit Court.

    Christopher E. Ware, Michigan 1995, has been appointed to the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority board by Gov. Jim Doyle. He is a shareholder in the litigation practice of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c., Milwaukee.

    Michael J. Lauer, John Marshall 1978, has been named leader of the tax, estate planning, and exempt organizations practice group at Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. Heather M. Tiltmann, Nebraska 2000 with distinction, has been named leader of the human resources law practice group. Lauer and Tiltmann are shareholders in the firm’s Milwaukee office.

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    Authors, Speakers

    Jeffrey P. Aiken, Marquette 1972 cum laude, has authored “Construction Experts and Res Ipsa Loquitor: Bridging the Evidentiary Gap,” Construction Lawyer (Fall 2010).

    Michael Ariens, Marquette 1982, has authored Law School: Getting In, Getting On, Getting Out (Carolina Academic Press, 2010). He is a professor at St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas.

    The Hon. Charles B. Schudson, U.W. 1974, made two presentations on law and literature at the Louisiana/Mississippi Judicial Conference in New Orleans in August. He is a Wisconsin reserve judge.

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    Awards, Degrees, Honors

    Debra E. KuperDebra E. Kuper, Marquette 1997, was recognized as one of the “Most Powerful and Influential Women in Georgia” and received the Glass Ceiling Award at the Georgia Leadership Conference, sponsored by the National Diversity Council. She is vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary at AGCO, Duluth, Ga.

    Mark MunsonMark Munson, South Dakota 1999, has been certified as a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. He is with Ruder Ware LLSC, Wausau, and focuses on elder law, public benefits, estate and trust planning, and taxation.

    The Hon. Ann Walsh Bradley, U.W. 1976, received the 2010 Marygold Melli Achievement Award from the Legal Association for Women. She is on the Wisconsin Supreme Court and was recognized for her achievements on the bench, as a member of state and national commissions, and as a speaker on law-related topics.

    The Hon. Paul Wickham Schmidt, U.W. 1973, received the Lucia Russell Briggs Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award from Lawrence University, Appleton. He is a U.S. immigration judge in Arlington, Va.

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    In Memoriam

    Clarence F. Asmus, U.W. 1972, Monroe, Aug. 14, 1941 – June 1, 2010.

    Paul Binzak, Marquette 1952, Menomonee Falls, Aug. 27, 1927 – July 29, 2010.

    Norman L. Boebel, U.W. 1956, Mukwonago, May 11, 1928 – June 15, 2010.

    Kenneth W. Conger, U.W. 1969, Kohler, Oct. 7, 1936 – May 24, 2010.

    Donald L. Doering, Harvard 1952, Whitewater, March 5, 1925 – June 22, 2010.

    John E. Flynn, U.W. 1954, La Crosse, Jan. 23, 1928 – Aug. 14, 2010.

    Hon. Robert A. Haase, U.W. 1968, Oshkosh, Aug. 19, 1938 – July 19, 2010.

    Ruth E. Heike, Michigan 1984, Benton, Aug. 7, 1945 – Aug. 19, 2010.

    Herbert C. Humke Sr., Marquette 1962, Sheboygan, July 20, 1934 – Dec. 23, 2009.

    Hon. Gerald W. Jaeckle, U.W. 1953, Madison, April 12, 1928 – Aug. 9, 2010.

    Hon. David V. Jennings Jr., Marquette 1948, Naples, Fla., Feb. 10, 1921 – Aug. 3, 2010.

    John A. Keck, U.W. 1957, Milwaukee, April 24, 1927 – May 13, 2010.

    Francis W. Murphy, U.W. 1956, Wyocena, Nov. 7, 1929 – Dec. 15, 2005.

    Hon. Donna J. Muza, Marquette 1949, Menomonie, Aug. 13, 1927 – Aug. 26, 2008.

    James J. O’Donnell, Marquette 1949, Greendale, Sept. 7, 1918 – Aug. 9, 2010.

    James P. O’Neill, Marquette 1951, Milwaukee, Oct. 8, 1927 – Aug. 14, 2010.

    Jeffrey A. Ramm, Marquette 1978, Nashotah, July 9, 1951 – Oct. 14, 2009.

    Warren L. Rasmussen, U.W. 1948, Walworth, March 20, 1921 – July 29, 2010.

    Richard V. Reiss, U.W. 1946, Waukesha, June 6, 1922 – Nov. 20, 2009.

    Richard R. Robinson, U.W. 1956, Milwaukee, July 3, 1925 – July 22, 2010.

    Richard W. Robinson, DePaul 1998, Elgin, Ill., Oct. 31, 1946 – June 29, 2010.

    Thomas O. Schultz, San Diego 1975, Green Bay, June 17, 1948 – Aug. 14, 2010.

    Angela C. Simon, Iowa 1985, Dubuque, Iowa, Oct. 29, 1949 – July 31, 2010.

    John S. Tasch, Loyola-Chicago 1949, Milwaukee, Dec. 26, 1922 – June 4, 2010.

    Robert James Vergeront, U.W. 1947, Madison, May 19, 1920 – April 18, 2010.

    Emil A. Wakeen, U.W. 1947, Scottsdale, Ariz., Nov. 17, 1918 – July 22, 2009.

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