Wisconsin Lawyer Publishes Stafford’s Paul Kent essay,“On the Waterfront: New Shoreland Zoning Laws”
Stafford’s Paul Kent authored the recently published an essay titled, “On the Waterfront: New Shoreland Zoning Laws.” This essay appears as the cover story in January’s issue of Wisconsin Lawyer, the State Bar of Wisconsin’s official magazine. In this piece, Paul discusses recent legislative developments that have changed some of the rules with shoreland zoning and structures.
Wisconsin State Bar Publishes Stafford’s Jeff Mandell essay, “Relish New Ideas”
Stafford’s Jeff Mandell authored the recently published essay, “Relish New Ideas”. This essay appears as the “Final Thought” column in November’s “Legal Innovation” issue of Wisconsin Lawyer, the State Bar of Wisconsin’s official magazine. In this piece, Jeff discusses the importance of new ideas and surveys three legal ideas that have captured his interest recently.
Stafford’s Erika Bierma Named to Board of the Recovery Foundation
Stafford Rosenbaum's Erika Bierma was recently named to the Recovery Foundation’s Board of Directors. The Recovery Foundation works to help fund alcohol and other drug outpatient treatment services to motivated individuals in recovery.
Six Stafford Rosenbaum Attorneys Have Been Selected for “Best Lawyers 2017 Lawyer of the Year”
Six Stafford Rosenbaum attorneys have been selected for "Best Lawyers 2017 Lawyer of the Year." Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant.
“The Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 23 Stafford Rosenbaum Attorneys in its 2017 Edition
The Best Lawyers in America© recognized 23 attorneys from Stafford Rosenbaum LLP in its 2017 edition. Regarded as a top reference guide to the legal profession, The Best Lawyers in America© has been published biennially since 1983.
Stafford Rosenbaum Welcomes Attorney John S. Greene
Stafford Rosenbaum LLP welcomes Attorney John Greene to the firm’s Madison office where his practice focuses on environmental law. John Greene’s practice focuses on environmental law. Prior to joining Stafford, John served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
Johanna Allex Among this Year’s “Women in the Law” Honorees
Johanna Allex, a partner at Stafford Rosenbaum, was among the 2016 Wisconsin Law Journal’s Women in the Law recipients. The Wisconsin Law Journal honored outstanding achievement by the top women in the practice of law who by achieving success, have also paved the way for success for other women in the legal profession.
Stafford’s Barb Neider Co-Authors Article, “Not Authorized! Employees and Computer Fraud”
Stafford’s Barb Neider co-authored the recently published article, “Not Authorized! Employees and Computer Fraud” with Joseph Diedrich. This article appears in the June issue of the Wisconsin Lawyer, the official monthly publication of the State Bar of Wisconsin.
Stafford’s Vanessa Wishart Elected to State Bar’s Environmental Law Section Board
Vanessa Wishart has been elected to the Board of the Wisconsin State Bar’s Environmental Law Section. This section promotes communication and cooperation among private, public interest, in-house and government attorneys on issues that affect the environment and related law. Vanessa will hold the New Lawyer Director seat. Her term commences on July 1, 2016.
2015-16 Legislative Session Updates to Wisconsin Water Law Book by Paul Kent
Stafford's Paul Kent is author of Wisconsin Water Law in the 21st Century. The last two legislative sessions have resulted in substantial changes to shoreland zoning, chapter 30, and other provisions. These legislative updates from the 2015-16 session can be found at www.wisconsinwaterlaw.com.
Stafford Attorneys Co-Author Chapters in the 2016 Wisconsin State Bar Annual Survey of Wisconsin Law
Each year Stafford Rosenbaum LLP attorneys prepare surveys of Wisconsin municipal law and trade regulation which are published by the State Bar in its Annual Survey of Wisconsin Law, Municipal Law and Trade Regulation Chapter.
Chris Hughes Elected to State Bar Board of Governors
Christopher Hughes, Stafford Rosenbaum’s managing partner, has been elected to serve a two-year term as District 9 representative on the State Bar Board of Governors.The Board of Governors manages and directs the affairs and activities of the State Bar of Wisconsin.
Stafford’s Paul Kent Among the 2016 Leaders in the Law Recipients
Paul Kent, a partner at Stafford Rosenbaum, was among this year’s Wisconsin Law Journal’s Leaders in the Law honorees. Paul Kent's practice focuses on environmental regulatory matters with a particular emphasis on water issues. Twenty outstanding members of the state’s legal community were honored at the event.
Johanna J. Allex Elected to Stafford Rosenbaum’s Board of Directors
Johanna J. Allex has been elected to the law firm of Stafford Rosenbaum’s Board of Directors. Ms. Allex is a partner in the firm’s Madison office where her practice covers all aspects of estate planning and estate administration, marital property law, business succession planning, and tax-exempt organization planning and operations.
Laura Skilton Verhoff Re-elected to Stafford Rosenbaum’s Board of Directors
The law firm of Stafford Rosenbaum LLP recently announced that Laura Skilton Verhoff has been re-elected to firm's Board of Directors. Ms. Skilton Verhoff’s practice includes creditors' rights in bankruptcy, foreclosure and collection, estate and trust planning and administration, including probate, and litigation. Skilton Verhoff is a partner in the firm’s Madison office.
Stafford’s “Appellate Practice” Blog Launches
Stafford Rosenbaum LLP is proud to announce the launch of the firm’s newest topical blog, “Appellate Practice.” The Appellate Practice Blog will cast a wide net, covering developments in both state and federal appeals courts, practice notes, and other items of interest. The Appellate Practice Blog will provide a forum for Stafford’s appellate practitioners to highlight their work and share insights about the law.