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DECEMBER 2015

12/23/2015

Leslie Gutierrez and Angela Harden Elected to LGBT Bar Association of Wisconsin Board of Directors

WHD Attorneys Leslie Gutierrez and Angela Harden have been elected to the Board of Directors of the LGBT Bar Association of Wisconsin, which is Wisconsin's first minority bar association for LGBTQ and allied legal professionals and law students.


NOVEMBER 2015

11/24/2015

Philip Halley Appointed Wisconsin State Chair-Elect of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

Philip Halley has been appointed Wisconsin State Chair-Elect of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

11/20/2015

Karen Tidwall Appointed Vice Chair of the Business Litigation Practice Group of ALFA International

Karen Tidwall has been appointed Vice Chair of the Business Litigation Practice Group of ALFA International for 2016 and will Chair the group in 2017. ALFA International’s mission is to provide high quality, cost-efficient legal services wherever our clients need them. The ALFA International model enables our members to use their local expertise to deliver highly effective legal solutions, often drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of other member firms. The attorneys of ALFA International’s Business Litigation Practice Group understand that effective dispute resolution includes forward-thinking, active guidance as well as timely, intelligent responses to emerging business risks, threats, and opportunities.

11/16/2015

Kurt Simatic Appointed Newsletter Editor for DRI’s Governmental Liability Committee

Kurt Simatic has been appointed the Newsletter Editor for Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Governmental Liability Committee. DRI is the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Membership in DRI provides access to resources and tools for attorneys who strive to provide high-quality, balanced and excellent service to their clients and corporations. DRI is host to 30 substantive committees whose focus is to develop ongoing and critical dialogue about areas of practice.


OCTOBER 2015

10/29/2015

Thomas Vance Recognized as a Member of the 2014 Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society

Thomas Vance is being recognized as a member of the 2014 Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society by the Milwaukee Bar Association at the Pro Bono Cocktail Reception on Oct. 29. Mr. Vance became a member of the 2014 Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society by providing at least 50 hours or qualifying pro bono legal services in 2014 through his work helping low-income taxpayers with cases before the US Tax Court.   

10/4/2015

William Hughes Elected Chairman and President of the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI)

William Hughes was elected Chairman and President of the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI), effective immediately. He has served on WPI’s Board since 1999. WPI is a non-profit organization that assists Wisconsin businesses create, develop and grow their federal, state and local government sales, revenues, profits and jobs. WPI is a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC).