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MAY
11

Axley Attorney Michelle Martin Earns WCBA Distinguished Member Award

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com May 12, 2015 (Waukesha, Wis.) – The Waukesha County Bar Association (WCBA) selected Axley Attorney Michelle E. Martin to receive this year’s Distinguished Member award – commemorating her efforts toward the organization’s success, adherence to high professional standards and dedication to the Waukesha legal community. Martin will receive the award at […]

MAY
4

Axley Managing Partner Patricia Gibeault Ranks among 2015 Women in the Law

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com May 4, 2015 (Madison, Wis.) – The Wisconsin Law Journal selected Axley Managing Partner Patricia Gibeault as one of the publication’s 2015 Women in the Law – an award commemorating her professional excellence, as well as her steadfast dedication to helping female counterparts succeed within […]

APR
6

Axleyan Showcase: Becky LeDonne – Seeking Gold in the Middle East, Workplace

It is no wonder how Axley Legal Assistant Becky LeDonne maintains a remarkable work ethic and fosters a true community within our firm: she has spent over 15 years immersing herself in her “second job” – playing competitive Ultimate Frisbee. Ultimate (the word “Frisbee” is trademarked) is a team-based, flying disc sport that encompasses principles of […]

JAN
21

Axley Attorney Buck Sweeney Named 2015 Leader in the Law

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com January 21, 2015 (Madison, Wis.) – The Wisconsin Law Journal named Axley Attorney Buck Sweeney a 2015 Leader in the Law, an award noting his exceptional leadership abilities, knack for legal marketing, career achievements, and involvement in the communities he serves. Sweeney ranks among a […]

JAN
15

In Business Celebrates 130 Years of Axley with Feature

In Business featured Axley in its January 2015 edition to celebrate the firm’s 130th anniversary. The article documents the evolution of Axley – from its inception to today – and explores how recruiting top attorneys has allowed the firm exceptional, continued success. To read “Recruiting Top Talent Has Kept Law Firm Strong for 130 Years,” click here.

JAN
13

Axley Sponsors MAMMA MIA! Performances at Overture Center

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com January 14, 2015 (Madison, Wis.) – Axley Law Firm became a corporate partner of the Overture Center for the Arts, sponsoring the venue’s upcoming MAMMA MIA! performances. Commemorating the sponsorship, the firm will host a ticket giveaway on its Facebook page throughout the first week […]

JAN
5

Axley Sponsors Milwaukee Urban Garden Project

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com January 5, 2015 (Madison, Wis.) – Axley sponsored a Wisconsin Boy Scout’s Eagle Scout project in November by providing funds to install a cedar rail fence at The Cream City Gardens, an urban garden program maintained by The Guest House of Milwaukee. According to Grant Myse, leader of this philanthropic […]

DEC
11

Axley Continues Toys for Tots Tradition this Holiday Season

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com December 11, 2014 (Madison, Wis.) – Through its annual firm-wide initiative, Axley raised over $1,000 for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation this month. The firm also donated more than 50 holiday gifts to the Foundation, benefiting underprivileged families in the Greater Madison area. “This is how […]

DEC
5

Axley Wins First-Place in 2014 Executive Choice Awards

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com December 8, 2014 (Madison, Wis.) – In Business listed Axley Brynelson, LLP as the first-place winner in the “Law Firm” category of its 2014 Executive Choice Awards. Recognizing the most preferred companies in Greater Madison, an exclusive group of the area’s most influential executives determined this […]

NOV
24

Axley Staff Members Earn 2014 Unsung Heroes Awards

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com November 25, 2014 (Madison, Wis.) – The Wisconsin Law Journal named Axley legal assistant Jean Karls and librarian Jane Crandall Unsung Heroes in its 2014 installment of the award, which recognized 24 law firm staff members throughout the state for their behind-the-scenes efforts and steadfast […]

NOV
21

Axley Attorney Gesina (Ena) Seiler Discusses DDPA in The Mutual Effort

Axley Attorney Gesina (Ena) Seiler wrote an article for The Mutual Effort, a publication of the Wisconsin County Mutual Insurance Corporation and Community Insurance Corporation. Her article – titled “Good News Finally? The Continuing Saga of the Federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act and the Seemingly Unresolvable Conflict with Wisconsin Open Records Law” – can be read here.

NOV
21

Axley Donates Money to Porchlight through Interactive Thanksgiving Website

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com November 21, 2014 (Madison, Wis.) – Embracing the holiday spirit in the digital age, Axley Law Firm released a Thanksgiving-themed website this morning to raise awareness and donate funds to the growing homeless population in Madison. Titled The Axley Wall of Thanks, the site allows visitors […]

NOV
20

Axley Attorney Justin Lessner Discusses Employer’s Right to Monitor Employee Emails

In a recent Wisconsin Defense Counsel article, Axley Attorney Justin Lessner discusses an employer’s right to monitor employee emails — as well as the associated implications for the attorney-client privilege — in addition to recommended practices regarding developing and implementing computer use policies. To view Justin’s article, click here.

NOV
3

Axley Associate Eric R. Hunt Admitted to State Bar of Wisconsin

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com November 3, 2014 (Madison, Wis.) – Axley Associate Eric R. Hunt was admitted to the State Bar of Wisconsin this morning, along with a handful of recent law school graduates, at a swearing-in ceremony led by Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson. The ceremony took place in the Supreme Court […]

NOV
3

Axley Brynelson, LLP Ranked in 2015 “Best Law Firms”

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com November 3, 2014 (Madison, Wis.) – Axley Brynelson, LLP has been ranked in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® regionally in 29 practice areas. Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for […]

OCT
29

Axley Announces First Female Managing Partner

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com October 29, 2014 (Madison, Wis.) – Axley Brynelson, LLP is proud to announce the election of the firm’s first female Managing Partner, Attorney Patricia Gibeault. With more than 33 years of experience at Axley, Attorney Gibeault was elected by the firm’s Partners. She also became […]

OCT
1

Attorney Andrew Clarkowski to Discuss Information Technology Law on 1130 WISN

Attorney Andrew J. Clarkowski will make two appearances on Karen Ellenbecker’s Money Sense radio show on AM1130 (WISN), discussing current issues in information technology law (including matters pertaining to social media and cybersecurity). The first is Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., and the second is Sunday, October 12, 2014 from […]

SEP
24

Axley Welcomes New Attorneys to Madison Office

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com September 25, 2014     (Madison, Wis.) – Axley is pleased to announce the addition of two attorneys to its Madison office today. Joining Axley’s Litigation Practice Group, Attorney Jeremy R. Lange is well-versed in civil litigation matters, including breach of contract; municipal liability; construction defects; and […]

SEP
17

Attorney Tyler Wilkinson Discusses Making Medical Decisions for Minors

Attorney Tyler Wilkinson had both an article and a video featured on the State Bar of Wisconsin’s website this month, both pertaining to making medical decisions for minors. In these publications, Wilkinson provides attorneys with suggestions on representing parents and health care providers – as well as questions to consider throughout the process. To view the article, […]

SEP
10

Classic Development: A Classic Case of Team Work

Contact: Nicole Stine – Manager of Client Relations 608.283.6758 nstine@axley.com September 10, 2014 (Madison, Wis.) – On September 4, 2014, Governor Walker cut the ribbon for a new business park developed by Classic Development and the Village of Biron. A team of Axley attorneys provided assistance on the residential development, commercial development, TIF funding, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission […]

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