Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. understands the value of diversity. Reinhart is fully invested in maintaining an environment that attracts and sustains diversity of gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation among its staff. A diverse workforce provides the highest value for client services by forging solutions to client problems from different perspectives.
At Toyota, we believe continued growth toward a more inclusive culture is necessary for business success. Our customers, business partners and employees should see themselves represented in our workforce, in our marketing campaigns, in our dealerships, in the communities we serve, and the organizations we support.
2012-13 Diversity Partner
Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan is a national, minority-owned and operated law firm. Diversity is a firm value, and our diverse racial and cultural backgrounds add perspective and value to each matter we handle. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting minority and female attorneys and staff. Nearly three-fourths of our attorneys are women or minorities.
2012-13 Diversity Partner
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting its attorneys and staff members regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, physical ability, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity. The firm actively and aggressively seeks to hire, retain and promote diverse attorneys, including African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, Women and GLBT attorneys.
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Attorney Lee Jones Milwaukee County Corporation Counsel
Milwaukee, WI [May 2013] WAAL member and past president, Atty. Lee Jones, recently returned to Milwaukee after serving a nine month deployment at Guantanamo Bay. During his deployment, Atty. Jones facilitated the military commissions for those detained as a result of assisting in the attacks on the United States on 9/11, and the person responsible for attacking the USS Cole. Atty. Jones, congratulations and thank you for your service!
May 17, 2013 at the Vel R. Phillips Juvenile Justice Center
>>Friday, May 17, 2013, Milwaukee, WI: Legal professionals and law students are welcome to join the discussion. At this year's Law Day, WAAL members will share their professional experiences and pursuit of a law degree with the students at the center. WAAL is also collecting books for the students, specifically books by African-American and Latino authors. To volunteer for this event (or donate books) please contact Atty. Deangela Luna at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Conversations with Policy Leaders"
Secretary of the Department of Corrections
Edward F. Wall
>> Tuesday, May 21, 2013, Milwaukee, WI: The prison population in Wisconsin has more than tripled since 1990. The 2010 U.S. Census showed Wisconsin as having the highest black male incarceration rate in the nation. In Milwaukee County over half of African American men in their 30s have served time in state prison. Secretary Wall and his senior staff from the Wisconsin Department of Corrections will discuss their efforts to reduce recidivism by implementing evidence-based practices, including a look at specific initiatives targeted to the Milwaukee area. >> More
Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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Parking: Limited parking will be available in Community Advocates' adjacent lot on the south side of the building. Street parking is available in surrounding blocks. Nearby lot parking is available at the MacArthur Square lot (841 N. James Lovell Street), adjacent to the Milwaukee Public Museum, and within the structure located at 633 W. Wisconsin Avenue. For a full list of area parking lots, visit ParkMilwaukee.com.
>> Monday, May 13, 2013, Milwaukee, WI: WAAL completed another successful CLE event on the rules regarding charitable contributions. The attendance was overwhelming and included general counsels, private practitioners, and several individuals interested in learning more about charity deductions. The program addressed issues on the eligibility of recipients of charitable contributions; who has the burden to substantiate these contributions; required documentation; and much much more. This year's presenter was Ms. Karin Holmberg Werner of Marquette Law School's Legal Initiative for Nonprofit Corporations.
>>Wed., March 20, 2013, Milwaukee, WI: WAAL members spoke to an amazing group of high school students at Morse/Marshall High School. At this year's Career Day, students were intersted in learning how to leverage their high school career in preparation for law school. Members of WAAL were excited to see the enthusiasm of Milwaukee's youth to become lawyers and contribute to Milwaukee's future of excellence.This initiative is organized by WAAL's Pipeline Outreach Committee, chaired by Federal Magistrate Nancy Joseph and Atty. Deangela Luna
>> Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, Milwaukee, WI. WAAL Annual Family Breakfast was attended by over 50 members and their guest at the ONE Lounge in Milwaukee, WI. Attendees included students and practitioners from all across Wisconsin.
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VelanDale Scholarship Applications
>> Wednesday, May 1, 2013, Milwaukee, WI: Scholarship opportunity for Wisconsin's African-American law students. The 2013 Velandale
Scholarship application are available.
Click here! The deadline for submitting applications is Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
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Interested in speaking at a State Bar of Wisconsin CLE Seminars Division program? Please contact Managing Attorney Tammy S. Tremain at firstname.lastname@example.org.