Weiss Berzowski LLP announces that substantially all of its lawyers will join von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

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Weiss Berzowski LLP announces that substantially all of its lawyers will join von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

MILWAUKEE, Wis (November 28, 2016) – Weiss Berzowski LLP, is pleased to announce that substantially all of the attorneys and staff from the firm will be joining the Milwaukee law firm of von Briesen & Roper, s.c. effective November 30, 2016.

Media Contact:
David. J. Roettgers
Managing Partner
Weiss Berzowski LLP
(414) 270-2511
djr@wbb-law.com

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Weiss Berzowski LLP announces 2016 Wisconsin Super Lawyers Ranking recognition

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Weiss Berzowski LLP announces 2016 Wisconsin Super Lawyers Ranking recognition

MILWAUKEE, Wis (November 15, 2016) – Weiss Berzowski LLP is proud to announce that Randy S. Nelson and Robert B. Teuber were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in 2016 Wisconsin Super Lawyers. Mr. Nelson has been a Wisconsin Super Lawyer since 2005. Mr. Teuber achieved the Wisconsin Super Lawyer designation for the first time this year, previously a Wisconsin Rising Star. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Weiss Berzowski attorneys included in the listing are:

  • Randy S. Nelson (Trusts and Estates) – Partner, Milwaukee Office
  • Robert B. Teuber (Tax Law) – Partner, Milwaukee Office

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

About Weiss Berzowski LLP

Founded in 1956, Weiss Berzowski LLP maintains offices in downtown Milwaukee and Delafield, Wisconsin. The firm offers a wide array of legal services to both corporate and individual clients. Weiss Berzowski has substantial business law, estate planning, employment law, litigation, real estate and tax practices. Additional information about the firm can be found at www.wbb-law.com.

Media Contact:
Kelly A. Pastors
Director of Marketing
Weiss Berzowski LLP
(414) 270-2559
kap@wbb-law.com

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Weiss Berzowski LLP achieves 2017 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” recognition

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Weiss Berzowski LLP achieves 2017 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” recognition

MILWAUKEE, Wis (November 3, 2016) – Weiss Berzowski LLP is proud to announce its recognition in the 2017 Best Law Firms rankings released by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. Firms included in the 2017 Best Law Firms list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. The rankings, presented in tiers, showcase more than 13,000 law firms listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Firms were ranked nationally in one or more of 74 legal practice areas and by metro or state in 122 practice areas. One “Law Firm of the Year” is named in 74 of the nationally ranked practice areas. The rankings in their entirety are posted online at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

Weiss Berzowski received rankings in the following areas:

Milwaukee

Tier 1
Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 2
Tax Law

Tier 3
Commercial Litigation

About Weiss Berzowski LLP
Founded in 1956, Weiss Berzowski LLP maintains offices in downtown Milwaukee and Delafield, Wisconsin. The firm offers a wide array of legal services to both corporate and individual clients. Weiss Berzowski has substantial business law, estate planning, employment law, litigation, real estate and tax practices. Additional information about the firm can be found at www.wbb-law.com.

Media Contact:
Kelly A. Pastors
Director of Marketing
Weiss Berzowski LLP
(414) 270-2559
kap@wbb-law.com

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Maria Morales named a 2016 Unsung Hero – Lifetime Achievement” award winner

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Weiss Berzowski LLP Maria Morales is a recipient of the 2016 “Unsung Hero – Lifetime Achievement” award of The Wisconsin Law Journal

MILWAUKEE, Wis (November 2, 2016) – Weiss Berzowski LLP is proud to announce that its Office Manager Maria Morales is a 2016 “Unsung Hero – Lifetime Achievement” award winner of The Wisconsin Law Journal.

The “Unsung Heroes” awards recognize staff members of the legal community for their contributions and support they have dedicated to lawyers in Wisconsin. And the more prestigious honor the recognition of the “Unsung Heroes – Lifetime Achievement” award to those that have delivered extraordinary dedication to the legal community.

Ms. Morales and all the “Unsung Heroes” will be recognized at a celebratory reception at The Grain Exchange Ballroom in downtown Milwaukee on Thursday, December 1, 2016.

Ms. Morales is the Office Manager of Weiss Berzowski LLP. She has been with the firm for over 45 years serving in many capacities, most recently as the firm’s Office Manager. In her role as Office Manager she administers the firm’s human resources, retirement planning and accounting. She is a member of the Wisconsin Association of Legal Administrators and has held numerous positions within the association. As well she is affiliated with the National Association of Legal Administrators. Early in her career, she served her country in the Army Reserve where she achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant (E-6).

About Weiss Berzowski LLP
Founded in 1956, Weiss Berzowski LLP maintains offices in downtown Milwaukee and Delafield, Wisconsin. The firm offers a wide array of legal services to both corporate and individual clients. Weiss Berzowski has substantial business law, estate planning, employment law, litigation, real estate and tax practices. Additional information about the firm can be found at www.wbb-law.com.

Media Contact:
Kelly A. Pastors
Director of Marketing
Weiss Berzowski LLP
(414) 270-2559
kap@wbb-law.com

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Robert Teuber named a member of the 2016 Class of Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation

Weiss Berzowski attorney Robert Teuber named a member of the 2016 Class of Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation

MILWAUKEE, Wis (October 26, 2016) – Weiss Berzowski LLP is proud to announce that Attorney Robert Teuber has been named a member of the 2016 Class of Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation.

The Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation is an honorary program, which recognizes members of the profession in Wisconsin who are known by their peers for high achievements in their profession and outstanding contributions for the advancement and improvement of the administration of justice in the State of Wisconsin. Membership in the Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation is considered a professional honor and evidence of professional distinction, as Fellows’ membership is limited to 2.5% of the State Bar’s total members.

The Fellows organization was created in 1999 as a special means to honor members of the State Bar of Wisconsin who have both achieved significant accomplishments in their career and contributed leadership and service to their communities. In addition to this recognition, the Fellows aim to energize its members to continue their efforts in the promotion of justice, advancement of the profession, and improvement of legal education.

Mr. Teuber and the other 2016 Class of Fellows honorees were formally honored and recognized with a certificate of membership on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at a celebratory reception at the Wisconsin Club Country Club, Milwaukee, Wis.

Mr. Teuber is a partner in the Milwaukee office of Weiss Berzowski LLP. As a tax attorney his practice focuses on tax disputes and controversies from national, regional and local perspectives. He currently serves on the State Bar of Wisconsin Finance Committee as the Chair-Elect of the Taxation Section Board of Directors, and as the Chair of the State Bar’s Continuing Legal Education Committee.

Mr. Teuber is a graduate of Marquette University Law School (J.D., magna cum laude) and Marquette University (B.S.)

About Weiss Berzowski LLP
Founded in 1956, Weiss Berzowski LLP maintains offices in downtown Milwaukee and Delafield, Wisconsin. The firm offers a wide array of legal services to both corporate and individual clients. Weiss Berzowski has substantial business law, estate planning, employment law, litigation, real estate and tax practices.

Media Contact:
Kelly A. Pastors
Director of Marketing
Weiss Berzowski LLP
(414) 270-2559
kap@wbb-law.com

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Legal and Financial Planning to Protect Your Loved Ones and Their Finances

Dan McDermott and Jacqueline Messler will present on “Legal and financial planning to protect your loved ones and their finances” at Shorewood Connects Dementia Awareness Work Group Education Series on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Their presentation will cover Power of Attorney documents and safeguarding loved ones’ finances. This presentation is part of three part dementia education series hosted by the Village of Shorewood Community. Learn more.

 

 

A successful “Ride to the Barns” event

Another great “Ride to the Barns” event by Tall Pines Conservancy! Hundreds of riders, including members of Weiss Berzowski, rode their bikes on August 20th for a 30 or 60 mile trek through Lake Country, stopping at various barns along the way. Attorney, Nancy Bonniwell, participated in the ride and is a member of the Tall Pines Conservancy Board of Directors. Tall Pines Conservancy is a nonprofit organization that serves to protect remaining farmland and water resources in Waukesha County.
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Jacqueline Messler named 2016 “Up and Coming Lawyer” by The Wisconsin Law Journal

Weiss Berzowski attorney Jacqueline Messler named 2016 “Up and Coming Lawyer” by The Wisconsin Law Journal

MILWAUKEE, Wis (August 30, 2016) – Weiss Berzowski LLP is proud to announce that Attorney Jacqueline Messler has been named a 2016 “Up and Coming Lawyer” by the Wisconsin Law Journal.

The “Up and Coming Lawyer” awards recognize attorneys with eight or less years of experience that have been chosen based on their demonstration of leadership, contributions to their community and successful legal achievements early in their career.

Ms. Messler and the other “Up and Coming Lawyer” honorees will be recognized at a celebratory reception at The Garage at the Harley-Davidson Museum on Thursday, September 22, 2016.

Ms. Messler is an attorney in the Milwaukee Office of Weiss Berzowski LLP. Her practice focuses on estate planning, tax law, and business law. Before joining the firm, Jacqueline clerked for Justice Ziegler at the Wisconsin Supreme Court. During law school, she was a law clerk for a law firm in Southeastern Wisconsin. She also interned at the IRS Chief Counsel’s Office, the Legal Aid Society, and at the Office of the Public Defender in Baltimore, MD. Ms. Messler takes great pride in contributing to the community. She is on the events committee for Girls on the Run of Greater Milwaukee, Young Leaders Board of Meta House and volunteers for Wills for Heroes.

Ms. Messler is a graduate of Marquette University Law School (J.D., cum laude) and Carroll University (B.A., History; B.A., Political Science; magna cum laude).

About Weiss Berzowski LLP

Founded in 1956, Weiss Berzowski LLP maintains offices in downtown Milwaukee and Delafield, Wisconsin. The firm offers a wide array of legal services to both corporate and individual clients. Weiss Berzowski has substantial business law, estate planning, employment law, litigation, real estate and tax practices. Additional information about the firm can be found at www.wbb-law.com.

Media Contact:
Kelly A. Pastors

Director of Marketing
Weiss Berzowski LLP
(414) 270-2559
kap@wbb-law.com

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Teamwork in Action! Team members build playground in one day at the MetaHouse

Jackie Messler, member of the Young Leaders Board of MetaHouse and Andrew Frost in addition to many community members including the MetaHouse, KaBOOM!, Milwaukee Brewers and others work together to build a new playground at MetaHouse Transitional Housing. A tremendous project driven to give kids a great childhood experience. The event took place on August 12, 2016.

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Weiss Berzowski LLP announces 2017 Best Lawyers Rankings

MILWAUKEE, Wis (August 16, 2016) – Weiss Berzowski LLP is proud to announce that several of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and Best Lawyers has received more than 13 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Weiss Berzowski attorneys included in the listing are:

About Weiss Berzowski LLP
Founded in 1956, Weiss Berzowski LLP maintains offices in downtown Milwaukee and Delafield, Wisconsin. The firm offers a wide array of legal services to both corporate and individual clients. Weiss Berzowski has substantial business law, estate planning, employment law, litigation, real estate and tax practices. Additional information about the firm can be found at www.wbb-law.com.

Media Contact:
Kelly A. Pastors
Director of Marketing
Weiss Berzowski LLP
( 414)270-2559
kap@wbb-law.com


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