Attorney Bradley A. Yanke Becomes Partner

Attorney Bradley A. Yanke Becomes Partner

We are pleased to announce Bradley A. Yanke as the firm’s newest partner. Attorney Yanke joined the firm as an associate in 2013 after practicing in the Appleton area. He graduated cum laude from Marquette University Law School in 2011.

At Anderson O’Brien, Brad’s practice includes accident and personal injury, litigation and dispute resolution and worker’s compensation. Brad has helped his clients make substantial recoveries, by settlement and jury verdict, for auto accidents, work injuries, big-box store accidents, dog bites and slip and falls. In addition to fighting for the fair compensation that his clients deserve, Brad enjoys being able to demystify the personal injury process and provide his clients with pragmatic advice and solutions so that his clients can focus on getting better.

2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

We are proud to announce that Attorneys Russell Golla and Ronald Skrenes have been named 2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers. Wisconsin Super Lawyers is an annual listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5% of all active attorneys (both public and private) comprise this prestigious list.

Mr. Golla is also Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Attorneys who are Board Certified have passed rigorous tests and have demonstrated substantial experience in the courts.

Mr. Skrenes is one of only twelve attorneys in Wisconsin who have achieved the Estate Planning Law Specialist designation. He is the only attorney in Wisconsin who simultaneously holds designations/certifications as an (1) Attorney, (2) Certified Public Accountant, (3) Accredited Estate Planner, (4) Certified Financial Planner and (5) Estate Planning Law Specialist.

In addition, Attorney Brent Jacobson was listed as a 2018 Rising Star by Wisconsin Super Lawyers magazine. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. Only 2.5% of the state’s attorneys are selected as Rising Stars. Attorney Jacobson concentrates on a unique mix of insurance defense, personal injury and business litigation.

 

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Spring 2018 Newsletter

The latest edition of the Anderson O’Brien Legal Newsletter is now available.  As you can see, we have redesigned the layout and incorporated our new branding elements.  This edition includes articles on insurance coverage, workplace harassment, and estate planning.  Click the titles below to read the full articles, or download a copy of the newsletter to your computer or mobile device.

Life Events Require a Fresh Look at Insurance Coverage
By Attorney Brad Yanke

Harassment in the Headlines, Employers in the Headlights?
By Attorney Brian Formella

I Signed My Will, Now What?
By Attorney Katherine Young

 

We Have a New Look!

We Have a New Look!

We have a new look! With our recent remodel, we decided it was the perfect time to freshen up our logo and firm materials. We’ll be rolling out these changes over the next few months, so we wanted to give you a sneak preview of them. We’re still the same great law firm with the same great attorneys, just with a little more “pop” in our branding department.

Amy Eddy Elected to CAP Services Board of Directors

Amy Eddy Elected to CAP Services Board of Directors

Attorney Amy Eddy was recently elected to the CAP Services Board of Directors.  CAP Services, Inc. is an incredible organization that has a mission to bring about a permanent increase in the ability of low-income individuals throughout the community. They offer dozens of programs related to the advancement of social and economic justice, including jobs skills, business coaching, housing and transportation, community development, child and family development, and health and wellness.  One-third of the seats on CAP’s Board of Directors are low-income representatives, which means they are directly engaged in shaping their own community programs and services. This is a huge honor for Attorney Eddy and the Firm.

Dave James Leads UWSP Alumni Pinning Ceremony

Anderson O’Brien has several University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point alumni, including Attorney Dave James. Dave and his wife Trina recently had the honor of leading the Alumni Pinning Ceremony at one of this year’s commencement events.  The alumni lapel pin tradition connects UWSP Pointers across generations.  At the commencement ceremony, each graduate is given a pin to pass to other Pointers they may meet throughout life.  Dave is currently a member of the UWSP Foundation’s Board of Directors and currently serves on the Executive Committee as Corporate Counsel.

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