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Chief Judge Maxine White is the 2017 Marquette Law Alumna of the Year

Please join us in congratulating the Honorable Maxine A. White (MULS c/o '85), who was recently named the Marquette University Law School Alumna of the Year! She will be honored on Thursday, April ...
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Steven DeVougas Named to Biz Journal's 40 Under 40 List

Congratulations to WAAL President, Steven M. DeVougas, on being named one of Milwaukee Business Journal's 2017 40 Under 40 winners.
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WAAL Featured in the Wisconsin Law Journal

On February 22, 2017, the WAAL Executive Board was featured in the Wisconsin Law Journal's Black History Month special section in an article entitled "Building a Different Kind of WAAL." ...
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Legal Career Day at North Division High Recap

"You should never get comfortable being comfortable. . . " This was one of the prolific quotes shared with students at North Division High School (Milwaukee) during a Legal Career Day ...
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2017 National Summit of Black Women Lawyers Recap

For the first time since its inception, WAAL partnered with the Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. for the 2017 National Summit of Black Women Lawyers. Because of this ...
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We want to hear from you - take the WAAL Survey today!

The WAAL Board of Directors have created a survey to assess the organization's performance in 2016 and gather input on how to further improve the organization. Please complete the survey using the ...
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December Member Spotlight

Attorney Marcia F. Drame Assistant General Counsel, Northwestern Mutual Undergraduate School: University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A. 1994 (Majors: Psychology and Spanish) Law School: University of ...
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Judge Derek Mosley Named 'Driver of Diversity Professional of the Year'

Congratulations to Judge Derek Mosley, City of Milwaukee Municipal Court Judge, for being named as one of the 2016 Drivers of Diversity, presented by One MKE and United Way's Diversity Leadership ...
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2016 Wisconsin Law Foundation Legal Fellows

Congratulations to Attorney Eric Andrews (Past WAAL President), Atty. Truscenialyn Brooks, and Atty. Noah Fenceroy for being inducted into the Fellows of the Wisconsin Law foundation. Check out the ...
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November Member Spotlight

Attorney Amber Rafeet Undergraduate School: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Class of 2010 - Spanish and Legal Studies Law School: University of Wisconsin Law School, Class of 2013 Practice Area: ...
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MUL to present Judge Derek Mosley with Howard B. Eisenberg Service Award

Marquette University Law School will present Judge Derek Mosley with the 2015 Howard B. Eisenberg Service Award on April 23, 2015.
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Phoebe Williams to receive MBA Lifetime Achievement Award

Phoebe Williams, Professor Emeritus at Marquette University Law School, will receive the Milwaukee Bar Association 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award at the MBA annual meeting and luncheon on June 18, ...
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Vel Phillips to receive EDWBA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association will present Vel Phillips with the Judge Myron L. Gordon Lifetime Achievement Award during its annual meeting on May 20, 2015 in Milwaukee.
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Judge Maxine White Appointed Chief Judge for the First Judicial District

"On March 26, 2015, the Wisconsin Supreme Court unanimously voted and appointed Judge Maxine Aldridge White as Chief Judge for the First Judicial District. Judge White has presided as a Milwaukee ...
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Attorneys interested in representing parents in Child Abuse and Neglect cases in the Children's Division

Date: September 4, 2013 To: Attorneys interested in representing parents in Child Abuse and Neglect cases in the Children's Division From: Hon. M. Joseph Donald, Presiding Judge Children's ...
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Public Notice Appointment of New Magistrate Judge

PUBLIC NOTICE APPOINTMENT OF NEW MAGISTRATE JUDGE United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin The Judicial Conference ofthe United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time ...
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NBLSA Judges Needed

Dear Sir or Madam: On behalf of the National Black Law Student Association's (NBLSA's) Frederick Douglass Moot Court and Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competitions ("FDMCC" and ...
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Attorney Spotlight

Attorney Spotlight WAAL member Atty. Lee Jones recently returned to Milwaukee after serving a nine month deployment at Guantanamo Bay. During his deployment, Atty. Jones facilitated the military ...
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Federal Magistrate Nancy Joseph is WAAL's 2013 'Member of the Year' award recipient.

Federal Magistrate Nancy Joseph is WAAL's 2013 'Member of the Year' award recipient. Judge Joseph plays an instrumental role on the 2012/2013 WAAL Board, on which she serves as Director. ...
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Welcome to Our New Website!

We are proud to announce the launch of the new Wisonconsin Association of African-American Lawyers website!
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2013 VelanDale Scholarship Dinner Blazing Your Own Path : The New Rules of Success

WAAL's 2013 VelanDale Scholarship Banquet will be held on Thursday, June 13 in the Grand Salon at the Intercontinental Hotel. This year's keynote speaker will be Atty. Ricky Anderson, Managing ...
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WAAL Congratulates Cedric S. Cornwall Announces his Intention to Run for Circuit Court Branch 32

Milwaukee, WI [APRIL 2013] - WAAL member and past member of the WAAL Board of Directors, Cedric Cornwall, announced his intention to run for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Branch 32 upon the ...
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Attorney Yvonne Ochilo of Ochilo Law Offices at the State Bar's Inaugural Leadership Development Summit and YLD Conference

Madison, Wis. [March 2013] - The Summit, held at the Concourse Hotel on March 22, 2013, provided a forum to discuss leadership in the legal profession and the community with past and present leaders, ...
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