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WAAL, NAACP HOSTING A PANEL ON CHILDREN'S COURT

WAAL, NAACP HOSTING A PANEL ON CHILDREN'S COURT The Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers and the NAACP Milwaukee Branch partner to host a panel discussion for members of the general ...
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State Bar of Wisconsin hosts "Redefining Leadership in Construction: How a Diverse Team gets Better Results."

On November 14, 2018, Justice Louis Butler, Jr. will present at the CLE "Redefining Leadership in Construction: How a Diverse Team gets Better Results." A panel discussion and networking ...
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Attorney Clyde Tinnen authors article in the Wisconsin Lawyer

Attorney Clyde Tinnen recently authored an article, "Mergers & Marriages: How to Get to Know a Partner," in the latest edition of the Wisconsin Lawyer. Read the article here.
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Attys. Alexis Ray Liggins and Dewey Martin sworn in as Judicial Court Commissioners

Attorney Alexis Ray Liggins and Attorney Dewey Martin were sworn in as Judicial Court Commissioner by Chief Judge Maxine A. White. Congratulations to them both!
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October Newsletter available!

Check out WAAL's October Newsletter here!
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WAAL co-sponsors MWBLSA Academic and Leadership Retreat

WAAL sponsored the Midwest Region's Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Academic and Leadership Retreat at Marquette University Law School. Members attended the Welcome Reception on October ...
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Chief Judge Maxine A. White named Jurist of the Year!

Congratulations to Chief Judge Maxine A. White who received the Jurist of the Year Award by the Wisconsin Justinian Society of Lawyers at the 25th Annual Columbus Day Awards Banquet.
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WAAL Costume Drive for YWCA Madison

In support of the children of YWCA Madison, the Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers (WAAL), in partnership with Women in Focus (WIF) and RISE Law Center, is hosting a Halloween Costume ...
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WAAL launches Membership Drive!

WAAL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE SEPTEMBER 20 - SEPTEMBER 30, 2018 The Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers welcomes attorneys, law students, and community supporters to join the organization as ...
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WAAL Members inducted as Wisconsin Law Foundation Fellows

On Thursday, September 13th, the State Bar of Wisconsin recognized and celebrated the newest class of Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation. Attys. Kori Ashley, Alexander Lodge, and Odalo Ohiku, ...
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Attys. Amber Raffeet August, Brittany Grayson, and Danielle White celebrated at 2018's Up and Coming Lawyers Dinner

On Thursday, September 13, 2018, WAAL Board members, Attorney Amber Raffeet August of Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee, Attorney Brittany Grayson of Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office, and ...
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Judge Derek Mosley receives the Johnson Controls Law Enforcement Leadership Award

On September 13th, Safe and Sound celebrated their 20th anniversary by hosting a gala at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee, WI. Judge Derek Mosley, Presiding Judge of the Milwaukee Municipal ...
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Legal Professionals attend a SOLD OUT VelanDale Scholarship Dinner

On Thursday, September 6th, the Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers (WAAL) hosted the SOLD OUT 28th Annual VelanDale Scholarship Dinner at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee. We ...
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Atty. Kristen D. Hardy installed as the 2018-2019 WAAL President

At the 28th Annual VelanDale Scholarship Dinner on September 6, 2018, Kristen D. Hardy of Rockwell Automation, Inc. was installed as the 2018 - 2019 President of the Wisconsin Association of ...
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Atty. Kristen Hardy writes the "Final Thought" for the Wisconsin Lawyer

Atty. Kristen D. Hardy recently wrote the "Final Thought" for the latest edition of the Wisconsin Lawyer. Read her article, Email Decorum: No Excuses, here.
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National Trial Lawyers name Atty. Jessica Butler and Atty. Odalo Ohiku Top 40 under 40 lawyers.

Congratulations to Atty. Jessica Butler and Atty. Odalo Ohiku who were named the Top 40 under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers.
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Atty. Makda Fessahaye elected WAAL President-Elect!

On Thursday, August 9th, it was announced that Attorney Makda Fessahaye of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections was elected to serve as the WAAL President-Elect for the 2018-2019 term. She will ...
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WAAL Board Members named 2018 Up and Coming Lawyers

The Wisconsin Law Journal named three members of the WAAL Board of Directors as winners of the 2018 Up and Coming Lawyers Awards. Congratulations to Atty. Amber Raffeet August of Legal Aid Society, ...
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Send us your Memories of Vel Phillips

Send us your Memories of Vel Phillips! As we prepare for the 28th Annual VelanDale Scholarship Dinner, we ask that you share any memories you have of Vel Phillips with us by Monday, July 30th. We are ...
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National Commission of Voter Justice Wisconsin State Hearing Recap

National Commission of Voter Justice Wisconsin State Hearing Recap On June 21st, WAAL joined the National Commission of Voter Justice to host a state hearing on voter rights at the Milwaukee Bar ...
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