Committees

WDC maintains substantive law committees which are dedicated to conducting research, finding speakers for programs, and authors for the Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal in their respective topic. Members with questions or suggestions in a particular substantive area are encouraged to submit them to the Chair of the appropriate committee. Contact information for each Chair and/or Vice-Chair is listed below.

Amicus Curiae Committee

Chair: Brian Anderson
Everson, Whitney, Everson & Brehm, S.C.
414 S. Jefferson Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
920-435-3734
[email protected]

Awards Committee

Chair: Christopher Bandt
Nash, Spindler, Grimstad & McCracken, LLP
1425 Memorial Dr.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
920-684-3321
[email protected]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

Chair: Morgan Stippel
Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C.
345 W. Washington Avenue
Suite 302
Madison, WI 53703
[email protected]

Employment Law Committee

Chair: Storm Larson
Boardman & Clark, LLP
1 S Pinckney St.
Madison, WI 53703
608-286-7207
[email protected]

Ad Hoc In-House Counsel Committee

Chair: OPEN

Insurance Law Committee

Chair: Brad Markvart
The General 
2516 E. Greenleaf Dr.
Appleton, WI 54913
615-695-4889
[email protected]

Vice Chair: Ariella Schreiber
Rural Mutual Insurance
1241 John Q Hammons Dr.
PO Box 5555
Madison, WI 53705
608-828-5459
[email protected]

Law School Committee

Co-Chair: John Pinzl  
von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
10 E. Doty St.
Suite 900
Madison, WI 53703
608-287-3930
[email protected]

Co-Chair: Monte Weiss 
Weiss Law Office, S.C.
1017 W. Glen Oaks Lane
Suite 207
Mequon, WI 53092
262-240-9663
[email protected] 

 

Ad Hoc Litigation Skills Committee

Chair: Frederick Strampe
Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen, S.C.
1243 N. 10th St.,
Suite 300
Milwaukee, WI 53205
414-276-3600
[email protected]


Membership Committee

Chair: John R. Shull, Jr. 
Klinner, Kramer, Shull LLP
210 McClellan St., Ste 400
P.O. Box 1386
Wausau, WI 54402-1386
920-224-3859
[email protected]

Vice-Chair: Megan McKenzie  
American Family Insurance
3805 Paunack Avenue
Madison, WI 53711
608-249-9777
[email protected]

Website and Social Media Committee

Chair: Nicole Radler
Simpson & Deardorff, S.C.
311 E. Chicago St., Suite 410
Milwaukee, WI 53201
414-273-8550
[email protected]

Wisconsin Civil Jury Instructions Committee Representative

Christopher Bandt
Nash, Spindler, Grimstad & McCracken, LLP
1425 Memorial Dr.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
920-684-3321
[email protected]

Women in the Law Committee

Chair: Grace Kulkoski 
Wisconsin Mutual Insurance
8201 Excelsior Drive
Madison, WI 53717
[email protected]

Vice-Chair: Megan McKenzie  
American Family Insurance
3805 Paunack Avenue
Madison, WI 53711
[email protected]

Young Lawyer Committee

Chair: Charles Polk III
Amundsen Davis, LLC
330 E Kilbourn Ave., Suite 1100, Tower 1
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-847-6162
[email protected]
Vice Chair: Open