On March 6, 2015, Dean Laing spoke at the 2015 Marquette University Law School Civil Litigation and Evidence Conference for attorneys.  The topic of his presentation was “Deposition Practice,” and included discussion on errata sheets, sequestration, videotape depositions, telephonic depositions and behavior at depositions.  The presenters at the Conference included some of the top trial […]

We are proud to announce that our Partner, Dean Laing, has been featured as the Cover Story for the 2014 Wisconsin Super Lawyers magazine.  A copy of the article, which calls O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. “the midsize Milwaukee powerhouse,” can be found here. For the past 10 years, Super Lawyers has published […]

Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Dean P. Laing as the “Best Lawyers 2012 Milwaukee Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer of the Year. After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large […]

The 2011 edition of the Annual Survey of Wisconsin Law published by the State Bar of Wisconsin CLE Books has recently been released for circulation and this year’s work includes another contribution by Attorneys Dean P. Laing and Patrick G. McBride in the area of evidence. The Annual Survey reviews significant Wisconsin judicial and legislative […]

The below article, discussing a decision of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals in a case being handled by Attorney Dean Laing of our firm, was published in the June 28, 2010 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Our client, Lake Beulah Management District, was successful in the appeal.

On June 16, 2010 the Wisconsin Court of Appeals issued a significant decision in a case of first impression being handled by our firm. The case has a long history. In 2005, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (the “DNR”) issued a permit to the Village of East Troy (the “Village”) authorizing the Village to […]

Effective July 1, 2005, the Wisconsin law requires all mortgage brokers to use mortgage broker agreements and consumer disclosure statements in a form prescribed by the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (“WDFI”) with their consumer clients. See Wis. Stat. § 224.79. The WDFI has stated that “no change to the wording of either form is […]

The 2010 edition of the Annual Survey of Wisconsin Law published by the State Bar of Wisconsin CLE Books has recently been released for circulation and this year’s work includes another contribution by Attorneys Dean P. Laing and Patrick G. McBride in the area of evidence. The Annual Survey reviews significant Wisconsin judicial and legislative […]

The article, published in the American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Committee on Health Law Litigation’s Winter 2010 Health Law Litigation Newsletter, discusses the common law development of a radiologist’s duty to directly communicate his or her findings to a treating physician, and how the American College of Radiology’s attempt to provide guidance to radiologists […]

On January 20, 2010, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling and held that, as Attorney Dean Laing had argued, an educational training reimbursement provision of an employment contract was divisible from unreasonable restrictive covenants in the contract and therefore enforceable. Attorney Laing’s argument enabled the appellate court to carefully avoid opining […]

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