The FMLA requires that covered employers grant eligible employees twelve weeks of unpaid leave for a serious health condition that prevents them from performing the functions of their job. FMLA leave can be taken on an intermittent basis if medically necessary. A recent case out of the United States District Court for the District of […]

Attorney Samantha M. Amore, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, has recently joined the Milwaukee law firm O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong S.C. She assists individuals, professionals, and business owners with estate and business planning as well as with probate and guardianship. Her prior experience preparing tax returns enables her to advise clients […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is pleased to announce that Attorney Dean Laing was recently selected as the 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” for Product Liability Litigation–Defendants in the Milwaukee area. This is the second year that Best Lawyers has recognized Attorney Laing as the “Lawyer of the Year.” In 2012, he was […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is pleased to announce that 15 lawyers have been named to the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the […]

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On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a memorandum that launched the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) efforts to update the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) overtime rules for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees, commonly referred to as the “white collar” exemptions.  To be exempt from the overtime regulations, employees must meet […]

Gregory Lyons, of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C., has been selected to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who […]

Eleven attorneys from O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. have been named “Leading Lawyers” in Milwaukee by M Magazine (July 2015), Milwaukee’s Lifestyle Magazine. Those attorneys are the following: Melissa Blair (Banking) Jim DeJong (Business) Pete Faust (Securities Offerings) Carl Holborn (Estate Planning) Grant Killoran (Litigation) Dean Laing (Litigation) Greg Lyons (Litigation) Greg Mager […]

Grant Killoran, the Chair of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing’s Litigation Practice Group, recently presented an article and speech entitled “Ebola Panic—When Public Health Concerns Confront the Constitution” at the 9th Annual State Bar of Texas “Bill of Rights Course: Cutting-Edge Controversies in Constitutional Law” in Austin, Texas. Attorney Killoran authored the article with […]

On June 8, 2015, Joe Maier, a shareholder in the Estate Planning Group, and Randy Nash, a shareholder in the Litigation Group, collaborated to present to the Appleton office of the Principal Financial Network a series of real life estate planning facts situations that have led to inheritance litigation. The Principal Financial Group–Wisconsin Business Center […]