O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is proud to announce that the following sixteen attorneys were selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyers list, which is limited to 5% of all Wisconsin attorneys, as published in the December 2015 Edition of Milwaukee Magazine and the Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine: Douglas P. Dehler James G. […]

Trusts as Parties to Business Agreements New Changes to Obtaining Discovery in Wisconsin for Use in Other States Limitation of Liability Time for the Income Tax Tail to Start Wagging the Estate Planning Dog Can Employees Use FMLA to Avoid Overtime? Welcome Samantha M. Amore Pleased to Announce Congratulations to Our Attorneys Listed in The […]

Through a court-ordered auction, a downtown Milwaukee office building that houses the Internal Revenue Service was sold to a lender this month. The previous owners were the target of a lawsuit filed in 2013 that resulted in an auction where the building was purchased for $14 million. The IRS leases approximately 80 percent of the […]

Obtaining discovery in Wisconsin for cases pending outside the State will soon become a lot easier. Until the end of 2015, a party in out-of-state litigation will still need to obtain the appropriate commissions from the court handling the underlying litigation and then file those commissions along with the necessary petition materials in a Wisconsin […]

In a recent article published by The Journal Sentinel, Dizard was mentioned for his court-appointed receivership of a local Milwaukee apartment building that has been declared a public nuisance. Attorney Seth E. Dizard is the head of the firm’s Banking & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group. He has extensive experience serving as a court-appointed receiver throughout […]

On October 7, 2015, O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. hosted a Continuing Legal Education seminar entitled “Hot Legal Topics for Small Firms and Solo Practitioners” focusing on legal issues of interest to Wisconsin small firm and solo practice attorneys. Over 50 attorneys attended the event. The firm’s Managing Shareholder, Dean Laing, presided over […]

Grant Killoran, Chair of the Litigation Practice Group at O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C., recently was appointed to the Board of Directors of North Point Lighthouse Friends, Inc. North Point Lighthouse Friends is a non-profit organization committed to increasing public awareness of the history of North Point Lighthouse Station in Lake Park in […]

Steven J. Slawinski was interviewed by Commercial Observer recently regarding his role in the case BB-Syndication Services, Inc. v. First American Title Insurance Co., 780 F.3d 825 (7th Cir. 2015). This case has set the precedent that a lender’s title insurance policy does not cover construction liens that arise due to insufficient construction funding. Read full […]

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 […]

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