Judge clears way for Falls Radisson sale Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – August 26, 2013 The eventual sale of the publicly financed Menomonee Falls Radisson Hotel took an initial step forward Monday. Waukesha County Circuit Judge James Kieffer granted a request by the Village of Menomonee Falls to expand the powers of a court-appointed … See Related […]

Although having a criminal record in itself does not afford individuals protection under Title VII, it is the EEOC’s position that the use of criminal records in making employment decisions has a disproportionate effect on certain racial and ethnic groups, which may have a discriminatory effect on those racial or ethnic groups who are afforded […]

Recently, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar, which raises the bar for employees who file Title VII retaliation claims against their employers. Title VII protects employees from discrimination based on race, sex or gender, religion, or national origin.  Title VII also protects […]

Attorney Gregory S. Mager presented Child Related Financial Issues, Property Division, Maintenance on August 2, 2013 at the State Bar of Wisconsin’s 32nd Annual Family Law Workshop in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently held that firing a female employee because she is lactating or expressing breast milk constitutes sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, which, until Congress enacted […]

Attorney Timothy Van de Kamp of the law firm of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing was elected to the Board of Directors of Real Estate Alliance for Charity (REACH). REACH is the primary charity organization of Commercial Association of REALTORS® (CARW), and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars from generous professionals in the […]

Generally, the “ministerial exception” allows religious employers to avoid liability for discrimination claims when making employment decisions concerning employees who qualify as “ministers.”  The exception is rooted in religious freedom principles found in the U.S. Constitution.  Specifically, the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution provides that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of […]

Attorney Peter Walsh has published an article titled “Multijurisdictional Practice of Law Issues in Estate Planning,” in the June, 2013 issue of the national estate planning magazine Estate Planning (an RIA Publication).  The article addresses the complex issue of the extent to which an estate planning attorney may provide legal services to a resident of […]

James DeJong has been elected the next chair of the Carroll University Board of Trustees. He will serve as chairman for three years on the board, which oversees academic, financial, and operational decisions for the private Waukesha University. James G. DeJong, a 1973 graduate of Carroll, is president of the Milwaukee law firm O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, […]

Attorney Jim DeJong was featured in an article appearing in the 2013 Summer Edition of the Marquette Lawyer Magazine.  Read the article about Jim here.