E-Verify is an internet-based system that is operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in conjunction with the Social Security Administration (SSA). In theory, the program simplifies the process of ensuring new employees have the appropriate work authorization. After registration, employers enter sections 1 and 2 of the new employee’s I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification […]

Recognizing that family-owned business owners throughout Wisconsin have ongoing questions when it comes to selling and transferring ownership of their companies, the law firm of O’Neil Cannon Hollman DeJong & Laing has written The Art, Science and Law of Business Succession Planning. “If you own a family business, you should be thinking about your succession plan,” said […]

Newsletter Article Highlights: Protecting the Elderly from Fraud by Caregivers Debt Collection Safe Harbor May Not Be So Safe Mental Capacity Issues in Estate Planning Litigation Employers Should Review Their Employee Non-Solicitation Agreements What Should Businesses Know About the Tax Plan? Pleased to Announce: Steve Slawinski Elected to the ABC of Wisconsin Board of Directors […]

Attorney Gregory S. Mager recently moderated the Family Court Commissioners’ Panel at the 36th Annual Midwinter Seminar for the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) was founded to provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law, […]

  Newsletter Article Highlights: What Should You Do If You are Named Trustee? Do Your Due Diligence A Deeper Dive Into the Arbitration Process and a Look at the Advantages and Disadvantages of Arbitration ACA Employer Payment Notices Arriving Soon What Should Individuals Know About the Tax Plan? Pleased to Announce: OCHDL Welcomes New Attorney […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list in 13 practice areas: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation Construction Law Corporate Law Family Law Litigation – Bankruptcy Mergers & Acquisitions Law Personal Injury Litigation – […]

Each year, Super Lawyers surveys the State’s attorneys and judges, seeking the State’s top attorneys. The lists for 2017 were recently published and, once again, a large number of our attorneys are included thereon. Dean Laing was named one of the Top 10 attorneys in Wisconsin for the third time. He was also named one of the Top […]

The spirit of the holiday season is upon us once again and the attorneys and staff at O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing wanted to do something special for our community. For our annual holiday donation OCHDL collected 521 pounds of food for the Hunger Task Force. The Hunger Task Force provides a safety net […]

Newsletter Article Highlights: 401(k) Plan Errors Cost Sellers of Company Nearly $200,000 Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects “Worthless” Subway Class Action Settlement Avoiding Pitfalls When Adding Sweat Equity Members in an LLC It’s Time to Amend 403(b) Retirement Plan Documents! Pleased to Announce: OCHDL Welcomes New Attorney Nicholas G. Chmurski Congratulations to Our Attorneys […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is pleased to announce that 18 lawyers have been named to the 2018 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 […]