Attorney Maier will speak at the upcoming “Key Planning Issues for Financial Professionals” seminar hosted by the Milwaukee Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals. His talk is entitled “What Do We Do Now?

The United States Supreme Court has decided to review a Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) case in which the U.S Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that an employee could not maintain an action for retaliation under the FLSA for his termination based upon his verbal complaints to his employer that the time […]

On April 15, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Continuing Extension Act of 2010, which has once again extended the COBRA premium subsidy as provided for in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (“ARRA”); this time the subsidy has been extended from March 31, 2010 to May 31, 2010. This new law […]

Attorney Chad J. Richter will be giving a presentation on Monday, April 12th at Lee Hecht Harrison located at 10000 Innovation Drive, Suite 100, in Milwaukee. The seminar is for displaced senior executives interested in getting into their own venture by purchasing a business or franchise, and discusses the various issues they may encounter along […]

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 […]

Many older home owners decide to downsize and move into smaller quarters. They then become not only buyers of a new property, but also sellers of the old homestead. While looking at smaller homes or condominiums, they may meet the seller’s real estate broker who has a listing contract on the property they are considering. […]

Under Wisconsin law, a person’s “homestead” is the dwelling and so much of the land surrounding it necessary for use as a home, not exceeding 40 acres. An individual resident is generally entitled to exempt his or her homestead from execution of a judgment, from the lien of a judgment, and from liability for his […]

Many people fail to see the benefit of consulting with an attorney before making a residential condominium purchase. The real estate attorneys in our firm have been called upon to suggest revisions to declarations and plats for residential condominium projects which were established incorrectly under Chapter 703 of the Wisconsin Statutes. This failure to meet […]

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been signed into law, and with certain modifications to be added through the House Reconciliation Act, health care reform is certain to have a substantial impact on American businesses in the years to come. Among other things, the reform includes over $400 billion in revenue raisers and […]

Since late 2009, OCHD attorneys have been working with Marquette University Law School and the Milwaukee Volunteer Lawyers Project to provide free legal assistance to Milwaukee County’s unrepresented litigants through court-based self help desks and legal resources. OCHD is proud to assist the Milwaukee Justice Center work to help make the communities in which we […]