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PBC Atty. Avi Berk Again Named As Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

PBC Attorney Avi Berk has again been named as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The LCA is an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society, with recognition of excellence among litigation and trial counsel. Membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers, and only select lawyers, judges, and […]

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PBC Atty. John Peterson Selected As Member of American Trial Lawyers Association

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

The American Trial Lawyers Association, according to its website, “[I]s a national organization composed of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as trial lawyers, both civil plaintiff and criminal defense.”

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PBC Atty. John Peterson Selected As Fellow Of The Litigation Counsel Of America

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

PBC Attorney John Peterson has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The LCA is an invitation- only trial lawyer honorary society, with recognition of excellence among litigation and trial counsel. Membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers, and LCA expects only 68 lawyers, judges and law professors […]

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PBC Client John Steffens Is Successful At WI Court Of Appeals

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

After settling an automobile accident case for the defendant’s entire limit of liability insurance, PBC client John Steffens was summarily ordered by the trial court to repay almost $65,000.00 to his health insurance carrier, to reimburse it for back surgery Mr. Steffens endured long after the accident. Working as a team, PBC Attorneys John Peterson, Amy Risseeuw, […]

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ABA Journal Re: Work No More Than 40 Hours A Week

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

For the last 100 years, every productivity study in every industry has come to the same conclusion: After about 40 hours in a week, the quality of your work starts to degrade,” she writes. “You make mistakes. That’s why working 60 hours may not save you time or money: You’ll spend too much of that […]

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PBC Atty. Amy Risseeuw To Speak At FVYLA Seminar, “The Practical And Ethical Considerations Of Wisconsin Domestic Partnership Protections,”

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

The Fox Valley Young Lawyers Association (FVYLA), for which PBC Attorney Amy Risseeuw serves as past Co-Chair, is conducting a CLE seminar titled “The Practical and Ethical Considerations of Wisconsin Domestic Partnership Protections,” on September 1, 2010. Amy will be a speaker at the event. For those interested in attending, the Seminar Registration form is here.

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Pinoy Teachers In US File Class Suit Vs Recruiters | Philstar.Com

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

MANILA, Philippines – A group of Filipino teachers employed in the United States has filed a class suit against their foreign and local recruiters for alleged extortion, wire fraud and human trafficking. According to Partido ng Manggagawa (PM), hundreds of Filipino migrant teachers who are working under H1-B visa and employed in different school districts […]

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Lise Lotte Gammeltoft Recognized As One Of “20 Local Women To Know” In You Magazine

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Lise Lotte Gammeltoft, a retired attorney from Peterson, Berk & Cross, was recognized as one of “20 Local Women To Know” in You Magazine (Green Bay Press Gazette), July 21, 2010 issue. The article references Lise’s extensive volunteer work, including her service as a board member of Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay and Green Bay […]

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The Top 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Was 30 | Crazy Sexy Life

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

9. The material world will not bring you true happiness. My generation was taught to think that happiness and success come from consumption. Materialism doesn’t bring you happiness. The media keeps feeding our need to buy more (appealing to our inner lizard of lack) and then we end up in our 50s or 60s with […]

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