2017 WAJ Spring Seminar



7:30 AM

Breakfast Buffet (included with registration)

Women's Caucus Breakfast Meeting with Guest Speaker Susan Steingass

Wolf Room
8:30-8:45 AM WAJ Update Benjamin Wagner
WAJ President
8:45-9:15 AM Creating Effective Demand Packages Nick Eddy
Personal Injury Demands, LLC
9:15-9:45 AM Enhancing Your Case Value:
Views From A Former Defense Attorney
Tony Dunn
Habush Habush & Rottier, SC
9:45-10:15 AM Determining Loss of Earning Capacity Colleen Beaman
Habush Habush & Rottier, SC
10:15-10:30 AM Break 
10:30-11:00 AM Dealing Effectively with Health Insurance Lein Collection Entities in Wisconsin Ken Zuber
Zuber Law, LLC | Synergy Settlement Services
11:00-12:00 PM Panel: Evaluation of Cases

Ryan Hetzel, Hetzel Law Office LLC
Mike Siddall, Herrling Clark Law Firm, Ltd
Jackie Chada Nuckels, Groth Law Firm

12:00-1:00 PM

Lunch Buffet

New Lawyers Lunch Meeting

Paralegal Group Lunch Meeting 

1:00-2:00 PM The HITECH Headache and How to Alleviate It James Scoptur, Aiken & Scoptur SC
Kristen Scheuerman, Herrling Clark Law Firm LTD
2:00- 2:30 PM 33 Tips From 33 Years in Less Than 33 Minutes John Hertz
Hertz Mediation Services
2:30- 3:00 PM To Bowen or Not to Bowen, That is the Question Kristin Cafferty
 Habush Habush & Rottier, SC
3:00-3:15 PM Break 
3:15-4:15 PM Allocation of Authority and Responsibility for Settlement Authority and Prosecution
1.0 CLE Credit

Claude Covelli, Boardman
Clark LLP Law Firm


Paralegal Breakout Session:

 2:00- 3:00 PM When Tort Law and Probate Law Meet: Navigating the
Probate System When Pursuing Wrongful Death Claims
Gary Lippow, Lippow Law Offices, LLC
3:00-3:30 Looking for Coverage in all the Odd Places Angie Mayer, Habush Habush & Rottier
3:30-4:15 Round-table Discussion:
Paralegal Best Practices
Elizabeth Cooney, Jacobs Injury Law
Sara Sweda, Mishlove & Stuckert

Donations Needed:

WAJ Women's Caucus is teaming up with the Milwaukee Rescue Mission/Joy House Program to provide much needed donations for men, women, and children who struggle with homelessness and poverty in and around Milwaukee. Each year, MRM provides approximately 3,000 meals, 40,000 items of clothing and 100,000 nights of shelter... and we'd like to help!

WAJ Women's Caucus asks that you bring the following items to the WAJ Spring Seminar in Green Bay to donate to MCM:

  • Used Women's Pants
    • Especially skinny leg jeans/pants
    • In need of all sizes: S-M-L-XL
  • New Men's Underwear
    • Still in Package
    • In need of sizes: L-XL


Seminar Information:

Included with Registration:

  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Lunch Buffet
  • Weblink to Seminar Materials
  • Break Refreshments & Snacks
Hard Copy Seminar Materials:
  • Member Pricing: $49
  • Non-Member Pricing: $150

Wisconsin: Credits Pending
Minnesota: Credits Pending
Paralegal Association of Wisconsin: Credits Pending






Hotel Information:
Radisson Hotel and Conference Center

Address2040 Airport Dr, Green Bay, WI 54313
Phone(920) 494-7300

Room Rate Information:

Single Rate: $95/Night
Double Rate: $95/Night
Triple Rate: $109/Night
Quad Rate: $109/Night


Reservations can be made directly with the hotel at: 800-333-3333 or 920-494-7300.

Be sure to reference Wisconsin Association for Justice to receive special rates. 



Skogen Engineering Group, Inc.

IWP (Injured Workers Pharmacy
Ringler Associates


Garrison Financial Settlement Services

Preferred Capital Funding

Tanner Associates Medical/Legal Consulting
Synergy Settlement Services

Premier Settlement Services, Inc.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations and Refunds
Cancellation & Substitution Policy
Substitution & Cancellation Policy: Attendee substitutions may be made at any time and are encouraged when the original registrant cannot attend. If you must cancel or reschedule, please notify us at least three (3) business days (or 72 hours) prior to the program to receive a refund less a $15 service charge. Cancellations made less than 3 business days prior to the program will incur the full registration cost.