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Ruder Ware attorneys are frequently sought-after presenters, often traveling throughout the state to present on a wide range of topics. The below listing contains detail on topics previously presented by Ruder Ware attorneys. If you are interested in having a Ruder Ware attorney present on one of the previously presented topics, or a different topic, to your group or organization, please contact Lisa O’Flyng at 715.845.4336.

35th Annual Estate Planning Update

Posted on September 24, 2014

Ruder Ware Attorneys Mark Bradley and Melissa Kampmann will present on the topic Borrowing Money When Collateral is Held in Trust Assure clients their legacy will pass to the next generation as planned Who should attend: Estate planning practitioners Probate attorneys Elder law attorneys Family law attorneys How you ll benefit: Be current with case […]

Annual Employment, Benefits, & Labor Relations Law Conference – 2014

Posted on September 23, 2014

Registration: 7:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions: 8:00 a.m. 8:05 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. Affordable Care Act New Reporting Requirements and Update Attorney Mary Ellen Schill If it s Fall that means it s time for an Affordable Care Act update. We re one step closer to the pay or play mandate being effective. And, the […]

Farm Succession and Estate Planning Seminar

Posted on March 7, 2014

What Information Do I Need to Do a Farm Transfer Plan? Guest Speaker: Maria Bendixen, Chippewa Valley Technical College Instructor Successful Succession Planning Starts With Communication Ruder Ware Ag Consultant Mike Wildeck   The Time is Right for a Succession Plan Linda Danielson, Ruder Ware Business and Estate Planning Attorney   Medical Assistance Planning for […]

Annual CWSHRM Human Resources & Labor Law Conference – 2014

Posted on February 28, 2014

Overcoming Overload, guest speaker, Ann Kerian Sex, Lies, and Facebook: An Employee’s Right to Privacy in the Workplace, Ruder Ware Attorney Sara Ackermann and Kevin Terry April 2014 Update on the Affordable Care Act – We’re Getting Closer!, Ruder Ware Attorney Mary Ellen Schill The 10 Biggest Communication Mistakes and How to Avoid Them, guest […]

Special Local Government Seminar

Posted on February 10, 2014

This Special Local Government Seminar will focus on the following topics: Local Government Issues under the Affordable Care Act. This presentation will focus on local government issues that arise under the Affordable Care Act such as whether to count volunteer firefighters/EMTs as employees of the municipality and how to count salaried employees that work less […]

Eau Claire Ruder Ware Employment, Benefits & Labor Relations Conference – 2015

Posted on February 4, 2014

Conference Schedule: Welcome and Introductions: 8:00 a.m. 8:05 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. Affordable Care Act New Reporting Requirements and Update  Attorney Mary Ellen Schill The pay or play mandate under the ACA is here for applicable large employers. And, the IRS has issued draft forms and instructions for the Section 6055 and 6056 reporting requirements for […]

Hot Topics in Agricultural Law: Succession Planning

Posted on January 9, 2014

Succession planning is a topic that has been gaining significant interest amongst ag producers. This seminar will cover the topic from a few different perspectives and will address what this means for you and your farming operations. Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss succession planning, and questions related to it, with Ruder Ware attorneys […]

Annual CWSHRM Human Resources & Labor Law Conference – 2014

Posted on January 8, 2014

Impact of U.S. v. Windsor and IRS Recognition of Same Sex Marriages on Wisconsin Employers.Attorney Mary Ellen Schill Wisconsin does not recognize (and in fact criminalizes) same sex marriage. The United States Supreme Court in U.S. v. Windsor held that a portion of the federal Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional, but left stand the […]

Annual CWSHRM Human Resources & Labor Law Conference – 2012

Posted on November 13, 2013

Seminar Sponsors Ruder Ware and Central Wisconsin Society for Human Resource Management Seminar Topics The New Normal – Secret HR Strategies to Thrive in a Strange Economy Do You Know it When You See it? Do’s and Don’ts for Conducting Effective Harassment Investigations Age Discrimination – Minimizing Risk of Claims The Last Business Frontier Presenters […]

Local Government Seminar – Spring 2012

Posted on November 13, 2013

Presentation on Federal Financing Programs Brian Deaner, Community Programs Director with USDA Rural Development, and Steve Lipowski, Ruder Ware attorney Managing Municipal Employees in a Nonunion Environment Jeannie Worden, Vice President of Human Resources for Northcentral Technical College Frank Matel, Marathon County Human Resources Director Employment Policies That May Put You at Risk of Violating […]