Association Members

Law School and Law Alumni Association Mission Statements

The Marquette University Law School embraces the broader University's Mission as "the search for truth, the discovery and sharing of knowledge, the fostering of personal and professional excellence, the promotion of a life of faith, and the development of leadership expressed in service to others." In short, Excellence Faith Leadership and Service.

The purpose of the Law School Alumni Association, in turn, is to further the mission of the law school, and to support positive alumni relations, by:

  • Acting as official ambassadors of the law school.
  • Assisting with recruiting students.
  • Mentoring and advising students related to their legal studies and careers
  • Encouraging students and alumni to accept pro bono projects and supporting such projects.
  • Providing select continuing legal education programs for alumni.
  • Encouraging and supporting student and alumni networking.
  • Recognizing and honoring distinguished alumni.
Listing of Alumni Association Board Members

Peter L. Ramirez, L'88

Peter is the owner of Ramirez Law LLC.

Vice President/President-Elect
Janet Protasiewicz, L'88

Janet is a Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge.

National Board Rep
Cathy LaFleur, L'88

Cathy is the owner of La Fleur Law Office SC and is an adjunct Marquette law professor.

Immediate Past President
Arthur Phillips, L'90

Arthur is Special Counsel with the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group at Foley & Lardner.



Jesica Ballenger, L'10

Jesica is an Assistant District Attorney with the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office.

Christopher P. Banaszak, L'94

Christopher is a shareholder at Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC.

Rachel Berstein, L'12

Rachel is Assistant Corporate Counsel of BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Inc.

David L. Borowski, L'91

Dave is a Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge.

Tawny Brooks, L'03

Tawny Brooks is the owner of Brooks Law LLC.

Kathie Buono, L'86

Kathie is vice president, secretary, and general counsel for Briggs & Stratton Corp.

David Carr, L'06

David is an associate at Whyte Hirschboeck Dudeck SC.

Kelly Centofanti, L'90

Kelly is the owner of Centofanti Law, S.C.

Steven M. DeVougas, L'07

Steven is an attorney at Quarles & Brady, LLP.

Sigrid Dynek, L'73

Sigrid is a retired attorney who formerly worked as General Counsel for Marshall Fields and Kohl's Department Stores.

Shannon (Elliott) Masson, L'02

Shannon is Senior Counsel and Compliance Officer for ArcelorMittal USA's law department.

Susan Hansen, L'81

Sue is a partner at Hansen & Hildebrand, S.C.

Sharon M. Horozaniecki, L'04

Sharon is the Managing Attorney for Compliance Services, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services.

Tom Hruz, L'02

Tom is an appellate judge on the District III Court of Appeals.

William E. Hughes, L'80

Bill is shareholder at Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.

Creighton J. Macy, L'08

Creighton is an associate in the Antitrust Practice Group at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.

Jake Reis, L'03

Jake is a shareholder at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.

John Rothstein, L'79

John is a partner of Quarles & Brady LLP and chair of its Fiduciary, Probate. and Trust Litigation Group. 

Brian Smigelski, L'87

Brian is a shareholder at DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C.

Charles Stone, L'09

Charles is an associate in the Beijing office of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.

Sherry Terrell-Webb, L'95

Sherry is in-house counsel for LindenGrove, Inc. 

Elizabeth Westlake, L'00

Elizabeth works in Commercial Operations Contracting at GE Healthcare.

Danielle White, L'11

Danielle is a Contracts Manager and Counsel at Rockwell Automation.

Antonique C. Williams, L'05

Antonique is the owner of the Law Office of Antonique C. Williams.