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
Janet Protasiewicz, L'88

President
Hon. Janet Protasiewicz, L'88

Janet is a Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge.

Hon. David Borowski

Vice President/President-Elect
Hon. David Borowski, L'91

Dave is a Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge.

Peter L. Ramirez, L'88

Immediate Past President
Peter L. Ramirez, L'88

Peter is the owner of Ramirez Law LLC.

 

Directors
Jesica Ballenger, L'10

Jesica Ballenger, L'10

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

Christopher P. Banaszak, L'94

Christopher P. Banaszak, L'94

Christopher is a shareholder at Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC.

Rachel Bernstein, L'12

Rachel Bernstein, L'12

Rachel is the Manager of Community and Hospital Development at Wisconsin Donor Network, part of BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Inc.

David Bourne

David Bourne, L'88

David is a partner at Quarles & Brady, LLP.

Kathie Buono, L'86

Kathie Buono, L'86

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

Steven M. DeVougas, L'07

Steven M. DeVougas, L'07

 

Sigrid Dynek, L'73

Sigrid Dynek, L'73

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

Susan Hansen, L'81

Susan Hansen, L'81

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

Lynne Halbrooks

Lynne Halbrooks, L'88, (DC representative)

Lynne is a partner at Holland & Knight

Sharon M. Horozaniecki, L'04

Sharon M. Horozaniecki, L'04 (MN representative)

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

William E. Hughes, L'80

William E. Hughes, L'80

Bill is shareholder at Husch Blackwell S.C.

Eric Lalor

Eric Lalor, L'03

Eric is a shareholder at Boyle & Fredrickson, SC.

Shannon (Elliott) Masson, L'02

Shannon (Elliott) Masson, L'02 (Chicago representative)

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

Ashley Merritt

Ashley Merritt, L'07

Ashley is Associate Counsel at Safway Group Holding LLC, Waukesha, Wisc.

Arthur Phillips, L'06

Arthur Phillips, L'90

Arthur is a business lawyer and special counsel with Foley & Lardner LLP.

Jessica Reginato

Jessica Reginato, L'06

Jessica Reginato is a shareholder at von Briesen & Roper SC.

Jake Reis, L'03

Jake Reis, L'03 (Green Bay & Fox Valley representative)

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

John Rothstein, L'79

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 Smigelski, L'87

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

Charles Stone, L'09

Charles Stone, L'09

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

Sherry Terrell-Webb, L'95

Sherry Terrell-Webb, L'95

Sherry is in-house counsel for LindenGrove, Inc. 

Elizabeth Westlake, L'00

Elizabeth Westlake, L'00

Elizabeth works in Commercial Operations Contracting at GE Healthcare.

Danielle White, L'11

Danielle White, L'11

Danielle is a Contracts Manager and Counsel at Rockwell Automation.

Antonique C. Williams, L'05

Antonique C. Williams, L'05

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