Brown Bag CLE Series

The Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic (MVLC) and Legal Action of Wisconsin's Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) offer a free Brown Bag Lunch Series throughout each academic year at the Marquette University Law School.  The series is highly recommended for all MVLC and VLP volunteers and is also open to the community.  You can attend in person or online.  All presentations are from 12:10-1:00 p.m.  

Click here to register for sessions in the 2014-2015 series.



Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014
Location: Room 263 of Eckstein Hall or view online. Problems streaming? Try using a different browser.
Title: Serving Clients with Mental Illness
Presented By: Amy Judy, Disability Rights Wisconsin
Necessary Materials: Handout 1, handout 2, and handout 3
Amy Judy - At Disability Rights Wisconsin, Wisconsin's designated protection and advocacy (P&A) agency for people with disabilities and their families, Amy Judy has coordinated the Violence Against Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women Project for over a decade.  This Project works to elevate collaboration among state/local and tribal sexual assault, domestic violence and disability programs while enhancing their collective capacity to respond effectively from a trauma-informed framework to victims/survivors of violence with disabilities and Deaf victims. Amy has conducted numerous trainings related to self-advocacy, systems advocacy, coalition building, legal issues, disabilities, and violence against women throughout Wisconsin and nationally. For 20 years, she has worked on state and national level policy and program development, legal and personal advocacy, and training with and about individuals with disabilities and victims/survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Amy also has over twenty-five years of experience in community organizing. She holds a B.A. degree from Beloit College and a law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Report your online attendance within 60-minutes of a live presentation. 



  • Download the flyer for more information on the 2014-2015 session here.
  • MVLC Brown Bag CLEs Frequently Asked Questions
  • We will continue to offer continuing legal educations credits for the programs for individuals participating in the live program. Questions may be asked of the presenters. An attendance code will be read in two parts during the presentation to be reported on the online attendance form
  • Pre-registration is required.
  • Registration links are provided below under the listing for each month's presentation.
  • CLE credit can only be given to in-person attendees and online attendees who view the live version of the presentation. Click here for details.



Registration is open for all presentations here.


  • November 13 - Things to Consider when Executing Deeds at the MVLC presented by Danielle Bergner, Assistant City Attorney, Milwaukee in Room 263.


  • January 15 - Milwaukee County Adult Guardianship Procedure presented by Amy Wochos, Milwaukee County Probate Court Administrator
  • February 12 - Post-judgement Family Matters and the Affordable Care Act, presented by Korey Lundin, Legal Action Wisconsin
  • March 12 - Milwaukee County Small Claims Procedures presented by Maria Dorsey, Milwaukee County Court Commissioner 
  • April 9 - Same-sex Marriage and Domestic Partnerships in Wisconsin presented by Kathy Charlton, Hawks Quindel S.C.



Danielle Bergner - Danielle Bergner is Deputy City Attorney for the City of Milwaukee.  Appointed to develop and oversee the newly organized Neighborhood Revitalization section in the City Attorney’s office, she is focused on developing legal strategies to effectively address a wide range of neighborhood concerns including vacant homes, “zombie” foreclosures, and nuisance properties. Prior to this role, Ms. Bergner maintained a commercial real estate and finance practice at Michael Best & Friedrich.  She is a 2005 graduate of Marquette Law School (Law Review), was named Up and Coming Lawyer by the Wisconsin Law Journal, and recently received the Leader of the Future Award from the Public Policy Forum.  Ms. Bergner is a longtime provider and supporter of pro bono and public interest legal services in the Milwaukee area.



Archived presentations are not approved for CLE.

Click Here to access the catalogue of archived presentations. In the archives, presentation handouts are available under "Links."

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