Alumni Association Board 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:

  • ARISE: Marquette Law School Alumni Board Mission

    Advocate / encourage alumni to support Marquette Law School through both donation of time and participation in the Annual Fund

    Recognize and honor distinguished alumni

    Instill Marquette’s mission of cura personalis

    Support and network with students, prospective students, and fellow alumni

    Encourage the enrollment of prospective students and the employment of students and graduates


Jonathan R. Ingrisano


Jonathan R. Ingrisano, L'99

Jonathan is a member of the Godfrey & Kahn SC Litigation Practice Group (Milwaukee office).


Vice President/President-Elect

Ashley Smith, L’18

Ashley is an associate at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP.

Brittany Grayson

Immediate Past President

Hon. Brittany Grayson, L'11

Brittany is a Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge.

Listing of Alumni Association Board Members

Xheneta Ademi

Xheneta Ademi, L’15

Xheneta is a trademark attorney at Quarles (D.C. representative).

Colleen Boyle

Colleen Boyle, L'13

Colleen is an attorney at First American Title Insurance Co.


Emily Constantine, L’12

Emily is an attorney at Gass Turek LLC.

Laura A. Crivello

Hon. Laura A. Crivello, L'93

Laura is a Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge.


William Davidson, L’17

Bill is an Assistant Corporation Counsel, Milwaukee County.


Hon. Cynthia Davis, L’06

Cindy is a Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge.

Mercedes M. de la Rosa

Mercedes M. de la Rosa, L’20

Mercedes is an attorney for MWH Law Group.


Malinda Eskra, L’07

Malinda is the Managing Attorney in the Milwaukee office of Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc.

Mary Garvin Guimont

Mary Garvin Guimont, L’92

Mary is an attorney in the State Public Defenders Office, Trial Division.


Brittany Kachingwe, L’14

Brittany is an Assistant District Attorney with the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office.


Steven Krueger, L’07 (Green Bay & Fox Valley representative)

Steve is a partner at Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry S.C.


Todd LaForest, L’11 (Arizona representative)

Todd does sales and development for Molly’s Sun Select.

Jeffrey J. Liotta

Jeffrey J. Liotta, L'87

Jeff is a partner at DeWitt LLP.

Laura Lyons

Laura Lyons, L'05 (Madison representative)

Laura is a Claims Attorney at SECURA Insurance.

Molly R. Madonia

Molly R. Madonia, L'16

Molly is Corporate Counsel at GMR Marketing.


Melissa McCord, L’09

Melissa is a partner at Quarles & Brady LLP.

Chad Novak

Chad Novak, L'06

Chad is Vice President, Underwriting Counsel – Midwest Region for Alliant National Title Insurance Company.  He is the Minneapolis Representative.

Daniel J. Potter, L'87

Daniel J. Potter, L'87

Dan is the director and the leader of Grant Thornton's Private Wealth Services (PWS) practice (Midwest territory).

Hon. Raphael R. Ramos

Hon. Raphael R. Ramos, L’08

Raphael is a Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge.

Patrick J. Schott, L'88

Patrick J. Schott, L'88

Pat is a founding shareholder of Schott, Bublitz & Engel, S.C.

Tyrone St.  Junior

Tyrone St. Junior, ll, L’10

Tyrone is an associate general counsel for Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.

Sheila Thobani

Sheila Thobani, L’18

Sheila is an attorney at Buelow Vetter Buikema Olson & Vliet, LLC


Stephen Tomassi, L’84 (California representative)

Former General Counsel for Sybron Dental; now retired.

Matthew Torbenson

Matthew Torbenson, L'04

Matthew is an attorney for the Milwaukee District Attorney Office.

Michael Van Someren

Michael Van Someren, L’12

Mike is a partner at Amundson Davis.

Donald J. Wall

Donald J. Wall, L'77

Don is Counsel to the Circuit Executive for the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He is the Chicago Representative.

Derek Waterstreet

Derek Waterstreet, L’15

Derek is a shareholder at von Briesen & Roper, s.c.