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Nathaniel Yackel is an Associate Attorney based out of the Stoughton and Marshall offices. Nathaniel grew up in Madison, Wisconsin and graduated from Madison West High School in 2013. From there, Nathaniel went on to attend Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, graduating magna cum laude in 2017 with a double major in International Studies and Geography. After working as a paralegal at an immigration law firm in Minneapolis, Nathaniel returned home to Madison to attend the University of Wisconsin Law School. He earned his Juris Doctorate in 2023. In law school, Nathaniel helped tenants navigate legal disputes with their landlords at the University of Wisconsin’s Neighborhood Law Clinic, competed on the Mock Trial Team, and clerked at a Madison law firm specializing in civil litigation.

In his free time, Nathaniel enjoys seeing live music, trying new restaurants, traveling both in the U.S. and abroad, and spending time with his two black cats. Nathaniel is thrilled to be able to give back to his native Wisconsin by helping clients resolve their legal issues.


  • UW Law Dean’s List
  • Best Performance Award – Advanced Legal Research




Christian Hanson grew up in Marshfield, Wisconsin and worked in multiple industries after he graduated high school. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Communication. In 2019 he received his Master’s degree in Advertising and Strategic communication from Purdue University. While he was in graduate school, Christian decided to pursue his lifelong dream of becoming a lawyer. He attended the University of Illinois Chicago Law and transferred to UW Law School where he obtained his Juris Doctorate in 2023.

While he was in law school, Christian interned for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley and for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Office of General Counsel. He active in the First-Generation Lawyers student association and served as a Note and Comment Editor for the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society.

Christian met his wife and best friend, Mariah while they were attending the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. After the two reconnected in 2020, she and the natural beauty of southern Wisconsin compelled Christian to move to the area and complete his legal education.

In his spare time, Christian likes hiking, going to the movies, and taking his wife out on the town in search of a new restaurant to try. Christian finds new admiration for southern Wisconsin every day and looks forward to serving the residents of the area.


  • UIC Law Dean’s Scholarship
  • UW Law Dean’s List
  • Law-in-Action Scholarship
  • Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society Outstanding Writer Award



Laine Carver grew up in Benton, Wisconsin, where he graduated from high school in 2014. From there, Laine graduated summa cum laude from University of Wisconsin-Platteville, earning a degree in Accounting and Business Administration-Finance. After interning with a public accounting firm, Laine attended the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctorate and graduated cum laude in 2022.

In his free time, Laine enjoys golfing, spending time with his yellow lab, Reggie, and taking in as many Wisconsin sporting events as possible. As a lifelong resident of Southwest Wisconsin, Laine is thrilled to be back in the area serving the communities that he loves.


  • UW Law School Dean’s Academic Achievement Award
  • Recipient of the W. Wade Boardman Scholarship
  • Best Performance in Taxation Course at UW Law School
  • Best Performance in Estate & Gift Tax Course at UW Law School

Representative Cases

  • Successfully argued for the rejection of the appointment of a nominated personal representative in a Crawford County probate administration.
  • Obtained a significant monetary judgement against a property owner on behalf of the general contractor who built the house.
  • Resolved a six-figure commercial litigation action on behalf of the defendant for a small settlement payment.
  • Represented several clients in personal injury matters resulting in significant settlement payments.


Mike Schulz is an associate attorney in the Fort Atkinson office. The primary focus of his practice is estate planning. Attorney Schulz also practices family law, and has experience serving as a Guardian Ad Litem.

He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School (2021). His legal training includes internships at the Consumer Law Clinic, and the Prosecution Project in Waukesha County. He also served as a Judicial Intern under Justice Karofsky with the Wisconsin Supreme Court for the entirety of his 3rd year in law school.

Prior to attending law school, Attorney Schulz earned a degree in history at UW-Milwaukee. After graduation he worked for Alliance for the Great Lakes out of their Milwaukee office doing community outreach, organizing beach clean ups, and educating Milwaukee area students about the Great Lakes.

Attorney Schulz lives in Fort Atkinson with his wife, Abby, who is a teacher. Together they have two rescue cats, Cleo and Tut.  Outside the office, Mike is an avid Bucks fan. He also enjoys playing disc golf, hiking, and playing chess.