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Justin Brewer is an Associate Attorney in the Fort Atkinson office. He is a double Badger, having graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law school in 2022, after getting his undergraduate degree in History from Wisconsin in 2019.

During law school, Justin interned with small law firms in Madison, and helped serve clients in estate planning, real estate, landlord/tenant, and commercial law. He was a member of the Wisconsin International Law Journal, serving as its Senior Articles editor in his final year of law school.

Justin loves sports and follows the Badgers and Bucks closely. He enjoys hiking, camping, cycling, and Cajun cooking. Justin is excited to serve the Fort Atkinson and Southern Wisconsin community.

Accomplishments

  • Dean’s Honor List
  • Raymond T. Jackson Memorial Scholarship

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Taylor is an Associate Attorney in the Fort Atkinson office. She received her JD from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2022. During law school, Taylor worked at the Center for Patient Partnerships clinic and interned for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Taylor’s interest in courtroom advocacy stems from her involvement as both a competitor and coach on the UW moot court team. Taylor further enjoyed being involved on campus as an editor for the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender, and Society, and as Treasurer for UW Law’s American Constitution Society chapter.

Originally from Massachusetts, Taylor received her BA in English Literature from Boston University in 2016 and worked as a paralegal for three years before attending law school. Her hobbies and interests include traveling, reading, soccer, and spending time outdoors with friends and family.

Accomplishments

  • Dean’s Honor List
  • Recipient of Law in Action Scholarship
  • Moot Court Quarterfinalist – 2021 Schreck Gaming Law Competition
  • Moot Court Excellence in Coaching Nominee

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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.

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.

Accomplishments

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

About

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.

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Peter is a proud Wisconsinite and is happy serving the people of Southwest Wisconsin. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Communications and his juris doctorate from UW-Madison. While in law school, Peter furthered his legal career assisting clients through their criminal appeals in UW’s Criminal Appeals Project and student clerking in the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Professionally, he has experience in contract, probate, real estate, and municipal law.

Prior to his legal career, Peter achieved All-American status and Big Ten Academic and Athletic honors playing for the Wisconsin Badger Football team. Upon graduation, Peter was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons where he played for four years.

Peter now enjoys family life. He and his wife, Erin, have two kids named Owen and Caroline. When he can, Peter enjoys fishing, pheasant hunting, skiing, and taking vacations with his family.

Community Involvement

– Board Member and Executive Officer of Hidden Valley Home Owners Association in Argyle, WI

– Salvation Army Christmas Bell Ringer

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Prior to joining the team at Russell Law Offices, Alex worked in-house at a real estate company. During Alex’s time in law school, he participated in the Neighborhood Law Clinic, litigating landlord-tenant and employment disputes.

In his free time, Alex enjoys playing soccer, listening to audiobooks, and spending time with friends and family. Alex also values involvement in the community – he is a board member of a homeowners association and a guest lecturer at UW-Madison.

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