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Amy Farrow is a Senior Attorney with twenty-five years of experience serving clients in Wisconsin. She has represented business owners, banks, and real estate professionals in litigation and transactional matters. Amy has also closed hundreds of real estate transactions, residential and commercial. She also helps clients navigate criminal and municipal violations. 

Amy is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, both undergraduate and law school. She began her practice of law at a small firm servicing Columbia, Sauk and Dane County. After a few years of practice, Amy joined the Department of Justice. She served as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Violent Crimes/Major Offenders department in Oklahoma City, OK. After five years, Amy returned to Wisconsin and resumed the practice of law serving southeastern Wisconsin. 

Amy currently accepts clients with criminal or traffic violations, new and existing business owners, and real estate transactions. 

 

Community Involvement

In her spare time, Amy loves to relax with her four children and two silly dogs. She and her husband travel often and love to visit National Parks. Amy also runs in obstacle and adventure races several times a year, such as the Tough Mudder and the Spartan races. She is a commercial pilot and is currently looking for a plane for new adventures. Amy also sits on the board of a nonprofit that focuses on raising money for breast cancer survivors and their families.

 

About

Vincent Hein is a Senior Associate Attorney at Russell Law Offices, S.C. Vincent’s law practice focuses on elder law, estate planning, special needs planning, nursing home protection planning, disability, business law, as well as trust and estate administration and trust and estate litigation.

Vincent earned his undergraduate degree in English and Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin and his JD/MBA from Marquette University. Prior to law school, Vincent worked as a financial advisor and English teacher. Vincent was also co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of a startup that sold to one of the largest online estate planning startups in the country.

Vincent was on the board of directors and was the articles editor for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Journal and is a current Wisconsin NAELA member. Vincent has drafted hundreds of revocable, irrevocable, and special needs trusts, wills, and powers of attorney. Vincent has also litigated over 250 disability cases, along with probate and trust disputes as well as will contests.

Vincent lives in Middleton with his wife, two children, and two dogs.

Community Involvement

Vincent is a board member for Creative Community Living Solutions, a non-profit focused on independent living for those with disabilities that has over $20,000,000 in annual revenue and a large footprint throughout the state of Wisconsin.

Vincent is a board member for Hope Closet, a non-profit focused on helping those struggling with independence and housing, helping them to acquire the shelter and goods that are not otherwise provided by the state of Wisconsin or other non-profits.

 

 

About

Tristan Eagon is a Senior Attorney serving clients in our Dodgeville, Stoughton, Marshall and Fort Atkinson offices. She is a dedicated advocate, committed to finding a solution to any problem put before her. Her reputation as being strong-willed and having a savvy legal mind is why she is viewed as a formidable opponent. Although a fierce litigator, Tristan has a firm understanding of alternative dispute resolution and enjoys conducting mediations by identifying issues and oftentimes finding unique resolutions in matters.

Tristan grew up in the rolling hills of Ohio on her grandparents’ farm. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a minor in history at Muskingum University. She successfully became a second-generation law enforcement officer for several years before realizing that her love of the law extended far beyond criminal investigation and attended law school in Lansing, Michigan. Passing both the Michigan and Wisconsin Bar Examination, Tristan relocated to the Madison area which she has gladly called home since 2013. She has taken advance coursework in mediation in both law school and through the University of Wisconsin. She has worked as a defense attorney, prosecutor, and family law attorney – so being well-rounded is an attribute well achieved.

While not working, she loves spending time with her family exploring new parks, taking mini-vacations, and enjoying the occasional motorcycle ride when the weather permits. She also has a love of aviation and dreams of completing her pilot’s license when the time is right. Meanwhile, she serves her community, doats on her daughters, and strives to make at least one person laugh every day.

Tristan gladly accepts anyone who is interested in alternative dispute resolution. She one of about 165 members of the Collaborative Family Law Counsel of Wisconsin (CFLCW) which is a not for profit association of collaborative professionals practicing and promoting collaborative law, an alternative to the traditional court system. Tristan  accepts clients for Family Law in Iowa, Dane, Jefferson, Rock and Sauk counties and Criminal Matters in Dane, Jefferson and Sauk counties.Tristan also serves Jefferson County as a Supplemental Court Commissioner under Hon. Judge Brantmeier and has the ability to officiate marriage ceremonies throughout the state.

Professional Involvement

  • State Bar of Wisconsin Family Law Section
  • Jefferson County Bar Association, vice president
  • Legal Association for Women
  • Collaborative Family Law Counsel of Wisconsin

Professional Recognition

About

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.

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
  • 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.

About

Nathan Russell is the founder and owner of Russell Law Offices, SC.  Born and raised on his family’s fifth generation dairy and crop farm in Shullsburg, he returned to Southwest Wisconsin to practice law in 2009. 

 

Nathan earned a degree in Agricultural Economics and his Juris Doctorate from UW-Madison.  Prior to opening Russell Law Offices, Nathan taught Agricultural Education in Minnesota and served as an agriculture and commercial lender in Madison.

 

With extensive experience in agriculture and lending, Nathan’s practice areas include real estate, contracts, business/farm transfer and startup, civil litigation, estate planning, probate & trust administration, creditor collections, municipal law, and family law.  Nathan also has extensive experience in contested probate and divorces that involve farms/businesses.

 

Nathan is married to Jennifer, whom he met through the FFA.  Jennifer is the agricultural education and FFA instructor in Shullsburg, WI.  They have six children: Reagan, Madison, Taylor, McKinley, Lincoln, and Jackson. 

 

Outside the office, Nathan is an avid sports fan supporting the Packers, Badgers, Bucks, Brewers, and Miners/Knights.  He is heavily involved in his childrens’ activities, including assisting them show sheep across the country.  Nathan is also very proud to be starting his 14th year serving as the girls’ basketball head coach for Shullsburg.

 

Community Involvement

Nathan has presented to a variety of community and professional groups on numerous legal topics.  He has been active in the Lafayette County community by previously serving on the Shullsburg Fund Board, Memorial Hospital Foundation and the Shullsburg School Board.

 

Client Successes/
Representative Cases

Probate & Trust Contest/Administration

Business/Collections

Real Estate/Municipal