The Eye of the Beholder

This comes as no shock to folks who have read previous articles, but when I was a kid, I collected lots of Star Wars toys and other merchandise, including trading cards and comics. Even less surprising, I never ‘outgrew’ those things – I still read the comics and look at the cards. And sometimes play […]

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye

Kanye West is an interesting cat. He continuously makes headlines for his high-profile marriage, and now divorce, with Kim Kardashian, interrupting awards shows to voice his disagreement with the declared winners, running for President, and his stream of consciousness tweets. His unorthodox behavior sometimes detracts from his remarkable success. West is one of the world’s […]

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McCarty at Home

Sometimes, people ask me to describe our firm culture in one word.  “Collegial,” I always say.  Our office doors are always open. We collaborate on matters. We bounce around issues and ideas.  And we really like working together. The challenge for us is to preserve that part of our culture, conversations, and collaborations when we […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from McCarty Law!

The leaves have fallen, the temperature has dropped, and the days have grown short. It is once again Thanksgiving. We know that this year’s Thanksgiving is going to look a lot different than years past. We now need to think about things like social distancing, face masks, and hand sanitizer. This year’s holidays also present […]

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McCarty Law Super Lawyers and Rising Stars of 2020

McCarty Law is proud to announce the attorneys who’ve been awarded the Super Lawyer and Rising Star distinction this year! Super Lawyers is a nationally-recognized rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers, and Rising Stars (Super Lawyers […]

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Legal Alert: New Unemployment Insurance Notice Requirement Goes Into Effect November 2, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has adopted a new employer notice requirement relating to unemployment insurance benefits for separating employees.  Employers must begin to give this notice to separating employees beginning on November 2, 2020. The new notice is in addition to the employer’s existing obligation to post notices in the workplace about unemployment insurance benefits. The […]

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McCarty Law Welcomes Attorney Alicia C. Rodriguez

McCarty Law is proud to announce that Attorney Alicia C. Rodriguez has joined our law firm. Ali, a recent graduate of Marquette University Law School and a member of the Wisconsin Army National Guard, previously served as a law clerk at our firm. She focuses her practice on estate planning, elder law, estate settlement, and […]

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Law Passing Pandemic

Since the COVID outbreak, legislators at all levels have been passing laws to address the impact of the pandemic. Congress has adopted the Paycheck Protection Program, which lends money to businesses that stay open. They passed a stimulus package to give $1,200 to citizens to help them through this difficult time. Unemployment laws were also […]

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