VIDEOS

  • Business Law at Weld Riley

  • Attorney Bill Wallo – Bankruptcy

  • Weld Riley – Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary

  • Weld Riley – 25 Years of…

  • Weld Riley’s Silver Service Day

  • Weld Riley, S.C. packs meals for Kids Against Hunger

  • Weld Riley, S.C. – 25 Years of Building a More Powerful Partnership

  • Weld Riley Celebrates 25 Years

  • Weld Riley We Are video

  • Attorney MaiVue Xiong – Starting a business

  • Attorney Emily Long – Adoption

  • Attorney Cindy Hangartner – Wills

  • Confluence Fine Arts Donation

  • Attorney Emily Long – Family Law

  • Weld Riley, SC – Client Satisfaction

  • Attorney Bill Milne – Business Health Care Tax Credit

  • Attorney Steve Weld – Email

  • Attorney Vicki Seltun – Immigration Reform

  • Choosing a Legal Structure For Your Business, LLC or LLP?

  • CVTC Paralegal Program

  • Weld Riley, SC – Client Testimonials

  • Attorney Mike O’Brien – Thrill of Victory

  • Attorney Mindy Dale – Civil Service System

  • Attorney Rich White – Kids’ Legal Issues

  • Attorney Rich White – Helping Parents Protect Kids

NEWS

  • Attorney Honored with a 2017 Chippewa River Baseball League Award

    Attorney Garrett Nix of Weld Riley, S.C. has been honored as a 2017 Chippewa Rivers Baseball League award....Read More

  • Local Attorney Appointed to Chamber Board

    A local attorney is excited about the chance to help local business as a board member on the....Read More

  • New Law Makes It More Affordable to Get Divorced

    A new exemption is making it much easier and more affordable to get divorced. A new part of....Read More

  • Local Attorney Elected to State Bar Association Position

    Weld Riley, S.C. Attorney William Wallo has been elected as the next chair of the Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and....Read More

  • Board of Regents Elects Youngest President, First from Chippewa Valley

    Board of Regents Elects Youngest President, First from Chippewa Valley John Robert Behling to Serve as Next Regents’....Read More

  • Weld Riley Attorneys Win Bucky Open

    Weld Riley Attorneys Ryan Steffes, Tom Rusboldt, Tom Sazama, and Steve Weld won the 2017 Bucky Open, a....Read More

  • Attorney Ryan Moertel Earns Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society Membership

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Ryan Moertel has earned membership to....Read More

  • Local Attorneys Play Pivotal Role in Music Festival Legislation

    Eau Claire, WI - Weld Riley Attorneys John Behling and Rich White announced after many hours of crafting....Read More

  • Attorney Anders Helquist presents to American Institute of Professional Geologists

    Weld Riley attorney Anders Helquist presented "From the Wellhead, to the White House, to Wisconsin - An Update....Read More

  • Weld Riley Attorneys Anders Helquist and John Behling present at UW-Eau Claire

    Weld Riley attorneys Anders Helquist and John Behling (a member of the University of Wisconsin System Board of....Read More

  • Attorney Garrett W. Nix Elected Firm Shareholder

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Garrett W. Nix has been elected....Read More

  • Attorney Awarded Outstanding Young Professional of the Year

    Attorney Daneille Strong has been named the Outstanding Young Professional of the Year by the Eau Claire Area Chamber....Read More

  • Attorney Christopher B. Gierhart Joins Weld Riley, S.C.

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Christopher B. Gierhart has joined the....Read More

  • Attorney Ryan J. Moertel Joins Weld Riley, S.C.

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Ryan J. Moertel has joined the....Read More

  • Attorney Jerilyn Jacobs Joins Weld Riley, S.C.

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Jerilyn Jacobs has joined the firm....Read More

  • Attorney Bryan T. Symes Joins Weld Riley, S.C.

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Bryan T. Symes has joined the....Read More

  • Attorney Bill Wallo will participate in the 12th annual BICR Educational/Social Retreat

    Attorney Bill Wallo will participate in the 12th Annual BICR Educational/Social Retreat scheduled for March 2 and 3,....Read More

  • Thedinga feted as Chamber’s 2016 Distinguished Citizen

    At the Menomonie Chamber of Commerce's 78th annual banquet, Bill Thedinga was honored as the Distinguished Citizen of....Read More

  • Daneille Strong appointed Chair of the Young Professionals of the Chippewa Valley

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Daneille Strong has been appointed Chair of....Read More

  • MaiVue Xiong appointed to the Board of Directors of the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce MaiVue Xiong has been appointed to the....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. Donates 25,000 Meals for Children in the Chippewa Valley

    As seen in the Leader-Telegram and on WQOW News 18: In honor of the firm's 25th anniversary, the....Read More

  • Attorney William H. Thedinga honored at Menomonie Chamber banquet

    Weld Riley Attorney William H. Thedinga is being honored at the Menomonie Chamber Banquet this year as a....Read More

  • Four Weld Riley, S.C. attorneys named to 2016 Wisconsin Super Lawyers lists

    Four Weld Riley attorneys recognized as among the best lawyers in Wisconsin In its November 2016 annual list....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. sponsors Regis Catholic Schools Auction

    Weld Riley, S.C. is a proud sponsor of the 2016 Regis Catholic Schools Auction taking place on November....Read More

  • Attorney Opportunities

    Weld Riley, S.C., a fast growing, 30+ lawyer, AV rated firm with offices in Eau Claire, Black River....Read More

  • Attorney Bill Wallo will participate in the Annual Bankruptcy Update presented by the State Bar

    Attorney Bill Wallo will participate in the Annual Bankruptcy Update presented by the State Bar of Wisconsin on....Read More

  • Jim Ward recipient of the George Tipler Award

    On Thursday, October 21, 2016, Jim Ward was one of two recipients of the George Tipler Award for....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. Celebrates 25 Years of Excellence

    In 1991 the average cost for a gallon of gas was $1.12, the Dow Jones topped 3,000 for....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. Voted Best Law Firm

    Weld Riley, S.C. was voted best law firm in Volume One's Best of the Chippewa Valley Readers Poll....Read More

  • Attorney Bill Wallo will participate in a panel presentation at the Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff Seventh Circuit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference

    Attorney Bill Wallo will participate in a panel presentation at the Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff Seventh Circuit Consumer....Read More

  • Attorney Bill Wallo participated in “Student Loan Default: Repayment Options, Collections and Bankruptcy”

    Attorney Bill Wallo participated in “Student Loan Default: Repayment Options, Collections and Bankruptcy,” a day-long video webcast seminar....Read More

  • Attorney Garrett Nix named Coach of the Year

    Attorney Garrett Nix named Coach of the Year!  Merchants were well represented at the CRBL All-League meeting last....Read More

  • WELD RILEY, S.C. ELECTS NEW MEMBER TO MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Ryan J. Steffes has been elected....Read More

  • ATTORNEY WALKER STUTZMAN JOINS WELD RILEY, S.C.

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Walker J. J. Stutzman has joined....Read More

  • Attorney Bill Wallo was selected to serve on the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Continuing Legal Education Committee

    Attorney Bill Wallo was selected to serve on the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Continuing Legal Education Committee by....Read More

  • Attorney Bill Wallo will participate in “Tax 101 for Nontax Attorneys”

    Attorney Bill Wallo will participate in “Tax 101 for Nontax Attorneys,” a day-long video webcast seminar presented by....Read More

  • Attorney Garrett Nix wins MVP of All-Star game

    Attorney Garrett Nix wins MVP of All-Star game With the bases loaded in the bottom of the fifth....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. participates in nationwide wellness competition

    Weld Riley, S.C. participates in nationwide wellness competition The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) launched an exciting national challenge....Read More

  • John Robert Behling named as one of this year’s 15 most influential people in the Greater Madison

    John Robert Behling named as one of this year’s 15 most influential people in the Greater Madison.  Read....Read More

  • Attorney Bill Wallo participated in a professional ethics panel at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 23rd Annual Central States Bankruptcy Workshop

    Attorney Bill Wallo participated in a professional ethics panel at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 23rd Annual Central States....Read More

  • Attorney John Robert Behling unanimously re-elected as Vice President of the UW System Board of Regents

    Attorney John Robert Behling unanimously re-elected as Vice President of the UW System Board of Regents. By unanimous....Read More

  • Attorney Bill Wallo will participate in “Creditors’ Rights During Bankruptcy”, May 31, 2016

    Attorney Bill Wallo will participate in “Creditors’ Rights During Bankruptcy,” a day-long video webcast seminar presented by the....Read More

  • Human Resources Manager Cheryl Skoug will speak at CVTC Office Personnel Seminar

    Human Resources Manager, Cheryl Skoug will speak at the CVTC Office Personnel Seminar on April 27, 2016 on....Read More

  • Bill Wallo participated recently as a panelist at the 11th Annual BICR Section Educational/Social Retreat

    Bill Wallo participated recently as a panelist at the 11th Annual BICR Section Educational/Social Retreat held at the....Read More

  • Economic Update: Federal Wage and Hour Law

    Attorney Mindy Dale will be providing an update on Federal Wage and Hour Laws, including proposed changes to....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. is a sponsor of the 2016 Western Dairyland Women’s Business Conference

    The 13th annual Western Dairyland Women's Business Conference will be held April 21, 2016 at The Plaza Hotel....Read More

  • Frac Sand Seminar, Thursday, March 24, 2016

    Greetings, You’re invited to attend a complimentary, all-day seminar on Industrial Sand Mining. The seminar will feature WDNR....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. to host Labor Law CLE Luncheon

    Weld Riley, S.C. to host  February 18 Labor Law CLE Luncheon regarding Impact of Proposed Worker’s Compensation Act Changes.....Read More

  • Prominent Regional Law Firm Gets New Name, New Look

    Eau Claire-based law firm Weld Riley Prenn & Ricci, S.C. unveils new name and brand identity in time for....Read More

  • Leading The Way

    Leaders in the Mining industry rely on Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci for full-service legal representation and most....Read More

  • What Every Employer Needs to Know

    Join us for a seminar on September 30th that takes an in-depth look at the recent changes to....Read More

  • Hall Financial Group LLC will host an Estate Planning Workshop in conjunction with Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci,....Read More

  • Bill Wallo Elected to the Board of Directors of the Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and Creditors Rights Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

    Bill Wallo was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditors Rights Section....Read More

  • Attorneys William Milne, Cindy Hangartner and Ben Jones to present UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education program “Planning for a....Read More

  • The Wellness Committee at Weld, Riley, Prenn and Ricci has received the Gold Level Wellness Award from the....Read More

  • Attorney Mindy Dale to present at Human Resource Conference Tuesday, April 7, 2015.... Articles/ HRSeminarApril2015.pdf

  • Attorneys Cindy Hangartner & Garrett Nix to present on “Succession Planning for Small Businesses” at the 12th Annual....Read More

  • Weld, Riley, Prenn, & Ricci, S.C. Welcomes the Return of Attorney John Robert Behling

    The law firm of Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci, S.C. of Eau Claire, Wisconsin is pleased to announce....Read More

  • Steve Weld presents at Affordable Care Act update seminar

    September 29, 2015 On Tuesday, September 29, Steve Weld was a co-presenter at an Eau Claire Chamber of....Read More

  • Weld Riley Prenn & Ricci Donates to the Confluence Project

    March 10, 2015 Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci will donate $50,000 to the Confluence Project’s art center fundraising....Read More

  • NEWLY CREATED POSITION – Legal Assistant

    March 22, 2015 NEWLY CREATED POSITION – Growing Eau Claire law firm is expanding its support staff and is seeking....Read More

  • Self-Funded Insurance Workshops

    August 1, 2014 Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci has partnered with JA Counter to offer seven complimentary workshops....Read More

  • Receptionist Position Available

    July 2, 2014 We are seeking a friendly, outgoing, yet professional individual for a part time receptionist (up....Read More

  • ATTORNEY BILL THEDINGA RE-ELECTED TO PUBLIC UTILITY SECTION OF THE WISCONSIN BAR ASSOCIATION WELD, RILEY, PRENN & RICCI, S.C.

    June 24, 2014 EAU CLAIRE - Steve Weld, President of Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci, S.C., is pleased....Read More

  • ATTORNEY STEVE WELD RECEIVES 2014 BADGER OF THE YEAR AWARD

    May 15, 2014 EAU CLAIRE - The Chippewa Valley Chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association recently recognized Attorney....Read More

  • THE MANAGING PARTNER FORUM APPOINTS THREE NEW MEMBERS TO ITS ADVISORY BOARD

    February 6, 2014 Atlanta, Georgia - February 6,2014 - The Managing Partner Forum has appointed three new law....Read More

  • ATTORNEY GARRETT NIX JOINS WELD, RILEY, PRENN & RICCI, S.C.

    January 20, 2014 EAU CLAIRE - The law firm of Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci, S.C. is pleased....Read More

  • ATTORNEY WILLIAM E. WALLO JOINS WELD, RILEY, PRENN & RICCI, S.C.

    January 2, 2014 EAU CLAIRE - The law firm of Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci, S.C. is pleased....Read More

  • WELD, RILEY, PRENN & RICCI, S.C. ELECTS NEW SHAREHOLDER

    December 11, 2013 EAU CLAIRE - The law firm of Weld, Riley, Prenn and Ricci, S.C. is pleased....Read More

  • ATTORNEY DANIEL P. GUSTAFSON JOINS WELD, RILEY, PRENN & RICCI, S.C.

    November 14, 2013 EAU CLAIRE - The law firm of Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci, S.C. is pleased....Read More

ARTICLES

  • Weld Riley, S.C. Donates Meals for Kids

    Weld Riley, S.C. was honored to sponsor the community give back event during this year’s YP Week, a....Read More

  • March Madness NCAA Pools: Jail Time or Innocent Fun?

    In just days, college basketball fans all across the country will fill out their brackets and hope for....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. – Where we started

    Weld Riley, S.C. is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and we thought it would be fun to take a....Read More

  • A Facebook beneficiary? Leave your iTunes library to someone in your will?

    Think back to a time when someone from your family passed away and they left you and your....Read More

  • Wisconsin Senate Levels the PLA-ing Field: Passes Bill to Minimize Cost of Public Works Construction Projects

    By: Weld Riley Attorney Bryan Symes Last week, the Wisconsin Senate, along strict party lines [a 19-13 vote],....Read More

  • January: The #1 Month of the Year for Divorce

    January is statistically the coldest month of the year in Wisconsin. And it appears that icy grip also....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. – Giving Back

    As Weld Riley, S.C. celebrated 25 years of service to individuals, businesses and other organizations in western Wisconsin....Read More

  • A Tradition of Teamwork

    At Weld Riley, we’ve been serving individuals, businesses and public entities for more than 25 years, and we....Read More

  • New Law Creates the “Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement”

    Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Internal Revenue Service repeatedly stated that the ACA....Read More

  • Estate Planning for Digital Property: Action Required

    By: Cindy L. Hangartner and William S. Milne Published in the August/September 2016 issue of 5ive for Women: Five....Read More

  • Overtime Regulation Changes

    Changes to the federal regulations addressing employee compensation are coming and coming soon.  Even though the changes to....Read More

  • Immigration Myths

    Immigration Myths Historically, America has prided itself as being a nation of immigrants. Many Americans celebrate both the....Read More

  • So, Tell Me When You Want to Work and What You Want to Do

    By Stephen L. Weld Published in the Fall 2004 edition of Chippewa Valley Business Report Recently, the Wisconsin....Read More

  • What To Do While Waiting For Your Federal Bailout

    By Ryan D. Schuetz If your company is struggling to stay in business during these tough economic times,....Read More

  • Update on COBRA Subsidy Extension

    By Mindy Dale and Bill Milne On March 2, 2010, the Temporary Extension Act of 2010 (the “Act”)....Read More

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court Holds That Declared But Unbuilt Condominium Units Were “Units” For Property Tax Purposes

    Ryan D. Schuetz On June 18, 2010, the Wisconsin Supreme Court, in Saddle Ridge Corporation v. Board of....Read More

  • The Cost of Efficiency – Litigation and Electronically Stored Data (ESD)

    By Joel L. Aberg In the year 2000 it was estimated that over 6.6 trillion e-mail messages were....Read More

  • Has the Labor & Industry Review Commission (LIRC) Effectively Created Strict Liability for Sexual Harassment Engaged in by an Owner or Supervisor?

    By Victoria L. Seltun In Jim Walter Color Separations v. LIRC and Marcy Ann Tobias, 226 Wis.2d 334....Read More

  • Stimulus Bill Enacts New COBRA Subsidy Provisions

    By Pamela M. Macal The American Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Plan of 2009 (commonly referred to as a....Read More

  • Wisconsin Attorney General releases Memorandum regarding the practical impact of Schill v. Wisconsin Rapids School District on the public records law

    By Anders Helquist Last month, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that purely personal e-mails sent and received on....Read More

  • Protecting Your Company from 401(k) Plan Fee Litigation

    By Pamela M. Marcal Last fall, several well-publicized class-action lawsuits were filed against 401(k) plan fiduciaries and plan....Read More

  • BREAKING NEWS: Wisconsin Supreme Court rules personal e-mails sent and stored on government property are not public records

    By Anders B. Helquist On July 16, 2010, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued its decision in Schill v.....Read More

  • BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Supreme Court Releases City of Ontario v. Quon Decision Regarding Monitoring Electronic Communications in the Workplace

    This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion regarding the privacy expectations of employees using employer-owned electronic....Read More

  • Landowner Liability For Recreational Activity Injuries

    By Joel L. Aberg and John Robert Behling All seasons in Wisconsin provide opportunities to recreate in the....Read More

  • Health Care Reform: Interaction of Federal and State Laws Requiring Coverage for Adult Children

    Bill Milne Recent Federal health care legislation includes changes requiring health insurance coverage for adult children. Since Wisconsin....Read More

  • Health Care Reform: Update for Small Businesses

    Bill Milne Last month we posted an article highlighting several provisions of the recently enacted health reform legislation,....Read More

  • Health Care Reform: Highlights for Employers

    Bill Milne As you are aware, this week, Congress passed health reform legislation, which will affect nearly all....Read More

  • Health Coverage for Adult Children: A Practical Guide to Reporting Imputed Income Taxes

    Bill Milne We have recently been receiving questions from employers about how imputed income taxes resulting from health....Read More

  • Grandfathered Health Plan Regulations Amended: Employers Sponsoring Group Health Plans May Now Change Carriers

    By Bill Milne and MiaVue Kiah Xiong The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury recently....Read More

  • Fixing a Leak

    There are lessons to be learned from the recent turmoil at Hewlett-Packard Co. But the lessons are not....Read More

  • Federal Stimulus

    February 17, 2009 As you no doubt know, yesterday President Obama signed into law The American Recovery and....Read More

  • Exempt Employees and Disciplinary Suspensions

    By Mindy Dale In order to qualify as an “exempt” employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA),....Read More

  • Early Retiree Reinsurance Reimbursement Available

    By Anders Helquist and Bill Milne The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Health Care and Education....Read More

  • Employers Given the Opportunity to Defer Cafeteria Plan and Flexible Spending Account Forfeitures

    By Pamela M. Macal On May 18, 2005, the Treasury issued Notice 2005-42, which allows Plan providers to....Read More

  • Death and Taxes

    Death and taxes are difficult topics, but unavoidable ones. As the familiar saying goes: there's nothing certain in....Read More

  • EEOC Issues Final Rules on the Coordination of Retiree Health Insurance Benefits with Medicare

    On December 26, 2007, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published final rules allowing employers, who provided retiree....Read More

  • State Legislation Permits Compensatory and Punitive Damages for Discrimination

    By Mindy Dale and Anders Helquist On June 8, 2009, Governor Doyle signed into law Senate Bill 20....Read More

  • COBRA Subsidy Extension and Related Notice Requirements

    By Mindy Dale and Bill Milne On December 21, 2009, the President signed the Department of Defense Appropriations....Read More

  • Changes to Imputed Income Tax Rules for Adult Child Health Insurance Coverage

    Recently, Governor Walker signed legislation which resolves an ongoing tax issue arising out of state and federal mandates....Read More

  • Cell Phones and Memory Sticks and Instant Messaging – Oh My!

    Over the past decade, technology advancements have changed the way we communicate with people, store information, listen to....Read More

  • WERC Issues Emergency Rules on Calculation of Total Base Wages

    On February 14, 2012, the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) forwarded to Governor Walker’s office a set of....Read More

  • BlackBuried: The Hidden Danger of Overtime Pay Liability

    Cell phones, laptops, BlackBerrys and other wireless devices have altered how and when employees work. While the devices....Read More

  • A Loaded Issue – Employment Ramifications of the Conceal and Carry Law

    Effective November 1, 2011, your employees will be allowed, by law, to carry a concealed weapon. In the....Read More

  • New Medicaid Rules

    Last Summer, the State enacted new Medicaid rules that significantly expanded the State’s ability to recover assets owned....Read More

  • Same-Sex Marriage and Employee Benefits

    The recognition of legal same-sex marriage is spreading quickly across the country through legislation and judicial action at....Read More