Jim Ward recipient of the George Tipler Award

jimward_georgetiplerOn Thursday, October 21, 2016, Jim Ward was one of two recipients of the George Tipler Award for Distinguished Service in School Law.  The award is given out each year by the Wisconsin School Attorneys Association (WSAA).  Past recipients include firm members Steve Riley, Kathy Prenn and Steve Weld.  Jim has represented school districts throughout northwest and west central Wisconsin for over 40 years. Pictured are Jim Ward, Steve Weld, and Mindy Dale, current President of the WSAA.

Weld Riley, S.C. was founded in 1991. The firm consists of more than thirty lawyers across three offices (Eau Claire, Menomonie, and Black River Falls) and offers a full range of legal services, including labor and employment, business law, estate planning, tax representation, municipal law, mining and mineral rights, environmental law, banking and creditor rights, civil litigation, worker’s compensation defense, criminal defense, immigration, and family law.

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