Weld Riley, S.C. Adds Three New Attorneys

Eau Claire, WI – The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce three new attorneys have joined the firm. Brian A. Braziel, Sven W. Strutz, and Lindsey S.M. Minser will join the firm this spring.

Weld Riley President Steve Weld said, “We are very excited to have these experienced attorneys join our team, expanding our litigation, labor, employment, divorce and family law sections.”

Brian A. Braziel will join Weld Riley’s litigation section. Prior to joining Weld Riley, Braziel worked with the Wisconsin State Public Defender’s office since July of 2016 in the Eau Claire County Trial Division.

Sven W. Strutz will join Weld Riley’s labor and employment section, working primarily in the area of school law. Strutz advises and represents numerous school districts throughout the State of Wisconsin. Prior to joining Weld Riley, Strutz was an attorney with Eckert – Kost, LLP in Rhinelander.

Lindsey S.M. Minser will practice in Weld Riley’s divorce and family law section. Prior to joining Weld Riley, Minser practiced divorce and family law in western Wisconsin near the Twin Cities. She also practiced as an Assistant State Public Defender in St. Paul, Minn., representing clients facing felony and misdemeanor criminal charges and worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Monroe County.

“With diverse backgrounds and years of experience, all three of these individuals will bring excellent and unique talents to our team,” said Melissa Kirschner, Managing Partner at Weld Riley.

Weld Riley, S.C. was formed in 1991 and is comprised of Litigation, Labor and Employment, Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate, and Government Relations Sections. The firm employs 74 people in its Eau Claire, Menomonie and Black River Falls offices.