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NEWS

  • Newly Licensed Attorney Justin Andrews Ready to Serve His Community

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Justin Andrews passed the BAR exam and....Read More

  • Meet the New Face of the Firm

  • Board of Regents Recognizes Former Regent President John Robert Behling at June Board Meeting

    Weld Riley S.C. President John Robert Behling was recognized at the June Board of Regents meeting. John served....Read More

  • Weld Riley Appointed As New Auburn Legal Counsel

    Weld Riley, S.C. is proud to have been appointed by the Village of New Auburn to serve as....Read More

  • Weld Riley Attorneys Appointed to Town of Cable Legal Counsel

    Weld Riley, S.C. is proud to have been appointed by the Town of Cable to serve as their....Read More

  • Former Intern Jessah Schnack Joins the Firm Full-Time

    We are excited to welcome Jessah Schnack as a full-time member of our Weld Riley, S.C. team! Previously,....Read More

  • Weld Riley Announces Largest Expansion in Firm History; Creates a More Powerful Presence in Wisconsin

    Weld Riley S.C. and the Wausau branch of Mallery & Zimmerman are joining together under the Weld Riley....Read More

  • Voted Best Law Firm by Leader-Telegram Reader’s Choice

    The Leader-Telegram Reader’s Choice results are in! Thank you for voting Weld Riley S.C the #1 Law Firm....Read More

  • Weld Riley to Serve as New Town Attorney for Town Board of Menomonie

    Weld Riley, S.C. is proud to have been unanimously hired by the Town Board of Menomonie to serve....Read More

  • Weld Riley Attorney Brian Braziel Elected As Firm Shareholder

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Brian Braziel has been unanimously elected....Read More

  • Attorney Jennifer N. Brown Joins Weld Riley’s Divorce and Family Law section!

    Weld Riley is proud to welcome Attorney Jennifer N. Brown into our Divorce and Family Law section! Jennifer....Read More

  • Reese Southworth Joins the Firm as an Intern

    We would like to welcome Reese Southworth to our firm! She joins our team as an intern. She....Read More

  • Recent Law Graduate Joins The Weld Riley Team

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Justin Andrews has joined the firm after....Read More

  • Maggie M. McLoone Joins Weld Riley S.C. as a Law Clerk

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Maggie M. McLoone has joined the firm....Read More

  • Best in the Chippewa Valley!

    Thank you so much for voting for us in the Volume One Best of the Chippewa Valley poll....Read More

  • Weld Riley’s Newest Legal Assistants

    We are happy to introduce Jessah and Nadia, Weld Riley’s newest legal assistants who are currently enrolled in....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. Unanimously Approved as Jackson County Corporation Counsel

    Weld Riley, S.C. has been proud to serve as the Jackson County Corporation Counsel to the Jackson County....Read More

  • Steve Weld Recognized for Super Lawyers for 15th Straight Year

    Weld Riley attorney Stephen Weld has been selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as being among the best attorney....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. Nominated for Best Law Firm

    We're honored to have been nominated again for Volume One's Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll in....Read More

  • Attorneys Benjamin D. Ludeman and Sven W. Strutz Elected as Firm Shareholders

    Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Attorneys Benjamin D. Ludeman and Sven W. Strutz have been elected....Read More

  • Our Clients and COVID-19: Weld Riley’s Commitment to You

    Thank you again for choosing Weld Riley as your legal representatives. We regard it as a privilege to....Read More

  • Four Weld Riley attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers

    Weld Riley attorneys Stephen Weld, Fred Morris, William Wallo, and Daneille Strong have been selected by Super Lawyers....Read More

  • Weld Riley Nominated for Best Law Firm of the Chippewa Valley

    Weld Riley, S.C. is honored to be nominated for Best Law Firm by Volume One's Best of the....Read More

  • Weld Riley Named Among Best Lawyers

    U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the tenth consecutive year, collaboratively announce the release of....Read More

  • Weld Riley President John Robert Behling Participates in Real Men Wear Pink Fundraiser

    This October, Weld Riley president John Robert Behling is participating in the 2019 Chippewa Valley Real Men Wear....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. Welcomes Attorney Samuel D. Bach

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce attorney Samuel D. Bach has joined the....Read More

  • Attorney John Behling Elected President of Law Firm – As seen in the Leader-Telegram

    As seen in the Leader-Telegram: The Eau Claire law firm of Weld Riley S.C. is pleased to announce....Read More

  • Attorney John R. Behling Selected as Honorary Blugold

    Weld Riley, S.C. attorney John Robert Behling has been selected by the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association Board of....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. Voted #1 Law Firm in the Chippewa Valley

    Weld Riley is honored to have been voted #1 best law firm in the Chippewa Valley in VolumeOne's....Read More

  • Weld Riley Sponsors Menomonie Business After Hours

    Weld Riley, S.C. is proud to be a sponsor of the Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce Business After....Read More

  • Four Weld Riley, S.C. attorneys named to 2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers lists

    Four Weld Riley attorneys recognized as among the best lawyers in Wisconsin. In its November 2018 annual list....Read More

  • Weld Riley Ranked Among Best Lawyers

    U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the ninth consecutive year, collaboratively announce the release of....Read More

  • Weld Riley, S.C. Adds New Attorneys

    Eau Claire, WI - The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce new attorneys have....Read More

  • Attorney Ryan Steffes Writes Amicus Brief Aiding in Wisconsin Supreme Court Victory

      Weld Riley Attorney Ryan Steffes wrote a powerful amicus brief on behalf of the Eau Claire Chamber....Read More

  • UW System Board of Regents leadership re-elected

    By unanimous vote, Regent John Robert Behling of Eau Caire was today re-elected President of the University of....Read More

  • Attorney Christopher B. Gierhart Elected Firm Shareholder

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

  • Attorney Emily M. Long Elected Eau Claire Circuit Court Judge

    The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. would like to congratulate Attorney Emily M. Long on her election....Read More

  • Steve Weld Presents Around the Chippewa Valley

    Attorney and Firm President, Steve Weld has been busy in 2018 presenting his legal and business expertise at....Read More

  • Workforce Development Among Priorities of UW Regents Appointee – As Seen in the Leader-Telegram

    As Seen in the Leader-Telegram: With last week’s appointment of Market & Johnson vice president Jason Plante to....Read More

  • Firm Voted Best Law Firm in the Chippewa Valley

    Weld Riley, S.C is proud to have been voted Best Law Firm in Volume One’s Best of the....Read More

  • Attorney John Behling Signs Historical Document with Oman

    Weld Riley Attorney John Robert Behling, in his capacity as University of Wisconsin Board of Regents President, signed....Read More

  • Five Weld Riley, S.C. attorneys named to 2017 Wisconsin Super Lawyers lists

    Five Weld Riley attorneys recognized as among the best lawyers in Wisconsin In its November 2017 annual list....Read More

  • Attorney John B. Wagman Joins Weld Riley, S.C.

    The Eau Claire law firm of Weld Riley S.C. is pleased to announce longtime attorney John B. Wagman....Read More

  • Weld Riley Attorneys Handle Closing of $80 Million Acquisition

    Weld Riley attorneys John Behling, Anders Helquist, and Grant Beardsley were recently involved in the completion of the Source....Read More

  • Local Attorney James Parent Joins Weld Riley, S.C.

    The Eau Claire law firm of Weld Riley S.C. is pleased to announce longtime attorney James T. Parent....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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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....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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Area. ....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

  • 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

  • Estate Planning Workshop

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

  • Weld Riley Attorneys Present to UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education

    Weld Riley attorneys, including William Milne, presented UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education program “Planning for a Confident Retirement”. Information....Read More

  • Weld Riley Receives Gold Level Wellness Award

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

  • Self-Funded Insurance Workshops

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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