Professional Activities

Adjunct Professor:

  • Jill is an Adjunct Professor at Marquette Law School, where she teaches a 3 credit Mediation Advocacy Workshop, and has co-taught a 3 credit Negotiation Workshop.
  • Jill is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she teaches full-day workshops for Human Resources professionals on Conducting Efficient and Effective HR investigations and Practical HR: How to Navigate Employment Law Myths and Landmines.

See comments from Jill’s colleagues and students: 

Speaking Engagements

The New Normal: Planning and Executing a Successful Virtual Mediation and Arbitration, Milwaukee Bar Association, Webcast – November 2, 2020

How to Conduct an Unbiased Investigation, Sheboygan Area Society of Human Resources Chapter Meeting – January 16, 2020

Investigations Gone Wrong: How Legal Counsel Can Help In-House Investigators Avoid Common Pitfalls, Panel Member Discussion at 2019 Health, Labor and Employment Institute, Wisconsin Dells – August 15, 2019

Beyond Shuttle Diplomacy: Mediator Views on Breaking Through Impasse, Panel Member Discussion at 2019 Health, Labor and Employment Institute, Wisconsin Dells – August 16, 2019

In the Era of #Metoo and “Times Up” – It’s Time for a Candid Discussion of Issues Facing Women in the Legal Profession; Panel Member Discussion at Young Leaders’ Conference, Wisconsin Dells – March 29, 2019 

Navigating HR Myths and Landmines

Sheboygan Bar Association – January 8, 2019

Association of Women Lawyers – January 28, 2019

Solo and Small Firm Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI – October 26, 2018

Milwaukee Bar, Grow Your Practice Institute – November 28, 2018

Behind the Curtain: What Every Lawyer Should Know When Dealing with In-House Counsel; Health Labor and Employment Institute, Wisconsin Dells, WI – August 16, 2018

Navigating HR Myths and Landmines; PS Companies In-House Counsel Luncheon, Milwaukee, WI – May 2018

When Attorney Statements Raise Legal or Ethical Obligations for Mediators; Association of Attorney Mediators, Chicago, IL – February 27, 2018

Employment Mediation: The ERD, EEOC and Beyond! Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) – January 12, 2018

Strategically Using Mediation to Resolve Workplace Disputes; Northshore Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), Northbrook, IL – October 27, 2017

Leveraging Mediation Techniques to Avoid and Resolve Workplace Conflict; Annual Wisconsin Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) State Conference – October 12, 2017 

#It was Just a Tweet! Navigating Social Media Landmines in the Workplace; Annual Wisconsin Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) State Conference – October 12, 2017 

Leading a Horse to Water: Techniques to Get the Most Difficult Cases (and Clients) to the Mediation Table and to Settle Once They Get There; Health, Labor and Employment Law Institute – August 18, 2017

Going Out on Your Own: Life After the Corporate World; WiSE: Women in Science and Engineering; UWM School of Continuing Education – May 4, 2017 

Labor and Employment Mediation: The Nuts and Bolts of Presenting an Effective Case; Wisconsin Sate Bar Labor & Employment Section – April 20 & 21, 2017

The Strategic Use of Mediation to Resolve Employment Disputes:  A Fresh Perspective from Chief Counsel – Human Resources for Harley-Davidson Turned Mediator; Milwaukee Bar Association – January 25, 2017

FLSA Overtime Rule: What You Need To Know; Milwaukee, WI – February 7, 2017 

Recent Articles on Mediation:

Top 10 Tips to Maximize a Positive Result at Mediation. June, 2019 Read More

Negotiating an Agreement: Don’t Forget the Client’s Personal Benefit When Valuing a Case. October 31, 2018  Read More

To Mediate or Not? A Fresh Perspective Look Beyond the Law. July 11, 2018  Read More

Are Mediation Term Sheets Final. Binding Agreements? The Seven Circuit Provides Guidance. November 14, 2016  Read More