Professional Activities

Adjunct Professor:

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

Upcoming Speaking Engagements: 

  • 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

Past Speaking Engagements:

  • 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 
To See More of Jill’s Speaking Engagements, Click to Download Jill’s Resume

Recent Articles:

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

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

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

You Can Mediate That! A Fresh Perspective on Employment Mediation. February 26, 2018  Click to Read More

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

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