Attorney Formella Presented at the PCBC Business X-Change

Attorney Formella Presented at the PCBC Business X-Change

Attorney Brian Formella presented on the most significant federal and state legal developments that affect most Wisconsin employers for the Portage County Business Council Business X-Change for October. He is a frequent presenter for the Business X-Change.

Some of the key points of his presentation included :

– The U.S. Supreme Court decisions relating to affirmative action; diversity, equity and inclusion; and religious freedom
– Recent rulings by the National Labor Relations Board that affect employer handbooks and severance agreements
– Update on employee free speech principles and offensive language in the workplace
– Update on “concerted activity” principles

Attorney Formella’s areas of practice include employment and labor law, municipal law, environmental law, real estate and general business law. Brian has a strong legal background in employment, labor and municipal law. He works with employers to establish sound employment practices. He has also aggressively defended employers against discrimination accusations.

To learn more about the PCBC Business X-Change follow this link. https://business.portagecountybiz.com/events

AOB Receives The Providing Hope Award at The Walk For Hope

AOB Receives The Providing Hope Award at The Walk For Hope

Anderson O’Brien, LLP (AOB) received the Providing Hope Award at The 2023 Walk For Hope. AOB was proud to be a Diamond Sponsor for the 16th annual Walk for Hope, a 5k Walk organized by the Prevent Suicide Coalition for Portage County. The walk organizers acknowledged AOB for being a consistent and generous sponsor, for recruiting several staff and attorneys to walk at the event, for hosting t-shirt pick-up year after year, and more.

The funds raised at this walk support initiatives in Portage County for suicide prevention and mental health awareness. The walk was held at Lake Pacawa on Saturday, September 9th. It was a perfect day for several staff and attorneys to participate in the event. To learn more go to suicidepreventionportagecounty.org

Attorney Katherine Young Has Joined The Boys And Girls Club Board

Attorney Katherine Young Has Joined The Boys And Girls Club Board

Attorney Katherine Young has joined The Boys And Girls Club of Portage County Board of Directors.

She is very excited to be on the board and to serve the youth of Portage County. Anderson O’Brien, LLP has had several attorneys serve on the board over the years. The Boys and Girls Club of Portage County serves over 2000 youth with 8 club locations. To learn more about The Boys And Girls Club please follow this link. https://www.bgclubpc.org/

Join Us For The Walk for Hope September 9th

Join Us For The Walk for Hope September 9th

Join us for the 2023 Walk For Hope September 9 at Lake Pacawa!

5K walk to raise awareness of mental health issues and provide a hopeful message to all people who are affected by these challenges.

Organizer: Prevent Suicide Portage County

Date: Saturday, September 9th

Walk Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Registration starts at 9:00 a.m.

Fee: $20

Please follow this link to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2023-walk-for-hope-tickets-570833326847

Our Staff and Attorneys Donated To Project Fresh Start

Our Staff and Attorneys Donated To Project Fresh Start

Anderson O’Brien was happy to be a collection site this summer for Project Fresh Start. Firm staff and attorneys donated over 100 items, including: backpacks, folders, notebooks, glue, rulers, pencil pouches, crayons, markers, notecards, and more. Project Fresh Start, a program organized by the United Way, serves over 1200 students in Portage County. For more information please follow this link. https://www.volunteersrock.org/pfs/

AOB Hosts Business After Hours

AOB Hosts Business After Hours

We had the great pleasure of hosting Business After Hours this week. We had a record turn out of over 250 participants. The weather was perfect. We had delicious food from Father Fat’s and local drinks from Oso’s Brewery and Central Waters Brewery. Business After Hours is a program coordinated by the Portage County Business Council. For more information please follow this link. https://portagecountybiz.com/