GREEN BAY | MADISON | MILWAUKEE | MINNEAPOLIS – Today DeWitt LLP law firm announced its Human Relations Manager Jess A. Beyer was elected President of the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (WALA) effective April 1, 2021.
As President, Beyer will ensure WALA continues to provide extensive professional development, collaborative peer communities, strategic operational solutions, and business partner connections to empower its members to lead the business of law.
Beyer has more than 20 years of law firm experience. She is a certified Network Administrator and ALA Certified Legal Manager (CLM). She is also an active volunteer on the Communications Committee, Lawyer Well-Being Task Force, and Lawyer Assistance Program with the State Bar of Wisconsin.
WALA was chartered on January 16, 1978. Its mission is to improve the quality of management in legal services organizations by promoting and enhancing the competence and professionalism of legal administrators and all members of the management team. WALA is a chapter of the national Association of Legal Administrators which was founded in 1971 to support professionals involved in the management of law firms, corporate legal departments and government legal agencies.
DeWitt LLP was founded in 1903 and is one of the 10 largest law firms based in Wisconsin, with an additional presence in Minnesota. It has more than 120 attorneys practicing in Green Bay, Madison and Metropolitan Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Minneapolis, Minnesota, and has the experience to service clients of all scopes and sizes. The firm is known for its work in a variety of legal areas including intellectual property, patents, trademarks and copyright law, construction litigation, corporate law, employment, environmental, employee benefits, estate planning, family business, family law, government relations, health care, litigation, real estate, and tax law. More information is available at dewittllp.com.