Introducing Katie Francey

Katie is our new legal assistant. We are pretty sure that as you interact with Katie, you will realize she fits right in here at OG+S. Below, she gives a taste of what we mean by that (see: cat’s name). I grew up mostly in Wisconsin and Michigan, I am the youngest of three children, … Read more

Welcome Carter Rickard!

This week, we welcome Carter Rickard to OG+S as our Administrative Assistant for the summer! Carter goes to Iowa-Grant High School (Go Panthers!). He plays third base on their baseball team, and last year, as a Freshman, he won gold at state in Forensics. For his gold-medal run, he did Moments in History, and his topic … Read more

Summer is Here: Introducing Karen Perez-Wilson

It is summer, and that means clerkships! Karen is our summer clerk. She is a double Badger, and with a week under her belt so far, she is proving to be absolutely Badger-ific! Learn more about her below. Karen Perez-Wilson is an alumna of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a rising 2L at the University … Read more

What’s the Deal with 501(c)(3)’s? (Part 1)

Non-profit organizations, by their nature, provide great value through their missions and services. That is at least part of the reason why they typically receive tax-exempt status, including under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). However, that tax-exempt status is fragile and contingent on meeting and maintaining certain requirements, and an organization can … Read more

Introducing Richard Mullings!

Richard is joining OG+S as a Paralegal focused on IP Docket management and related activities while he completes his coursework at Madison College, Madison, WI. Prior to pursuing a career as a Paralegal, Richard gained valuable experiences as a technology practitioner in the financial services and consumer product good industries. He has worked in the … Read more

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