Dean R. Dietrich, a shareholder with Weld Riley, S.C., has represented clients in the areas of lawyer ethics and professional responsibility for more than 45 years. He has represented attorneys in matters before the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the Office of Lawyer Regulation and consults with law firms and lawyers regarding compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct. Dean has served as Chair of the State Bar Committee on Professional Ethics and is currently President-Elect of the State Bar of Wisconsin. He is a member of the ABA’s Center for Professional Responsibility and the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. Dean is a graduate of Marquette University Law School.
Christopher C. Shattuck has been the Law Practice Assistance Manager for the State Bar of Wisconsin since 2017. Mr. Shattuck previously managed a department and litigated cases at a creditor’s rights firm in Milwaukee. In addition to providing confidential law practice consultations, he frequently writes and speaks on law practice management topics. He received his undergraduate and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh and his law degree from the University of La Verne College of Law in southern California.
- Explore resources to help you stay abreast of changes in the law
- Discuss how AI programs will likely change the practice of law
- Find out how senior lawyers can use AI to stay current on legal developments
- Learn how you can use social media to stay informed
- Discover State Bar of Wisconsin resources that will help keep you updated
- Senior Lawyers Division members
- Emeritus members
- Senior active members
- Law office support staff
SLD members attend for free!
Senior Lawyers Division members can attend the webcasts in the Staying Sharp Seminar Series for free!*
*Free tuition for Senior Lawyers Division members applies to live webcasts and webcast replays. It does not include CLE OnDemand.
Practical Practice Pointers
No matter how many decades of law practice are under your belt, as an attorney, you must continually acquire new skills and stay on top of the latest technologies. This constant need to “keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice” can be a challenge at any age. The Staying Sharp Seminar Series will help lighten the load by giving attorneys in the later stages of their careers tips for upholding ethical responsibilities, providing competent representation, and maintaining a lifelong focus on wellbeing.