Dean R. Dietrich is a shareholder in the Law Firm of Dietrich VanderWaal, S.C. He has represented attorneys in matters before the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the Office of Lawyer Regulation and has consulted with numerous law firms and lawyers regarding compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct. He serves as Chair of the State Bar Committee on Professional Ethics, and he has also served on the Committee appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court to review changes to Supreme Court Rules Chapter 20. Mr. Dietrich is a graduate of Marquette University Law School.
James Pearson has over 30 years of experience in the computer industry as an IT professional, educator, and the author of three IT books. James’s background includes computer sales, repair, and classroom instruction, and he is a Microsoft Certified Professional.
After being an employee at The Computer Center in Janesville for ten years, James purchased the business from its founder Paul Braun. As President and Owner, James shows small businesses how to leverage technology to become more successful and profitable. He currently speaks frequently on cybersecurity topics, training staff how to identify scams and identity thieves and protect their businesses from real and growing cyberattacks. James has been a regular guest on Janesville’s WCLO station, covering cybersecurity and safety topics like working from home and protecting against phishing scams.
He holds a B.A. in Communications from Beloit College.
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 creditors’ 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.