Dean R. Dietrich is a shareholder with 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 has served as Chair of the State Bar Committee on Professional Ethics and is a member of the American Bar Association’s Center for Professional Responsibility and the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. Attorney Dietrich regularly publishes articles on ethics and professional responsibility. He is a graduate of Marquette University Law School.
Steve Sorenson, Esq. is a shareholder at von Briesen and Roper S.C. with more than 35 years of experience helping clients with a wide range of legal issues. He provides counsel on corporate law, business succession planning, and estate planning. He also represents municipalities, and he counsels real estate clients on land use, zoning, smart growth, water front litigation, and nonmetallic mining. He is a Fond du Lac County Court Commissioner and serves as a mediator and arbitrator in real estate and labor disputes. Widely known and respected by his peers, Steve has served in many capacities with the State Bar of Wisconsin, including terms as President (1997-98) and Secretary (1994-96). He was also President of the National Conference of Bar Presidents (2007-08) and a member of the American Bar Association House of Delegates. Steve is a frequent lecturer on Legal Ethics, Real Estate law and Waterfront rights. He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Community Health Network (CHN) and remains active in health care organizations.