Ann S. Jacobs is the founder of Jacobs Injury Law, S.C. Her practice includes automobile accidents, nursing home abuse, and neglect cases, financial abuse/fraud, as well as medical malpractice cases. She is a 1992 cum laude graduate of University of Wisconsin Law School, where she was a member and coach of the Intellectual Property Moot Court Team. She completed her undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin with distinction, winning the Leon Epstein Award for Outstanding Student in American Government. Ms. Jacobs began her legal career as a public defender, litigating dozens of jury trials over nearly a decade, from juvenile cases to homicides. She honed her trial skills during that period and championed cases for her clients. During that time, she was one of the original authors of the Wisconsin Juvenile Law Handbook, published by the State Bar of Wisconsin, writing the original chapter on the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act. Ms. Jacobs left the public defender's office and began her career as a trial attorney in private practice, advocating for the rights of the injured. Since then, she has represented hundreds of clients in a wide variety of cases, winning outstanding results for them, including at trial.
Don M. Millis is a shareholder in the Madison office of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, s.c. He has an undergraduate degree from UW-Madison (Political Science/Journalism) and a law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School (Order of the Coif). Mr. Millis is a past member and chair of the Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission and of the State of Wisconsin Elections Board. He currently chairs the Wisconsin Elections Commission. Mr. Millis’ practice concentrates on state and local tax litigation and speaks frequently on these subjects. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Dane County Bar Association as well as the Institute for Professionals in Taxation. Mr. Millis is also President and CEO of WE International, Inc., a Madison-based nongovernmental organization working in East Africa that operates a home for women who have been trafficked, provides microfinance loans primarily to women entrepreneurs and scholarships for children whose families cannot afford school tuition.
Jonathan M. Winer has been a journalist, litigator, Senate counsel, investigator, diplomat, regulatory lawyer, international consultant, expert witness, and authority on legal issues involving the transit of information, goods, services, and people across national borders. He provides strategic counsel and solutions for domestic and international clients faced with complex cross-border compliance and enforcement issues affected by the political, policy and legal decisions that are made in Washington, D.C. His clients have included governments, multilateral organizations, financial institutions, companies facing crises and people seeking practical strategic counsel on law and policy. His work has taken him from the United States to Canada, Latin America, Europe, the former Soviet Union, the Middle East, North Africa, and East Asia.