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Preparation and Issue Selection
Drafting a Winning Appellate Brief
Oral Argument Techniques That Get Results
Lessons Appellate Judges Teach You, Sometimes the Hard Way
MEREDITH G. ASHLEY is an attorney in the workers’ compensation defense practice based in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Kansas City office. She focuses her practice on workers’ compensation and insurance defense matters. Ms. Ashley represents insurance carriers and employers in disputes involving injured workers for a variety of industries, including manufacturing, retail, trucking, and food service. She is affiliated with the Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation, as well as The Missouri Bar, and the Iowa State and Nebraska State bar associations. She earned her B.A. degree cum laude, from the University of Tulsa, followed by her J.D. degree from The University of Iowa College of Law.
MARK HAZELBAKER is an attorney with Kasieta Legal Group, LLC. He continues to emphasize representation of local governments, small businesses, and litigation. Mr. Hazelbaker began his career as legal counsel of the Wisconsin Counties Association. He served as personnel director/corporation counsel, and later as administrative coordinator for Manitowoc County. Mr. Hazelbaker has been in private practice since 1992, first with downtown Madison law firms, and then in his own firm since 1999. He has lectured many times on labor and employment law, land use law, and municipal law for various business and professional groups. Mr. Hazelbaker has also published law reviews and other articles. He is a member of the Dane County Bar Association and the State Bar of Wisconsin (Litigation, Labor and Employment, and Government Lawyers Division sections). Mr. Hazelbaker earned his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin and his J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
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