Abby S. Busler

Associate

Location: Green Bay

T: 920.431.2230

F: 920.431.2270

abusler@dkattorneys.com

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Competitive compensation and benefits (including health, disability, life insurance, 401(k) and pensions plans), continuing education and a professional, congenial work environment are just a few things our firm offers.

We continually seek energetic, self-motivated, team-oriented people committed to helping the firm provide efficient and effective legal services to our clients. Qualified candidates must possess strong organizational and communication skills and a positive attitude.

WHY DAVIS|KUELTHAU?

Davis|Kuelthau, s.c. offers an array of innovative legal solutions to corporate, public, private and individual clients that range from small and midsized institutions to large corporations. Our team of attorneys spans three offices across Wisconsin, and has national experience combined with strong community ties. Together, we provide the full lifecycle of business, labor, and litigation legal services.

We distinguish our services by understanding the market conditions unique to each of our clients’ industries as well as their individual objectives as a business or organization. We understand the ever-changing legal environment that our clients must navigate and assess our clients’ needs from every perspective to ensure we provide them with the guidance that best fits their goals. In short, our team prides itself on partnering with our clients to evaluate the big picture, not merely the legal issue at hand.

Our commitment to innovation drives our client service. By focusing on providing effective legal advice in a professional, competent and responsive manner, we support our clients’ efforts towards their own success. Our clients recognize this. In a recent client survey, 99% of those who responded said they would recommend our firm to a colleague or friend.

Everything we do at the firm builds on this foundation of creative problem solving and diligent client service. Together, we offer efficient implementation of our depth and breadth of our experience. The result has built a long-standing history of success.

SERVICE AREAS & INDUSTRIES

Proven Success

D|K has been proudly serving Wisconsin businesses and individuals for more than 50 years and is recognized as one of the largest Milwaukee area law firms by the Milwaukee Business Journal and is among the largest law firms in the greater Fox Valley/Green Bay region as well. The quality and breadth of our services have been recognized by many regarded legal publications including: Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers® in America, and Chambers USA.

CURRENT OPENINGS:

Senior Human Resources Generalist
Posted: July 11, 2019

This exceptional position will be responsible for Human Resources and Operational Management to include Employee Relations, Compensation & Benefits, Recruiting, Performance Management, Succession Planning, and Operations for a 125+ employee organization.

This is a senior level role and acts as the sole Human Resources Professional for the company, while reporting to Executive Director. 

Primary responsibilities are:

  • Manages the recruiting process i.e., working with hiring manager on job descriptions and requirements, postings, scheduling and conducting interviews, and background checks.
  • Administers various employee benefit programs, assists with COBRA benefits and FMLA.
  • Facilitates benefits administration including open enrollment and maintains relationships with benefit companies.
  • Employee relations and responds to questions regarding HR policies and procedures.
  • Maintains HRIS system, assists with preparation of performance reviews, employee terminations, unemployment claims and benefit payouts.
  • Prepares new hire paperwork and onboarding processes.
  • Provide a high level of customer service to associates; maintain a highly visible, respected presence in the organization.
  • Coordinates and participate in company events.

Ideal candidate must be able to:

  • Demonstrate a superior ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Thoroughly understand employment laws and regulations.

Ideal candidate will have Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field, 5+ years solid senior level Human Resources experience. SPHR or CEBS certification a definite plus!  Previous experience in a professional services company strongly preferred.  Candidates must have a high level of professionalism, be a true “people person”, have exceptional attention to detail and very tech savvy.  If you are driven to succeed and have a strong desire to make a difference, this could be the perfect job for you!

Please submit resume to HR@dkattorneys.com.

 

Marketing Project Liaison
Posted: June 25, 2019

We have an opening for a full-time (40 hours/week) Marketing Project Liaison.  The Marketing Project Liaison is a core member of the Marketing and Business Development Team and is responsible for contributing to the execution of ongoing marketing and business development efforts at Davis|Kuelthau, s.c. — in particular, event management, advertisements and communications.  This position is based in the firm’s Milwaukee office and requires occasional travel to Brookfield, Green Bay, Appleton, Racine and Madison.  Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Business Development, this position will execute the tactics identified to achieve specific business development, marketing, and client retention and expansion objectives for designated practices and industries across the firm.  May assist in supervising other marketing personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Support the firm, practice groups, and individual attorney’s marketing and business development initiatives.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop customized responses to pitches, proposals, RFP responses, and other marketing collateral for new business opportunities and client meetings.
  • Help monitor industry and trade organizations for upcoming events, speaking engagements, opportunities for thought leadership, and sponsorships.
  • Work with designated practices and proactively coordinate communication strategies related to internal and external communications including client alerts, posted articles, event invitations, other email marketing, and online social forums.
  • Coordinate practice specific marketing and communications as defined by the Director of Marketing and Business Development including development of collateral, articles and client alerts, PR, drafting of content, and working with the firm’s Marketing Coordinator to maintain targeted email marketing lists.
  • Coordinate firm, client, industry, and trade related events as defined by the Director of Marketing and Business Development. This includes pre-event planning and preparations, day-of onsite logistics, and post-event follow up efforts for all of the firm’s sponsorships and homegrown forums in each of our target markets across Wisconsin.
  • Coordinate involvement in select community organizations and events.
  • Assist attorneys with speech writing needs for podium introductions, introduction videos and other speaking engagements.
  • Work to develop and maintain best practices for marketing and business development across all designated practices.
  • Advise and proofread Marketing Coordinator’s development of the firm’s monthly newsletter and the Marketing Department’s bi-monthly newsletter.
  • Advise and proofread Marketing Coordinator’s postings for the firm’s website and social media platforms.
  • Collaborate across the Marketing Department to ensure transparency, knowledge-sharing, increased team efficiencies, and to maximize the firm’s resources.

Required Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year accredited college or university required; degree in communications, marketing or a related area preferred.
  • 5-7 years of marketing and business development experience in a professional services firm.
  • Superior written communication, oral communication, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple project types and competing deadlines simultaneously, provide superior internal client service, and be comfortable delivering under pressure in a team focused environment with limited administrative support.
  • Intellectual curiosity related to the practice of law as well as the industries and specific clientele we serve.
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively lead initiatives and identify opportunities for additional efficiencies.
  • Valid driver’s license and a regularly accessible car for distant travel needs.
  • Flexible schedule for sake of occasional early morning and late night event needs.

Please submit resume to HR@dkattorneys.com.

 

Senior Networking and Systems Administrator
Posted: May 29, 2019

We have an opening for a full-time (40 hours/week) Senior Networking and Systems Administrator responsible for maintaining, upgrading and supporting all aspects of the firm’s infrastructure.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for installation, maintenance and operational support of servers, network equipment and peripheral matters.
  • Maintains the virtual server environment and SAN storage.
  • Works with network and system vendors for support, upgrades and contracts.
  • Ensures 24/7 availability of services and infrastructure.
  • Installs, configures, maintains and troubleshoots network hardware and software applications.
  • Researches and implements new technologies and best practices.
  • Develops and maintains internal systems documentation.
  • Troubleshoots network and systems issues.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • 5-10 year’s relevant experience in System Administration responsibilities.
  • Understanding of local area and wide area concepts in a corporate environment.
  • Knowledge of O/S deployment using standard imaging tools.
  • Strong troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Must be highly organized and detailed.
  • Obsessive client service skills.

Please submit resume to HR@dkattorneys.com.

 

Corporate Paralegal
Posted: May 22, 2019

We have an opening for a full-time (40 hours/week) Corporate Paralegal responsible for legal support functions in the firm’s Corporate and Real Estate practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • All aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including documentation, due diligence, closing and post-closing activities for real estate acquisitions, dispositions, finance, leasing, development and construction projects.
  • Ordering, reviewing and identifying issues with title insurance commitments, endorsements, exception documents and surveys, and interfacing directly with the title company and surveyor to resolve any issues or discrepancies.
  • Preparing and administrating contract critical dates and closing checklists.
  • Coordinating and assisting with closings, including preparation of conveyance documents, closing statements, and other closing documents.
  • Attending to all post-closing requirements, including preparation of closing indices, the preparation and organization of closing binders, and monitoring all post-closing deliveries or requirements.
  • Preparing all documents required to form and organize corporations (both business and not-for-profit corporations), partnerships and LLCs.
  • Assisting with business merger, acquisition and sale transactions.
  • Preparing documentation for amendments, withdrawals, and dissolutions of corporations, partnerships and/or LLCs.
  • Creating and maintaining corporate and LLC minute books.
  • Preparing and filing of UCC filings and handle UCC filing search requests.

Required Education and Experience

  • Associate degree in paralegal or legal studies or paralegal certificate with one to two years of related experience or equivalent combination of education, work experience and training in law office setting preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize work and work under tight deadlines.

Please submit resume to HR@dkattorneys.com.

 

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If you are interested in exploring opportunities with Davis|Kuelthau, please contact Human Resources at HR@dkattorneys.com.