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About the Author:
Briane F. Pagel, Jr., is a lawyer with Krekeler Strother, S.C., where he has been practicing family and consumer law since 2000. Prior to that, he ran his own practice. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School, and has an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Briane Pagel writes consumer law case updates for other lawyers. He has published two articles in Wisconsin Lawyer: "After the Split: The Marital Property Act's Effects on Debt After Marriage," and "Sounding The Death Knell," an article examining the status of forced consumer arbitration. He has spoken to lawyers' groups and presented seminars on topics ranging from the Doctrine of Necessaries to enforcement of Wisconsin's mortgage broker and consumer laws and presented a lecture at the State Bar Convention on the far-reaching effects of arbitration agreements.
Briane has received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for achievements in the study of family law, and was the recipient of the 1995 Russell Bonfiglio Memorial Scholarship.
Also, he once met Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and hung out with him for nearly an hour.
He can be contacted by mail at:
Krekeler Strother, S.C.
15 N. Pinckney Street, Suite 200
Madison, WI 53703
And by phone at (608) 258-8555, x. 3428.