NexGen Shining Star Award

Pinkert Law Firm LLP is proud to announce that Attorney Amy M. Sullivan is the recipient of the NexGen Shining Star award for 2019.  The Shining Star award honors an individual who has demonstrated sustained community involvement and leadership, achieved professional successes and serves as a mentor for the next generation of Door County residents. […]

Real Property Dispute? Contact Pinkert Law Firm LLP

Adverse possession enables a party to obtain title of another’s property by operation of law. Case example:   Kruckenberg v. Krukar et al Kruckenberg and Krukar are neighbors.  Kruckenberg purchased his 40 acre parcel in 1983 and Krukar purchased his 11.5 acre parcel in 2001.  Kruckenberg’s parcel is generally west of Krukar’s parcel, with the exception […]

Riparian Rights and Responsibilities

Last weekend, Governor Walker attended the Leadership Summit of The Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers to discuss the economic role our Great Lakes play and the stewardship responsibility to protect these resources for the future.Do you live on the water?  Are you considering purchasing land on the water?  If you […]

Recreational Immunity

Governor Walker announced yesterday that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources state forestry headquarters will be relocating from Madison to the DNR Rhinelander Service Center by the first of next year. Through the Managed Forest Law and Forest Crop Law programs, some private forest lands are open to the public for recreational purposes.  Did you […]

Shoreland Zoning Update

On March 6, 2017, Attorneys Jim Smith, Randy Nesbitt, Jon Pinkert, and Amy Sullivan attended the Door County Planning Department’s Informational Meeting Regarding New Shoreland Zoning Regulations. Shoreland zoning affects all waterfront properties in Door County. There were significant changes to the state statutes in July 2015 and to the Door County Ordinances in late […]

Attorney Amy M. Sullivan Named as Partner

Pinkert Law Firm LLP is pleased to announce that Attorney Amy M. Sullivan has been named a Partner of the firm as of January 1, 2017. Amy is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and a past president of the Door County Bar Association. A native of Southern Door, Amy graduated from Ripon […]

Attorney Weber appointed Door County judge

Congratulations to our Partner, David L. Weber, on his judicial appointment as Door County Circuit Court judge. August 16th will be David L. Weber’s first day on the job as Door County Circuit Court judge. Weber was recently named to the position by Governor Scott Walker, following the retirement of Judge Peter Diltz. “I am […]

Pinkert Law Firm Supports the Boys and Girls Club of Door County

Partners James Smith and Randy Nesbitt of the Pinkert Law Firm recently presented a $5000 check to Julie Davis, Executive Director of the Door County Boys & Girls Club. The Pinkert Law Firm believes in equality and fairness in their representation of their clients and sees the value of instilling those qualities in the next […]

Juvenile Expungement Update

The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently decided State v. Matesek. The Court held that in order to be eligible for juvenile expungement, the court must order at the time of sentencing that the defendant is eligible. A defendant cannot seek expungement after sentencing if it was not ordered at that time. Wisconsin Assembly Bill 818 was […]