Rising Stars in Law: Alicia Bernards

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Alicia Bernards, associate attorney at Thiensville-based O’Leary-Guth Law Office S.C., is smart, compassionate and a strong leader, according to Maureen O’Leary, president of the firm. 

“Alicia uses her skills to help trustees, executors, and beneficiaries navigate complex issues when a loved one dies,” she said. 

Bernards received her law degree from Marquette University Law School with honors, along with a litigation certificate and an alternative dispute resolution certificate.

While at Marquette, Bernards received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award for her achievement in the study of advanced legal research in Wisconsin. Before joining O’Leary-Guth, she also interned with Chief Judge Pamela Pepper of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Bernards also served as an editor for the Marquette Law Review and competed in the National Moot Court Competition regionals, advancing to the quarterfinals.

She was a law student volunteer at the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic and at the Expungement and Pardons Clinic.

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