Three hands together
Three hands together

Community Involvement

von Briesen attorneys are known in the community as leaders who possess the perseverance and commitment to make a difference.

The personable, caring culture of the firm is apparent in the way von Briesen employees give back to the community. Each year, employees support programs that make an immeasurable impact on local charities and organizations. Many of von Briesen's employees also volunteer their time and talent at the grassroots level to numerous local charities and organizations.

  • Attorney Megan Jerabek is the Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, and a member of the Executive Committee and Inclusiveness Committee for Downtown Madison, Inc., a member organization that works to create and sustain a healthy and vibrant downtown. Megan previously served as the Chairperson of the Membership and Marketing Committee.
  • Attorney Tom Moniz is the Founder and Member of the Board of Directors of First We Live Foundation, Inc. First We Live supports and cultivates access to integrated mental health programs and services for those who encounter societal barriers in identifying and attending to their mental health needs, especially youth and those engaged in helping professions. Tom is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club of the Tri-County Area.
  • Attorney Chris Avallone took his passion for the outdoors and fly fishing and found a great fit with Milwaukee Riverkeeper. Chris is a member of the Board of Directors, where he works for swimmable, fishable rivers throughout the Milwaukee River Basin.
  • Attorney John Goller serves on the Board of Directors for Discovery World, a non-profit science and technology center located on Milwaukee’s lakefront. Discovery World focuses on technology and freshwater sciences and works with families and schools throughout the area to curate unique visits and experiences. They also are home to the S/V Denis Sullivan, Wisconsin’s Flagship tall ship.
  • Attorney Lee Anne Conta is a long-time supporter of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County. She is currently serving as the Co-Chair of the Women’s Leadership Council and she also serves as Co-Chair of the Council’s Events Committee.

The firm, along with numerous attorneys and staff, support financially and volunteer their time and resources to many business, civic and charitable organizations. Some of these organizations include: