von Briesen Opens New Appleton Office and Welcomes Four Lawyers

May 30 2019

von Briesen Opens New Appleton Office and Welcomes Four Lawyers

Randall D. Crocker, President and CEO of von Briesen & Roper, s.c., today announced that the firm has welcomed substantially all of the lawyers and staff of the Appleton-based law firm of Silton Seifert Carlson, S.C. von Briesen’s new lawyers are Lawrence C. Silton, Stephen A. Seifert, Adam N. Skarie and Jared R. Stroik. For over 45 years Silton Seifert Carlson, S.C. has served clients in the Fox Valley with distinction, focusing on business, municipal and litigation matters. Silton Seifert Carlson, S.C. ceased operations effective May 30, 2019.

Crocker said, “The addition of these fine lawyers and our opportunity to continue the quality legal services offered by their fine law firm, evidences our continued commitment to Appleton, the Fox Valley and the continued expansion of our firm”.

Skarie said, “My colleagues and I are excited to join von Briesen as we continue to serve our clients because, among other things, the depth of experience and expanded practice offerings will allow us to better serve our existing clients and to grow our practice with von Briesen.”

Joining von Briesen are:

Lawrence C. Silton is Counsel with the firm. He focuses his practice on providing tax and business advice to clients and is also a certified public accountant. He is licensed to practice law in Wisconsin and Illinois. He has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Graduate Business School and has been a lecturer at Fox Valley Technical College. Silton received a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.S. from the University of Michigan.

Stephen A. Seifert is Counsel with the firm. He has over 35 years of experience in commercial, business and real estate law and litigation. He has been an instructor in business law at Fox Valley Technical College. Seifert is active in many civic and charitable organizations in the Fox Valley: Boys and Girls Club of the Fox Valley Board of Directors (past president), University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors (president), Community Blood Center Board of Directors, Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve Board of Directors and Friends of Hearthstone, Inc. (past president of Board of Directors). He received a J.D. and B.A. from the University of Wisconsin.

Adam N. Skarie is a Shareholder with the firm. Skarie focuses his practice in the areas of business planning, estate planning and federal and state tax issues. He assists clients in establishing businesses, drafting and reviewing contracts, estate and succession planning and tax issues for both businesses and individuals. He received a J.D., Dean’s List, from Marquette University and a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin.

Jared R. Stroik is a Principal Associate with the firm. He focuses his practice on business, estate planning, real estate and tax issues. Stroik serves on the board of directors of Attic Chamber Theatre, a Fox Valley-based community theater organization. He received a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin and a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

About von Briesen & Roper, s.c.: von Briesen is one of Wisconsin’s premiere law firms providing a full range of legal services to businesses, institutions and individuals. For more information, please visit the firm’s web site at