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Kurt A. Goehre

Attorney, Law Firm of Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry, S.C.

About Kurt A. Goehre

Kurt practices employment law and general litigation and advises clients on both business and personal matters. A large portion of his practice focuses on employment matters, including wage and hour litigation, post-employment restrictive agreements, contract disputes, labor relations, employee benefits, Worker’s Compensation, employment discrimination litigation.

Kurt is an expert in various regulatory compliance issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act, state and federal Family Medical Leave Acts, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the National Labor Relations Act, the Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Act, the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, Worker Adjustment & Retraining Notification Act, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration laws. Kurt also assists clients on matters pertaining to contract drafting, insurance defense, intellectual property, corporate governance, shareholder disputes and business litigation.

Kurt has represented clients in cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, Wisconsin Circuit Courts and state and federal agencies.

Prior to joining the firm, Kurt worked as a law clerk at law firms in both Michigan and Wisconsin. He also worked as a judicial intern to Justice Annette K. Ziegler of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Individually, a good attorney is reliable, honest, trustworthy and competent. Perhaps most important, a good attorney listens to his or her client and molds the representation around the client’s needs and desires. These values drive me to achieve the best results for my clients.

- Kurt A. Goehre

Affiliations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Brown County Bar Association
  • The Hon. Robert J. Parins Legal Society of Northeast Wisconsin, Inc.

Professional & Civic Activities

  • Board of Directors, NEW Community Shelter
  • Pastoral Council Member, St. Mary of De Pere
  • Board of Directors, Villa Hope, Inc.
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Insurance and Member Benefits Committee
  • Former Member, Steering Committee, Brown County Teen Leadership
  • Leadership Green Bay, Class of 2011

Publications

  • Author, “Is the Demand Requirement Obsolete? How the United Kingdom Modernized its Shareholder Derivative Procedure and What the United States Can Learn From it,” Wisconsin International Law Journal, Spring 2010
  • Author/Contributor, Ch. 26: Loss of Profits, Law of Damages in Wisconsin.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars Edition - 2013-2019
  • Best Lawyers in America® - Ones To Watch, Midwest Edition (Labor & Employment Law – Management) - 2021-2022
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars - 2013-2021

Education

  • J.D. – University of Wisconsin

    • Dean’s Academic Achievement Award Recipient
    • Wisconsin International Law Journal Member
  • B.B.A. – University of Wisconsin, Whitewater

Admissions

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
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