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Mason Baranczyk
Mason received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Mason then worked for Ford Motor Company for 3 years as a Product Development Engineer in Engine Design, Strategy and Research, later transferring to the Electrified Powertrain division, working in High-Voltage Systems and Applications.
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Clifford Bartholomew
Cliff completed his undergraduate degree with a BBA in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Prior to law school, Cliff worked with a small wealth management firm. He hopes to work in Chicago in corporate and business law.
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Joseph Beckmann
Joseph graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 2011. For four years following his graduation, Joseph worked in the recruiting and talent management industry, where he assisted Fortune 500 companies in their efforts to hire accounting and finance professionals. Joseph also started his own entrepreneurial endeavor in the beverage industry, which he still manages, today. Joseph is interested in working with entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses, upon graduation, particularly those in the Food & Beverage, Restaurant, and/or Hospitality industries.
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Josh Blumenfeld
Born and raised in Madison, Josh graduated from UW in 2015. After graduating, he had the opportunity to volunteer for a non-profit community law firm, and also worked for a consulting company in sales which brought him to Boston before returning to Madison for law school. Outside of the clinic, one of his biggest passions is exploring new places and cultures, which has taken him to several countries throughout the world. He is a die-hard Wisconsin sports fan, and enjoys running, playing tennis, and basketball.
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Brian Bradley
Brian has received a M.S. and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. While at the university, Brian focused his research on electro-mechanical power conversion (specifically, electric motor control). Brian has multiple years of experience working as a Registered U.S. Patent Agent - helping clients receive patents on their inventions and to navigate the complicated landscape of intellectual property.
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Will Cowell
Will graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in History. For the two years between graduating college and starting at UW Law, he worked as a litigation assistant in a large Chicago law firm.
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Michael Glawe
Michael received a BA in Economics and English from Iowa State University. He is a current law student at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Michael has experience at the Small Business Development Center of Iowa, where he assisted clients with market research. In his spare time, Michael enjoys writing, reading, and watching football and basketball.
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Amy Harriman
Amy is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with degrees in Political Science and Fine Art. Before starting law school, she worked in politics and government affairs for 7 years, primarily on construction, labor and transportation issues. Amy is interested in real estate business law, including trademark and copyright issues.
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E'bria Karega
E'bria Karega graduated with a BBA in accountancy from Georgia State University. After graduating, she became a staff accountant for Cumulus Media. She currently is a law student at University of Wisconsin- Madison, expecting graduation in 2020.
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Nathan Kuenzi
Nathan graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2013 with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. Before enrolling in the University of Wisconsin Law School, he spent three years working for the University of Wisconsin Foundation supporting its development and stewardship efforts. He is interested in litigation, contracts, and intellectual property law.
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Robert Ling
Robert graduated college 2012 with an engineering degree in computer science, and then went off to Seattle to work as a software developer. In his spare time, Robert paints models and trains his dog -- Roscoe -- to balance ever taller treat stacks on his nose.
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Thomas Lyneis
Thomas graduated in 2016 from UW-Madison with a degree in Engineering Mechanics and specialized in Aerodynamics and Finite Element Analysis. He hopes to use his technical background to peruse a career in patent prosecution. In his spare time he plays chess, and fiddles with personal computers.
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Steven Nelson
Steven graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in Biological Sciences. After graduation he worked as a head brewer for a start-up brewery in Bismarck, North Dakota and is currently focusing on IP law with University of Wisconsin Law School.
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Tyler Piddington
Tyler is a native Madisonian and proud of it. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Business, double majoring in Finance and Real Estate. He is interested in Business and Real Estate Law.
Anicka Purath
Anicka graduated from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse with a double-major in Political Science and Public Administration. During college, Anicka was involved in several on-campus organizations and served as the Student Regent on the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. Throughout college and prior to law school, she worked for her family-owned business, where she acquired an interest in and appreciation for entrepreneurship. As a true Wisconsinite, Anicka enjoys spending her free time cheering for the Packers and the Badgers.
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Tyler Tannis
Tyler graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2016 with a double-major in Political Science and Communications. Before starting law school, Tyler worked as a peer-mentor for the University of Wisconsin's Center for Pre-Law Advising. Tyler is an avid musician and is interested in trademark and entertainment law.
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Cara Tolliver
Cara is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a dual Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Science and Microbiology. She has 8 years of experience in health care and managed a hospital laboratory for several years prior to attending law school. With a passion for learning and working toward solutions, Cara is interested in business, health, and intellectual property law.
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Kelly Wilfert
Kelly graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2017 with a degree in Agriculture and Applied Economics and Life Sciences Communication. Having grown up in a farm business, she understands the complexities of running one's own business and strives to ease the burden on entrepreneurs. She is interested in business and tax law and hopes to serve agricultural and rural communities in the future.
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Staff

Bradley D'Orazio
Brad completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology and his master's degree in Marriage & Family Therapy at Edgewood College, and received his JD from the University of Wisconsin Law School. An entrepreneur himself, Brad started his own small business in 2004 and it is still operating today. He enjoys golfing and is an avid baseball fan.
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Jeffrey Glazer
Jeff is a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic and has been with the Clinic since 2011. Jeff has a BBA from the University of Toledo with a concentration in operations management and information systems, an MBA from the University of Akron where he studied finance and marketing, and a JD from the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law where he received a Certificate with Distinction in Intellectual Property. Jeff has worked in IP boutiques, general practice litigation, and bankruptcy representing companies in all stages of development. In 2007, Jeff founded Madison Beer Review and later Madison Craft Beer Week; he has been representing craft brewers ever since and has written extensively on beer and alcohol regulation.
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Carol Mays
Carol has been the Program Coordinator at the Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic since Fall 2017. She graduated from the Paralegal Program at the University of San Diego in 1990, and currently works part-time in a small Madison firm, specializing in bankruptcy. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening and playing with her two big dogs.
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Tami Patel
Tami is a supervising attorney in the Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic. She received her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School and M.P.A. from the LaFollette Institute for Public Affairs. Tami practiced in the tax groups of firms in Chicago and Madison where she gained experience in the taxation of: partnerships, mergers and acquisitions and financial instruments. She took time away from the law to stay home with her two daughters. At the Clinic she enjoys teaching student attorneys about the tax aspects of transactional law and helping entrepreneurs achieve their goals.
Anne Smith
Anne Smith is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School. She is the co-founder and Co-Director of the Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic at the UW Law School. Previously, she was the General Counsel for Winterthur U.S. Holdings, Inc., a U.S. insurance holding company owned by Winterthur Swiss Insurance Company and Credit Suisse; and later became General Counsel for Promega Corporation a global life sciences company. Professor Smith's practice focused on general corporate law and mergers and acquisitions. She currently serves on the Policy Committee of the Board of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and is Vice Chairperson of Community Partnerships, a Dane county nonprofit that provides wraparound services to people with mental health issues.
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