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William P. O’Connor

PRACTICE AREAS

Bill O’Connor is engaged in a statewide practice focused on water law, conservation, land use and nonprofit organization matters.

Experience

Bill is a graduate of the Water Resources Management Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the UW Law School.  His representation has included the Wisconsin Association of Lakes, Gathering Waters, Inc., the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors and numerous Lake Districts and other local units of government, nonprofit organizations and individuals.

Bill joined Wheeler, Van Sickle & Anderson, S.C. in 1988

Professional ASSOCIATIONS

Bill is a regular presenter on water law, land use, conservation and nonprofit organizations.
Author, (with Mary Beth Peranteau) Rock-Koshkonong Lake District v. DNR: Public Trust and Agency Discretion Principles Intact, 87:3 Wisconsin Lawyer, March 2014

Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, 1979
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A., Water Resources Management, 1977
  • Colorado College, (Degree – B.A.), 1973

BAR ASSOCIATIONS

  • Admitted to practice in the State of Wisconsin
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