Business Memos, 1/9/13

Lehmann joins Eckberg Lammers

Tom Lehmann has joined the Stillwater office of Eckberg, Lammers, Briggs, Wolff & Vierling, PLLP, law firm officials announced.

Lehman’s practice includes municipal law and business litigation and he specializes in litigation. He is city attorney for Mendota, city prosecutor in Lilydale and treasurer on the Independent School District 834 Board.

“I’m looking forward to concentrating my practice to Washington County and joining a talented group of attorneys at Eckberg Lammers,” Lehman said.

“Eckberg Lammers provides comprehensive legal services in Minnesota and Wisconsin. As a result, we are fortunate to grow and bring on talented attorneys who will continue to provide quality representation for our clients,” said Tom Weidner, an Eckberg Lammers partner.

In addition to serving on the ISD 834 School Board, Lehmann is district liaison for Schools for Equality in Education and TIES, assists persons in need through the Dakota County Legal Aid Society and Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services and coaches St. Croix Valley Athletic Association girls softball, soccer and basketball teams.


Accounting firm promotes Keopple

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. — Jessica Keopple was named a partner at Guinn, Vinopal and Zahradka, LLP, accounting company Jan. 1, company officials announced.

Keopple joined the company 11 years ago after receiving her accounting degree from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. She is a CPA in Wisconsin and Minnesota with experience in individual, corporate, non-profit and estate taxes; business entity set-ups, and financial statement compilation and review services.

Keopple lives in New Richmond with her husband, Roger, and two children. She is a member of the Rotary Club of New Richmond and AICPA.