“Judge Conen works tirelessly to resolve cases at mediation. He is well prepared and understands the central issues in question. Unlike many mediators, Judge Conen will continue to work with the parties even if mediation failed to see if a resolution can be reached prior to trial.”
Juris Doctor, Marquette University Law School, 2017
Master of Arts, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2004
Bachelor of Arts, Marquette University, 2002
Certificate in Mediation, Northwestern University (expected Spring 2023)
State of Wisconsin
Milwaukee Business Journal Young Professional Power Brokers Award Winner – November 2018
Marshall Memorial U.S. Fellow for the German Marshall Fund of the United States – October 2018
Girl Scouts of Southeastern Wisconsin “Risk Taker” Award – July 2017
Donald Driver Foundation “Driven to Achieve” Award – March 2017
NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award by the NFL and Hispanic Heritage Foundation – October 2016
St. Joan Antida High School Alumna of the Year Award Winner – September 2016
Major League Baseball SEAT 21 Honoree – September 2016
Top 48 Most Powerful Latinos by Madison 365 – January 2016
U.S. Delegate for the British American Project – November 2015
Biz Times Media “Regional Spirit” Award Winner for HPGM – May 2015
Marquette University Young Alumna of the Year Award – April 2015
United Way of Greater Milwaukee Philanthropic Award Winner – June 2014
Current Boards and Committees
Wisconsin Policy Forum – Board of Directors
State Bar of Wisconsin Public Utilities Board- Board of Directors
Virago Rising – Board of Directors
Building Brave – Mentorship Committee Member
British American Project – Program Committee Member
NextGen Chamber of Commerce – Advisory Council Member
Milwaukee Women, Inc. – Steering Committee Member
Griselda Aldrete’s practice focuses on criminal, commercial, law enforcement, discrimination, and employment litigation matters. She also has a passion for mediations, investigations and advanced dispute resolution. She is fluent in Spanish, both orally and written. Prior to joining Hansen Reynolds LLC, she held senior executive positions in corporate, government and non-profit sectors. Griselda has been a lecturer and adjunct professor teaching criminal justice and criminology at local universities and continues to teach at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Griselda’s understanding of the political, legislative, regulatory, and administrative landscape in the community will provide the firm with strategic partnerships and collaborations across the firm’s footprint, in and outside of Milwaukee. Her extensive background and experiences give Griselda a unique ability to think outside the box, make connections and help parties find solutions to their interests and needs.
Griselda’s work has been recognized by the Milwaukee Business Journal (Top 40 under 40 in 2013), the United Way of Greater Milwaukee (Philanthropic 5 award), and Marquette University (College of Art and Sciences Young Alumna of the Year), among others. She was named one of Wisconsin’s top 48 most powerful Latinos. In 2015, Aldrete was selected to represent the United States as a U.S. delegate for the British American Project and most recently, in 2018, Aldrete was selected to be a Marshall Memorial Fellow for The German Marshall Fund of the United States.
6 years as an attorney. 12 years as a lecturer and adjunct instructor in the areas of criminal justice, criminology, police and society, community policing, juvenile justice, and criminal law.
Prior to joining Hansen Reynolds, LLC, Griselda was the Director of Stakeholder Engagement at Alliant Energy helping to lead and execute the company’s broadband efforts and overseeing key business initiatives while leading the company’s Social and Corporate Governance strategic efforts. Previously, Griselda was the Executive Director for the City of Milwaukee’s Fire and Police Commission. In this role, Griselda implemented public policies by defining areas of concern, identifying risks and benefits, and communicating information to key stakeholders.
Griselda was also the President and CEO of Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee (HPGM), working in coordination with the board of directors to develop and execute the vision and strategic plan for the organization at a state-wide level. She has far-reaching experience in business development, community leadership and outreach, financial oversight and managing day-to-day operations of complex organizations. She is a graduate of the National Hispana Leadership Institute Executive Leadership Fellowship and the Harvard Business School Executive Leadership Program.
WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT
HANSEN REYNOLDS LLC
“My firm and opposing counsel engaged Jeffrey Conen/Hansen Reynolds to facilitate and conduct a binding mediation through the Chicago Bar Association mediation service in an exceptionally difficult and emotionally charged matter. Mr. Conen was excellent in his handling of the file from intake through conduct of the mediation and we ended up resolving the matter through his efforts in far shorter than was ever expected. I highly recommend Mr. Conen and look forward to using his services again should the need ever arises in the future.”
“Tim Hansen is incredibly effective in a courtroom. Maintaining a low key good humored demeanor he suddenly thrusts to the heart of an issue in a way that sticks in the mind. It was a pleasure to watch him take a case with many difficulties and resolve it favorably for his client while leaving everyone in the case his friend.”Partner / Shook, Hardy & Bacon
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