H. Stanley Riffle

Riffle

Location:  Waukesha, WI
Phone:  (262) 548-1340
Fax:  (262) 548-9211
Email:  sriffle1@aol.com

Admitted to bar, 1980
Wisconsin and U. S. District Courts, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin;
United States Court of Appeals – D.C. Circuit.

EDUCATION
Carroll College (B.A., 1977); Marquette University (J.D. 1980)

SAMPLE HONORS
 Best Lawyers’ 2014-15 Milwaukee Municipal Law Lawyer of the Year

Named Wisconsin Law Journal “Leader in the Law” 2011

Named one of Wisconsin’s 5 best municipal attorneys — Milwaukee Magazine (2005-2014)

Perennially named one of Nation’s Best Municipal Lawyers — US News and World Report 

Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating AV*Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0

 

MEMBERSHIPS

American Bar Association:

ABA General Practice Section: Budget Officer, (2004 – 2011),

Council Member 1993-1996;

Member – Standing Committee on Gavel Awards, (1985-1994)

State Bar of Wisconsin:

Member – Board of Governors (1999-2001).

Member – Standing Committee on Ethics (1997-2003)., 2015 – present

Waukesha County Bar Association: President 1995.

Waukesha County Condemnation Commission: Commissioner, 1988 – present.

Waukesha Court Commissioner: Waukesha County 1986 – present.

 

PUBLICATIONS

“Going to Court”, The Compleat Lawyer, Spring 1994 Vol. II, No. 2.

“Answering the Call”, GP Solo, Summer, 2006 Vol. 23, No. 5.

“Winning Game Plans for Local Board Appearances” GP Solo, Fall, 2008 Vol. 25, No. 7.

 

SAMPLE CLE PROGRAMS

The Art and Science of Jury Selection, Dallas, Texas

Voir Dire in the Trial of a Tort Case, Chicago, Illinois

Personal Injury Litigation in the 1990s, Honolulu, Hawaii

Going to Trial:  Questioning the Expert, New York

The Trial of Jesse James:  High Tech Meets the Old West, Orlando, Florida

 

Dozens of CLE Programs – American Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin, League of Wisconsin Municipalities, Wisconsin Towns Association, National Business Institute, Wisconsin Appraisal Institute, Milwaukee County Bar Association and many others

APPELLATE PRACTICE

REPORTED CASES – FEDERAL COURT

Special Souvenirs, Inc. v. Town of Wayne, 56 F.Supp.2d 1062, E.D.Wis., July 07, 1999 (NO. 93-C-518, 95-C-488)

Wisconsin Term Limits v. League of Wisconsin Municipalities, 880 F.Supp. 1256, E.D.Wis., November 181994 (NO. 94-C-1106)

Town of Wayne v. Bishop, 210 Wis.2d 218, 565 N.W.2d 201, Wis.App., April 16, 1997 (NO. 95-2387)

Hartland Sportsman’s Club, Inc. v. Town of Delafield, 827 F.Supp. 562, E.D.Wis., July 22, 1993 (NO. 92-C-665)

Wimes v. Eaton Corp., 573 F.Supp. 331, 38 Fed.R.Serv.2d 350, E.D.Wis., October 04, 1983 (NO. 82-C­0365)

 

REPORTED CT. APP CASES – WISCONSIN

Hegwood v. Town of Eagle Zoning Board of Appeals, 2012AP2058 (WI App)

Village of Menomonee Falls v. Fergeson, 2010AP2167 (WI App)

Village of Newburg v. Trenton, 2008AP2997 (WI App)

Rainbow Springs Golf Co., Inc. v. Town of Mukwonago, 284 Wis.2d 519, 702 N.W.2d 40, 2005 WI App 163

Hillis v. Village of Fox Point Bd. of Appeals, 281 Wis.2d 147, 699 N.W.2d 636, 2005 WI App 106

City of Pewaukee v. Carter, 276 Wis.2d 333, 688 N.W.2d 449, 2004 WI App136

Town of Delafield v. Winkelman, * 264 Wis.2d 264, 663 N.W.2d 324, 2003 WI App 92

UW Medical Foundation v. City of Madison, 2002AP1473 (WI App)

Fabyan v. Achtenhagen, 257 Wis.2d 310, 652 N.W.2d 649, 2002 WI App 214

Village of Slinger v. City of Hartford, 256 Wis.2d 859, 650 N.W.2d 81, 2002 WI App 187

Reese v. City of Pewaukee, * 252 Wis.2d 361, 642 N.W.2d 596, 2002 WI App 67

In re Incorporation of Town of Port Washington as a Village, 248 Wis.2d 893, 637 N.W.2d 442, 2001 WI App 277

In re Annexation of Smith Property, 247 Wis.2d 946, 634 N.W.2d 840, 2001 WI App 201

Peace Lutheran Church and Academy v. Village of Sussex, 246 Wis.2d 502, 631 N.W.2d 229, 2001 WI App 139

Winkelman v. Town of Delafield, 239 Wis.2d 542, 620 N.W.2d 438, 2000 WI App 254

Silver Lake Sanitary Dist. v. Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources, * 232 Wis.2d 217, 607 N.W.2d 50, 30 2000 WI App 19, Envtl. L. Rep. 20, 216,

Town of Wayne v. Bishop, 210 Wis.2d 218, 565 N.W.2d 201 (Wis.App.1997)

Vanstone v. Town of Delafield, 191 Wis.2d 586, 530 N.W.2d 16 (Wis. App. 1995)

Matter of Incorporation of Town of Pewaukee, 186 Wis.2d 515, 521 N.W.2d 453 (Wis. App.1994)

North Lake Management Dist. v. Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources, 182 Wis.2d 500, 513 N.W.2d 703, (Wis. App. 1994)

 

* Oral Argument

SUPREME COURT CASES – WISCONSIN

Town of Delafield v. Winkelman, 269 Wis.2d 109, 675 N.W.2d 470, 2004 WI 17

City of Pewaukee v. Carter, 276 Wis. 2d 333, 688 N.W. 449 (2004)

City of Muskego v. Godec, 167 Wis.2d 536, 482 N.W.2d 79 (1992)

Snow v. Koeppl, 159 Wis.2d 77, 464 N.W.2d 215 (Wis. App. 1990)

Peterson v. City of New Berlin, 154 Wis.2d 365, 453 N.W.2d 177 (Wis. App. 1990)

  

MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY AGREEMENTS NEGOTIATED

BY ATTORNEY RIFFLE
Under §§ 66.0307 and 66.0225, Wis. Stats.

Town of Summit/Towns of Ottawa, Delafield & Oconomowoc, Villages of Dousman and Oconomowoc Lake (2009)

Town of Raymond/Village of Caledonia (2009)

Town of Burke/Village of De Forest, City of Madison and City of Sun Prairie (2007)

Town of Delafield/City of Pewaukee (2007)

Town of Port Washington/City of Port Washington (2005)

Village of Dousman/Town of Ottawa (2004)

Village of Dousman/Town of Summit (2004)

Village of Sturtevant/Town of Mount Pleasant (2004)

Town of Burke/Village of De Forest (2003)

Town of Delafield/Village of Wales (2003)

Town of West Bend/City of West Bend (2001)

Village of Sussex/Town of Lisbon (2001)

Town of Farmington/Village of Johnson Creek (2000)

Town of Genesee/Village of Wales (2000)

Town of Mukwonago/Village of North Prairie (2000)

Town of Summit/City of Oconomowoc (2000)

Town of Summit/Village of Oconomowoc Lake (2000)

Town of Wautoma/City of Wautoma (2000)

Town of Jackson/Village of Jackson (1999)

Village of North Prairie/Town of Genesee (1999)

Town of Delafield/City of Delafield (1998)

Town of Delafield/Village of Hartland/City of Delafield (1998)

Towns of Ottawa/Genesee/Village of North Prairie (1998)

Town of Pewaukee/City of Waukesha (1997)

Town of Pewaukee/Village of Pewaukee (1991)

MUNICIPAL INCORPORATIONS

Village of Summit (2010)

Village of Richfield (2007)

City of Pewaukee (1999)