Max is a partner specializing in estate planning, business and real estate transactions. Since being admitted to practice law, Max has successfully represented hundreds of individuals, families and small businesses across western Wisconsin and has served as President of the Pierce County Economic Development Corporation, the River Falls Chamber of Commerce, the St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice Program and the St. Croix Valley Bar Association.
Max’s service to the public first began when he was elected to the River Falls Board of Education in 1997 as a senior in highschool. Now, he serves as a Special Investigator for the Wisconsin Supreme Court as well as a Judge appointed mediator and special prosecutor. When not working with clients, Max involves himself heavily in the St. Croix Valley area and teaches business law for the University of Wisconsin River Falls.
Rodli, Beskar, Neuhaus, Murray & Pletcher, S.C. is the oldest and largest general practice law firm in Pierce County, Wisconsin, headquartered in River Falls.
• Bergmann Dairy, Inc.
• Bo's 'n Mine
• City of River Falls
• City of Hudson
• Dish and the Spoon Cafe
• Dopkins Accounting Services, S.C.
• First National Bank
• Geissler, CPA, Inc.
• Habitat for Humanity
• Halos of the St. Croix Valley
• Kinni Valley Chiropractic, Inc.
• Lund's Fly Shop
• Leitch Insurance Agency, Inc.
• Mainstreeter Bar and Grill
• Moelter Grain, Inc.
• Page Family Dentistry
• Reis Insurance Agency, Inc.
• River Falls Education Foundation, Inc.
• River Falls Insurance Center
• River Falls Medical Clinic, Ltd.
• River Falls Public Library Foundation, Inc.
• River Falls State Bank
• UW-RF Foundation, Inc.
• WESTconsin Credit Union
• WESTconsin Realty
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Oustanding Young Alumni||University of Wisconsin - River Falls||2014|
|Paul Harris Fellow||Rotary International||2011|
|Dean's List||Hamline University School of Law||2008|
|Dean's List||Hamline University Dispute Resolution Instutute||2008|
|Leadership River Falls||River Falls Chamber of Commerce||2002|
|Dean's List||UW-River Falls Graduate School of Education||2001|
|Dean's List||UW- River Falls||2000|
|Badger Boy||American Legion||1996|
|Black Belt||Traditional Shotokan Karate||1994|
|Special Investigator||Wisconsin Supreme Court||2014 - Present|
|Judge appointed Trustee||St. Croix County||2014 - Present|
|Judge appointed Guardian ad Litem||Eau Claire County||2014 - Present|
|Court Commissioner||Pierce County Circuit Court||2013 - Present|
|Municipal Court Appointed Special Prosecutor||City of New Richmond, Wisconsin||2013 - Present|
|Circuit Court Appointed Mediator||St. Croix County, Wisconsin||2013 - Present|
|Circuit Court Appointed Special Prosecutor||St. Croix County, Wisconsin||2011 - Present|
|Circuit Court Appointed Mediator||Pierce County, Wisconsin||2011 - Present|
|City Appointed Independent Hearing Officer||City of River Falls, Wisconsin||2011 - Present|
|Adjunct Business Law Professor||University of Wisconsin - River Falls||2010 - Present|
|City Appointed Municipal Prosecutor||City of Hudson, Wisconsin||2010 - Present|
|Partner||Rodli, Beskar, Neuhaus, Murray & Pletcher, S.C.||2008 - Present|
|City Appointed Municipal Prosecutor||City of River Falls||2010 - 2014|
|Government Instructor||Chippewa Valley Technical College||2009 - 2010|
|Judicial Extern||St. Croix County Circuit Court||2007 - 2007|
|Manager||the Minnesota Senior Federation||2003 - 2006|
|Free lance English teacher||international businesses||2002 - 2003|
|Teacher||St. Bridget Parish School||2001 - 2002|
|Publically Elected Board Memeber||School District of River Falls, Wisconsin||1997 - 2002|
|Legal Advocate||Turning Point Domestic Abuse Shelter, River Falls, Wisconsin||1997 - 1997|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|State Bar of Wisconsin||Wills for Heroes Attorney||2013 - Present|
|First National Bank||Board of Directors||2013 - Present|
|St. Croix Valley Bar Association||Past President||2013 - Present|
|St. Croix Valley Bar Association||Past President||2013 - 2014|
|St. Croix Valley Bar Association||Wills for Heroes Attorney||2013 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin Board of Governors||Special Committee||2012 - 2012|
|St. Croix Valley Bar Association||President||2012 - 2013|
|Pierce County Economic Development Corporation||Vice-President||2012 - 2013|
|American Bar Association||Military Pro-Bono Project||2012 - Present|
|St. Croix Valley Bar Association||Vice President||2011 - 2012|
|St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity||Board of Directors||2011 - 2013|
|St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice||Vice President||2011 - 2012|
|City of River Falls, Wisconsin||City Appointed Independent Hearing Officer||2011 - Present|
|Pierce County Ethics Board of Review||County Appointed Board Member||2011 - Present|
|River Falls Education Foundation||Board of Directors||2011 - Present|
|River Falls Public Library Foundation||Board of Directors||2011 - Present|
|Pierce County Economic Development Corporation||President and Board Member||2011 - Present|
|St. Croix Valley Bar Association||Treasurer||2010 - 2011|
|St. Croix Valley Bar Association||Secretary||2009 - 2010|
|St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice||President and Board Member||2009 - 2013|
|Minnesota Supreme Court||Qualified Neutral for Mediation||2008 - Present|
|River Falls Area YMCA||Board Member||2008 - 2011|
|River Falls Rotary||Member||2008 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin||Member||2008 - Present|
|United States District Court||Admitted||2008 - Present|
|River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce||Boardmember and Chairman||2008 - Present|
|School District of River Falls||Board of Directors||1997 - 2002|
|Felony Defense||Non-criminal plea|
|Plaintiff-side Business Litigation||Judgment|
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|Academy of Legal Studies in Business, San Antonio, Texas||Contributor||2011|
|Hamline University School of Law||N/A||N/A||2008|
|Hamline University School of Law||N/A||N/A||2008|
|Akademie für Fremdsprachen - an extension of Cambridge University||N/A||N/A||2002|
|University of Wisconsin - River Falls||N/A||Bachelor of Science||2000|
|University of Wisconsin - River Falls||N/A||Master's in Education||N/A|
|Estate Planning||Powers of Attorney||2014|
|UW-River Falls||Real Estate Law||2013|
|Retirement Planning||Estate Planning||2013|
|UW-River Falls||Teachers and the Law||2011|
|UW-River Falls||Teachers and the Law||2010|
|UW-River Falls||Teachers and the Law||2009|