von Briesen & Roper, s.c., today announced that attorney Mark S. Kapocius joined the Milwaukee office as a Shareholder in the Government Law Group and School Law Section.

“Mark Kapocius brings significant school law and labor and employment law experience to our firm, our Government Law Group, and our School Law Team. Our School District and other public-sector clients will benefit from Mark’s creativity and innovation, and they will enjoy working with an Attorney who cares and intrinsically understands their needs,” said Kyle J. Gulya, Shareholder and Chair of von Briesen’s Government Law Group.

“Adding Mark Kapocius continues von Briesen’s strong commitment to the school law practice. We value and appreciate Mark’s vast knowledge, experience and professionalism,” said James R. Macy, Shareholder and Chair of von Briesen’s School Law Section.

Kapocius has more than 20 years of experience in working in administrative leadership roles for school districts in Wisconsin. Kapocius focuses his practice on school law and advising other public-sector entities on labor and employment matters, governance issues, collective bargaining, public records and open meetings compliance. He has extensive experience helping school districts with special education, pupil records, policy and curriculum, and educator and administrator employment-issues involving recruiting, retention, contracting, discipline and nonrenewal, and compensation and benefit issues.

Kapocius is a member of Wisconsin School Attorneys Association (WSAA), Council of School Attorneys (National School Board Association) and Wisconsin Municipal Judges Association. He received a J.D. and an M.Ed. from Marquette University and a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin.