The Eau Claire law firm of Weld Riley S.C. announces that longtime attorney James T. Parent is joining the firm starting Dec. 1.

Parent comes to Weld Riley from the Menomonie law firm of Schofield, Parent, Mayer & Huff, S.C. where he handled plaintiff personal injury and family law matters. Parent has been involved in multiple cases resulting in verdicts in excess of $1 million and represented clients who have sustained catastrophic brain, neurologic, and orthopedic injuries, and those suffering from the death of a family member.

His family law practice includes divorce, post-divorce issues, custody, placement, maintenance/alimony modification, paternity, adoption, guardianship, grandparent rights, CHIPS (children in need of protection and services), and termination of parental rights.

Born and raised in Phillips, Parent graduated from the UW-Eau Claire in 1986 where he served as the University Student Body Vice-President. He later attended and graduated from Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minn. in 1989.

Weld Riley, S.C. ( has offices in Eau Claire, Black River Falls and Menomonie.


Dunn County News editor

Barbara Lyon is the editor of The Dunn County News in Menomonie, WI.

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