Appleton Attorney to Serve Outagamie County Truancy Court

John Claypool of Herrling Clark Law Firm, Ltd. to assist those facing sanctions for excessive absenteeism.

September 2017

Herrling Clark Law Firm, Ltd. of northeast Wisconsin is pleased to announce that John D. Claypool has accepted an appointment to serve the Outagamie County Truancy Court. Claypool is a partner at Herrling Clark and he concentrates his practice in the area of personal injury litigation.

The Truancy Court was created in 2008-09 in an effort to reduce truancy among students attending the four high schools in Appleton. Eventually the program was expanded to include the middle schools as well. The court partners with the Appleton School District, the Board of Education, the City of Appleton, the Appleton Police Department, and the Outagamie County Clerk of Courts and Sheriff’s Departments to identify cases of excessive truancy, provide pre-emptive programming for the habitually truant, and provide guidance for at-risk students.

“I am excited for this opportunity to serve the families and students of Outagamie County in a capacity that I hope will improve the academic achievement and contributions of young people to our community, ” Claypool stated recently.

Mr. Claypool graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota in 1984, and earned a J.D from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1988. He is an active member of the Wisconsin Association for Justice and previously served on its Board of Directors and is a Past-President. He also served on the Wisconsin State Bar Association Board of Governors, and served as a past president of the Outagamie County Bar Association.

Claypool’s reputation for professionalism and maintaining high ethical standards frequently results in his being asked to serve as a mediator in personal injury cases.

About Herrling Clark Law Firm, Ltd.:

For the past 50 years, Herrling Clark Law Firm, Ltd.has provided clients living and working throughout northeastern Wisconsin with legal expertise in the areas of family law, personal injury, business law, and matters of estate planning. This team of experienced attorneys prides itself on a legacy of success in the courtroom, service to the community, and maintaining current knowledge of the latest legal developments and practices. The attorneys serve clients from four office locations in the Fox Valley region of Wisconsin, including Appleton, Green Bay, and Oshkosh. Visit the Herrling Clark Law Firm, Ltd. website or call 920-739-7366 to schedule an initial consultation.