Madison 365 has named Neider & Boucher Attorney Israel Lopez as one of the 29 Most Powerful Latinos in Wisconsin. The publication recognizes Wisconsin residents of Latino heritage who have accomplished great things and made a real impact in business, education, government, media, and the nonprofit sector.
Madison 365 hightlights Attorney Lopez as an attorney at the firm who specializes in mergers and acquisitions. He’s also the founder of Chins Up Foundation, an organization that pairs college athletes with at-risk kids in a pen pal relationship. Such a pen pal relationship helped Israel get through a stint of homelessness to attend Concordia University – Saint Paul on a football scholarship, graduate with honors, and attend the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Madison365 is an online publication to that uses journalism to start conversations, find real and lasting solutions, build community, invite action and encourage emerging leaders in Greater Madison’s communities of color, and to foster dialog between members of diverse communities. Madison365 is operated by 365 Media Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin.