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State Bar of Wisconsin leadership nominations
Dec. 16, 2011 — Attys. Pat Fiedler, of Axley Brynelson LLP, and
Bill White, of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, both in Madison, have
accepted nominations to run for 2012 State Bar of Wisconsin
president-elect. Both candidates were selected by a State Bar Nominating
Committee chaired by Atty. Kevin Klein of Phillips, the State Bar's
Nominees for State Bar secretary are:
Atty. Maria Lucas, of the Northern Trust Company in Chicago, and
Atty. Jennifer Stuber, of Hogan & Melms LLP in Rhinelander.
Nominees for the Judicial Council are:
Atty. Christine Rew Barden, of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC in
Atty. Tom Bertz, of Anderson, O'Brien, Bertz, Skrenes & Golla
in Stevens Point, and
Atty. Nicholas Vivian, of Eckberg, Lammers, Briggs, Wolff &
Vierling PLLP in Hudson.
The Judicial Council was created in 1951 to advise the state Supreme
Court and the Legislature on issues affecting the administration of
justice. The council recommends legislation to change the procedure,
jurisdiction or organization of the courts. Four seats on the 21-member
council are delegated to the State Bar of Wisconsin.
The president-elect serves a one-year term before becoming president
for one year. The secretary serves two years, and the Judicial Council
representative serves three years. Election ballots will be mailed in
April. Those elected will take office July 1, 2012.
The State Bar of Wisconsin is the mandatory professional
association, created by the Wisconsin Supreme Court, for attorneys who
hold a Wisconsin law license. With more than 24,000 members, the State
Bar aids the courts in improving the administration of justice, provides
continuing legal education for its members to help them maintain their
expertise, and assists Wisconsin lawyers in carrying out community
service initiatives to educate the public about the legal system and the
value of lawyers. For more information, visit www.wisbar.org.
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