CONTACT: Teresa Weidemann-Smith
State Bar of Wisconsin
(800) 444-9404, ext. 6025
Wisconsin Law Foundation Inducts 2006 Class of Fellows
MADISON, Dec. 5, 2006 – The Wisconsin Law
Foundation, the charitable arm of the State Bar of Wisconsin,
recently inducted thirteen Wisconsin lawyers into the 2006 Class of
Fellows. The Wisconsin Law Foundation’s Fellows Program was
instituted in 1999. Its purpose is to honor accomplished State Bar of
Wisconsin members who have made significant contributions to their
communities, offer quality educational programs to foundation members,
and raise additional funds for the Wisconsin Law Foundation.
Steve Sorenson, Fellows Board of Trustees president said, “The
individuals who are elected to the Fellows are not only outstanding
lawyers but also individuals who have contributed significantly to their
communities, to the legal profession, and to the rule of law.”
Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation Class of 2006: Attorney
Christine Bremer-Muggli, Wausau; Attorneys Richard Podell,
Joseph Kearney, Dennis Coffey, Scott Hansen and Dennis Purtell,
Milwaukee; Attorney Jon Axelrod, Madison; Attorney Charles Hanson, La
Crosse; Attorney Robert Burns, Green Bay; Attorneys James Macy and
Edward Williams, Oshkosh; the Hon. C. A. Richards, Hudson; and Attorney
Keith Zehms, Eau Claire.
The Class of 2006 is the seventh class inducted to the Fellows
program increasing membership to 174. Inductees are nominated by current
Fellows members and elected by the Fellows Board of Trustees.
For more information, visit www.wisbar.org/wlf/
or contact Laura Emerson, Wisconsin Law
Foundation Liaison at (800) 444-9404, ext. 6015, (608) 250-6015.