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Ewald to chair State Bar section
Monroe attorney will head General Practice section
MADISON, June 6, 2003 - Attorney Rex A. Ewald will
serve as chairperson for the State Bar of Wisconsin's General Practice
Law section beginning July 1. During his one-year term, he will oversee
a 13-member committee devoted to the needs of the general practitioner.
The section sponsors educational seminars and general practice courses
at both the UW-Madison and Marquette University law schools.
Additionally, this section regularly helps update the Wisconsin
Attorney's Desk Reference providing practical legal guidance on variety
As a shareholder in Voegeli & Ewald Law Offices, Ewald practices
law in the areas of business, real estate and municipal law. He received
his undergraduate degree in 1973 from University of
Wisconsin-Platteville and his law degree from the UW-Madison Law School
in 1978. In addition to his State Bar membership, Ewald is a member of
the American Bar Association and Green County Bar Association. He is a
past chair of the State Bar's Technology Resource Committee and was
recently appointed to serve on the Wisconsin Supreme Court Selections
Committee which screens applicants for various positions appointed by
the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
The State Bar of Wisconsin is the mandatory professional association,
created by the Wisconsin Supreme Court, for attorneys who hold a law
license in Wisconsin. With more than 20,000 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.