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State Bar of Wisconsin
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Waukesha attorney re-elected to State Bar Board of Governors
MADISON, April 25, 2003 - Attorney James L.
Dunlap has been re-elected to a two-year term on the State Bar
of Wisconsin Board of Governors, the body responsible for managing and
directing the affairs and activities of the statewide association. He
will join another local lawyer, Atty. John Macy, on the Board.
As created by Supreme Court Rule, the State Bar is governed by a
48-member Board of Governors consisting of six officers, 34 members
elected by State Bar members from the association's 16 districts, five
elected by divisions of the State Bar, and three non-lawyers appointed
by the Supreme Court. As policy makers, the Board of Governors and
officers influence the future of the legal profession and the delivery
of legal services in Wisconsin.
Dunlap, of Congdon, Walden, Schuster & Vaklyes, S.C., graduated
from William Mitchell College of Law (St. Paul, MN) in 1985. The former
president of the Waukesha County Bar Association, he is a current member
of the Board of Governors and serves as the liaison to the Bar's Labor
and Employment Law Section. Dunlap is involved with the Waukesha Area
Chamber of Commerce and has participated on numerous boards during the
last decade: Catholic Charities Board (1989-1995), St. John Neumann
Parish Council (1996-1999), Mukwonago Rotary Board (1998-1999) and
Phantom Lake YMCA Board (1998-1999).
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, and assists Wisconsin
lawyers in carrying out initiatives to educate the public about the