|For Immediate Release
||CONTACT: Jason Westphal
State Bar of Wisconsin
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Wisconsin Rapids attorney re-elected to State Bar Board of
MADISON, April 25, 2003 - Attorney James T.
Quinn 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.
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.
Quinn, who received his J.D. from Marquette University Law School in
1977, is a shareholder in the firm Metcalf & Quinn S.C. He is the
liaison to the State Bar's Health Law Section, is a member of the Lawyer
Referral and Information Service (LRIS) committee, and volunteers for
the Lawyer Hotline program. In addition, Quinn gives back to his
community by serving on the boards of the Riverview Hospital
Association, McMillan Library and Adult Day Care Center.
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