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Board of Governors

The Board of Governors manages and directs the affairs and activities of the State Bar of Wisconsin. The board includes: the association's five officers, the immediate past president (all of whom are ex officio members-at-large of the board), 35 members elected from the State Bar districts, one member selected by the Young Lawyers Division, one member selected by the Government Lawyers Division, one member selected by the Senior Lawyers Division, five members selected by the Nonresident Lawyers Division, and three nonlawyers appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Twelve of the members are elected from District 2 (Milwaukee County), seven members from District 9 (Dane County), three members from District 6 (Waukesha County), and one from all other districts. The term of office is two years, commencing on July 1 following the spring election.


Officers

President

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  • Atty. Paul G. Swanson
  • Steinhilber Swanson LLP
  • 107 Church Ave
  • PO Box 617
  • Oshkosh, WI54903-0617
  • Phone: (920) 426-0456
  • Fax: (920) 426-5530
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2018

President-Elect

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  • Atty. Christopher Earl Rogers
  • Habush Habush & Rottier SC
  • 150 E Gilman St Ste 2000
  • Madison, WI53703-1481
  • Phone: (608) 255-6663
  • Fax: (608) 255-0745
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2018

Secretary

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  • Atty. Mary Lynne Donohue
  • 418 St Clair
  • Sheboygan, WI53081-3563
  • Phone: (920) 458-1027
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2018

Treasurer

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  • Atty. John E. Danner
  • Harrold, Scrobell & Danner SC
  • The Heritage House 315 Oneida St
  • PO Box 1148
  • Minocqua, WI54548-1148
  • Phone: (715) 356-9591
  • Fax: (715) 356-1504
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2019

Chairperson of the Board

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  • Atty. Deanne M. Koll
  • Bakke Norman SC
  • 2919 Schneider Ave SE
  • PO Box 280
  • Menomonie, WI54751-0280
  • Phone: (715) 235-9016 x5266
  • Fax: (815) 927-0411
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2018

Past President

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  • Atty. Francis W. Deisinger
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • 1000 N Water St Ste 1700
  • PO Box 2965
  • Milwaukee, WI53201-2965
  • Phone: (414) 298-8178
  • Fax: (414) 298-8097
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2018

District 1 - Jefferson, Kenosha, Walworth

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  • Atty. Steven Conrad Harvey
  • Steven Harvey Law LLC
  • 2847 C Buell Dr
  • PO Box 655
  • East Troy, WI53120-0655
  • Phone: (262) 728-0700
  • Fax: (262) 565-5108
  • Term: 7/1/2015-6/30/2019

District 2 - Milwaukee

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  • Atty. Kori L. Ashley
  • Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc
  • 230 W Wells St # 800
  • Milwaukee, WI53203-1828
  • Phone: (414) 278-7722
  • Fax: (414) 278-7126
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2019
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  • Atty. Karen Marie Bauer
  • Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee Inc
  • 728 N James Lovell St 3rd FL N
  • Milwaukee, WI53233-2408
  • Phone: (414) 727-5362
  • Fax: (414) 291-5488
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2018
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  • Atty. John A. Birdsall
  • Birdsall Law Offices SC
  • 1110 N Old World Third St Ste 218
  • Milwaukee, WI53203
  • Phone: (414) 831-5465
  • Fax: (414) 831-5468
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2018
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  • Atty. Daniel J. Blinka
  • Godfrey & Kahn SC
  • 833 E Michigan St Ste 1800
  • Milwaukee, WI53202-5615
  • Phone: (414) 287-9489
  • Fax: (414) 273-5198
  • Term: 7/1/2015-6/30/2019
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  • Atty. Andrew J. Chevrez
  • PO Box 270720
  • Milwaukee, WI53227-7215
  • Phone: (414) 604-1604
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2018
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  • Atty. Gregg M. Herman
  • Loeb & Herman SC
  • 111 E Wisconsin Ave Ste 1900
  • Milwaukee, WI53202-4821
  • Phone: (414) 272-5632
  • Fax: (414) 272-7918
  • Term: 7/1/2015-6/30/2019
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  • Atty. Jill M. Kastner
  • Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc
  • 230 W Wells St # 800
  • Milwaukee, WI53203-1828
  • Phone: (414) 274-3438
  • Fax: (414) 278-5853
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2018
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  • Atty. Lisa M. Lawless
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • 555 E Wells St Ste 1900
  • Milwaukee, WI53202-3837
  • Phone: (414) 978-5438
  • Fax: (414) 223-5000
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2019
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  • Atty. Randall L. Nash
  • Nash Law LLC
  • 250 E Wisconsin Ave Ste 1800
  • Milwaukee, WI53202-4299
  • Phone: (414) 347-5612
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2014-6/30/2018
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  • Atty. Odalo J. Ohiku
  • Law Office of Odalo J Ohiku
  • 633 W Wisconsin Ave Ste 1930
  • Milwaukee, WI53203-1908
  • Phone: (414) 287-0088
  • Fax: (414) 271-6310
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2019
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  • Atty. Amy Elizabeth Wochos
  • Milwaukee County Clerk of Courts
  • 901 N 9th St Ste 104
  • Milwaukee, WI53233-1425
  • Phone: (414) 278-4912
  • Fax: (414) 223-1260
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2019
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  • Atty. Nicholas C. Zales
  • Zales Law Office
  • 9012 W Holt Ave
  • Milwaukee, WI53227-4426
  • Phone: (414) 224-8411
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2015-6/30/2019

District 3 - Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Winnebago

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  • Atty. Peggy A. Lautenschlager
  • Lautenschlager Law Office
  • 252 Sheboygan St
  • Fond du Lac, WI54935-4367
  • Phone: (920) 602-6194
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2015-6/30/2019

District 4 - Calumet, Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Sheboygan

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  • Atty. Jeffrey R. Wisnicky
  • Kewaunee County Corporation Counsel
  • 613 Dodge St
  • Kewaunee, WI54216-1322
  • Phone: (920) 388-7173
  • Fax: (920) 388-7150
  • Term: 7/1/2014-6/30/2018

District 5 - Buffalo, Clark, Crawford, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Richland, Trempealeau, Vernon

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  • Atty. Craig R. Steger
  • Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik
  • 505 King St # 300
  • PO Box 1927
  • La Crosse, WI54602-1927
  • Phone: (608) 784-3540
  • Fax: (608) 784-7414
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2019

District 6 - Waukesha

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  • Atty. Daniel P. Fay
  • Oakton Avenue Law Offices SC
  • 200 Oakton Ave
  • Pewaukee, WI53072-3430
  • Phone: (262) 691-2726
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2015-6/30/2019
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  • Atty. Kimberly K. Haines
  • Waukesha County Corporation Counsel
  • 515 W Moreland Blvd
  • Room AC-330
  • Waukesha, WI53188-2428
  • Phone: (262) 548-7432
  • Fax: (262) 548-7490
  • Term: 7/1/2014-6/30/2018
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  • Atty. Timothy T. Kay
  • Kay & Kay Law Firm
  • 675 N Brookfield Rd Ste 200
  • Brookfield, WI53045-5878
  • Phone: (262) 784-7110
  • Fax: (262) 784-7272
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2018

District 7 - Adams, Columbia, Juneau, Marquette, Portage, Sauk, Waupaca, Waushara, Wood

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  • Atty. Bradley Yanke
  • Anderson, O'Brien, Bertz, Skrenes & Golla LLP
  • 1257 Main St
  • PO Box 228
  • Stevens Point, WI54481-0228
  • Phone: (715) 344-0890
  • Fax: (715) 344-1012
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2019

District 9 - Dane

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  • Atty. Truscenialyn Brooks
  • Perkins Coie LLP
  • 1 E Main St Ste 201
  • Madison, WI53703-5118
  • Phone: (608) 663-7463
  • Fax: (608) 283-4463
  • Term: 7/1/2015-6/30/2019
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  • Atty. Kathleen Chung
  • Kathleen Chung
  • 1 Deer Point Trl
  • Madison, WI53719-2208
  • Phone: (608) 658-7017
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2018
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  • Atty. Jeff Goldman
  • DeWitt Ross & Stevens SC
  • 2 E Mifflin St Ste 600
  • Madison, WI53703-2865
  • Phone: (608) 255-8891
  • Fax: (608) 252-9243
  • Term: 7/1/2015-6/30/2018
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  • Atty. Anthony J. Gray
  • Institute for Global Ethics
  • 10 E Doty St Ste 825
  • Madison, WI53703-5105
  • Phone: (608) 354-7122
  • Fax:
  • Term: 12/2/2016-6/30/2018
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  • Atty. Christopher B. Hughes
  • Stafford Rosenbaum LLP
  • 222 W Washington Ave Ste 900
  • PO Box 1784
  • Madison, WI53701-1784
  • Phone: (608) 259-2616
  • Fax: (608) 259-2600
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2018
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  • Atty. Sam Wayne
  • Attorney Sam Wayne SC
  • 2002 Atwood Ave Ste 203
  • Madison, WI53704-5384
  • Phone: (608) 469-3598
  • Fax: (608) 268-8746
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2019
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  • Atty. Katie R. York
  • State Public Defenders Office Appellate Division
  • 17 S Fairchild St 3rd FL
  • PO Box 7862
  • Madison, WI53707-7862
  • Phone: (608) 266-7125
  • Fax: (608) 264-8563
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2019

District 10 - Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano

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  • Atty. Charles Stertz
  • Outagamie County District Attorneys Office
  • 320 S Walnut St
  • Appleton, WI54911-5918
  • Phone: (920) 832-5024
  • Fax: (920) 832-5031
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2018

District 11 - Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chippewa, Douglas, Iron, Lincoln, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, Washburn

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  • Atty. Howard J. Bichler
  • 2825 3rd St
  • Cumberland, WI54829-8881
  • Phone:
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2015-6/30/2019

District 12 - Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Rock

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  • Atty. Kelly J. Mattingly
  • State Public Defenders Office
  • 101 E Milwaukee St Ste 503
  • Janesville, WI53545-3004
  • Phone: (608) 758-6185
  • Fax: (608) 758-6182
  • Term: 7/1/2014-6/30/2018

District 13 - Dodge, Ozaukee, Washington

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  • Atty. Adam Y. Gerol
  • Ozaukee County District Attorneys Office
  • 1201 S Spring St
  • Port Washington, WI53074-2491
  • Phone: (262) 238-8380
  • Fax: (262) 238-8365
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2019

District 14 - Brown

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  • Atty. Byron B. Conway
  • Habush Habush & Rottier SC
  • 408 S Monroe Ave
  • PO Box 22545
  • Green Bay, WI54305-2545
  • Phone: (920) 437-0900
  • Fax: (920) 437-0910
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2018

District 15 - Racine

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  • Atty. Kelly Mould
  • Johnson Bank
  • 555 Main St Ste 260
  • Racine, WI53403-4613
  • Phone: (262) 619-2913
  • Fax: (262) 619-8573
  • Term: 7/1/2015-6/30/2019

District 16 - Florence, Forest, Langlade, Marathon, Oneida, Vilas

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  • Atty. Amanda J. Ley
  • State Public Defenders Office
  • 370 Grand Ave
  • Wausau, WI54403-6221
  • Phone: (715) 843-6504
  • Fax: (715) 848-0639
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2018

Divisions

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. Kathryn M. Bullon
  • Deerhaven Consulting Services
  • 2133 Kimball Rd
  • Sombra N0P2H0, ON
  • Phone: (519) 864-1885
  • Fax: (519) 864-1885
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2020

YLD Representative

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  • Atty. Brandon J. Evans
  • Kendricks, Bordeau, Adamini, Greenlee & Keefe, PC
  • 128 W Spring St
  • Marquette, MI49855-4608
  • Phone: (906) 226-2543
  • Fax: (906) 226-2819
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2018

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. Erik R. Guenther
  • Federal Public Defenders, District of Nevada
  • 411 E Bonneville St Ste 250
  • Las Vegas, NV89101-6632
  • Phone: (702) 388-5105
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2019

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. Debra E. Kuper
  • Kubota Corporation
  • 1000 Kubota Dr
  • Grapevine, TX76051
  • Phone: (817) 532-3060
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2018

SLD Representative

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  • Atty. Earl H. Munson, Jr.
  • Boardman & Clark LLP
  • 1 S Pinckney St Ste 410
  • PO Box 927
  • Madison, WI53701-0927
  • Phone: (608) 283-1796
  • Fax: (608) 283-1709
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2018

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. Viet-Hanh Song-Thi Nguyen Winchell
  • Galowitz Olson PLLC
  • 10390 39th St N
  • Lake Elmo, MN55042-4500
  • Phone: (651) 777-6960
  • Fax: (651) 777-8937
  • Term: 7/1/2015-6/30/2018

GLD Representative

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  • Atty. Mary L. Schanning
  • City of Milwaukee
  • 200 E Wells St Rm 800
  • Milwaukee, WI53202-3515
  • Phone: (414) 286-2637
  • Fax: (414) 286-8550
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2018

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. David M. Werwie
  • David Werwie & Associates
  • 30 7th St E Ste 3100
  • Saint Paul, MN55101-4969
  • Phone: (651) 229-5063
  • Fax: (651) 229-5069
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2019

Building Bridges Members

Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association Liaison

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  • Atty. Jair Alvarez
  • Alvarez Law
  • 995 Applegate Rd Ste 8
  • Madison, WI53713-3279
  • Phone: (608) 358-7975
  • Fax: (608) 836-1427
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2018

Native American Liaison

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  • Atty. Starlyn Rose Tourtillott
  • Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin - Legal Services Department
  • W2908 Tribal Office Loop
  • PO Box 910
  • Keshena, WI54135-0910
  • Phone: (715) 799-5256
  • Fax: (715) 799-6061
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2018

Wisconsin Asian Bar Association Liaison

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  • Atty. Amesia Ngialah Xiong
  • Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions
  • 201 W Washington Ave Ste 500
  • Madison, WI53703-2640
  • Phone: (608) 266-8830
  • Fax: (608) 261-4334
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2018

Supreme Court Appointee

Nonlawyer Member

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  • Mr. James Marshall
  • 1330 Crystal Cove Tr Unit 1
  • Green Bay, WI54311
  • Phone:
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2018

Nonlawyer Member

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  • Ms. Christine Procknow
  • Columbia Correctional Institution
  • PO Box 950
  • Portage, WI53901-0950
  • Phone: 608-742-9100 x9309
  • Fax: 608-742-9126
  • Term: 7/1/2014-6/30/2018

Nonlawyer Member

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  • Mr. James Wenzler
  • 7503 Loy Rd
  • Arena, WI53503-9251
  • Phone: (262) 226-6997
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2016-6/30/2019