March 4, 2020 – The Wisconsin Supreme Court appoints lawyers and nonlawyers to a number of committees and boards that serve the legal profession.
For lawyers, these appointments include positions on committees in the Office of Lawyer Regulation, the Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission, the Judicial Commission, and the Board of Bar Examiners.
If you are interested in seeking an appointment, please submit your resume and letter of interest (or fill out the form at the link below) before April 10, 2020, to be considered in the next round of nominations.
Nominations for these positions are made to the Supreme Court’s Appointment Selection Committee, which makes recommendations to the Supreme Court.
The Appointment Selection Committee is made up of 12 people serving various constituencies. The Wisconsin Supreme Court approves and finalizes appointments.
To learn more about the various committees and boards that are appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and to apply for an appointment, visit the Wisconsin Court System’s Committees and Boards webpage.
Appointments are made on a continual basis as openings arise. The Appointment Selection Committee generally meets in April and September to evaluate nominations and make recommendations to the Supreme Court.
If you have additional questions about the process or the committees and boards, contact Anna Yarish in the Director of State Courts Office at (608) 266-1298.
– Mary Schanning, Milwaukee City Attorney’s Office and Terrence Dunst (Chair of the Appointment Selection Committee), Bakke Norman, S.C.