The Wisconsin Supreme Court appoints lawyers and non-lawyers to a number of committees and boards that serve the legal profession.
Jan. 20, 2021 – The Wisconsin Supreme Court appoints lawyers and non-lawyers 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 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 March 31, 2021, to be considered in the next round of nominations.
Nominations for these positions are made to the Supreme Court’s Appointment Selection Committee. The Appointment Selection Committee then makes recommendations to the Supreme Court, who ultimately approve and finalize the appointments. (The Appointment Selection Committee is made up of 12 people serving various constituencies).
To learn more about the various committees and boards that are appointed by the Supreme Court, visit the 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 are interested in seeking an appointment, please visit the Wisconsin Court System’s website to apply.
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.