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  • April 05, 2023

    State Bar Elections: Electronic Ballots are Due April 28

    Help set the direction and policies of the State Bar of Wisconsin by voting in the upcoming elections. Look for your email ballot. Here's what you need to know to cast your vote.

    April 5, 2023 – This month, State Bar of Wisconsin members elect a president-elect, a treasurer, a Judicial Council representative, district governors, and division and section officers and board members.

    State Bar election ballots are emailed by the second Friday in April. The election closes at noon Central time, April 28, 2023.

    The winning candidates assume their offices July 1. For general information on State Bar elections, see the elections page on

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    Get to Know State Bar President-elect, Treasurer, and Judicial Council Candidates

    Officer Candidates


    Jane E. Bucher headshot
    Jane E. Bucher, Brodhead
    About | Campaign Flyer | Q&A | Email
    Marisol González Castillo headshot
    Marisol González Castillo, Madison
    About | Campaign Flyer | Q&A | Email


    Deanne Koll headshot
    Deanne M. Koll, New Richmond
    About | Email
    Chuck Stertz headshot
    Chuck Stertz, Appleton
    About | Email

    Judicial Council

    Saveon Grenell headshot
    Saveon Grenell, Waukesha
    About | Email
    John Orton
    John Orton, Mauston
    About | Email

    Get Your Ballot

    To ensure you receive your State Bar election ballot, add as an approved sender in your inbox. This prevents the ballot from being identified as spam.

    Please note: If you have placed any holds on emails from the State Bar, you may not receive an electronic ballot. Contact Customer Service at (800) 444-9404 to verify that your account is set up to receive your email ballot.

    State Bar members with no email address on file will receive paper ballots. Paper ballots will be mailed April 12, 2023.

    Candidates for the State Bar Board of Governors

    The State Bar of Wisconsin’s Board of Governors influence the future of the State Bar as well as set its policy direction. Your vote for these candidates will make a difference in the future of your practice and your profession.

    State Bar members will elect Board of Governor representatives during April. The Board of Governors is the State Bar's policymaking body. Governors serve two-year terms.

    Districts 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, and 15 will elect governors in 2023. District 2 (Milwaukee) elects seven, District 9 (Dane) elects three, and all other districts elect one.

    Meet the State Bar Board of Governors’ candidates for two-year terms that begin July 1, 2023. By district (see the District map), the candidates are:

    District 1 (one vacancy)

    District 2 (seven vacancies)

    District 3 (one vacancy)

    District 5 (one vacancy)

    District 6 (one vacancy)

    District 7 (one vacancy)

    District 9 (three vacancies)

    District 11 (one vacancy)

    District 13 (one vacancy)

    • Tatiana Shirasaki, Dodge County Corporation Counsel, Juneau, Toledo Brazil 1998, U.W. 2014

    District 15 (one vacancy)

    • Elizabeth Stinebaugh, Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc., Racine, University of the District of Columbia 2013

    State Bar Division Elections

    Members of three State Bar divisions will elect officers and representatives for their division this spring. For more information on division elections and the candidates, see divisions elections information in the divisions page on

    State Bar Section Elections

    Members of the seven State Bar sections with contested elections will elect officers and directors for the upcoming term. For more information on section candidates, see the section elections page on

    Find out about other State Bar leadership opportunities through divisions, sections, and committees.​

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