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  • Press Release
    March 23, 2017

    Joint Statement of the Marathon County Bar Association and the State Bar of Wisconsin regarding the tragic shootings in Marathon County and the death of Attorney Sara Quirt-Sann:

    MARCH 23, 2017

    Kristen Durst
    State Bar of Wisconsin
    (608) 250-6025

    “Our Marathon County legal community is shaken to its core by this senseless act of violence that killed our dear friend and colleague. Sara was a smart, compassionate attorney who exuded a quiet confidence and, as a guardian ad litem, strove to understand the real struggles families face.  She was a kind, beautiful person.  We will never be the same.” 

    Robyn J. De Vos, President of the Marathon County Bar Association  


    Our deepest condolences go out to everyone affected by this tragedy. Attorneys often intersect with and assist clients during the most difficult moments of their lives. It’s truly heartbreaking when these complicated and challenging situations escalate to violenceDespite this tragedy, Wisconsin lawyers will remain dedicated to the important work of serving their clients and the community at large.

     Francis W. Deisinger, President of the State Bar of Wisconsin

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