FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2018
State Bar of Wisconsin
State Bar President-elect Post Goes to Attorney Jill Kastner
Madison, WI – Jill M. Kastner of Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc., Milwaukee, won the race for State Bar of Wisconsin president–elect on Friday, defeating Randall L. Nash of Nash Law LLC, Milwaukee.
Kastner’s will serve a one year term as president–elect beginning July 1, before succeeding Christopher E. Rogers as State Bar president on July 1, 2019.
“I am truly humbled by the honor of being elected to serve the State Bar and its members,” Kastner said. “I am eager to get to work advocating for lawyers, providing quality benefits that improve the lives of our members, promoting diversity and inclusion, and improving access to justice.”
In other State Bar races, Starlyn R. Tourtillott of Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin– Legal Services Department, Keshena, was elected to a two–year term as secretary, and Margo S. Kirchner of Wisconsin Justice Initiative, Inc., Milwaukee, won a three–year term as Judicial Council representative.
Those elected to serve two–year terms beginning July 1 as district representatives on the State Bar Board of Governors are:
Karen M. Bauer, Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee Inc., Milwaukee, UW 2009
Andrew P. Beilfuss, Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee, Marquette 2005
Brittany C. Grayson, Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office, Milwaukee, Marquette 2011
Elizabeth K. Miles, Davis & Kuelthau SC, Milwaukee, Marquette 2009
Krista G. LaFave Rosolino, Warshafsky, Rotter, Tarnoff & Bloch S.C., Milwaukee, Tulane University 2013
Mary Lynne Donohue, Sheboygan, UW 1979
Jesse B. Blocher, Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., Waukesha, Marquette 2006
Timothy T. Kay, Kay & Kay Law Firm, Brookfield, Marquette 1984
Joel D. Skinner, Skinner and Associates, Hudson, Hamline 1984
Kathleen Chung, Madison, Marquette 2001
Jeff A. Goldman, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., Madison, UW 2002
Patricia Epstein Putney, Bell Moore & Richter, S.C., Madison, Brooklyn Law School, 1989
Laura Skilton Verhoff, Stafford Rosenbaum LLP, Madison, UW 1997
Charles (Chuck) Stertz, Outagamie County District Attorney’s Office, Appleton, UW 2009
Jane E. Bucher, State Public Defenders Office, Monroe, UW 2010
Sherry D. Coley, Davis & Kuelthau S.C., Green Bay, Marquette 2003
Amanda J. Ley, State Public Defenders Office, Wausau, Washington College of Law, American University 2011
All terms begin on July 1.