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    Miss Wisconsin, Miss Madison Judge Student Hearing Competition

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    For Immediate Release

    CONTACT: Teresa Weidemann-Smith
    State Bar of Wisconsin
    (800) 444-9404, ext. 6025
    org twsmith wisbar wisbar twsmith org

    Miss Wisconsin, Miss Madison Judge Student Hearing Competition

    January 6, 2005 -- The 2005 Wisconsin State Hearing Competition, sponsored by the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Law Foundation, will be held at the State Capitol in Madison on Saturday, January 8 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Students from Ripon, Greenfield, Heritage Christian, Wauwatosa and Wisconsin Dells completed a semester instructional program about the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and will answer questions posed by six panels of judges. The judges consist of legislators, lawyers, educational professionals and special guests Miss Madison Kelly Jo Stauffacher and Miss Wisconsin Molly Jean McGrath.

    The media is invited to attend for interviews.

    DATE: Saturday, January 8

    TIME: 3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. for interviews with local students, staff and judges

    WHO: Chuttie Senn, State Bar of Wisconsin Law-related Education Committee Chair
    Luther Olsen, Wisconsin Assembly, 41st District
    Miss Wisconsin Molly Jean McGrath or Miss Madison Kelly Jo Stauffacher
    Local students and teachers

    PLACE: State Capitol Assembly Parlor, 2nd Floor West, 2 East Main Street in Madison

    *NOTE: The Capitol closes at 4 p.m. sharp. Please arrive early to set-up equipment.

    CONTACT: Teresa Weidemann-Smith, State Bar of Wisconsin Public Relations Coordinator at 608/250-6025 or 608/692-2206 or at org twsmith wisbar wisbar twsmith org.

    The State Bar of Wisconsin is the mandatory professional association, created by the Wisconsin Supreme Court, for attorneys who hold a Wisconsin law license. With more than 21,000 members, the State Bar aids the courts in improving the administration of justice, provides continuing legal education for its members to help them maintain their expertise, and assists Wisconsin lawyers in carrying out community service initiatives to educate the public about the legal system and the value of lawyers.

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