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State Bar 2021 Election Candidates



The State Bar will elect a president-elect, a treasurer, a Judicial Council representative, and Board of Governors' representatives in April. The president-elect serves a one-year term before becoming president. The treasurer holds the position for two years, while the Judicial Council representative serves a three-year term.​

All State Bar elections (including for State Bar divisions and sections) will be he​ld via an electronic ballot in 2021. Ballots are emailed by the second Friday in April, and the election closes at noon Central Time on April 23, 2021. Those elected take office July 1, 2021.

Find out more about State Bar elections and other leadership opportunities.​​

Officer Candidates


Margaret Hickey
Margaret Wrenn Hickey, Milwaukee
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Odalo Ohiku
Odalo J. Ohiku, Milwaukee
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Anu Chudasama
Anu Chudasama, Minneapolis
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Elizabeth Reeths
Elizabeth Reeths, Wausau
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Judicial Council

Samuel Hall
Samuel C. Hall Jr., Milwaukee
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Margo Kirchner
Margo S. Kirchner, Milwaukee
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About the State Bar of Wisconsin Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is the State Bar's policymaking body, and governors serve two-year terms.

Districts 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, and 15 will elect governors in 2​021. District 2 (Milwaukee) elects seven, District 9 (Dane) elects three, and all other districts elect one.

To be considered for a seat on the Board of Governors, members must submit a petition, signed by 10 active members in their district, to the State Bar by March 1, 2021. Candidates will be announced in March.