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Board of Governors

The Board of Governors manages and directs the affairs and activities of the State Bar of Wisconsin. The board includes: the association's five officers, the immediate past president (all of whom are ex officio members-at-large of the board), 35 members elected from the State Bar districts, one member selected by the Young Lawyers Division, one member selected by the Government Lawyers Division, one member selected by the Senior Lawyers Division, five members selected by the Nonresident Lawyers Division, and three nonlawyers appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Twelve of the members are elected from District 2 (Milwaukee County), seven members from District 9 (Dane County), three members from District 6 (Waukesha County), and one from all other districts. The term of office is two years, commencing on July 1 following the spring election.


Officers

President

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  • Atty. Cheryl Furstace Daniels
  • Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade & Consumer Protection
  • 2811 Agriculture Dr
  • PO Box 8911
  • Madison, WI 53708-8911
  • Phone:
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2022

President-Elect

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  • Atty. Margaret Wrenn Hickey
  • Becker, Hickey & Poster SC
  • 222 E Erie St Ste 320
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-6000
  • Phone: (414) 273-1414
  • Fax: (414) 273-3223
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2022

Secretary

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  • Atty. Kristen D. Hardy
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • 720 E Wisconsin Ave
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-4703
  • Phone: (414) 665-4008
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2022

Treasurer

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  • Atty. Elizabeth Reeths
  • Klinner Kramer Shull LLP
  • 210 McClellan St Ste 400
  • PO Box 1386
  • Wausau, WI 54402-1386
  • Phone: (715) 845-5656 x105
  • Fax: (715) 845-5666
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2023

Chairperson of the Board

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  • Atty. Theresa Marie McDowell
  • Garganese, Weiss, D'Agresta & Salzman
  • 111 N Orange Ave Ste 2000
  • Orlando, FL 32802
  • Phone: (407) 425-9566 x135
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2022

Past President

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  • Atty. Kathleen A. Brost
  • Legacy Private Trust Co
  • 2 Neenah Ctr Ste 501
  • PO Box 649
  • Neenah, WI 54957-0649
  • Phone: (920) 967-5074
  • Fax: (920) 967-5079
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2022

District 1 - Jefferson, Kenosha, Walworth

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  • Atty. Joseph M. Cardamone, III
  • Kenosha County Corporation Counsel
  • 912 56th St
  • Lower Level 13
  • Kenosha, WI 53140-3736
  • Phone: (262) 925-8024
  • Fax: (262) 925-8028
  • Term: 7/1/2019-6/30/2023

District 2 - Milwaukee

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  • Atty. Ryan M. Billings
  • Kohner, Mann & Kailas SC
  • 4650 N Port Washington
  • Washington Bldg 2nd FL
  • Milwaukee, WI 53212-1991
  • Phone: (414) 962-5110
  • Fax: (414) 962-8725
  • Term: 7/1/2019-6/30/2022
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  • Atty. Elisabeth T. Bridge
  • SmithAmundsen LLC
  • 330 E Kilbourn Ave Ste 1100
  • Tower 1
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-6623
  • Phone: (414) 847-6154
  • Fax: (414) 847-6155
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2023
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  • Atty. Catarina Anne Colon
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • 511 N Broadway Ste 1100
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-5502
  • Phone: (414) 978-5534
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2023
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  • Atty. Jennifer L. Johnson
  • Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc
  • 633 W Wisconsin Ave Ste 2000
  • Milwaukee, WI 53203-1918
  • Phone: (414) 278-7722
  • Fax: (414) 278-7126
  • Term: 7/1/2019-6/30/2023
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  • Atty. Krista G. LaFave
  • Warshafsky, Rotter, Tarnoff & Bloch SC
  • 839 N Jefferson St # 300
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-3759
  • Phone: (414) 276-4970
  • Fax: (414) 276-5533
  • Term: 7/1/2018-6/30/2022
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  • Atty. Elizabeth Kerstin Miles
  • Davis & Kuelthau SC
  • 111 E Kilbourn Ave # 1400
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-6677
  • Phone: (414) 225-1491
  • Fax: (414) 278-3691
  • Term: 7/1/2018-6/30/2022
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  • Atty. Anna Frances Coyer Munoz
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc
  • 6737 W Washington St Ste 2300
  • Milwaukee, WI 53214-5650
  • Phone: (414) 918-5443
  • Fax: (414) 918-5054
  • Term: 7/1/2019-6/30/2022
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  • Atty. Thomas J. Pienkos
  • SmithAmundsen LLC
  • 330 E Kilbourn Ave Ste 1100
  • Tower 1
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-6623
  • Phone: (414) 847-6172
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2023
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  • Atty. Amber Lane Raffeet August
  • Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee Inc
  • 728 N James Lovell St 3rd FL N Ste
  • Milwaukee, WI 53233-2408
  • Phone: (414) 727-5353
  • Fax: (414) 291-5488
  • Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2023
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  • Atty. Mary L. Schanning
  • City of Milwaukee Department of City Development
  • 809 N Broadway
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-3617
  • Phone: (414) 286-8236
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2023
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  • Atty. Nicholas C. Zales
  • Zales Law Office
  • 9012 W Holt Ave
  • Milwaukee, WI 53227-4426
  • Phone: (414) 224-8411
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2022

District 3 - Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Winnebago

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  • Atty. Renee Ann Read
  • Remley Law SC
  • Two Neenah Center Ste 100
  • Neenah, WI 54956-3050
  • Phone: (920) 725-2601
  • Fax: (920) 725-5814
  • Term: 7/1/2019-6/30/2023

District 4 - Calumet, Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Sheboygan

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  • Atty. Mary Lynne Donohue
  • 418 St Clair
  • Sheboygan, WI 53081-3563
  • Phone: (920) 458-1027
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2018-6/30/2022

District 5 - Buffalo, Clark, Crawford, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Richland, Trempealeau, Vernon

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  • Atty. Emily Grace Loe
  • Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik
  • 505 King St # 300
  • PO Box 1927
  • La Crosse, WI 54602-1927
  • Phone: (608) 784-3540
  • Fax: (608) 784-7414
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2023

District 6 - Waukesha

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  • Atty. Jesse Blocher
  • Habush Habush & Rottier SC
  • N14W23755 Stone Ridge Dr Ste 100
  • Waukesha, WI 53188-1147
  • Phone: (262) 523-4700
  • Fax: (262) 523-4545
  • Term: 7/1/2018-6/30/2022
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  • Atty. John P. Macy
  • Municipal Law & Litigation Group SC
  • 730 N Grand Ave
  • Waukesha, WI 53186-4821
  • Phone: (262) 548-1340
  • Fax: (262) 548-9211
  • Term: 6/20/2018-6/30/2023
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  • Atty. AnnMarie M. Sylla
  • Schott, Bublitz & Engel SC
  • 640 W Moreland Blvd
  • Waukesha, WI 53188-2433
  • Phone: (262) 827-1700
  • Fax: (262) 827-1701
  • Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2022

District 7 - Adams, Columbia, Juneau, Marquette, Portage, Sauk, Waupaca, Waushara, Wood

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  • Atty. Stephen Walter Sawyer
  • Law Offices of Stephen W. Sawyer
  • 1547 Strongs Ave Ste A
  • PO Box 940
  • Stevens Point, WI 54481-0940
  • Phone: (715) 340-7429
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2023

District 8 - Dunn, Eau Claire, Pierce, Polk, Saint Croix

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  • Atty. Joel D. Skinner, Jr.
  • Skinner and Associates
  • 212 Commercial St
  • Hudson, WI 54016-1557
  • Phone: (715) 386-5800
  • Fax: (715) 386-6177
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2022

District 9 - Dane

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  • Atty. Jeff Goldman
  • DeWitt LLP
  • 2 E Mifflin St Ste 600
  • Madison, WI 53703-2865
  • Phone: (608) 395-6730
  • Fax: (608) 252-9243
  • Term: 7/1/2015-6/30/2022
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  • Atty. Marisol Gonzalez Castillo
  • Hawks Quindel SC
  • 409 E Main St
  • PO Box 2155
  • Madison, WI 53701-2155
  • Phone: (608) 257-0040
  • Fax: (608) 256-0236
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2023
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  • Atty. David M. Gorwitz
  • Neider & Boucher SC
  • 401 Charmany Dr Ste 310
  • PO Box 5510
  • Madison, WI 53705-0510
  • Phone: (608) 441-7275
  • Fax: (608) 661-4510
  • Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2022
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  • Atty. Alison E. Helland
  • Boardman & Clark LLP
  • 1 S Pinckney St Ste 410
  • PO Box 927
  • Madison, WI 53701-0927
  • Phone: (608) 286-7163
  • Fax: (608) 283-1709
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2023
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  • Atty. Corey Gayle Lorenz
  • Habush Habush & Rottier SC
  • 150 E Gilman St # 2000
  • Madison, WI 53703-1481
  • Phone: (608) 255-6663
  • Fax: (608) 255-0745
  • Term: 7/1/2019-6/30/2023
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  • Atty. . Mitch
  • University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Neighborhood Law Clinic
  • 975 Bascom Mall # 1348
  • Madison, WI 53706-1399
  • Phone: (608) 265-2441
  • Fax: (608) 265-3732
  • Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2022
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  • Atty. Patricia Epstein Putney
  • Bell Moore & Richter SC
  • 345 W Washington Ave Ste 302
  • Madison, WI 53703-3007
  • Phone: (608) 257-3764
  • Fax: (608) 257-3757
  • Term: 7/1/2018-6/30/2022

District 10 - Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano

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  • Atty. Starlyn Rose Tourtillott Miller
  • Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin - Legal Services Department
  • W2908 Tribal Office Loop
  • PO Box 910
  • Keshena, WI 54135-0910
  • Phone: (715) 799-5256
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2022

District 11 - Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chippewa, Douglas, Iron, Lincoln, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, Washburn

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  • Atty. Johanna R. Kirk
  • Kirk Law Office LLC
  • 1323 Broadway St Ste B200
  • Superior, WI 54880-1768
  • Phone: (715) 718-2424
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2019-6/30/2023

District 12 - Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Rock

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  • Atty. Jane Ellen Bucher
  • State Public Defenders Office
  • 2841 6th St
  • Monroe, WI 53566-1902
  • Phone: (608) 325-5087
  • Fax: (608) 325-5067
  • Term: 7/1/2018-6/30/2022

District 13 - Dodge, Ozaukee, Washington

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  • Atty. Robert G. Barrington
  • Dodge County District Attorneys Office
  • 210 W Center St
  • Juneau, WI 53039-1086
  • Phone: (920) 386-3610
  • Fax: (920) 386-3623
  • Term: 6/20/2018-6/30/2023

District 14 - Brown

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  • Atty. Sherry Coley
  • Davis & Kuelthau SC
  • 318 S Washington St Ste 300
  • Green Bay, WI 54301-4242
  • Phone: (920) 431-2239
  • Fax: (920) 435-9391
  • Term: 7/1/2018-6/30/2022

District 15 - Racine

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  • Atty. Brian P. Dimmer
  • Richards & Dimmer SC
  • 209 Eighth St
  • Racine, WI 53403-1508
  • Phone: (262) 632-2200
  • Fax: (262) 632-3888
  • Term: 7/1/2019-6/30/2023

District 16 - Florence, Forest, Langlade, Marathon, Oneida, Vilas

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  • Atty. Lawrence J. Wiesneske
  • O'Melia, Schiek & McEldowney SC
  • 4 S Stevens St
  • Rhinelander, WI 54501-3431
  • Phone: (715) 369-2456
  • Fax: (715) 369-1126
  • Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2022

Divisions

YLD Representative

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  • Atty. Elise Emeline Bodager
  • American Transmission Co
  • W234N2000 Ridgeview Pkwy Ct
  • PO Box 47
  • Waukesha, WI 53187-0047
  • Phone: (262) 506-6700
  • Fax: (262) 506-6710
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2022

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. Kathryn M. Bullon
  • Deerhaven Consulting Services
  • 2133 Kimball Rd
  • Sombra N0P2H0, ON
  • Phone: (519) 864-1885
  • Fax: (519) 864-1885
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2022

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. Anu Chudasama
  • Bassford Remele PA
  • 100 S 5th St Ste 1500
  • Minneapolis, MN 55402-1254
  • Phone: (612) 333-3000
  • Fax: (612) 333-8829
  • Term: 7/1/2019-6/30/2022

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. Erik R. Guenther
  • DHS/FEMA
  • 4500 Sunny Isle Shopping Center
  • Ste 37-38
  • Christiansted, VI 00820
  • Phone: (202) 568-3034
  • Fax: (202) 662-6291
  • Term: 7/1/2017-6/30/2023

SLD Representative

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  • Atty. Myron E. LaRowe
  • LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP
  • 110 East Main St
  • Reedsburg, WI 53959-1936
  • Phone: (608) 524-8231
  • Fax: (608) 524-4766
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2022

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. Kene O. Okocha
  • US Attorneys Office
  • 555 Fourth St NW
  • Washington, DC 20001-2733
  • Phone:
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2024

GLD Representative

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  • Atty. Julie P. Wilson
  • Milwaukee City Attorneys Office
  • 200 E Wells St Rm 800
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-3515
  • Phone: (414) 286-2617
  • Fax: (414) 223-8550
  • Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2022

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. Melodie Wiseman
  • K12 Inc
  • 2300 Corporate Park Dr
  • Herndon, VA 20171-4838
  • Phone: (703) 436-3072
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2023

Building Bridges Members

Section Leaders Council Liaison

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  • Atty. Randal J. Brotherhood
  • Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols SC
  • 111 E Kilbourn Ave 19th FL
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-6679
  • Phone: (414) 273-1300
  • Fax: (414) 273-5840
  • Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2022

LGBT Bar Association of Wisconsin Liaison

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  • Atty. Robert Bebb Held
  • Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc
  • 4900 Spring St Ste 100
  • Racine, WI 53406-2920
  • Phone: (262) 635-8836
  • Fax: (262) 635-8838
  • Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2022

Native American Liaison

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  • Atty. Nicole M. Homer
  • Homer Legal LLC
  • 923 S Hastings Way # 334
  • Eau Claire, WI 54701-3439
  • Phone:
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2022

Wisconsin Asian American Bar Association Liaison

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  • Atty. Michael Seung-Hyock Yang
  • MY Law Office LLC
  • 222 N Midvale Blvd Ste 16
  • Madison, WI 53705-5072
  • Phone: (608) 556-7747
  • Fax: (608) 284-9229
  • Term: 7/1/2018-6/30/2022

Supreme Court Appointee

Nonlawyer Member

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  • Ms. Susan K. Miller
  • N2410 Long Cove Dr
  • Waupaca, WI 54981-9528
  • Phone:
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2018-6/30/2022

Nonlawyer Member

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  • Ms. Christine Procknow
  • Columbia Correctional Institution
  • PO Box 950
  • Portage, WI 53901-0950
  • Phone: (608) 742-9100 x9309
  • Fax: (608) 742-9126
  • Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2022

Nonlawyer Member

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  • Mr. Patrick Puyleart
  • 222801 Strawflower Cir
  • Wausau, WI 54401-4728
  • Phone: (715) 571-6177
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2019-6/30/2022

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