Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. announces the addition of David G. Peterson, an experienced litigator, to the firm’s expanding Waukesha office.
Peterson joins the firm as a shareholder in the Litigation Practice. He has close to 20 years of experience in commercial litigation matters. Peterson was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Milwaukee Bar Association.
Peterson received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Stafford Rosenbaum LLP, with offices in Madison and metro Milwaukee, announced that Chad Koplien has joined the firm as a senior associate in its Madison office. Koplien’s practice focuses on litigation, business law and government law.
Koplien earned his law degree from Marquette University Law School in 1997.
County and State elected officials will celebrate the kicked-off of Juror Appreciation Month Sept. 1 to honor citizens who have responded to the call for service in Milwaukee County over the past year. The event is the latest in a series of efforts led by Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lee Holloway, Supervisor Willie Johnson, Jr., Chief Judge Jeffrey Kremers and Clerk of Circuit Court John Barrett to ensure that juries are more representative of the diverse communities in Milwaukee County.
Governor Jim Doyle announced the appointment of Mark Bensen as Washington County District Attorney. Bensen will fill the vacancy created by the appointment of District Attorney Todd Martens to the Washington County Circuit Court. He will begin serving immediately for a term to expire January 7, 2013.
Bensen has served in the Washington County District Attorney’s Office as deputy district attorney since 2009 and as an assistant district attorney from 2001-2009. Prior to that, Bensen served as a special assistant in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Milwaukee, an assistant district attorney in Milwaukee County and as a deputy prosecuting attorney in King County, Washington. He was in private practice from 1991 to1995 and 1996 to1998.
Bensen earned his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1991. He is the current president of the Washington County Bar Association.
The appointment of Kurt Klomberg as Dodge County District Attorney was also announced. Klomberg will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of District Attorney William Bedker. He will begin serving immediately for a term to expire January 7, 2013.
Klomberg has served as an assistant district attorney in Dodge County since 2006. Prior to that, he served as an assistant district attorney in Marathon County and as a special prosecutor in Kenosha County.
Klomberg earned his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2002.