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Candidates to vie for Board of Governors’ open seats

By: Jack Zemlicka, [email protected]//March 6, 2012//

Candidates to vie for Board of Governors’ open seats

By: Jack Zemlicka, [email protected]//March 6, 2012//

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The State Bar of Wisconsin on Tuesday released its list of candidates for 16 open seats on the Board of Governors.

Twenty-five candidates are running for the vacancies spread throughout nine geographic districts in the state. Winners serve two-year terms starting July 1.

Candidates for each district are as follows:

District 2 (five vacancies)

Steven Bogart, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C., Milwaukee
*Ray Dall’Osto, Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP, Milwaukee
*Jill Kastner, Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc., Milwaukee
Brett Ludwig, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee
*Kevin Lyons, Davis & Kuelthau S.C., Milwaukee
*Anique Ruiz, Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP, Milwaukee
Nick Zales, Zales Law Office, Milwaukee

District 4

*William Fale, Fale, Fale & Hemsing, Sheboygan

District 6

Sarah Ponath, Nelson, Connell, Conrad, Tallmadge & Slein S.C., Waukesha
Deborah Price, Waukesha County Corporation Counsel, Waukesha

District 8

R. Michael Waterman, Mudge, Porter, Lundeen & Seguin S.C., Hudson

District 9 (four vacancies)

*Brian L. Anderson, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., Madison
Jennifer A. Hannon, Godfrey & Kahn S.C., Madison
David E. Jones, Perkins Coie LLP, Madison
*Teresa K. Kobelt, Haley Palmersheim S.C., Middleton
*Steven Levine, Madison
Christopher E. Rogers, Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., Madison
*Patricia D. Struck, Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions Division of Securities, Madison
*Kelli S. Thompson, State Public Defenders Office, Madison
Laura Skilton Verhoff, Stafford Rosenbaum LLP, Madison

District 10

Thomas P. Schwaba, Schwaba & Sparks LLP, Marinette
Vance M. Waggoner, Waggoner Law Office, Oconto Falls

District 12

*George K. Steil Jr., Brennan Steil S.C., Janesville

District 14

*Robert R. Gagan, Calewarts, Duffy, Gagan, Green Bay

District 16

John E. Danner, Harrold, Scrobell & Danner S.C., Minocqua

* denotes current member of the Board of Governors

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