Gov. Scott Walker has appointed attorneys to serve on the benches in Trempealeau and Dodge counties.
Walker on Monday appointed Osseo attorney Charles Feltes to replace Trempealeau Circuit Court Judge John Damon, who is retiring.
Feltes has been a solo practitioner in Osseo since 1995, according to a news release. He has also been a court commissioner in Trempealeau County Circuit Court since 2009. Before he set out to open his own practice, he was a partner at Kostner, Ward & Koslo.
Feltes earned his law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law. He and his wife live in Osseo.
Walker on Monday also announced that he had appointed a Fond du Lac attorney to replace Dodge County Circuit Court Judge John Storck, who is retiring.
Martin De Vries has been an attorney at Sager & Colwin in Fond du Lac since 1999. He specializes in municipal liability, insurance employment discrimination and medical malpractice. De Vries is also a municipal judge in town of Fox Lake. He also practiced law for 10 years in California.
De Vries earned his law degree from the Valparaiso University School of Law in Indiana. He and his wife live in Randolph.Follow @erikastrebel