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Settlement reached in civil rights lawsuit filed against Baraboo School District

Dasia F. Banks v. Baraboo School District in the Western District of Wisconsin (case number 20-CV-36) was recently settled in mediation for $862,500.

The civil rights lawsuit, filed in January 2020, was grounded in Title VI and Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Injuries alleged were economic and emotional damages as a result of a racially hostile environment.

Attorneys for the plaintiff were Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs partners Mark Thomsen and Paul Kinne, along with GTW attorney Kimberly Sweatt and referring attorney Amy Bogost.

Attorneys for the defendant were Axley’s Lori Lubinsky and Danielle Tierney.

Emile Banks was the mediator in the case.


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