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Jun 28, 2022

OLR: After five state public defender representations, attorney receives 60-day suspension

A Milwaukee-area attorney has had her license suspended for 60 days after first receiving a public reprimand in 2020.

Jun 15, 2022

Gableman being fined $2K daily for contempt, could face disciplinary action

A judge on Wednesday ordered the investigator hired by Republicans to look into the 2020 election in Wisconsin be fined $2,000 a day until he complies with court orders related to open records requests.

Office of Lawyer Regulation
Jun 8, 2022

Lawyer loses license over physically assaulting, threatening ex-girlfriend

A criminal-defense attorney is losing his law license after threatening to use former criminal defendants to cause harm to an ex-girlfriend, physically assaulting her, making hundreds of unwanted phone calls to her and threatening to send harmful information to her employer, among other things.

May 25, 2022

OLR: Oshkosh attorney’s license suspended again following third disciplinary hearing

After a third disciplinary hearing in five years, the Office of Lawyer Regulation and Supreme Court have suspended an Oshkosh attorney’s license for one year.

Apr 19, 2022

Public reprimand, attorney missteps in Chippewa County case

Attorney Daniel Enright received public reprimanding after repeated missteps during a Chippewa County case where he represented a client seeking damages against an ex-husband.

Apr 19, 2022

OLR: Good standing attorney receives one year suspension

A lawyer with admission to practice in Wisconsin and Iowa received a one-year suspension of his Wisconsin license, despite being inactive but in good standing.

Office of Lawyer Regulation
Apr 15, 2022

OLR: Attorney must wait until June to get reinstated

A lawyer with admission to practice in Minnesota and Wisconsin must wait until June to seek re-instation of his law license.

Office of Lawyer Regulation
Dec 21, 2021

New Richmond lawyer’s license suspended for 60 days over fee misconduct

An independent New Richmond lawyer with a lengthy disciplinary history will see his law license suspended for 60 days for mishandling clients’ fees and failing to communicate properly.

Oct 28, 2021

Where have all the grievances gone?

For about the last thirty years, my side job has been to serve as retained counsel, first for BAPR, then for OLR.

Keith Sellen
Aug 2, 2021

Keith Sellen, longtime OLR director, confident in organization’s future as he retires in August

Keith Sellen, the first and so far only director of Wisconsin’s Office of Lawyer Regulation, is feeling mixed emotions as he prepares for retirement in August.

Jul 26, 2021

Milwaukee attorney faces 2-year license suspension for felony convictions

A Milwaukee criminal-defense attorney could lose his law license for two years as a result of his felony convictions for stalking and threatening an ex-girlfriend.

Timothy Samuelson
Jul 14, 2021

Timothy Samuelson appointed as new OLR director

Timothy Samuelson, a U.S. assistant attorney and former Dane County circuit court judge, has been appointed as the new director of the Office of Lawyer Regulation.

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