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Mark Thomsen

Jun 16, 2023

Milwaukee Bar Association new leadership and awards

Milwaukee Bar Association has a new President - Emil Ovbiagele, OVB Law & Consulting.

Dec 7, 2021

$2.35M settlement reached in excessive use of force case

A settlement has been reached in a case involving the family of a 32-year-old man a Wood County deputy shot and killed in 2019.

Nov 22, 2019

Thomsen aims to right institutional wrongs in high-profile civil rights cases

Mark Thomsen has thought a lot about how to make the legal process more fair — especially this year. Thomsen and his firm, Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs, have taken up a number of high-profile civil rights cases in recent months.

Jun 8, 2018

Bucks guard Sterling Brown expected to sue police for arrest

Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is expected to file a lawsuit against the city's Police Department for an arrest in January during which officers used a stun gun when they detained him for a parking violation.

Jun 3, 2016

Former Sheboygan County Clerk appointed to new elections commission

Gov. Scott Walker has appointed a former Sheboygan County Clerk to one of the new entities that will replace the board that oversees elections.

Apr 12, 2016

2 attorneys appointed to ethics, elections commissions

Attorneys David Halbrooks and Mark Thomsen are the latest Democratic picks for Wisconsin's newly created, partisan ethics and elections commissions.

Mar 24, 2015

Firing of Milwaukee police officer who shot man upheld

Milwaukee's police chief was justified in firing a white officer who killed a black man during a scuffle last year, a panel of police commissioners ruled Monday night.

Mar 21, 2015

Appeal hearing for fired Milwaukee officer enters third day

Two police officers testified Saturday during an appeals hearing for a Milwaukee officer who was fired for inappropriately frisking a mentally ill black man before fatally shooting the man during a scuffle.

Mar 20, 2015

Hearing on reinstating fired Milwaukee officer begins

An attorney for a former Milwaukee police officer who was fired after he killed a mentally ill man has begun trying to persuade the city's police commissioners to reinstate the officer.

Oct 21, 2013

Report: State Supreme Court justices tend to favor attorney donors

In January 2009, Milwaukee area attorney Mark Thomsen donated $5,000 to a Wisconsin official’s political campaign. Thomsen soon sent an additional $500 just eight days before the official cast a key vote on an insurance issue that greatly affected Thomsen and his clients.

Jul 1, 2011

Thomsen brings steel background to practice

When the Indiana steel mill that Mark Thomsen was working at closed in 1984, he had a decision to make: find another factory job or pursue a new career.


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