New G.A.B. Candidate Committee Selected

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MADISON, WI – Four Wisconsin Court of Appeals judges have been selected to serve on the Government Accountability Candidate Committee.

They are Judge Joan F. Kessler of District I in Milwaukee, Judge Paul F. Reilly of District II in Waukesha, Judge Lisa K. Stark of District III in Wausau, and Judge JoAnne F. Kloppenburg of District IV in Madison.

Chief Justice to Select New G.A.B. Candidate Committee

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MADISON, WI – Four Wisconsin Court of Appeals judges will be selected Thursday, February 5, to serve on the Government Accountability Candidate Committee.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley S. Abramson will conduct the random drawing at 9:45 a.m. Thursday, February 5, prior to oral arguments in the Supreme Court Hearing Room at the Capitol.  As required by state law, all seven justices must be present for the drawing.

G.A.B. Announces New Officers for 2015

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MADISON, WI – Judge Gerald C. Nichol of Madison became chairperson of the Government Accountability Board for 2015 on Tuesday, replacing Judge Thomas H. Barland of Eau Claire.

Under state law, the Board’s leadership is chosen by lot at its first regular meeting in January each year.

Judge Elsa Lamelas of Shorewood was chosen as vice-chairperson for 2015, and Judge Barland was chosen as secretary of the Board.