Office of the Governor Press Release

04 December 2007 News

Governor Jim Doyle announced today the appointment of Lisa Neubauer to the District II Court of Appeals. Neubauer will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Neal Nettesheim. She will serve for a term to end July 31, 2008.

“Lisa Neubauer will be an excellent judge,” Governor Doyle said. "Her legal experience and expertise, community involvement, and commitment to the community will serve her well in this position.”

“My parents taught me from an early age that public service is a high calling, and that it is important to give back to our communities,” Neubauer said. “I am so very grateful to Governor Doyle for offering me this opportunity to serve the people of Wisconsin, and to use my skills and experience to contribute in this way.”

Lisa Neubauer has served as an attorney at Foley & Lardner LLP since 1989 and was previously a law clerk for Judge Barbara B. Crabb in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. She received a B.A. degree in Political Science at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School with honors. Lisa is a former member of the Wisconsin Federal Judicial Nominating Commission and has been named a 2006 and 2007 Wisconsin Super Lawyer. She has served as a board member for the Racine Area United Way, Legal Action of Wisconsin, and the Equal Justice Fund. Lisa and her husband, Jeff, live in Racine where they raised their three children, Katherine, Greta and Sam.

Neubauer’s start date will be in early January.

Posted with permission from the Office of the Governor Web site.