Prosser, Jr., David T. 1942 | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Prosser, Jr., David T. 1942

Prosser, Jr., David T. 1942 | Wisconsin Historical Society

Born Chicago, IL, December 24, 1942; single. Graduate Appleton H.S.; B.A. DePauw Univ. 1965; J.D. UW-Madison Law School 1968. Former practicing attorney; admin. asst. to U.S. congressman 1973-74, attorney-advisor U.S. Dept. of Justice 1969-72, lecturer Indiana U.-Indianapolis Law School 1968-69. Member: Judicial Coun.; State Bar of Wis.; Dane Co., Milwaukee Co., and Outagamie Co. Bar Assns. Former member: Wis. Coun. on Criminal Justice 1980-83 (exec. com.); Judicial Coun. Com. on Prelim. Examinations 1981; Wis. Sentencing Comn. 1984-88 and 1994-95; Wis. Sesquicentennial Comn. 1993-99; National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws 1983-96. Outagamie Co. District Attorney 1977-78. Elected to Wisconsin Assembly 1978. Speaker of the Assembly 1995-96; Minority Leader 1989-94. Commissioner, Wis. Tax Appeals Comn. 1997-98. Appointed to Supreme Court September 1998 to fill vacancy created by resignation of Justice Janine P. Geske; elected to full term 2001. E-mail address: (Blue Book 2003-04)

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