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Professor Judith McMullen, Vice Chair, Milwaukee
Judith McMullen joined the faculty at Marquette University Law School in 1987, and teaches in the areas of Family Law, Trusts & Estates, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Her articles on family and children's issues have appeared in the Indiana Law Review, the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy and other publications. Before joining the faculty, Professor McMullen was a Teaching Fellow at DePaul College of Law. She also practiced law in Chicago where she specialized in estate planning. She is a member of the Leander J. Foley Matrimonial Chapter of the American Inns of Court and a graduate of Yale Law School.

Dr. Patrick Delmore, Ph.D., Madison
Patrick Delmore served as a member of the State Supreme Court Lawyer Regulation Board-District 9 Committee for nine years. He also served as a principal and teacher in the Madison Metropolitan School District for 33 years and as an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at Edgewood College for 10 years.

Atty. Blake Duren, Reedsburg
Blake Duren is currently in private practice, working primarily in Sauk and Richland counties. He received his B.A. from UW-Madison in 2005, and his J.D. from St. Louis University in 2010. The bulk of his practice is criminal and family law. Mr. Duren participates in a free legal clinic monthly in Richland Center. He is also working with Sauk County to develop a strategy aimed at helping the area attract and retain young professionals.

Atty. Timothy Edwards, Madison
Tim Edwards is a civil litigation attorney in the Madison area. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he has taught pre-trial advocacy, civil procedure and professional responsibility. Tim is a former Chairman of the Wisconsin Lawyer's Assistance Program and a current member of the State Supreme Court Lawyer District 9 Committee. He received his JD Degree in 1989 from Wayne State University and then returned to Law School to receive his LLM Degree (with honors) from UMKC School of Law and his SJD Degree (with honors) from the University of Wisconsin Law School. Tim has published numerous articles on civil procedure, electronic discovery and the impact of addiction and mental illness in the legal profession.

Atty. Jesus ("Jesse") G.Q. Garza, Madison
Jesse Garza has been in Wisconsin civil service for more than 27 years. He began his career in 1989 working at the Department of Employment Relations (now the Division of Personnel Management in the Department of Administration). There he served as the Policy Advisor conducting investigations and writing advisory opinions relating to violations of the State's Code of Ethics for civil service employees. From 1998 to 2001, Jesse served as General Counsel for the Wisconsin Technical College System providing legal counsel to the System President and the State Technical College System Board. In November 2001, Jesse transferred to the Office of Legal Counsel in the Department of Health Services. Jesse currently provides legal counsel to various program units within the Department and also represents the Department in Medicaid-related cases, which includes third-party liability and collections. Jesse served as a member of the Office of Lawyer Regulation Investigative Committee – District 9 for nine years. He is currently a member of OLR's Preliminary Review Committee serving a 3-year term. Jesse received his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland-University College and his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

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Hon. Marc A. Hammer, Green Bay
Marc A. Hammer graduated from the University of Illinois at Champagne Urbana in 1986. He graduated from the University Of Missouri Columbia School of Law in 1989. Judge Hammer was a member of the University of Missouri Law Review and a member of the Order of the Barristers. Judge Hammer practiced law from 1989 to 2008 in Green Bay and De Pere. He focused primarily on civil litigation and family law matters. Judge Hammer was appointed to the Circuit Court bench in 2008. He was subsequently re-elected to the Circuit Court in 2009 and 2015. Judge Hammer has taught Business Law and Trial Advocacy at St. Norbert College from 1995 to present.

Associate Dean Kevin Kelly, Madison
Kevin M. Kelly has been on the University of Wisconsin Law School staff since 1998. He currently serves as Associate Dean for Academics & Students. He received a B.S. with honors in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and his J.D. with honors from the University of Wisconsin, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Wisconsin Law Review. He is also a Captain in the Judge Advocate General's Corps, US Navy Reserve, specializing in military operational law and international law issues. Associate Dean Kelly previously served on the Board of Bar Examiners from 2000 to 2006.

Steve Levine, Madison
Steve Levine retired in 2011 after 36 years as Assistant Chief Counsel for the Wisconsin Public Service Commission. Since then he has been teaching a seminar on Wisconsin administrative law at the UW law school. He is a former president of the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Atty. Kyle Sargent, Appleton
Kyle Sargent is an attorney with Glenn and Daniels S.C. in Appleton Wisconsin. Kyle graduated from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point in 2001 and thereafter earned his J.D. at Syracuse University College of Law in 2005. After formerly serving as both an Assistant and Elected District Attorney for 10 years, Kyle now focuses on Family Law, Employment Law, Bankruptcy and Personal Injury. He began serving on the Board of Bar Examiners in 2018 and is also a member of the District 10 Investigative Committee for the Office of Lawyer Regulation.

Ms. Sally Younger, Madison
Sally Younger is a technical writer for the non-profit foundation that patents and licenses university inventions. She writes about scientific research and entrepreneurship. Her personal work has appeared in Popular Science Magazine, National Geographic and the Saturday Evening Post. She recently won a Fulbright prize for promising young media professionals and has been nominated for a National Press Foundation award. She is a neighborhood volunteer and former writing mentor.

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