Three candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court will be on the spring primary ballot Feb. 20, each vying to replace outgoing Justice Michael Gableman, who is not seeking reelection.
Attorney Tim Burns is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School and is licensed in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Missouri. He is currently a partner at Perkins Coie law firm in Madison, where he specializes in insurance law. Burns also serves on the national board of the American Constitution Society and is former chair of the American Bar Association's committee on Fair and Impartial Courts. To learn more about Tim Burns, visit burnsforwisconsin.com.
Rebecca Dallet currently serves on the Milwaukee County Circuit Court, to which she was elected in 2008 and reelected in 2014. She previously worked as a prosecutor, and has more than 20 years experience in Wisconsin courtrooms. Dallet also serves as the president of the Milwaukee Trials Judges Association and is ex officio director of the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association. To learn more about Rebecca Dallet, visit www.dalletforjustice.com.
Michael Screnock was appointed to a seat on the Sauk County Circuit Court by Governor Walker in 2015. After receiving his Juris Doctor from UW-Madison in 2006, Screnock accepted a position at the Michael Best & Friedrich law firm’s Madison office where his work focused on civil litigation and administrative proceedings in a variety of subject areas. Before that, Screnock worked in municipal government for 12 years. To learn more about Michael Screnock, visit www.judgescrenock.com.
The top two vote-getters in the Feb. 20 primary will advance to the spring election, set for Tuesday, April 3. The winner of the spring election will take office on Aug. 1.