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Governor Scott Walker Announces Government Accountability Board Appointments

The Board is made up of six non-partisan, former state judges.

By - Jan 11th, 2016 04:34 pm

Madison – Governor Scott Walker today announced the appointments of Judge Victor Manian to seat 1 and Judge Edward Leineweber to seat 2 of the Government Accountability Board. Judge Manian succeeds Judge Thomas Barland and Judge Leineweber succeeds Judge Elsa Lamelas.  These appointments will expire June 30, 2016.

Judge Manian served as a Circuit Court Judge for Milwaukee County from 1974–2004. Prior to his election to the Circuit Court, Judge Manian served as a Milwaukee County Children’s Court Judge from 1972–1974, as well as Chief Deputy District Attorney of Milwaukee County from 1966–1972. He received his Juris Doctor from Marquette Law School.

Judge Leineweber served as a Circuit Court Judge for Richland County from 1997–2011. Following his retirement from the Circuit Court, Judge Leineweber returned to private practice; first, as counsel with Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C., and currently, in his own solo practice, Leineweber Law LLC.  He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board administers and enforces Wisconsin law pertaining to campaign finance, elections, ethics, and lobbying. The Board is made up of six non-partisan, former state judges.

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