Gov. Evers Appoints Larisa Benitez-Morgan as Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge
The appointment fills a vacancy that will be created by the retirement of Judge David M. Bastianelli, effective April 1, 2020.
“Attorney Larisa Benitez-Morgan is a highly-skilled attorney who has dedicated her life to making sure that our courts treat everyone fairly and equally, regardless of background,” said Gov. Evers. “She will be an excellent judge for the people of Kenosha County.”
“Attorney Larisa Benitez-Morgan will be an outstanding jurist in Kenosha County. She has always come to court knowing the facts and law of her cases. As a result, she has earned the respect of her clients, other attorneys, and judges,” said Judge Chad Kerkman. “Everyone will feel as if they were heard in her courtroom because she has always listened to her clients and paid careful attention in court.”
“Attorney Benitez-Morgan is a dedicated attorney, knowledgeable, and experienced,” said Judge Jodi Meier. “She is always well prepared for court and compassionate toward her clients. I am confident she will bring those qualities to the bench.”
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