Gov. Evers Appoints Rachel A. Graham to the Court of Appeals
"Wisconsin deserves fair judges who respect the law and understand the people that come before them."
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today his appointment of Rachel A. Graham to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District IV. The appointment fills a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Gary Sherman.
“Wisconsin deserves fair judges who respect the law and understand the people that come before them. Rachel A. Graham has the temperament, experience, and ability to do just that for the people of Wisconsin,” said Gov. Evers.
Graham is a commercial litigator with the Quarles and Brady, LLP, where she represents a wide variety of clients, including renters and landlords, small and large businesses, employees, and shareholders. She has extensive experience representing clients in appellate courts. In addition, Graham has received numerous awards for her pro bono work, where she has defended the constitutional rights of incarcerated individuals. Graham clerked for the Wisconsin Supreme Court and worked as a special education teacher.
Graham is a graduate of Stevens Point Area Senior High School, Northwestern University, and the University of Wisconsin Law School.
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