Governor Walker Appoints Racine County Judge
"Martinez has established herself as a distinguished and respected attorney in Racine County for over 20 years."
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today appointed Attorney Maureen Martinez to serve as a judge on the Racine County Circuit Court, replacing retiring Judge Emily Mueller.“I am pleased to appoint Maureen Martinez to the Racine County Circuit Court,” said Governor Walker.
“Martinez has established herself as a distinguished and respected attorney in Racine County for over 20 years. Her reputation for integrity, legal acumen, and commitment to the rule of law give me great confidence that she will be an excellent judge.”
In addition to her vast legal experience, Martinez is a board member on the Caledonia Conservancy and a tutor for middle school students at the John Paul Center at the St. Patrick’s Parish in Racine.
Racine County Circuit Court Judge Robert S. Repischak wrote in support of Martinez. “She has
exhibited a strong knowledge of the law; a passion for the administration of justice, especially for
the safety and well-being of children.” Judge Repischak adds, “she has the personal and professional
temperament to sit on the bench.”
Martinez received support from Racine County Circuit Court Judge Faye M. Flancher who said, “she has prosecuted hundreds of cases in all of the criminal courts. She has obtained convictions for some of the most dangerous criminals in our county.” Judge Flancher adds, “Maureen is always prepared and always on time. She has the highest ethical standards.”
Martinez received her juris doctor degree from Marquette University, her masters degree from the University of Illinois, and her undergraduate degree from St. Mary’s College of Notre Dame. She resides in Racine with her husband Michael.
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