Scott A. Wales
Press Release

Judge Wales demonstrates depth and strength of campaign with key endorsements

Wales campaign announces additional endorsements.

By - Oct 24th, 2016 01:46 pm

MILWAUKEE, WI – Village of Fox Point Municipal Judge Scott A. Wales is honored to announce the support of two additional Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judges along with two Milwaukee County Court Commissioners, as well as dozens of respected community leaders. The Campaign is also proud to inform that Bryan Kennedy, Mayor of the City of Glendale, has joined the large and growing list of supporters.

Julia Lazarski, Chair of the Wales for Judge – Communications Committee, has this statement:

After two successful listening sessions, the Wales for Judge Committee is proud to announce this compelling additional list of supporters. Before having a fundraiser or kickoff event, Judge Wales felt it was paramount to first hear from the community of Milwaukee County. We are grateful for the ideas and issues brought to and discussed at these events.

Judge Wales has overcome many obstacles including countless experiences of being bullied as child and teenager, derived from being born with Moebius Syndrome. As someone who has overcome the physical challenges arising from facial paralysis that has permanently affected speech, hearing, and vision, he knows the difficulty of daily battles addressing misunderstanding in our society. Moving forward in life, he has worked very hard to establish himself as an attorney of note, jurist and educator.

Championing diversity, Judge Wales has made understanding of those who grow up disadvantaged, and how at times it can affect self-determination and the desire to achieve, cornerstones of his Campaign. Also, as a member of the Jewish Community, Judge Wales understands and continues to live through the experiences of Anti-Semitism and the effects it has on religious freedom for all. He adheres to a vital and simple maxim: patience over prejudice in all matters. Residents of Milwaukee County should demand fairness and impartial justice, no matter their faith, race or political beliefs. Bringing critical experience to the bench, Judge Wales has the depth of real world know-how and patience from seven years as a judge and as an educator, since 1992, at MATC’s downtown Milwaukee campus. His almost thirty years as a practicing attorney have been spent fighting for a wide array of teenage and adult clients with compassion and poise. We invite the public to visit our website or Facebook page to ask questions and connect with our future listening session events.

For more information:


Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judges

Hon. Jane Carroll
Hon. Lindsey Grady

Milwaukee County Circuit Court Commissioners

Judicial Court Commissioner, Cedric Cornwall
Assistant Family Court Commissioner, Dean B. Zemel

Municipal Judges

Hon. James Gramling, City of Milwaukee (retired)
Hon. Joseph Dorlack, City of New Berlin

Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office

Assistant District Attorney, Holly Bunch, Captain – Sexual Violence / 980 Unit

City of Glendale

Mayor Bryan Kennedy

Marquette Faculty

Dr. Bonnie Brennen, Nieman Professor of Journalism, Journalism and Media Studies
Dr. Sarah Feldner, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research
Dr. Joyce Wolburg, Associate Dean, Professor – Strategic Communication

M.A.T.C. Faculty

Carol Brady, J.D.
Patricia A. Brown, J.D.
Michael J. Sujecki, J.D.

Village of Fox Point

Martin Tirado, Trustee
Attorney Douglas Fraser, former Trustee

Fox Point-Bayside School District

David Smulyan, former Board Member


Attorney Mark Berkoff

Attorney John Birdsall

Attorney Anthony Cotton

Attorney Karen Dardy

Attorney Angele Dentice

Attorney Patrick Earle

Attorney Michael Hart

Attorney Harvey Held

Attorney Cynthia Herber

Attorney Douglas Hoffer

Attorney Julius Kim

Attorney Mark Pecora

Attorney Craig Powell

Attorney John V. Rhiel

Attorney Gregory F. Rothstein

Attorney Mark Richards

Attorney Leah Thomas

Attorney James Toran

Attorney Yvonne Vegas

Attorney Monte Weiss

Wales for Judge

Recent Press Releases by Scott A. Wales

“Law enforcement trusts Judge Wales” – Deputy Sheriff’s Association adds strong endorsement to growing, diverse list

Endorsements for the Milwaukee County Circuit Court, Branch 47 April 4th election

Grassroots Effort Launched as 9 More Judges Endorse Judge Wales for Branch 47

Our community has happily surprised me with an outpouring of support for the campaign"

Milwaukee Co. Deputy Dist. Attorney & 4 More Judges Choose Judge Wales for Branch 47

I’m deeply thankful to all those contributing to my campaign.

Leave a Reply

You must be an Urban Milwaukee member to leave a comment. Membership, which includes a host of perks, including an ad-free website, tickets to marquee events like Summerfest, the Wisconsin State Fair and the Florentine Opera, a better photo browser and access to members-only, behind-the-scenes tours, starts at $9/month. Learn more.

Join now and cancel anytime.

If you are an existing member, sign-in to leave a comment.

Have questions? Need to report an error? Contact Us