Rebecca Kiefer
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Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm Endorses Rebecca Kiefer in Race for Circuit Court Judge

"It’s truly an honor to have the support of District Attorney John Chisholm."

By - Jun 13th, 2019 12:41 pm

MILWAUKEE – Rebecca Kiefer, candidate for Milwaukee County Circuit Court in Branch 29, today announced the endorsement of Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm.

“I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Rebecca Kiefer for nearly two decades and in that time I have come to know her as fair, dependable, and always the hardest-working person in the room,” said Chisholm. “Rebecca is passionate in her pursuit of justice, and she is just the kind of person we need behind the bench in Milwaukee County. I am proud to support her in this race and encourage you to do the same.”

“It’s truly an honor to have the support of District Attorney John Chisholm,” said Kiefer. “He is an innovative leader in keeping our community safe. Milwaukee County deserves a judicial system that ensures justice is carried out fairly and impartially for all. I will run a courtroom that treats everyone with dignity and applies the law equally to all.”

The election will be held in April 2020, with a primary in February if necessary.

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For more than a decade, Rebecca has been an Assistant District Attorney in Milwaukee County. Her focus is the welfare of children involved in the foster care system. She has successfully represented the state in more than 100 jury and bench trials, and has argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Rebecca is active in the legal community, serving as Chair of the Children & the Law Section Board of the State Bar of Wisconsin, and has served on numerous other bar committees.

Prior to her time as a local prosecutor, Rebecca was a municipal attorney and an associate at Kiefer Law Office. She is married to Paul Bodis, a union worker for Southwest Airlines, and they have two young children. Rebecca is also active in her local community foundation, the Rotary Club, and in her daughter’s Girl Scout Daisy troop.

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