Company: Private Practice
Location: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Walter Stern, a Private Practice Lawyer, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in law.
Mr. Stern has been an attorney with a private practice for much of his professional career, ever since he earned a JD from Marquette University in 1974. He has collaborated with a firm in an official capacity as senior partner twice, with Joling, Rizzo, Willems, Stern, and Burroughs from 1982 to 1985 and with Caviali and Stern from 1985 to 1991. Mr. Stern has become an expert in criminal law, and taught the subject at Carthage College from 1976 to 2005. In fact, he was so prolific in this field that he was selected as a candidate for circuit judge in 2005.
Born to Walter W. Stern Jr. and Harriet Louise Stern in Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Stern attended Carthage College to earn a BA before going to law school at Marquette. Besides his prolific legal career, he has served as a hearing examiner in the Wisconsin General Relief program, and as an educator for the Domestic Violence Project from 1983 to 1994. Founded by passionate attorneys and social workers, the project offers civil legal services and clinical services to victims of domestic violence. As an educator, Mr. Stern offered free education on a victim’s legal options.
Mr. Stern has been recognized as a fellow by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and is a member of the advisory branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Over the course of his career, he has been admitted to practice in the states of Wisconsin and Illinois, as well as two districts of the U.S. District Court, the Seventh Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States. In Mr. Stern’s free time, he enjoys fishing, hunting, jogging, reading, creative writing, and fencing.
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