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Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton Endorses Tim Burns for the Wisconsin Supreme Court PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Burns for Wisconsin, Amanda Brink   
Thursday, 18 January 2018 12:15

tim-burnsMADISON, WI - Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton has endorsed Tim Burns for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Elected in 2002, Lawton was the first woman to serve as Wisconsin’s Lieutenant Governor.

The following is a statement from Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton:

barbara-lawton“Tim Burns brings his intellectual muscle and deep experience as an attorney, his clearly articulated progressive values, and his deep respect for the law to this campaign to bring change to our tragically broken Wisconsin Supreme Court. He has a vision for justice and a powerful drive to serve; what luck for Wisconsin!”


Tim Burns is a partner at a law firm in Madison. Burns is running for the seat now held by Justice Michael Gableman, who has announced his retirement from the court. The primary will be held on February 20th, 2018 and will narrow the field to 2 candidates who will advance to the April 3rd general election.

Tim is a former co-chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association. A graduate of University of Missouri-Columbia Law School, Tim is licensed in Wisconsin, Illinois and Missouri. Tim's national practice focuses on making insurance companies live up to their obligations to their policyholders. Tim also serves on the national board of the American Constitution Society and he chaired the Fair and Impartial Courts Committee of the Civil Rights and Social Justice Section of the American Bar Association.

Tim and his wife Pam, have chosen Middleton to raise their family. Married for over 20 years, they have three children.

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