Contact: Amanda L. Brink
Madison, WI – Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg has endorsed Tim Burns for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Burns is running for the seat now held by Justice Michael Gableman, who has announced his retirement from the court. The non-partisan election will be held in the spring of 2018.
“Tim Burns is an outstanding attorney whose expertise in complex areas of the law has earned him widespread recognition as one of the best lawyers in the nation,” Judge Kloppenburg said. “His intellect, his deep understanding of legal issues, and his love of the law make him exceptionally well suited to service on our Wisconsin Supreme Court. In addition, he has strength of character and the courage of his convictions, both of which are on display in his campaign.”
Tim Burns is a partner at a law firm in Madison, WI. He 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 chairs 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.