Contact: Amy Hasenberg, (608) 266-2839

MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today announced the appointment of Attorney Jon Fredrickson to serve as a judge on the Racine County Circuit Court, replacing retiring Judge Charles Constantine.

“Jon Fredrickson has established himself as a distinguished and respected attorney in southeastern Wisconsin for nearly 20 years,” said Governor Walker. “He has demonstrated incredible legal acumen, character, and integrity throughout his career. Fredrickson’s professional achievements and strong commitment to the rule of law give me great confidence that he will be a valuable asset to both the bench and the surrounding community.”

For the last 19 years, Fredrickson has served as lead counsel in litigation matters involving business and insurance contracts, business fraud, professional and legal malpractice, industrial and home products, post-merger corporate liability, real estate, health insurance, employment law, workers compensation, toxic torts, employment law, personal injury, and premises liability. His clients have included Wisconsin businesses, individuals, and Fortune 500 companies. Fredrickson has argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He is currently a shareholder at Kravit Hovel & Krawczyk s.c., where he has practiced since 2001. Prior to that, he was an associate and law clerk at Crivello Carlson, s.c.

Former Racine County Circuit Court Judge Dennis Flynn recommends Fredrickson stating, “Jon comes from a highly regarded litigation firm. He is respectful in his treatment of everyone he comes in contact with, and he has the right character and friendly demeanor to serve our community well on the bench.”

Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Jodi Meier wrote in support of Fredrickson. “Attorney Fredrickson is a truly impressive person who exemplifies exceptional legal acumen, impeccable integrity and extraordinary professionalism.”

Attorney Terry E. Johnson from von Briesen & Roper, s.c. highly recommends Fredrickson stating, “Having worked with Jon Fredrickson on a number of legal matters, I know that, as an experienced civil litigator, he will be an excellent judge who will serve the citizens of Racine County well for many years.”

Fredrickson received his juris doctor, with honors, from Marquette University, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. He resides in Caledonia with his wife Sarah, and their two children.

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