MADISON – State Bar President Kathleen A. Brost and State Bar Executive Director Larry J. Martin commented on the passing for former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson. She was a monumental figure in Wisconsin’s judiciary during her record 43 year career, including 19 years as chief justice.
“Justice Abrahamson was great jurist, an incredible legal mind and a wonderful human being. She was a trailblazer and inspiration for many people seeking careers in the legal profession and leaves a lasting legacy and many friends.”