Eagle River, Wis., — Meg O’Marro, candidate for Vilas County Circuit Court Judge Branch 2 thanks her growing list of supporters heading into the Tuesday, April 5 election.
A Wisconsin native and accomplished recent Vilas County Assistant Corporation Counsel, Meg O’Marro brings extensive trial experience and service to Vilas County. As the race comes to a close, O’Marro said she is honored by the incredible county-wide support she has received. “Together, we have run a ground-breaking campaign. But more importantly, the people of Vilas County will elect their next judge,” O’Marro said.
The Branch 2 Circuit includes Arbor Vitae, Boulder Junction, Cloverland, Conover, Eagle River, Lac du Flambeau, Land O’ Lakes, Lincoln, Manitowish Waters, Phelps, Plum Lake, Presque Isle, St. Germain, Washington and Winchester townships. O’Marro lives in Eagle River and represented Vilas County in civil matters impacting the welfare of citizens, preservation of natural resources and function of governing agencies. O’Marro lives in Eagle River and her connection to Vilas County spans 50 years.
O’Marro’s growing list of endorsements include:
Michael A Bizsak, Vilas Co. Board Supervisor, Dist, 3
Michael Mackenzie, Vilas Co. Board Supervisor, Dist. 4
Jay Verhulst, Vilas Co. Board Supervisor, Dist. 5
Michael Cady, Vilas Co. Board Supervisor, Dist. 6
Ron A DeBruyne, Vilas Co. Board Chairman
Tom Maulson, Vilas Co. Board Supervisor, Dist. 8
Marvin Anderson, Vilas Co. Board Supervisor, Dist. 11
Carolyn Ritter, Vilas Co. Board Supervisor, Dist. 12
Walter Maciag, Vilas Co. Board Supervisor, Dist. 13
Art Kunde, Vilas Co. Board Supervisor, Dist. 14
Holly Tomlanovich, Vilas Co. Board Supervisor, Dist. 17
Ronald Kressin, Vilas Co. Board Supervisor, Dist. 18
Patrick Weber, Vilas Co. Board Supervisor, Dist. 20
Dan Kramer, Vilas County Board Supervisor, Dist. 21
Attorney Steve Lucareli
David Prosser, Retired Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice
Dawn Schmidt, Vilas Co. Zoning Administrator
David Sadenwasser, Vilas Co. Assistant Zoning Administrator
Jane Van Wormer, Vilas Co. Deputy Zoning Administrator
Jim Janet, Vilas Co. Deputy Zoning Administrator
Laurel Dreger, Vilas Co. Public Health Director
Dawn Halverson, Vilas Co. Register in Probate
Kathryn Gardner, Vilas Co. Social Services Director
Helga Low, Vilas Co. Child Protective Services Supervisor
Paulette Sarnicki, Vilas Co. Treasurer
Adam Grassl, Vilas Co. Mapping Director
Cindy Burzinski, Vilas County Tourism and Publicity Director
Carolyn Scholl, Vilas Co. Land & Water Conservation Director
Lake Edwards, Vilas Co. Information Technology
Melissa Klessig, Vilas Co. Humane Officer
Mark Collins, Retired Eagle River Police Officer
Steve Buck, Retired Vilas Co. Security Officer, Milwaukee Police Officer & Glendale Police Officer
Attorney Tom Aul
Ted Ritter, Town of St. Germain Supervisor
Steve Waier, Phelps Town Board Supervisor
Jim Egan, Town of Washington Town Board Chairman
Gina Egan, Retired Vilas Co. Public Health Depart. Director
Howard Wolf, Commander American Legion Eagle River
Todd Scheel, Retired Land Surveyor
Becky Bauer Hernandez
As Vilas County’s Assistant Corporation Counsel from 2017 through April 2021, O’Marro represented Vilas County in civil matters impacting the welfare of citizens, preservation of natural resources and function of governing agencies. She has also served children in need of protection or services, adults at risk, mental health commitments, child support, paternity, and truancy. Meg’s work serves people of all ages, races and backgrounds.
Meg O’Marro handled 969 cases in Vilas County in just three years, eight months as Vilas County Assistant Corporation Counsel, in contrast to her opponent Daniel Overbey has handled only 56 Vilas County cases in the 18 years he has lived and worked here. This information was recorded in public court records supplied by Vilas County Clerk of Courts Beth Soltow.
Meg has worked with Native American families under the Indian Child Wellfare Act, protecting their cultures and traditions and families.
A proud mother of five children, Meg O’Marro’s community involvement included being a member of Vilas County’s Drug Endangered Children Task Force, Truancy Task Force and Child Death Review Team.