EAU CLAIRE, Wis., April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Wachs, Partner at Gingras, Cates & Wachs (GCW), has been appointed to the Judicial Selection Advisory Committee for Governor Tony Evers. The committee, responsible for interviewing and recommending candidates to the governor for consideration when he fills judicial vacancies, consists of 15 attorneys from across the state of Wisconsin.
"I am extremely honored to be named to Governor Evers' Judicial Selection Advisory Committee," said GCW attorney, Dana Wachs. "I'm excited to be a part of this esteemed group of attorneys and look forward to working together to get the right candidates in office."
Wachs has practiced law for more than 33 years in Wisconsin and has always been an advocate for people. Having represented Eau Claire on the Wisconsin State Assembly for six years, he fought for issues that were important to consumers, as well as affordable healthcare. As committee member, he will help ensure the Wisconsin court system remains fair and honest through the governor's judicial appointments.
"Wisconsin has a long and proud tradition of an independent judiciary that respects and preserves our state's Constitution," said Governor Evers. "By tapping into the experience of attorneys from around the state, this committee will help ensure that we appoint judges who are knowledgeable, thoughtful, and fair."
GCW Lawyers and Wachs have sought justice for clients across the state, with notable casework such as the sexual assault case against Lawrence University and a civil rights lawsuit for two Milwaukee pastors who were allegedly racially profiled in Waukesha County.
About GCW Lawyers: Gingras, Cates & Wachs brings power, fight and heart to outthink, out-strategize and outwork the competition to right the wrong. The law firm has offices in Eau Claire, Madison, Milwaukee,Waukesha, and serves all of Wisconsin in the areas of personal injury, civil rights, employment, medical malpractice, and family law including LGBTQ families.