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Madison – Governor Scott Walker appointed Jason Rossell to serve as judge for Kenosha County Circuit Court Branch 2 today.

“Jason Rossell’s extensive experience as a prosecutor and in private practice makes him exceptionally qualified to serve the people of Kenosha,” Governor Walker said.  “I am confident that Mr. Rossell will continue to serve his community and the circuit court with fairness and integrity.”

“I have had the privilege of working with Jason as a prosecutor and as a member of the defense bar.  He has always carried himself with dignity, integrity, and honesty—all qualities I am sure he will bring with him to the bench,” said the Honorable WILBUR W. WARREN III, Kenosha County Circuit Court Chief Judge.  “I look forward to working with him as a colleague in the Kenosha County Circuit court.”

Mr. Rossell graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a Bachelor of Arts in 1999.  Mr. Rossell went on to receive a juris doctor from University of Wisconsin Law School, graduating in the top 5% of his class.

Mr. Rossell currently serves as the President of the Kenosha County Bar Association.  Over the years Mr. Rossell has served Kenosha County’s legal needs in many ways.  Mr. Rossell served as an Assistant District Attorney in the county for five years, where he prosecuted felony and misdemeanor crimes.  He was primarily responsible for Chapter 980 reviews and child pornography cases, as well as misdemeanor appeals.  Mr. Rossell then opened his own practice, Rossell Law Offices, LLC, which focused on criminal defense, appellate representation, business disputes, and real estate transactions.  He was appointed by the Judges of Kenosha County to serve as Guardian ad Litem, defending the interests of children and incompetents in family, juvenile, probate, and guardianship actions.