Service minded compassionate Civil Prosecutor that tenaciously works toward just results for all parties.
Obtained published appellate opinion defining business expenses exempt from income subject to the calculation of child support.
Developed and administered project to levy inmate accounts for the payment of outstanding child support obligations. Project published in national best practices newsletter.
02/2009 to 02/2017
Pro Bono AttorneyRhonda K. Gorden, pro bono services － Whitefish Bay, WI
Serving as post-conviction counsel for defendants whose criminal proceedings were constitutionally deficient. Practicing in state and federal courts.
06/2000 to 02/2017
Corporation CounselOzaukee County － Port Washington, WIInitially employed as Assistant Corporation Counsel in charge of the Child Support Agency as Director and Attorney. Promoted to Corporation Counsel in September, 2012. As Corporation Counsel, covers a wide variety of legal matters including CHIPS/JIPS/TPR petitions, mental health commitments, guardianships and protective placements, parliamentarian for county board, contract review and drafting, ethics opinions, forfeitures for septic system violations, collections and legal research of miscellaneous issues.
04/1995 to 05/2000
AttorneyMilwaukee County Child Support Enforcement － Milwaukee, WIEstablished paternity and child support orders, enforced child support orders.
J.D.: LawUniversity of Wisconsin － Madison, WI, USA
Bachelor of Arts: Liberal ArtsBethel University － St. Paul, MN