Governor Appoints Weber as New Door County Judge

Governor Scott Walker has made his choice to fill a vacant judicial position in Door County. At 12:15 Thursday, the governor informed Sturgeon Bay attorney Dave Weber that he would fill the position formerly held by retiring Judge Peter Diltz until an election in April of next year. The 56-year old Weber has been a member of the Pinkert Law Firm for for than 20 years and has been a partner since 1996 practicing private law focusing primarily on all aspects of civil law and litigation. A Sturgeon Bay native, he is a graduate of Lawrence University in Appleton and the Drake University law school in Des Moines, Iowa. His legal career began in 1986 when, as a judicial law clerk, he assisted five district court judges in Iowa. From 1987 to 1992, he was an associate attorney at a Green Bay law office. While Weber has been informed that he will be Door County’s Branch Two Judge until the April election, he says the particulars of the next steps in the process haven’t been finalized. Seven individuals expressed interest in the job and three sets of interviews were conducted, ending with the governor.

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