Circuit Court Judge: Grant County (1990 – 2009)

 

Appointed by the Governor in 1990 to fill a position made vacant by a retirement after being nominated by a nonpartisan committee, and after receiving a 100% competency rating from fellow Grant County attorneys. Elected to a full term in 1991, and then again in 1997 and 2003

 

Notable Accomplishments:

Appointed as Reserve Judge 2009 -  Present

Elected to the Wisconsin Judicial Council (2008 – 2009)

Appointed Chair of Judicial Conduct Advisory Committee by Chief Justice Abrahamson (2003 – 2009)

Elected to serve on the Supreme Court’s Policy Planning and Advisory Committee

Appointed to a panel of appellate judges to decide appellate cases  2008-2009

Author of decision - State v. McPhee, 2008 AP 610  (2009)

Established Judge Curry’s Roundtable

Developed and implemented a program to curb underage drinking in Grant County called Fresh Start

Worked on Intensive Supervision Program, Teen Court and Drug Court development in Grant County

Presided over 387 jury trials

 

Partner: Kopp, McKichan, Geyer, McKichan, Curry, Geyer & Clare (1972 – 1990)

 

Trial attorney in commercial and personal injury cases, both plaintiff and defense work and regional counsel for several insurance companies.  Handled probate, estate planning, criminal law, real estate law, and commercial law cases

 

Notable Accomplishments:

Chief trial counsel during 76 civil jury trials involving complex litigation

Plaintiff’s attorney in cases involving medical malpractice, products liability (i.e. Dalkon Shield case), a paraplegic and a quadriplegic case, and others 

Regional defense attorney for more than ten insurance companies

Listed in Best’s Insurance Attorneys

 

EDUCATION

 

University of Wisconsin Law – J.D. 1972

Luther College – B.S. 1969, Economics

 

 

BOARDS AND MEMBERSHIPS

 

Wisconsin Mediation Association

Wisconsin Judicial Council

Supreme Court Judicial Conduct Advisory Committee (Chair)

Wisconsin Supreme Court Policy Planning Advisory Committee (P-PAC)

Supreme Court’s Judicial Conference Planning Committee

Wisconsin Trial Judges Association

State Bar of Wisconsin (1994 – Present)

Wisconsin Bar Foundation

Inns of Court (2001 – Present)

Southwest Technical College – Adult Education Advisory Board

Grant County Bar (1973 – 2009) (past President)

UW Law School Briefing Service (1971 – 1972) (Director)

UW Law School Outstanding Service Award

Special Committee for Mentally Disabled

Dane County Legal Aid Services (1970 – 1972) (Intern)

American Bar Association (1972 – 1990)

Insurance Trial Counsel of Wisconsin (1974 – 1990)

Wisconsin Trial Lawyers Association (1974 – 1990)

Defense Research Association (1974 – 1990)

Association of Trial Counsel of Wisconsin (1974 – 1990)

Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin (1974 – 1990)

State Bar Fee Arbitration Panel

Grant County Historical Society (Board of Directors)

Lafayette County Historical Society

UW Platteville – Business Law (Lecturer)

Atty. George Curry’s Background Information

Personal Injury -  Civil Litigation  -  Wills/Probate  -  Business Law -  Real Estate

Atty. George S. Curry

38 years of legal experience in

Wisconsin.

 

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