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Jeffrey R. Wisnicky

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Pursuant to Wis. Stat. §59.42, the duties of the corporation counsel are:

1. Prosecute and defend all civil actions, proceedings, applications and motions in any court, commission, board, tribunal or body in any jurisdiction of this or other states or of the nation in which the county or any board, commission, committee or officer thereof is interested or a party by virtue of the office; and shall in like manner represent or assist in representing the state, or any commission, board, agency or tribunal of the state, in such civil actions or proceedings when requested to do so by the attorney general or when the district attorney of the county is required by any statute to do so.

2. Give advice to the board, departments, boards, commissions, committees, agencies or officers of the county, when requested, in all civil matters in which the county or state is interested or relating to the discharge of the official duties of such departments, boards, commissions, committees, agencies or officers; examine all claims against the county for officers', interpreters', witnesses' and jurors' fees in civil actions and examinations, when presented to the county board of supervisors, and report in writing thereto as to the liability of the county for any and all claims of whatever nature filed against it; and act as legislative counsel for the county board of supervisors.

3. Serve as legal adviser to the county highway commissioner and county highway committee, draw all papers required in the performance of their duties and attend to all civil legal matters in and out of court where the commissioner or committee is a party or wherein the acquisition of lands for state or county highway purposes is concerned.

4. Perform all duties in connection with civil matters relating to the county or any agency, board, commission or officer thereof or to the state within the county. The corporation counsel may request the attorney general to consult and advise with the corporation counsel under Wis. Stat. §165.25 (3).


Contact:  Jeffrey R. Wisnicky - Corporation Counsel
Phone: (920) 388-7173
Fax: (920) 388-7184
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Mailing Address:  Corporation Counsel
613 Dodge Street
Kewaunee, WI 54216
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Physical Address:  613 Dodge Street
Kewaunee, WI 54216
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Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.