New judge OK’d for Fdl Co.

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Attorney Tricia Walker has been appointed as the newest Fond du Lac County Circuit Court judge by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers.

Walker will replace Judge Gary Sharpe, who is retiring.

“Tricia Walker has dedicated her career to respecting the rule of law, treating everyone fairly, and upholding constitutional rights,” Evers said in a news release. “She is deeply engaged in and committed to her community, and will serve the folks in Fond du Lac County well.”

Walker said, “I am honored that Governor Evers has chosen me to serve Fond du Lac County as a circuit court judge. I am profoundly aware that judges can permanently affect the direction of people’s lives and families. As a result, I am committed to serving as a fair and conscientious judge. I look forward to serving Fond du Lac County.”

Judge Sharpe said, “I am pleased to hear Governor Evers has appointed Attorney Tricia Walker to replace me as judge in Fond du Lac County Circuit Court Branch IV. I believe Tricia Walker will be an excellent judge. She has appeared before me countless times and I am consistently impressed with her preparation, presentation, and underlying knowledge. She has an excellent sense of fairness and grasp of the law. She will bring uncompromising ethics and a judicial demeanor to the position. Branch IV is left in good hands.”

Walker is a graduate of the Marquette University Law School and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

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