Gerald Nichol

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Gerald Nichol
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Vice chair of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board
Former officeholder
In office
2007 - 2012
ProfessionRetired judge
Gerald Nichol was a member of the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, a governmental agency of Wisconsin administering elections and ethics laws in Wisconsin. He was selected to serve as Vice Chair for 2011. His term expired on May 1, 2012.

Professional career

Nichol earned his law degree from Wisconsin Law and has served as a circuit court judge in Dane County from 1988 to 2004. Prior to his judgeship, Nichol practiced law for 25 years with an emphasis on trial advocacy and labor relations and was active on the James E. Doyle American Inns of Court. He was elected to the position of district attorney as a Republican.[1]

In 2003, Nichol won Wisconsin Judge of the Year from the Wisconsin State Bar Association[2].

Government Accountability Board

Nichol was appointed to the board by Governor Jim Doyle (D) in 2007 and was confirmed to the Board on a vote by the Wisconsin State Senate[3].

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