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Gary Sherman
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Current Court Information:
Wisconsin Court of Appeals District IV
Title:   Judge
Position:   District IV
Appointed by:   Gov. James Doyle
Active:   2010-2020
Preceded by:   Burnie Bridge
Past post:   Wisconsin State Assembly member, 74th District
Past term:   1998-2010
Past post 2:   Attorney in private practice
Past term 2:   1990-2010
Personal History
Born:   5/5/1949
Undergraduate:   University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1970
Law School:   University of Wisconsin Law School, 1973
Military service:   U.S. Air Force
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Wisconsin Court of Appeals District IV
Position:  Seat 1
State:  Wisconsin
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  02/18/2014
Election date:  04/01/2014
Election vote:  100%ApprovedA

Gary E. Sherman is a judge for the 4th District of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. He was appointed by Democratic Governor Jim Doyle effective May 10, 2010.[1][2][3][4] He re-elected to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals District IV in 2014 for a term that will expire in 2020.[5]


Sherman graduated with a B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1970 and with a J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1973.[4]

Military service

Sherman was a member of the United States Air Force. He served as legal counsel.


Wisconsin State Assembly

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:[7]

  • AB-59 Bicycle and EPAMD requirements eliminated re distance from a parked vehicle and audible signal when passing; opening door of a motor vehicle on a highway without checking traffic first prohibited
  • AB-295 Lodging establishment may permit smoking in certain guest rooms
  • AB-344 Ferry operation after hours to transport arrested person: fee to reimburse law enforcement agency created

Campaign donors

The top 5 donors to Sherman's 2008 campaign for the Assembly were labor and professional organizations:[8]

  • 1. WI Education Assoc Council $500
  • 2. WI Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals $500
  • 3. North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters $500
  • 4. Northwest United Educators $500
  • 5. WI Laborers District Council $500

Awards and associations

  • 1975-1999: Chief, Port Wing Fire Department
  • 1994-1995: President, Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Member, American Law Institute
  • Member, Post 531- American Legion
  • Member, Post 1998 - American Veterans
  • Member, Democratic Party of Wisconsin
  • Member, Group Insurance Board
  • Member, Port Wing Baseball Club
  • Member, Red Cliff Bar
  • Member, Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers[9]

See also

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