Mark Gundrum

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Mark Gundrum
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Court Information:
Wisconsin Court of Appeals District II
Title:   Judge
Position:   District II
Salary:  $138,000
Appointed by:   Gov. Scott Walker
Active:   2011-2019
Past post:   Judge, Waukesha County Circuit Court
Past term:   2010-2011
Past post 2:   Former officeholder, Wisconsin State Assembly District 84
Past term 2:   1999-2010
Personal History
Born:   03/20/1970
Hometown:   Wisconsin
Party:   Republican
Religion:   Catholic
Undergraduate:   University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1992
Law School:   University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, 1994
Military service:   Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Army Reserves
Candidate 2013:
Candidate for:  Wisconsin Court of Appeals District II
Position:  District II
State:  Wisconsin
Election information 2013:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  4/2/2013
Election vote:  99.55%ApprovedA

Mark D. Gundrum is a judge for the Wisconsin Court of Appeals District II. He was appointed by Governor Scott Walker, effective November 30, 2011, through July 31, 2019.[1]


Gundrum received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1992 and his law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School in 1994.[2][1]

Military service

Gundrum is a First Lieutenant in the United States Army Reserves, and also serves in the Judge Advocate General Corps. He has previously served as Staff Attorney in the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and Prosecution Intern for the Outagamie County District Attorney's Office.[3]


  • 2011-2019: Judge, Wisconsin Court of Appeals District II
  • 2000-Present: Judge Advocate General Officer, United States Army Reserve
  • 2010-2011: Judge, Waukesha County Circuit Court, Wisconsin
  • 2008: Rule of Law Advisor in Iraq
  • 2003-2010: Attorney in private practice
  • 1999-2010: Wisconsin State Legislature, 84th Assembly District
    • 2006-2008: Assistant majority leader
    • 2001-2008: Chairman, Assembly Judiciary Committee
  • 1996-2000: Attorney in private practice
  • 1995-1996: Law clerk, Judge Rudolph Randa, Eastern District of Wisconsin[4][2]

Awards and associations

  • 1995-1999: Hales Corners Village Board member
  • New Berlin Teen Court Judge
  • Waukesha County Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Bar Association[2][3]



Gundrum was elected after running unopposed for the Wisconsin Court of Appeals District II in the general election on April 2, 2013.[5][6]

See also: Wisconsin judicial elections, 2013


Gundrum defeated incumbent Judge Richard Congdon in the race for the Waukesha County Circuit Court in 2010. He cited his 10-plus years of experience as a legislator writing laws as reason to elect him.[7][8][2]

Main article: Wisconsin judicial elections, 2010
See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Gundrum did not seek re-election to District 84 because he was elected for a seat on the Wisconsin Circuit Court, effective August 1, 2010.

Campaign finance

As of the campaign finance report available on February 1, 2010, Congdon had raised $22,400 compared to Gundrum's $97,000.[2]

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-130 intoxication testing: Person convicted of OWI-related offense is assessed administrative costs; law enforcement officer required to inform person before obtaining test sample
  • AB-181 OAR, OWS, and OWL provisions of 2005 WisAct 412 repealed, new penalties created; court-ordered revocation made permissive and DOT administrative revocation requirement eliminated for fourth offense, great bodily harm or death provision; penalties for driving around or through a railroad crossing gate or barrier or failure to stop for a traffic officer or railroad employee at a crossing revised
  • AB-346 OWI first offense penalties for certain BAC and presence of restricted controlled substance in the blood revised

For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.

Campaign donors


The top five donors to Gundrum's 2008 campaign were mostly individuals:[9]

Donor Amount
Kolb, Walter L $500
John Deere & Co $500
Dabney, Kevin S $500
Klauser, James R $500
WI Pipe Trades $500

Committee assignments

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 84
1998–August 1, 2010
Succeeded by
Mike Kuglitsch (R)