Hon. Joan Kessler

AAML-WI Member
Wisconsin Court of Appeals, Dist I
633 E. Wisconsin Ave Suite 1400
Milwaukee, WI, 53203-1918
(414) 227-4684 | (414) 227-4051 (FAX)

Counties of Practice

Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha

Past AAML & Organizational Positions

AAML Wisconsin Chapter Vice President, 1996-99, 1999, 2002; Wisconsin Delegate to Board of Governors 1990-96, Arbitration Rules Chair, Committee to develop Arbitration and Client Handbook; ABA, Individual Rights & Responsiblity Council Member, 1996-99, Secretary 2000-2001; Wisconsin Bar Board of Governors, Chair, 1991, member, 1985-89; 1990-94;

Current Positions

Judge, Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District 1


State Bar of Wisconsin, American Bar Association

CLE Participation

Legal Ethics, (CPI, 1996), (Wis. Bar 1995).


"Can You Choose the Law to Govern Your Marital Agreement?'' AAML Journal, 1992. "Why Arbitrate Family Law Matters,'' AAML Journal, 1998.