Welcome  to the internet home of the Washington County Bar Association. From here, members can log in to get up-to-the minute news on Bar events and much more. (See “Members Area” on the sidebar.) This home page also provides information for the public.


We are the professional association of lawyers who practice in Washington County, WI.  We come together to promote a better understanding of the law, to serve the public and continue the proud traditions of an honorable profession.

The Washington County Bar Association

Seated: Hon. Todd K. Martens, Hon. James G. Pouros, Hon. Richard T. Becker, Hon. Andrew T. Gonring, Hon. James K. Muehlbauer, Commissioner Jeffrey Jaeger

Second Row: Christine Knudtson, Katy Terry, Juli Benedum, Stephanie Hanson, Carol Beverly Pouros, Karen Christianson, Margaret Grossmeyer, Kim Lechner, Julie Maule, Deborah Strigenz, Michelle Fitzgerald, Tricia Walker

Third Row: Mark Benson, Phil Dahlberg, Ryan Doherty, John Duwell, Jim Mohr, David Nelson, Chris Zwygart, Eric Zaeske, Jack Umpleby, Graham Wiemer, Christie Bandle, Chris MacGillis, Christy Olson, John Grundahl, Bonnie Abramoff, Ryan Hetzel, Sara Snyder, Barb Privat, Jennifer Ryczek, Lillian Cheeseman, Sandy Giernoth, Lisa Moore, Mike Kenitz, Susan Scott (hiding), Mandy Schepper, Lorin Schukart, Paul Crawford, John Best

Back Row: Jerry Becker, Jim Pauly.

The Judges of Washington County

Members of the WCBA have served the public as judges for more than 150 years. Here is a brief history of your county courts and the lawyers who have proudly and honorably served on the bench as your judges.