Kathleen Stilling

Board of Directors, Director, First Term, Class of 2023

Kathleen Stilling Photo Kathleen B. Stilling is a shareholder in the Brookfield, Wisconsin law firm of Buting, Williams & Stilling, S.C. In 1981, she began her career as a state public defender in Milwaukee, WI. Ms. Stilling is a founding member and past president of the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. For the past eight years, she has been a co-chair of the annual NACDL conference “Defending Sex Cases” and has spoken on issues involving sexual assault and published articles on the defense of child sex cases in The Champion. Ms. Stilling served as Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge from 2010 - 2011. Her present private practice is entirely criminal defense, both trials and appeals. She lectures in the areas of sexual assault cases, ethics, judicial decision-making and trial practice.

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