Court of Appeals


Judge Lisa K. StarkDeputy Chief and Presiding Judge Lisa K. Stark

Court of Appeals – District III
2100 Stewart Ave., Suite 310
Wausau, WI 54401

Current term expires July 31, 2025.

Career history
Appellate Judge, Court of Appeals – District III (appointed and elected 2013); Circuit Court Judge, Branch 1, Eau Claire County (2000-2013); Attorney, Private Practice (1982-2000)

Law-related activities
Dean of Wisconsin Judicial College, Former Chair, Civil Jury Instruction Committee; Former Member of Council on Offender Reentry; Effective Justice Strategies Sub Committee of PPAC; Former Board member of Wisconsin Association of Trial Judges; Former presiding Judge for Eau Claire County Drug Court Program; President of Eau Claire County Restorative Justice Program; Recipient of Aulik Award from Wisconsin Association of Treatment Court Professionals (2010); Recipient of Women in the Law Award (2010); Justice Reinvestment Initiative Legislative sub committee (2009)

Birth date/place
March 15, 1957, Appleton, Wisconsin

UW Eau Claire, B.A. (1979); UW Madison Law School (1982)

Reading, traveling, art and art history, golf, running and other sports, gardening

Married (Thomas J. Misfeldt), one son, three stepsons, and three grandchildren

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