Our Staff


The staff at Wisconsin Judicare, Inc., are dedicated to providing legal services to the low-income residents in Wisconsin's northern 33 counties and members of the 11 federally recognized Indian tribes.

Attorneys

KIMBERLY HAAS Executive Director
BETH ANN RICHLEN
Deputy Director 
AMANDA R. RABE Lead Staff Attorney, Civil Unit
DENA WELDEN Staff Attorney, Civil Unit
DESMONDE X. BENNETT
Staff Attorney, Civil Unit
DOUGLAS KLINGBERG
Volunteer Pro Bono Attorney
ELIZABETH CORBETT
Part-Time Staff Attorney, Civil Unit
GENIE HEDLUND
GLORA L.H. HAND
VAWA Lead Project Attorney / Staff Attorney, Civil Unit
Staff Attorney, Civil Unit
HOWARD BICHLER
Indian Law Office Manager
JEFF PATZKE
Volunteer Pro Bono Attorney
KRISTIN M. SLONSKI Litigation Director
LAURA WAITE
Staff Attorney, Civil Unit - JFF Grant
MATTHEW S. AUSTIN
Staff Attorney, Indian Law Office
MATTHEW C. HAND Staff Attorney, Civil Unit
PAIGE RESCH
Staff Attorney, Civil Unit - VOCA Grant
RANDY WESTGATE
Volunteer Pro Bono Attorney
WILLIAM T.M. BAYNARD
WILLIAM HARRIS
WILLIAM SIMONSICK
Staff Attorney, Civil Unit- VOCA Grant
Staff Attorney, Civil Unit
Staff Attorney, Indian Law Office

Staff

AMY WAELCHLI (f.k.a. AMY FERRY)
LITC Administrative Assistant
BAO VANG
Intake Specialist
CARMEN VAN DER LEEST
LITC Assistant
DANIELLE ELLENBECKER
Administrative Assistant
FELYSITY CHA
HOLLY TESKE
Legal Assistant 
VOCA Paralegal / LITC Outreach Assistant
JOAN WHITE
Finance Director
KENDRA KIEPKE 
KHOU XIONG
MARKA A. HENKELMAN
Indian Law Office Administrative Assistant 
Intake Specialist (Westphal Staffing)
Pro Bono Director
MARY JO NYENHUIS
Executive Secretary / Staff Case Management Specialist
MICHELE C. SAUTER
Financial Assistant
NIKKI HEIDEN
PAMELA GUY
Intake Specialist
Intake Specialist (Westphal Staffing)
PHOUA YANG
Intake Supervisor / Interpreter
SHEILA R. ATCHISON
Pro Bono Assistant
SUSAN TAYLOR
VAWA Advocate at AIAA, located in Lac Courte Oreilles in Hayward, WI