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
AILANI TAYLOR
Staff Attorney, Civil Unit
AMANDA R. RABE Staff Attorney, Civil Unit
BETH ANN RICHLEN Deputy Director / Staff Attorney
DENA WELDEN
DESMONDE X. BENNETT
Staff Attorney, Civil Unit
Legal Advocate - Sawyer County
DOUGLAS KLINGBERG
Volunteer Pro Bono Attorney
ELIZABETH CORBETT
Part-Time Staff Attorney, Civil Unit
GENIE HEDLUND VAWA Lead Project Attorney / 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
Staff Attorney, Civil Unit- VOCA Grant

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 WOLLER
Legal Assistant 
VOCA Paralegal / LITC Outreach Assistant
JOAN WHITE
Finance Director
KENDRA KIEPKE 
MARKA A. HENKELMAN
Indian Law Office Administrative Assistant 
Pro Bono Director
MARY JO NYENHUIS
Executive Secretary / Staff Case Management Specialist
MICHELE C. SAUTER
Financial Assistant
NIKKI HEIDEN
Intake Specialist
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